PDF of Bill 52-20
Missouri Students Association
University of Missouri
A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING A PHYSICAL MEMORIAL TO FALLEN SOLDIERS BENEATH THE MEMORIAL UNION ARCHWAY
PURPOSE: To encourage the Missouri Students Association to support the installation of a commemorative monument to those students who have lost their lives in service to the United States of America.
WHEREAS, Memorial Union was built with the intention of honoring students who had died in World War I; AND
WHEREAS, it is university tradition to speak in hushed tones and remove caps underneath the archway; AND
WHEREAS, many students fail to recognize this tradition while under the archway; AND
WHEREAS, an additional memorial beneath the archway would serve to remind students of proper, respectful decorum as well as further honor fallen students; AND
WHEREAS, such a memorial would promote and maintain a cherished university tradition; AND
WHEREAS, the Missouri Student Veterans Association has already stated support for this initiative and; AND
WHEREAS, the support of the Missouri Students Association would catalyze action among the student body to remedy this issue; AND
WHEREAS, a student movement would also encourage faculty and staff of the university to participate as well.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION SENATE that the Missouri Students Association supports the installation of a commemorative monument to those students who have lost their lives in service to the United States of America.
Lauren Damico, MSA Secretary of Auxiliaries
Trista Corbin, MSVA President
Jake Sloan, MSA Senate Speaker
Clark Maynard, Army Cadet Battalion Commander
Alan Keller, AASB President
Bobby Hofman, AASB
Paige Tenkoff, AASB
Kathy Murray, Asst. Director Student Life
Matt Kalish, MSA Senate Clerk