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Alcohol-free Friday night provided by Mizzou After Dark

April 16, 2014
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Alcohol-free Friday night provided by Mizzou After Dark

Mizzou’s Memorial Union was transformed into an exciting, color-filled, get away for students and families alike, the evening of Friday, April 7. Tigers in the Chocolate Factory, an event sponsored by Mizzou After Dark and MSA/GPC, offered students a fun and collaborative night free of alcohol. Both Stolter Lounge and Bengal Lair were filled with…

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Blackfish documentary sparks debate on keeping wild animals in captivity

April 16, 2014
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From European royalty who owned private menageries to the average person visiting a zoo today, people around the world have been drawn to the beauty and mystery of wild animals. Whether for education, conservation or entertainment, animals from across the globe have been collected, bred and exhibited for all to see. In the past few…

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Members of campus ministry take a spring break with a mission

April 15, 2014
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Instead of relaxing or heading to the beach for spring break, one group of college students chose to spend their break serving others in an entirely different country. The students traveled to Nicaragua on a mission trip through the Campus Lutheran Church to spread their message to the people of the country. During their time…

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Campus strives to treat the ‘earth right’ by encouraging sustainability

April 15, 2014
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On a typical day, roughly 900 pounds of food waste is collected between the five dining facilities and other food distributers on MU campus. Campus Dining Services at MU has taken the initiative to combat this statistic. Earthright is the project established by Campus Dining Services to promote sustainability and waste management. The program is…

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Courtney Leeper uses passion for writing to advocate for agriculture

March 31, 2014
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Courtney Leeper uses passion for writing to advocate for agriculture

Growing up on her family’s row-crop farm near Trenton, Mo., Courtney Leeper never thought of journalism as an option for her future. Leeper knew she wanted to make her love of agriculture a career, but after dabbling in a variety of potential professions, she was unsure how. It wasn’t until late in Leeper’s high school…

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Test your agriculture knowledge at Mizzou ACT Ag Trivia Night

March 31, 2014
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The Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow will host a trivia night April 4 at Bradford Research Farm to raise awareness of agriculture topics, while raising money for the organization. The ACT trivia night will consist of 10 rounds, with 10 agriculture-related questions per round. The public, students, faculty and alumni can create teams of six people…

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What is Corner Post?

This website is a news outlet for students in the MU Science and Agricultural Journalism Program. During the fall semester, students in the introductory course put what they learn in the classroom to practice.
The primary audience for Corner Post is the CAFNR student body. But anyone with an interest in food, agriculture, natural resources, science, and campus issues and events will find Corner Post to be a rich source of information.