Month: October 2013

Job market postpones the ‘I do’

She sat behind him in calculus class, and knew he was cute from just the back of his head. After the first day, she went home to tell her roommate about her math crush. “So, from day one, I liked…

Have a haunting Halloween at Spooktacular Oct. 30

Continue your childhood tick-or-treating tradition with a haunting Halloween found on campus. Mizzou After Dark and the Missouri Student Association host a night called Spooktacular and these committees are known for throwing the best events. At Spooktacular you can dress…

At the movies with Corner Post: ‘Prisoners’ is captivating

Rarely has a film made me sit on the edge of my seat so much as the new release, “Prisoners.” Directed by Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve, “Prisoners” stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal in a story that speculates: how far…

Friendship is the same whether in cyberspace or physical space

In today’s society, more and more “personal” interaction takes place from one side of a glowing screen. Sometimes it’s a computer, sometimes a phone or a tablet. Electronic media provide a more convenient and less time consuming method for communication…

Profile: Sonja Perry brings excellence to MU

With endless enthusiasm and a permanent warm smile, it’s no wonder Sonja Perry’s nickname is “Sunny.” This CAFNR student shines as a role model by balancing academics, campus leadership and Greek life. A sophomore animal sciences major, Perry hails from…

CP Editorial: A call for women to fight back

For most college students BYOB, implies bringing your own booze to a loud gathering filled with red solo cups and hazy memories.  “Be your own badass” was actually the slogan of the 2013 Girls Fight Back self-defense program. Since its…

Homecoming #102 activities already under way

Save the date — the weekend of Oct. 26-27 marks the 102nd year of Mizzou’s famous homecoming tradition. Every year, thousands of alumni and students come together to celebrate and reconnect. The theme for this year’s homecoming is, “The Black…

Citizen Jane puts women directors in the spotlight

The sixth annual Citizen Jane Film Festival triumphed once again, offering “independent film by independent women.”  The 2013 festival ran from Oct. 4 – 6 and was sponsored by Stephens College. The films focused on the theme “the end of…

Bonfire adds alumni connection to CAFNR Week

One way alumni and students could socialize during CAFNR Week was by sitting around a bonfire and eating s’mores. The CAFNR Week bonfire was held on Sunday, Sept. 29,at the Bradford Research Farm. There was a wide range of activities…

Agriculture Future of America event connects current/future leaders

This November more than 500 college students preparing to enter the agriculture field will gather to network with professionals, listen to speakers and build long-lasting friendships. The 17th annual Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference will be held Nov. 7-10…

CP Editorial: Desire for perfection is perfectly wrong

Growing up we are constantly told to be our best. Go above and beyond expectations. Make people think we are flawless. Be seamless in our actions and appearance. We conform because it’s not just our family and friends pressuring us…

Deadline for annual Dickinson Scholars Program is Oct. 15

The Dickinson Scholars Program offers College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources undergraduate students a chance to learn and engage in the agribusiness world of the Kansas City area. Last year, 22 students from the University of Missouri were hosted…

CAFNR Family Breakfast experiences exceptional turnout

 Hundreds of CAFNR students and their families filtered through the doors of Eckles Culinary Café the morning of Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, to take part in the CAFNR Family Breakfast. People of all ages, including the Smith family, conversed among…

Goat market expands to Midwest

Floppy eared, wet-nosed, food-obsessed animals have captured the heart of America. Goats are becoming more prominent in today’s market. Although profitable, until recently, goats were not commonly raised in the United States, and finding goats and goat breeders was quite…