Month: March 2014

Test your agriculture knowledge at Mizzou ACT Ag Trivia Night

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…

Record-breaking year for SNR’s Trivia in the Wild

It’s a warm March afternoon at MU’s Bradford Research Center. The doors are open to welcome the springtime air as the sun streams through the windows. To the right, a news team eagerly prepares for an interview. The opposing wall…

Alpha Mu pancake feed nourishes scholarship fund

On the brisk early morning of Wednesday, March 12, members of the Alpha Mu fraternity busied themselves preparing a pancake breakfast to benefit their brotherhood and their community. “I’ve been here since 6 in the morning,” said Trey Garst, member…

Students gain hands-on experience through The Café at Eckles

The Café at Eckles gives students enrolled in the MU Food Service Operation Fundamentals course a chance to experience the food service industry firsthand. The café is designed to let students participate in all aspects of running a small restaurant,…

Positive, humble attitude define Mizzou ’39er Kristen George

Every year the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents the Mizzou ’39 award to 39 outstanding seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and service to MU, as well as to the Columbia community. Kristen George was just excited to…

PEDv decimates U.S. swine population

Farmers nationwide will wake up tomorrow, many before the sun rises, to check their swine herd. Walking about, all appears to be normal, nothing too out of the ordinary. Not until the farmer checks his sow, who is tending to…

Spring migrations make Missouri a paradise for birders

With spring approaching, birders in and around Columbia can expect to see many bird species flocking into the area. Birds will be migrating from their southerly wintering grounds as the winter weather begins to leave the mid-Missouri region. In the…

MU is home to diverse mix of religious organizations

Religion is both a public and a private practice. In today’s society, places of worship can be found in restaurants, malls, campus housing and classrooms. On campus, MU is home to more than 30 diverse religious organizations. Many of these,…

International night promotes diversity at MU

A multitude of students, all with different backgrounds and ethnicities, filled the seats of Jesse Hall Auditorium all eager to attend MU’s International Night, Saturday, March 8, 2014. The event is held every year free of charge by the MSA…

CP editorial: Know how to be safe when handling livestock

In the livestock industry, farmers have developed a habit of ignoring their own safety around their animals. Livestock safety applies to both the animal and the handler. Such precautions involve much more than being “careful” around the animal; it also…

Eastern Orthodox Christians prepare for Lent

For some, a 40-day journey has just begun. The season of Lent, the time leading up to Easter, is here. Though the Roman Catholic’s abstaining from meat on Fridays and forgoing a favorite food or pastime during the Lenten season…