Month: November 2014

10 tips for getting that summer internship

Searching for a place in the “big-kid” world takes hard work and dedication. Most college students try to gain internship experiences during the summer. But getting those career-focused opportunities takes more care and planning than just finding a minimum-wage, after-school…

Black bear population on the rise in southern Missouri

What is big and black, loves honey and is returning to Missouri? If you answered “black bears,” then you would be correct. During the 18th and 19th centuries black bears were in abundance across the entire state of Missouri. However,…

PEDv may continue to threaten U.S. pork herd this winter

The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has killed nearly 10 percent of the United States pork population since the epidemic began in the last half of 2013, according to the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. PEDv was found in the…

Editorial: In a league of their own, women baseball fans

Few things are seen as more American than unlimited freedom, warm apple pie, and our national pastime: the great game of baseball. It’s almost seen as a right of passage for children across the country to bring that old worn…

Greek life is ideal for some; but not for everyone

All kinds of cliché college antics are connected to sorority and fraternity life. As with all stereotypes, things are not always as they appear. For some MU students, “Greek life” is at the core of their college experience. For others,…

Annual ‘Spooktacular’ just one of many alcohol-free events sponsored by Mizzou After Dark

Candy, haunted houses and pumpkins are everywhere around the time of Halloween. Even college kids enjoy dressing up. To celebrate Halloween, Mizzou After Dark hosted their annual Spooktacular event on Oct. 29 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the Student…