Month: May 2015

One year wiser – an open letter to incoming freshmen

Hey, there, baby Tigers! This letter is for all you high school seniors who have made the decision to attend Mizzou next fall. Congratulations! Our campus is bustling and beautiful, our professors are award winning, our students are diverse and…

New program helps Missouri third graders understand agriculture

Missouri Famers Care promotes the continued growth of Missouri agriculture and rural communities. The organization strives to achieve this goal through coordinated communication among farmers, education and advocacy. It is a joint effort by a segment of Missouri’s farming and agriculture community…

Local steer comes to MU campus so students can meet their meat

The truth is that some people will never understand how the food on grocery store shelves is produced. Most of the U.S. population is disconnected from agriculture and gives little, if any, thought to what happens to their food before it makes it onto…

Doughnut options expand in Columbia

A maple bacon doughnut from Strange Donuts.

The thought of delicate, fried dough bathed in a sweet glaze, otherwise known as a doughnut, results in a similar reaction for most people — the mouth waters as the memory of the taste and texture fills the mind, which…

CP Editorial: Believe it or not, Columbia is getting safer

Recent events have left many Columbia residents wondering if the city, and even the university, is safe. Crime reports fill the evening news and sirens can be heard nearly around the clock. However, the numbers do not lie. Crime rates…