Month: April 2016

CAFNR students aspire to have roles in politics

Politics may not seem like a logical career goal for most agriculture majors. However, Mizzou students Morgan Beach, Nora Faris and Cole Edwards plan to use their CAFNR degrees on Capitol Hill. Although their interest might have sparked from their…

Seventh annual Meet Your Meat will be on Lowry Mall April 27

Consumers often don’t have an accurate understanding of how those in the agriculture industry produce our food. Information can be misleading and confusing. Meat production, in particular, comes under scrutiny from a variety of groups. To help educate consumers about…

Plant a tree, recycle electronics and more during Sustainability Week

MU students and the community can experience sustainable living firsthand during Sustainability Week, April 25 through April 29. Events during the fifth annual Sustainability Week will help promote the need for a sustainable lifestyle, just in time for Earth Day. Madelyn Sobey,…

Nontraditional ‘Greek’ organizations connect students with common interests

Not all Mizzou Greek life involves living on Frat Row, attending social and philanthropy events and wearing emblazoned letters. Fifty professional, faith-or interest-based Greek organizations exist on campus but are often forgotten in the shadow of their Greek Town counterparts.…

‘Blazin’ Jane’ lives an abundant, raw, high-energy life

When stepping into the Columbia home of raw vegan Jane Smith, the smell of spices is evident. Fruit sits on the cabinet top and wine bottles are displayed against the red and green walls of her kitchen. Smith lets her cat Maizy inside through the…