Month: February 2017

MU students work to bring community together through art

Amidst the everyday bustle of the food court and bookstore at the  University of Missouri Student Center, a visitor can find Roots, an entrepreneurial nonprofit that connects students of MU and the Columbia community.  Roots became an idea in the…

Mid-Missourians seek out syrupy rewards tapping maples

On an early January morning footsteps were imprinted in the woods just outside of Ashland, Missouri. Despite being from various places ranging from Massachusetts and Italy to small-town Missouri, individuals braved 30 degree temperatures to reach one common goal: finding…

Welcome the spring 2017 Corner Post Staff and Editors

We invite you to meet the spring 2017 managing editors, Rachel Dotson and Kellianne Mitchell, both seniors in the Science and Agricultural Journalism Program. In addition, the entire staff is profiled on the spring 2017 staff page. Just click on an…

Busiest day of the year is here

Valentine’s Day marks the busiest day of the year for florists, and the University of Missouri’s Tiger Garden floral shop is no exception. Student and staff florists take an entire five days to prepare for the event as they scramble…

Sigma Alpha Symposium provides opportunity for networking and professional development

The women of the Sigma Alpha-Alpha Chi chapter at the University of Missouri presented the 14th annual Women in Agriculture Symposium on Friday, Feb. 10 in Columbia, Mo. Sigma Alpha is a professional agriculture sorority that focuses on “cultivating professional…

Unchained Melodies offers hope to dogs that have been tethered

The dogs that populate local rescue shelters are relinquished for a variety of reasons. Some because they are not easily potty trained, some because owners no longer wish to care for them. But the canines that end up with Unchained Melodies, a local…

Women’s March draws thousands to streets of Columbia

Around three thousand individuals took to the streets of Columbia on Jan. 21, 2017, to protest policies of newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump, according to estimates by event organizers. Women’s reproductive rights, climate change and xenophobia were some of the…