Author: Emily Adams

The idea of pursuing science and agricultural journalism was soon planted in my mind, and I went on to become the editor of my high school newspaper and now a writer for CAFNR Corner Post. I am excited to start off my college career writing about a subject that combines my favorite subjects of writing and the natural world.

Columbia boasts numerous must-see sites and hidden gems

Pinnacles Youth Park Located about 12 miles north on Highway 63, Pinnacles Youth Park features towering rock formations and picturesque views. The 27-acre park includes a small camping area for youth and a few short trails for hikers. Visitors can…

Local community leads the way to clearer waters for Hinkson

After being listed as impaired over a decade ago, the condition of Hinkson Creek has stabilized over time. In Columbia, Missouri, a task force of community members has worked together to preserve Hinkson Creek since 2012. Urban water runoff is…

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…

Yin Yang Night Club fights technology to continue SoCo legacy

When Nathaniel Paul began performing drag four years ago, technology wasn’t a big part of nightlife. Paul previously performed at the SoCo Night Club in downtown Columbia, Missouri, where drag performances were frequented mostly by those in the LGBTQ community…

Green Dot Day aims to prevent violence on campus

As freshmen arrive at the University of Missouri, education against sexual violence is already happening. They may have seen green dot posters at bus stops or classrooms across campus and around Columbia urging MU students not be silent bystanders. Kim…

CAFNR centers and farms are integral to teaching and research

A calf at the Foremost Dairy Farm.

Farmland and livestock may not be the first things that come to mind when you think of the University of Missouri. Often the only thing that differentiates any of the 13 MU teaching and research facilities from a private farm,…