Author: Allison Spence

Freshman Allison Spence from Troy, Mo., chose to major in science and agricultural journalism because it was a perfect fit for her. “The reason I chose to major science and agricultural journalism was because I loved the combination of writing and spreading the positivity of agriculture to everyone,” Spence said.

Annual Farm Forum allows Collegiate Farm Bureau to reach out to CAFNR students

As an annual tradition, the MU Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter hosts Farm Forum, a fall lectureship featuring guest speakers discussing  “hot topics” in current agricultural issues. This year, the distinguished speaker was Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst with guest…

Some relationships are not good for your health and well-being

Every day thousands put themselves in dangerous situations simply by being with people they care about. The danger might be invisible to most observers, but these relationships have a negative impact that can, in extreme cases, ultimately lead to death.…

CP Profile: A transformation of body and mind – Hannah Turnbull

Being comfortable in her own skin, Hannah Turnbull, sophomore pre-dietetics and nutrition and fitness major, has made a transformation not many college freshmen undertake. While most students are dreading the freshman 15, Turnbull decided to embrace a lifestyle change when…

CP Eats: Booches brings back fond memories of hometown dives

Venturing from small town life caused me to miss the simplicity of little, hole-in-the-wall restaurant dives. Seeing Booches door sign stating, “Closed on Sundays- See You In Church,” I could not help but stop and think of my hometown. Pulling…

CP Editorial: Desire for perfection is perfectly wrong

Growing up we are constantly told to be our best. Go above and beyond expectations. Make people think we are flawless. Be seamless in our actions and appearance. We conform because it’s not just our family and friends pressuring us…

Annual event rounds up CAFNR freshmen

To some, MFA Plaza on Wednesday, Aug. 28, probably seemed like an ordinary get together for a group or organization. When in fact, it was a mix of 42 clubs and organizations within CAFNR. At the annual Fall Round-Up students…