Author: Ashley Craft

“I have a question,” used to be my most frequently used statement when I was younger, according to my entire family. It wasn’t until my sixth-grade teacher noticed my talent for asking questions and writing that I knew I had a possible career on my hands. I may seem quiet at first, but when you get to know me, it’s hard to believe I ever was. I’ve got an opinion or a question for just about everything and an incredibly nerdy fascination to learn about almost anything, especially issues pertaining to the environment, weather or music. Even though this is my junior year at Mizzou, this is my first official semester in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. I’m excited to be joining the graduating class of 2014 with a B.S. in Science and Agricultural Journalism with an emphasis in Marketing.

Let me introduce you to your meat; students learn beef facts

There’s a cow in Lowry Mall? As students walked across Lowry Mall May 8, they may have noticed a cow, booths of information about beef and a station to purchase rib eye sandwiches. The Mizzou Collegiate Cattlewomen and Boone County…

Editorial: Has Technology Taken Over Our Lives?

As you walk across campus, count how many people are zombie-fied on their phone while they walk. You might be amazed if you look up from your own phone to see the number of students walking and texting or walking…

Starving to perfection

“Your body is a vessel for who you are as a person.” This statement was a key concept for one MU student to understand as she worked to recover from an eating disorder. “Eating disorders are real, complex, and devastating…

Tickets are on sale for upcoming Jason Aldean concert

Country music lovers of Columbia have an event to look forward to this spring. Jason Aldean, along with opening acts Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett, will perform at Mizzou Arena, April 26, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. Ticket sales to the…

Former president of Ireland stresses climate awareness during lecture at Columbia College

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson spoke at the 11th Ethics in Society Lecture at Columbia College, March 5, 2013. Tony Alioto, Shiffman Chair and professor in ethics, philosophy and religious studies at Columbia College, introduced the Ireland native as “truly…