Author: Marie Fulcher

Marie Fulcher has called Columbia, Mo., her home for as long as she can remember. “People are always saying Columbia is so small and they want to get away, but I like it enough. It is small enough to know a lot of people,but big enough to discover new places every day,” Fulcher said. Attending MU, that was an easy choice. Her father is a professor at CAFNR, which helped to instil her tiger pride early.

Profile: Lorryn Bolte is a woman with a mission

Few individuals unwaveringly work to accomplish goals they’ve eagerly anticipated their whole lives. Lorryn Bolte, CAFNR alum, is one young woman who seizes opportunities, sets goals, and attains them. She has seen the world as “Study Abroad Queen” and reigns…

Gaming culture finds a place to call home at Game On

Game On, located at 212 E. Green Meadows, has become a popular safe haven for avid gamers across Columbia, Mo. The new business is a mid-Missouri gaming hotspot featuring multiple monthly PC and console tournaments, prize giveaways, lock-ins and drink…

Citizen Jane puts women directors in the spotlight

The sixth annual Citizen Jane Film Festival triumphed once again, offering “independent film by independent women.”  The 2013 festival ran from Oct. 4 – 6 and was sponsored by Stephens College. The films focused on the theme “the end of…

Günter Hans brings a taste of Europe to Columbia

Günter Hans, a European bakery in Columbia, represents a successful product of young entrepreneurs. CEO Lydia Melton attended Northwest Missouri State University along with her husband, majoring in market and business management.  When Melton decided to study abroad in Europe…