Author: Josh Booth

I am Josh Booth from Cainsville, Mo. I am a freshman and a science and agricultural journalism major. I want to emphasize photojournalism and pursue a minor in history. Agriculture has always been a part of my life, and I wish to continue with it. I want to tell the story of the people living the agricultural life, and address the misconceptions that many have about agriculture. In addition to my interest in photography, I really enjoy learning about history. The more you learn about the past, the better you can make the future.

Commentary: Remember the lives of those who have gone before

“Never forget the importance of history. To know nothing of what happened before you took your place on earth, is to remain a child for ever and ever.”  – Unknown   On Memorial Day many headstones were before me. A church…

Freshman year in review – lessons learned

It is the end of the beginning for Alex Jenkins and Colt Cumpton as their freshman year at MU comes to a close. A record breaking number of freshmen entered MU.  Now most, like Jenkins and Cumpton, will continue to…

Humans vs Zombies is serious fun and games

I still hear the screams, the clash of feet from pursuing zombies and the persistant will of humans who struggle to survive.  A zombie apocalypse has come and gone at Mizzou.  Few humans remain after the onslaught of zombies who…

Profile: MU history professor Robert Collins

Robert Collins makes students want to learn more. Collins strolls into class with his notebooks in hand and sets up the podium to lay his work on.  There isn’t a PowerPoint presentation, instead, Collins draws an outline on the chalkboard. …

Students can learn to be more effective leaders at academy Feb. 23

CAFNR students will have an opportunity to learn how to make their student organizations grow and flourish at the CAFNR Student Organization Leadership Academy on Feb. 23. The Ag Education Graduate Student Association is hosting the first Student Organization Leadership…