Author: Kate Mirly

I have always been just Kate. My name is not short for Katherine or Katelyn. My parents joke that they worried about me spelling my name in kindergarten, so they gave me a simple name to make it easier. Both of my parents are MU alumni, so choosing to become a tiger seemed obvious. I am now a freshman enjoying my second semester at Mizzou. I am interested in becoming a science and agricultural journalist because the program offers the opportunity to further my writing. I am planning to follow the food and wine track because food, and the science behind it, is a topic that fascinates me. My goal is to earn a minor in food science as well.

CP Editorial: You’ve got to be knitting me …

Knitting may seem like a dying art, but I discovered the opposite is actually true on MU’s campus. Knitters are everywhere, especially in college. I just wasn’t looking in the right places. I learned how to knit after a few…

Members of campus ministry take a spring break with a mission

Instead of relaxing or heading to the beach for spring break, one group of college students chose to spend their break serving others in an entirely different country. The students traveled to Nicaragua on a mission trip through the Campus…

Students gain hands-on experience through The Café at Eckles

The Café at Eckles gives students enrolled in the MU Food Service Operation Fundamentals course a chance to experience the food service industry firsthand. The café is designed to let students participate in all aspects of running a small restaurant,…

Lucky’s serves the community and customers

Lucky’s Market held its grand opening in Columbia on Jan. 15 with plans to not only provide a large variety of grocery items, but to also reach out to support the local community. Lucky’s implemented a system that both benefits…