Author: Martha Steiner

I’m a small town farm girl from northwest Missouri who is passionate about God, singing, writing, chocolate and Mizzou football! I am the youngest of six kids and the last to attend the University of Missouri — and definitely the most passionate about being a tiger! I enjoy leading worship, camping, spending time with my friends and family, and reading. I’ve never traveled outside of the country, but I would love to travel all over the world someday. Although I grew up on a black Angus beef cattle farm, I’ve always preferred eating a hot dog to a hamburger!

Language of economics comes naturally for new CAFNR professor

It’s not often that you meet someone who can speak three different languages. However, Jamille Palacios Rivera does just that. She speaks Spanish and English fluently, but it’s her talent for speaking and understanding economics that earned her a position…

HeForShe brings men into the gender equality movement

For years, women have been fighting for their rights and equality of the sexes. At times, it has seemed as though women were the only ones standing up for their rights. To promote the importance of gender equality to both sexes,…

Editorial: Act now to prevent sexual violence on campus

“On Sept. 9, officials from the University of Missouri’s Title IX office reported a sexual assault to the University Police Department (MUPD).” I was sitting at my desk in my dorm room when I read this Clery Release email from the…

Students network with leaders in agriculture at 2014 AFA Conference

The Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference is a four-track program that offers college students a different personal and professional development opportunity for each year in college. This year’s annual AFA Leaders Conference was held Nov. 6-9 at the Sheraton Kansas…