Author: Sydney Weible

Hey everyone! My name is Sydney Weible. I was born in Omaha, Nebraska, but have lived most of my life in a small town called Bonner Springs, just outside of Lawrence, Kansas. However, because I decided I wanted to pursue journalism, I made the wonderful decision to attend the University of Missouri. I am now a science and ag journalism student. I didn’t grow up on a farm, but I lived right next to one. A pumpkin patch actually. I worked there every October beginning my freshman year in high school and learned a lot about how much goes into producing a crop, even if it’s just pumpkins, and the economics of it.

MU student co-founds school in Kenya

Cheyenne Kline, a sophomore journalism and pre-law major from Sedan, Kansas, has done something everyone told her she couldn’t do. Kline helped co-found Priscilla’s, a school in Nairobi, Kenya, in the summer of 2014. After meeting some inspiring children during her…

A profile in how to live a joyful life: Genevieve Howard

When described by students and coworkers Genevieve Howard, a member of the CAFNR Office of Communications, almost sounds too good to be true: a positive and outgoing Christian woman who simply wants the best for her students. Howard has been…

Generous spirit makes Homecoming blood drive a success

At some points during the 2014 Homecoming Blood Drive in the Hearnes Center, there was a three-hour wait to give blood. Thousands of people came out to give back. Oct. 13-16 marked the 29th consecutive year for the Mizzou Homecoming…

Beat the back-to-school bug with healthy habits

When large numbers of people from far-ranging areas congregate in one place — much like what happens when college students return to the MU campus every fall —outbreaks of illnesses are common. There are actions you can take to protect…