Author: Tori Lock

My name is Victoria Lock, coaches call me Lock, and most people just call me Tori. I am a freshman majoring in science and agriculture journalism at the University of Missouri. Carrollton, a small town in northwest Missouri, is the place that I call home. I am beyond excited to be writing for the Corner Post this spring as well as starting my career as a journalist!

Future looks bright for 2015 grads; CAFNR commencement is May 16

Since the founding of the University of Missouri in 1839, thousands of Tigers have graduated with undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees. Today there are 296,357 living alumni worldwide according to missouri.edu, Mizzou Facts. On May 16 at 1 p.m. in…

Columbia trails provide respite from life’s hectic pace

Columbia, Missouri, is a lively college town known for its crafty cuisine, attractive art, and superb shopping. The buzzing downtown and eclectic culture throughout the city make it a destination for many. Sometimes, though, what is needed is a break from that…

Swing into spring at the SPRTA Whiffle Ball Tournament April 25

The MU Sports, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Association will host a Whiffle Ball Tournament on Saturday, April 25. All earnings from the tournament will go toward activities that SPRTA has planned for the coming year. The club hopes to raise…

CP Editorial: Farmers do care

A few years ago during spring calving season, I had decided to ride to the farm with my dad to check on all the new babies. Most of our trips in the past had been short and simple. That morning,…

Ag Unlimited — After 20 years, still a roaring success

The 20th Annual Ag Unlimited Banquet and Auction filled the the Holiday Inn Expo Center Feb. 14 with all the feathers, flappers and fun of the ‘Roaring 20s.’ With 800 CAFNR alumni, faculty and friends in attendance, the night was…

Valentine’s Day from the florist’s side of the counter

Each year on Feb. 14, a gesture of love consists of a beautiful flower arrangement, chocolate, and maybe even a teddy bear. All these things can easily be provided by a local flower shop on Valentine’s Day. Most people don’t…