Author: Hli Yang

Hli Yang is a freshman at the University of Missouri. She is excited to be a science and agricultural journalism major. Yang is originally from the small town of Wheaton, Mo. There she grew up with six siblings on Yang Farms where they have a chicken operation. Yang is excited to be writing for Corner Post because she says it will help her get more comfortable with interviewing others and improve her writing. Yang’s goals after college are to be involved in broadcast journalism.

An unexpected season for crop producers in Missouri

Many farmers, including Meryl Wayne Swank of Trenton, Mo., recently wrapped up harvest season. Swank, who plants 1,200 acres of soybeans, finally finished his last field on Nov. 6, and he said his yields have surprised him. “We had a…

Profile: Small-town girl with big dreams and a plan

When Whitney Dahlstrom began singing at 9 years of age, she had no clue how bright her singing career would be. Dahlstrom, a senior public health sciences major at the University of Missouri, hails from the small town of Monett,…

Günter Hans brings a little bit of British tradition to Columbia

As he sat beside a chalk-drawn bonfire, Seth Brummond, a regular Günter Hans customer, chanted, “Remember, remember the fifth of November.” People all over the world were chanting the same phrase on Monday, Nov. 5, including the customers of Günter…

CP Editorial: Some college students scam SNAP program

Moochers. System suckers. Scammers. Whatever you want to call them. They’re scattered all over the U.S. They’re people who abuse the government’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP, or the food stamp program. Generally, I think of the…

South Farm Showcase highlights research in a family friendly way

 The normally tranquil South Farm Research Center will be bustling with activity this weekend. More than 2,000 visitors are expected to pack the University of Missouri research center for the seventh annual South Farm Showcase Saturday, Sept. 21. The purpose…

The Missouri Method at Café Eckles

 Café Eckles, the MU student run restaurant, isn’t just any ordinary restaurant — it is part of the hospitality management curriculum. “We have really good food and you can even student charge it!” said Emma Faist, a senior hospitality management…