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The assistant city editor discusses his middle school newspaper days and his interest in beekeeping and the Postal Service.
This year's Show Me the Errors contest will offer a book about bookstores rather than the usual about grammar and editing. "My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, And Shop" is a collection of essays about bookstores and why they are beloved.
If This Then That is a site and smartphone app that can help you back up your files, keep track of things you like and warn you if it's about to rain.
She loves Disney and portrait photography. Learn more about the Missourian's assistant director of photography in this edition of From the Newsroom.
MU's blood drive is one of the top-giving blood drives in the country. But it's unwise for all members to be pressured to give, especially if they're sick.
Greg tells us that he became a journalist because he needed the money but stayed a journalist because of his passion for writing. And because journalism is not boring.
Breaking the so-called rules of language seems to be happening with more frequency. It would be much more effective if the rules were broken on purpose instead of misusing words out of ignorance.
Have you benefited from accessibility changes to city parks? Do you have any suggestions for future changes? Missourian reporters Jiayue Huang and Guimel Sibingo would like to hear from you.
Are you a reader? A sharer? A commenter? A contributor? Win free movie tickets by telling us about your habits.
World changes and the lightning fast pace of news call for changes in how the Missourian edits the news and helps its readers stay informed.
We want to hear from people who live outside of Columbia and who have trouble accessing the Internet.
Help us create a photographic database with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund of soldiers who gave their lives.