Many hypocritical celebrities gladly accept the money and glory that come with their star status — but they neglect the responsibility to be a good role model.
Michael Tomkins has held many different careers and travel adventures. In this poem, he wonders about the nature of rest, using imagery from nature.
Although Kaitlyn Fischer was injured at the cross country national championships last year, she started the current indoor season with a good attitude. She'll compete in the 3,000 and 5,000 meter distance events.
Share your experiences with snowy sidewalks and roads in Columbia.
Michael Tomkins has traveled the country and held many different jobs and hobbies, including poetry. He drives a truck now, but he'd like to quit and travel to India in the future.
Caroline Dobrez's classroom is filled with students who are learning about academics and how to work with others. Dobrez values their love, strength and spirit and wants to give them a chance to enjoy their childhoods.
A series of small steps, such as limiting pesticide use and recycling, can have a positive effect on our planet.
We want to know what's unusual about the view where you work. Email submissions@ColumbiaMissourian.com. If you can, include a picture.
Rock Bridge senior Brittany Cornelison realized in her month-long social media fast that the social distractions didn't shake her focus so much as the anxiety caused by missing out on new information. "(Social media) is like a drug; we cannot get our fill, so we keep coming back."
You've seen our favorite sports moments of last year. Now tell us what we left out. Reorder our top 10 moments or add your own with this interactive tool.
Kate Gallagher, a senior finance major at MU, co-founded an on-campus consignment store while balancing school and a position on the MU women's golf team.
Janese Silvey, a reporter-turned-PR-professional at Stephens College, explains all the things she's learned and loved about her job since making the switch.
If you can be patient and appreciate getting a glimpse into the natural world around you, bird watching can be especially rewarding.
After reading Gracia Burnham's "In the Presence of My Enemies," Teresa Shields Parker realized living a healthy life is easy when you have access to healthy foods and exercise. Being spiritually fit is just as important as being physically fit.
Mica Newman, a doctor at Missouri Valley Physicians, advises that a flu shot, healthy snacks and smart alcohol consumption can help make your holiday season brighter.
Steve Drake, a health writer, explains how swimming gives him a feeling of physical and mental well-being.
YouTube is good for more than videos of dancing babies and skiing squirrels. Columbians are using YouTube to show off their creative sides and help others understand what's going on in their city.
Rachel Boyce, who spends a lot of her time volunteering, found fun and family in a new place, the Mid-Mo Black Sheep Women's Rugby Club.
Audrey Zigmond spent the summer teaching English in Brazil, where she ended up learning that time and being present are blessings.
MUTV, a student-run TV station, broadcasts five shows, covering sports, news and arts and entertainment.