From Readers

TELL US: What keeps you sitting throughout the day?

Adults should have around 30 minutes of exercise a day, but people have become more sedentary over time, said John Thyfault, director of the Health Activity Center. What keeps you sitting?

TELL US: Who were the most spirited fans during Mizzou's inaugural SEC football season?

To commemorate the Tigers' first season in the SEC, the Missourian will be awarding those who demonstrated excellence in game day fashion and festivities.

FROM READERS: How I survived working Black Friday

Even though I was tired, sick of dealing with coupon and sale-crazed customers, and hungry — I survived working Black Friday.

ArtTalk: MU student Ryan Johnson discusses artistic process, inspirations

MU journalism student and art lover Karen Rodriguez talks to fine arts student Ryan Johnson about why he loves what he does.

Tiger fans tweet about loss to Texas A&M

Tiger fans were not impressed with the Missouri football team's performance Saturday night, and many expressed their disappointment on Twitter.

FROM READERS: Columbia teen shares fictional story

Mary Clare Agnew, a senior at Hickman High School and a student in Nancy White's Creative Writing Class, shares a fictional story.

ArtTalk: Columbia Public Library to hold Book Trivia Night

Librarian Brandy Sanchez talks about an upcoming trivia night, where participants will be challenged with literature-related questions.

FROM READERS: Veteran wants military career to serve as example to others

Holts Summit resident Donna Kinder thinks two overseas deployments and an extensive military career can provide a good example and create a level of respect.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Texas A&M, Missouri's next football opponent

The Tigers are preparing to play Texas A&M University, with a football team ranked No. 9 in the BCS standings.

FROM READERS: Columbia teen shares a poem called "the Name That Took Us On"

Sarah Bias, a junior at Hickman High School and a student in Nancy White's creative writing class, shares a poem called "the Name That Took Us On."

FROM READERS: Innkeeper plans event to benefit Buddy Pack program

Kriss Royer shares reasons for putting together the "Sugar Plum Tea Party," a Christmas event that will raise money for the Buddy Pack food program.

FROM READERS: History of military service inspires generations of the Huffman family

Dane Huffman, father of wounded Marine Tyler Huffman, joined the Army in 1987.

FROM READERS: A nearly photo less weekend

FROM READERS: Where to celebrate Thanksgiving in Columbia

Looking for places to go on Thanksgiving? Here's a list of places that are open on Thanksgiving Day.

FROM READERS: A perspective from an Arkansas native, Mizzou student

When MU joined the SEC conference, Arkansas-native and MU student Whitney Sommers had to decide where her allegiances lay. She is now a member of Frank Haith’s staff and says it’s all about Haith and the Tigers.

FROM READERS: Photos from a visit to Amish community

Missourian reader John Hall photographed interesting scenes he spotted when he drove toward Clark.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Syracuse, Missouri's next football opponent

Missouri and Syracuse will square off Saturday at Faurot Field. It will be the Tigers' last home game this year.

FROM READERS: Early morning frost coats the wetlands

Missourian reader John Hall shares these photos of a frosty, early morning trip to the wetlands near a duck-hunting range.

FROM READERS: Local author shares experience of writing first book

Richard Houston is currently working on the second novel in the Jacob Martin series. He shares an excerpt from his first novel in the series, "A View to Die For," and some insight into his writing process.

TELL US: Are you changing your holiday tradition to be healthier?

Are you going to tailor your Thanksgiving meal to accommodate a healthier lifestyle?