This year, the Columbia Missourian's annual Progress Edition features stories of cooperation and camaraderie from individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Hip-hop, ballet, stepping, break dancing and tap all share the same floor at Jabberwocky Studios on East Grand Avenue. The art studio has stayed true to its mission to offer classes that are as diverse as its students.
St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church boasts a number of nationalities alongside Columbia natives.
International students are not new to collegiate volleyball, but Columbia College’s team is comprised of a majority, with several countries represented on the 14-player roster.
As the founder of Bilalian Baked Goods, Sharif Abdul-Hakim has spent the past four years filling the need for halal desserts in Columbia.