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    Q&A with Shane Stinson: Preferred-name change policy
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    How has the SEC changed Missouri?
  • Emily Ridgeway takes a breather after running a 600-meter distance at an MU triathlon club practice at Rock Bridge High School. Photo by Taylor Pecko-Reid
    MU senior prepares for first-ever NCAA Women’s Triathlon Championship
  • A sculpture at Yellow Dog Bookshop is based on a nameless character from Gabriel García Márquez’s 1955 story “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings.” Photo by Alicia Tan
    Why is an angel watching over Yellow Dog Bookshop?
  • como gopo goes beyond butter with their gourmet popcorn flavors. Photo by Kenton Schoen
    Spice up your popcorn experience with como gopo
  • Television producer and writer Shonda Rhimes, addresses the audience after receiving the W.E.B. Du Bois medal during ceremonies, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. The Du Bois Medal is Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African American Studies.
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“It’s the Great Pumpkin” Halloween Event
October 24, 2014 12:00 am

TYPE: For kids
MINIMUM AGE: All ages 
COST: Free
LOCATION: Bass Pro Shop

Halloween Hustle 5K and Fun Run
October 26, 2014 9:00 am

Sunday Brunch at the Blue Bell Farm
October 26, 2014 11:00 am

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
October 26, 2014 1:30 pm

Who Dunnit Hike
October 26, 2014 4:00 pm

News & Insight


Q&A with Shane Stinson: Preferred-name change policy

This past week, MU changed its preferred-names policy and now allows students to change their name on MyZou to agree with the gender with which they identify. We talked with MU student Shane Stinson about the work that went into making that change.


Getting to know the man behind Columbia’s forthcoming Dunkin’

It's real, and it's spectacular: Dunkin' Donuts is on its way to Columbia and Jeff City

Everything you need to know about Mizzou Homecoming

Get your Homecoming questions answered by Todd McCubbin, Executive Director of the Mizzou Alumni Association, and Jeremy Essner, one of three Directors of the Steering Committee.

How has the SEC changed Missouri?

Vox explores how fans have upped their game after MU left the Big 12. Take a look back at Mizzou's three-yearlong induction into the SEC world.

Vox Q&A with Rex Sharp

MU's associate athletic director/sports medicine heals the players

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Food & Drink

Best veggie dishes in Columbia

Vegetarianism can be easy and delicious with these Columbia favorites.


Get your late night drink on

If you're a penny-pinching night owl looking for a good time, this list of drink specials was made for you. Cheers!

Spice up your popcorn experience with como gopo

Local Columbia couple Nick and Brooke Barlett sell gourmet popcorn flavors like White Chocolate jave and Bruschetta

Crust us: Pizza Tree is back

Get ready to (pizza) party hard once again at the new location on Cherry Street opening late October

Eat This: Umbria Rustic Italian

Umbria's Italian fare brings hearty to the heartland.

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Album review: Jessie Ware’s ‘Tough Love’

The Londoner's sophomore album is a little more mainstream and a little less suave.


Carolina Chocolate Drops dazzle at the Blue Note

The traditional African-American string band educated and entertained Saturday evening.

Stop giving country music a hard time

A reflection on country music and how cute Luke Bryan is

No more booty for Borgore

I'm looking at you, brosteppers.

Forget ‘Boom Clap,’ Charli XCX shines on bangin’ new tracks

The saucy singer-songwriter played songs from her upcoming album at the Ready Room in St. Louis on Tuesday night.

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Movie Reviews

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St. Vincent


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John Wick


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Eat This

The Velvet Cupcake’s hummingbird flavor mixes pineapple, pecan and cinnamon in a gluten-free concoction. Photo by KYLEE GREGG

Eat This: The Velvet Cupcake’s Gluten-free Cupcakes

The confectionery shop in the Tiger Hotel now bakes its unusual recipes with gluten-free flour

Salcheto Winery, located in Montepulciano, Italy makes their Rosato with only grapes, eliminating extra sulfates and other additives.

From roses to reds

An exploration of wine

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