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    Political Peril: Why millennials don’t vote
  • The Ex-Bombers
    The Ex-Bombers play on the off-beat
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    Costume ideas for a Missouri-themed Halloween
  • Albert Paley’s pair of 2002 sculptures mark the entrances to the Columbia Public Library and are collectively entitled Cypher, a nod to the complexities of language. Paley’s piece and 37 others appear on Columbia’s new audio tour of public artworks, accompanied on an app by descriptions and photos. Photo by Hannah Baldwin/Missourian
    Hear This! Columbia’s audio tour is a new way to see the city

Events

The How and Why
October 29, 2014 7:00 pm

TYPE: Theater
MINIMUM AGE: All ages
COST: $12; $10 seniors, MU faculty, staff and students
LOCATION: Corner Playhouse
CONTACT INFORMATION: 573-882-2021 or theatre.missouri.edu

2nd Annual Veteran’s Supply Drive
October 31, 2014 12:00 am

Rex Havens
October 31, 2014 7:30 pm

Central Missouri Humane Society Vaccination Clinic
November 1, 2014 8:00 am

Pets and Poker Promenade
November 1, 2014 12:00 pm

News & Insight

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Four reasons why daylight saving time shouldn’t be a thing

An Arizona native takes a look at the case against DST.

Photo by Adam Harris

WIRED Magazine features editor Mark Robinson talks about importance of longform journalism

Robinson's talk, "The Wrong Theory," sheds light on how longform journalism is gaining traction in a digital age

Political Peril: Why millennials don’t vote

Why are young voters bored out of their minds at the voting booths? With midterm elections approaching, we explore why millennials aren't turning out.

Costume ideas for a Missouri-themed Halloween

Be the coolest kid on the block by magically turning favorite show-me state news stories into creative Halloween costumes.

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.

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Food & Drink

Photo courtesy of GULP

Don’t just sip, take a ‘GULP’

Two MU juniors are hoping to make the local bar scene more convenient with their new mobile payment app

Best veggie dishes in Columbia

Vegetarianism can be easy and delicious with these Columbia favorites.

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

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

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Music

The Ex-Bombers

The Ex-Bombers play on the off-beat

Columbia-born band offers stripped down, seedy sound

1030 Mike Stud

Mike Stud: baseball player gone rapper

Mike Stud applies baseball savvy to hip-hop career

A monster mash of alternative Halloween tunes

Treat yourself to more than just the obvious Halloween songs

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.

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Movie Reviews

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St. Vincent

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Ouija

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Pride

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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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