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Bargen's poetry reveals unexpected beauty while recalling the desolation after World War II. Even his happy memories are punctuated by the sharp edge of grief.
Jenna Rozum is a plant geek. Running the 8,000 square feet of annual beds and 70,000 square feet of perennial gardens of MU’s Botanic Garden takes someone such as her. After taking what she thought would be a blow-off horticulture class in high school, her infatuation with plants and flowers blossomed. She has a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Illinois State University and enjoyed her classes so much that she went back for a master’s degree in agricultural business.
(Web Exclusive) Frenchman, Nev., once a town of four residents, was one of many stops along a 14,000-mile journey that author and photographer William Least Heat-Moon took in 1978. A collection of photographs and stories from this trip around the U.S. was published in Blue Highways.
Rising from the ashes, the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre returns with a new home just in time to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
The newly established MU chapter of United Students Against Sweatshops is crusading for human rights. In efforts to hold the MU Bookstore accountable, President Angela Pagán and her team are asking for a contract with a company called Alta Gracia, which guarantees workers rights.
Instead of aiming for a destination of perfection, we should strive to stay on a path of continual improvement. The question to ask: “Is today better than yesterday?” A group of MU students aim to make tomorrow better than today. By bringing sweatshop-free clothing to the MU Bookstore, they aren’t eliminating sweatshops, but they are giving us options to take a step in a better direction.
(Web Exclusive) The heat is setting in, so step inside for some cooler entertainment. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of big-name game releases across a number of platforms this summer. Long-awaited titles such as Diablo III kick things off in May. Grab a controller, and prepare to retreat to your air-conditioned abode. We’ve got the latest on the most promising games of the season.
(Web Exclusive) Get in touch with your inner kindergartner with our playlist that spells it out.
The band name might bring the image of merciless mongrels to mind, but the rock group, Heartless Bastards, coming to Mojo’s on May 25, is anything but. Driven by the melodies and emotional reflections of the band’s lead singer and only female member, Erika Wennerstrom, the four-piece group exposes its heart and soul on its new album, Arrow, and on tour in Columbia next Friday.
Enemy Airship's Michael Hopkins’ small would-be dining room transforms into the practice space for the local post-rock group, which formed last summer.