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The evolution of environmental activism since the 1960s

In the wake of Earth Day this week, we took a look at stages of environmentalism across the last five decades and some key terms that emerged over the years.

Q&A: Peter Stiepleman

Peter Stiepleman started out in the insurance game, but once he read a picture book to a classroom in Berkeley, Ca., he traded in his cubicle for night school.

On the bus

Every day, millions of people travel in the same direction on one vehicle. Boarding a bus is like joining a cohort. There are norms to be observed. The most memorable experiences, though, happen when the norms are broken.

Love: the only reason to endure a 12-hour Greyhound ride

How to win friends and dump your girlfriend

Ribbons and sparkly shoes defy gender stereotypes

Fast times for a $1.50 on FastCAT

The smell of sweat and ruin in Buenos Aires

Transporting gymnastics to kids, even on their bad days

Hi-ho, HyVee

Buses, binge drinking and bodily fluids don’t mix unless they’re on a dress-shirt

A middle class Kia driver’s argument for city buses

Sitting in plain sight

From Paris with delays

Right On track(s)

Editor's Letter: My bus story

Turns out, everyone has a bus story. Vox’s feature this week explores the bus a as witness, as a harbor of secrets. In that moment, the bus to me was both a culprit and savior.

Breaking ground on Fulton’s first mountain bike path

Although Columbia residents have access to a fair number of trails close by, Sarah Ashman of Walt’s Bike Shop thinks the new trail will be a welcome addition to the local mountain biking scene. “I think the more trail access the better,” Ashman says. “I think if something is really close to where you are, you’re a lot more likely to use it.”

Eat This: House of Chow’s Pork Belly Gua Bao Mini Sliders

House of Chow's Pork Belly Gua Bao Mini Slider features crushed peanuts, pickled mustard greens and braised pork belly under a cilantro garnish.

Columbia's new boutique hotel shines

The boutique hotel, which held its grand opening on April 3, is home to the work of eight Missouri artists who created art to specifically reflect Columbia. Murals, canvases and sculptures come together to quite literally paint a picture of the community.

Drink This: The Roof's Brazilian Bee

Welcome spring with this spring offering from The Roof. Bee excited, bee very excited.