A conversation with: Karen Mareck Grundy
Artistic director for Missouri Contemporary Ballet stays on her toes
A Las Vegas native, Karen Mareck Grundy received unique dance training and grew up on the stage. Her latest project includes choreography for a production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which the Missouri Contemporary Ballet will perform in South Korea this summer.
Joel Hathaway dances with Missouri Contemporary Ballet
Hathaway performs as the Caterpillar
(Web Exclusive) In Missouri Contemporary Ballet’s first full-length performance, Joel Hathaway will play the Caterpillar from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Vox asks Columbians: Who would you send to Mars and why?
Vox asks Columbians: What's your idea of heaven on earth?
A Conversation with: Zach Paul
Local storm chaser keeps his head in the clouds
In 2012, Zach Paul was named chief meteorologist at KRCG in Columbia. He studied meteorology at MU and has been chasing storms for a while.
A conversation with: Beth Hussey
A veterinarian takes her love of animals to radio air waves on a morning talk show
Horton Animal Hospital veterinarian and radio talk show host for The Pet Place for KFRU knows how to relate to people who love their animals. She talks to Vox about her show and life as an animal lover.
Vox asks Columbians: Who is your favorite fictional character?
Vox asks Columbians: What's your favorite way to procrastinate?
A conversation with: Alan Chu
Chu is a nationally ranked table tennis player and has a spot at the collegiate championships
Alan Chu, a graduate student studying sports psychology at MU, is the captain, founder and
top player of MU’s table tennis team, a group that just finished its first year of competitive play.
Vox Asks Columbians: Web Exclusive
What do you think of Columbia's new slogan?
Jenny Modlisz and Kearston Winrow ask Columbians what they think about the new slogan for Columbia: "What you unexpect."
Vox asks Columbians: If you could pick a slogan for Columbia, what would it be?
A conversation with: Mark Haim
Haim helps Columbians go green with the downtown Earth Day Festival
Mark Haim is a community activist in Columbia. He focuses on environmental consciousness through Mid-Missouri Peaceworks. He also helps coordinate Columbia's Earth Day Festival each spring.
Vox asks Columbians: What cherished item do you have from your childhood?
A conversation with: Richard Guyette
Richard Guyette makes maple syrup for fun
Richard Guyette has been making maple syrup for 39 years as a hobby. His latest project allows MU students to bottle their own syrup.
A conversation with: Gary Stacey
The MU biochemistry professor has led groundbreaking research on the soybean
The MU biochemistry professor has led groundbreaking research on the soybean and is one of the leaders of an annual professional development workshop for Missouri high school science teachers.
Vox asks Columbians: What should the city do with its $1.9 million budget surplus?
A conversation with: Alan Nolte
Nolte Hills Nursery joins the home-grown food movement
Alan Nolte sends crops from his Morrison to Columbia each Saturday. His nursery is open all-year round and grows normal and unusual crops.
Vox asks Columbians: What song takes you back to a high school memory?
Vox asks Columbians: What was your most memorable road trip?
A conversation with: Mike Hood
Parks and Rec director retires after years of seeing green
The former Parks and Recreation Director for Columbia celebrated his 30th year with the city this year. He retired on March 14, but plans on staying in Columbia with his wife.