Vox asks Columbians: What is your favorite place in Columbia?
For the locals by the locals
A Conversation With: Jacklyn Marceau
One woman reflects on her life as an exotic dancer, professor and author
For Jacklyn Marceau, stripping at Club Vogue is just one extra role to tack onto her list of others: an English professor at Stephens College, mom, wife and author.
A Conversation With: Shonte Reed
MU senior mentors young women on love, service and education
Now a senior at MU, Shonte Reed is the president of Embracing Amara, a mentoring program for African-American girls in middle and high school.
Vox asks Columbians: What is the wallpaper image on your phone?
Locals share their favorite photos
Vox asks Columbians: What's your favorite high school memory?
Locals share high school highlights
A Conversation With: Cletus Koehler
Driver’s ed teacher knows about life riding shotgun
Cletus Koehler has been in the driver’s education business for more than four decades and he says little has changed except that no one needs a paper map anymore.
A Conservation With: Kathy Estes
The duties of a Greek fraternity's house mother
Estes lives in the Sigma Chi fraternity house on College Avenue with about 75 college men.
Vox asks Columbians: What sitcom family would you most like to join and why?
"Here's a story about a man named Brady."
Vox asks Columbians: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Locals share their childhood dreams
A Conversation With: Valerie Duever
Mid-Missouri woman explores the secret life of beekeeping
Honorary queen of the hive Valerie Duever has been a beekeeper for about 14 years. But because beekeeping is central in Valerie’s life, people might be surprised to learn she is allergic to bees.
A Conversation With: Michele Spry
This all-star volunteer gives 100 percent to community organizations
Michele Spry has sat on 28 committees, won 12 awards for volunteering and has written a children’s book. She keeps herself busy with all her volunteer work, but Spry has enough compassion for everyone.
Vox asks Columbians: What's the best Halloween costume you've ever seen or worn?
Locals share the costumes they've enjoyed the most
A Conversation With: Jeff Spencer
Just Jeff's food cart came to be after 35 years in various careers
Jeff Spencer toiled in the car and semi business until, at 46, he decided he’d had enough. He now finds happiness as a food cart vendor.
A Conversation With: Derek Fox
MU associate professor uses innovative 3-D printing to practice operations
He thinks unconventionally to find the best treatments for the animals. MU was one of the first universities to use this method and continues to seek innovations in veterinary medicine.
Vox asks Columbians: What is your least favorite chore and why?
Locals share what chores they dread the most
A Conversation With: Doug Westhoff
Missouri Task Force leader witnesses humanitarian events firsthand
Westhoff has been on the task force since its start in 1995, and he was a volunteer with the Boone County Fire Protection District since 1976 until he came on full time in 2000.
Vox asks Columbians: What is the biggest risk you've ever taken?
Locals share experiences that raised their heart rate
A Conversation With: Mike Morgan
Mike gives back to the community through biking
"I’m just happy to get on my bike, so any time I can ride for a good cause makes it double the fun."
Vox asks Columbians: What's your worst habit? Have you ever tried to quit?
Locals share their experiences dealing with habits
A Conversation With: Jane Duncan Flink
Longtime journalist is recognized for her passion of the press
Jane Duncan Flink, a journalist for four decades, helped bring female writers to the forefront of journalism, and now her work is being honored. In June, the Missouri Press Association’s Hall of Fame inducted Duncan Flink, and she will join the Boone County Hall of Fame on Oct. 10.