Alyssa Shikles

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Rain or Shine

Around 5 p.m., Todd Thompson begins to run.  Parking by the Scott entrance of the…

Curating Creativity

There’s something about stillness that breeds creativity.  At least, that was the case for me…

We Are One

Dancer leaps in air in Columbia African percussion and dance club

Exterior view of Missouri Employers Mutual building

25 Years of Safety

Missouri Employers Mutual celebrates 25 years of providing affordable insurance and safety to businesses.

Antiques collage, including furniture, cabinets, wardrobe, dresser, and clock

A Game of Chance and Experience

Sitting on a shelf on the second floor of a small shop on Ninth Street…

Bold Academy students and teacher

A Bold Education

How The BOLD Academy has empowered Black and Brown girls in Columbia since 2017.

Breads being sold in open air farmers market

The Nutrition of Comfort Food

How to maintain a healthy mindset towards eating while living at home.

Surreal image of a small man attempting to push a large white ball on a grey surface with illustrative clouds in the background

Help Is Here

Staying safe recently can come with stress, loneliness, and disappointment. Find resources online and in Columbia, MO for mental well-being.

Portraits with a Voice

With the rise of extremism and violence following the 2016 election, Valérie Berta decided enough…

The Secret Weapon

When most businesses hit hard times, they look for advice from fellow professionals to guide…