Coffee House Collaboration

Euan McLeod, vice president of customer experience engineering for HBO Max, has been working remotely…

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The Financial Chronicles: A Money Guide for Kids

We sent a questionnaire to parents around Columbia to learn more about what kids think about money. Enjoy reading their responses to our questions!

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Credit Unions vs. Banks 101

There are many flavors of ice cream. Some people prefer chocolate, while others crave vanilla…


It Takes a Village

The many ways neighborhoods have come together during quarantine.

On the Trail

How Tryathletics, Cyclex, and Walt’s Bike Shop have continued to help the community throughout the pandemic.

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Help Is Here

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

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Faith In Community

One of the many perks of living in a college town like Columbia is the great diversity — diversity in food, culture, music, and religion. The yearly influx of professors, doctors, and students from every part of the world makes it possible for many faith traditions to thrive in Columbia, from Ba’hai to Hinduism to Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and beyond. This rich tapestry of faith makes Columbia a global community that offers open doors to anyone who is looking for them.

200 Years in the Making

A look into the planning of Columbia’s big bicentennial celebration.

What’s New on The Loop?

This month, we finish our development series with a look at The Loop. From new community banners to new restaurants, there are lots of new and exciting developments on The Loop.

155 Years of Black Freedom

On June 19, 1865, Union Army General Gordon Granger arrived on the island of Galveston,…

Black in Columbia

I arrived in Columbia on January 12 of 2015. I was 16 and had moved…


Adventures in Advocacy

Jen Lee Reeves learned early on not to make assumptions about her daughter, Jordan. Jordan,…