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Impact COMO 2021

This past year continued to provide unexpected opportunities for innovation in the ways our local…

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A Home of Love

About 30 minutes northwest of Columbia, nestled in the rolling hills of western Boone County,…

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Growth Through Service

In The Beginning  In 2008, a concerned group of MU students took action to decrease…

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Bravely Going Where the Need Is

“Voluntourism” is a vacation in which you volunteer wherever you visit. You might hike Australia…

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A Homecoming

An immersive children’s theater company dedicated to teaching, reaching, and inspiring children through performing arts…

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Fresh Finds

Equipped with a handful of market tokens and our favorite reusable totes, COMO Magazine staffers…

Saving Columbia’s Cats

An encroaching population of cats has been growing in Columbia in recent years. Fortunately, Boone…

Art Is Healing

It seems unbelievable now, but a life of creative passions was not always something artist…

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For All to Know

A college education promises abundant knowledge and experience, but for many, a degree is not…

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Nourish Café & Market: Love, Gratitude, and the Pursuit of Hummus

“Nourish Café & Market is a really unique thing for Columbia,” says Kalle. “Our goal…

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What’s on the Shelf at Daniel Boone Regional Library?

One of the myths that Margaret Conroy, executive director of Daniel Boone Regional Library, hopes…

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Preserving Missouri’s Folk Arts

As Missourians celebrate the state’s bicentennial, they’re enjoying a time to celebrate their heritage. Helping…