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Net Gains

It is not very often a college coach — or any coach for that matter — is asked to write something on their own. We see many articles in the daily sports section about coaches and their athletic programs. They always come from the minds and…

Show-Me State Fun

Your heart races. Your palms sweat. You feel a sudden surge of adrenaline. There’s nothing quite like the rush you get from an amusement park attraction! And our great state recently added some nearby new options that are sure to thrill…

Publish or Perish

August’s issue of Inside Columbia put out a call for hopeful authors to participate in a 9-month Publish or Perish challenge. By now participants should have a good amount of words to start working with. August’s product is one of two…

Pigskin Preview

Photos by L.G. Patterson On Sept. 2, black-and-gold clad fans will fill the old bowl at the southern end of campus, Truman the Tiger will spin his tail and Marching Mizzou will play those old familiar tunes. The Missouri Tigers will dash…

Publish or Perish

This month, explore your inspiration and commit. Nightstands around Columbia are filled with titles featured at this year’s Unbound Book Festival… Readers are working through their stacks, devouring the words of authors who inspired them in…

History

BOONE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Boone County Historical Society is a 93-year-old organization and has been collecting historical artifacts for 40 years. The 5,000 square foot exhibit space is home to many of these artifacts, some of…

Local Landmarks

There are those places that fire up a memory when thinking of home. Places that are well-known to locals and visitors alike. For us, these Columbia landmarks always come to mind. There are so many great places to highlight, this was a…

Good Libations

Sometimes life calls for a drink. In the case of celebration, sorrow or simply social, Columbia’s locally crafted liquors are a well-loved town treasure. Whatever your pleasure — wine, beer or spirits — Columbia can craft beverages with…

Good Eats

There are some Columbia meals which, when brought to memory, have the power to make your mouth water years down the road. What makes them memorable will vary — maybe it’s the ambiance, the great service, the robust flavors or the…

Family and Pet Friendly

Family Friendly Although many college students depart Columbia for bigger cities after graduation, for many of those alumni, Columbia comes calling again when it is time to settle down. Sure, the memories made in our little Midwestern city…

The Great Outdoors

There is an abundance of opportunities to take in a breath of fresh air within Columbia’s city limits. With trails, parks and more to choose from, it’s easy to see why we love to spend time in mid-Missouri’s great outdoors. Trails…

Healthcare

Just over a year ago, days after she walked across the stage at her college graduation, my closest friend was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Stage 4. She was 23. It wasn’t certain whether she’d make it to 24. For the next six…
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