Category Archives: Student Work

Posts hosting stories produced by students or any post relating to showcasing student work.

  • J7700 Student Blogs – Spring 2017

    Posted on February 3, 2017 by in Blog URLs, Student Work

    Angela Anderson-Connolly Lisa Collins JoDee Kenney Ryan Owens Cara Schaffer (password protected) Todd Vogts Daniel Yesenosky

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  • Delta Upsilon fraternity temporarily suspended after alleged racial slurs at MU

    Posted on October 2, 2016 by in Student Work

    By Nathan Lawrence, Riley Beggin, Claire Banderas & Abby Ivory-Ganja Two black women at the University of Missouri say they were called a racial slur during a confrontation with white students outside the Delta Upsilon fraternity house Tuesday night. According to a statement from the university’s Legion of Black Collegians, a group of white students passed […]

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  • City neighborhood services manager Leigh Kottwitz hands a volunteer supplies on Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Columbia, Missouri. (Aleissa Bleyl / KBIA)

    Volunteers clean up Columbia at annual event

    Posted on April 12, 2016 by in Student Work

    By Aleissa Bleyl More than 1,300 volunteers participated in Cleanup Columbia on Saturday, an annual event where people all over the city pick up litter along streets, streams and trails. Leigh Kottwitz, the neighborhood services manager for the city of Columbia, coordinates the event every year in partnership with the city’s volunteer program staff.  She […]

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  • Spike Lee speaks to a master class in an event hosted by the Missouri School of Journalism on April 6, 2016.

    Filmmaker Spike Lee speaks at MU

    Posted on April 10, 2016 by in Student Work

    By Aleissa Bleyl Renowned filmmaker Spike Lee spoke to students and faculty during an invite-only master class on MU’s campus Wednesday afternoon. Stacey Woelfel, director of the Jonathon B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at MU, helped coordinate the event. He said discussions for Lee to teach a master class started during Lee’s previous visit […]

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  • Stephens College fashion exhibit showcases children’s drawings and stories

    Posted on April 7, 2016 by in Student Work

    Stephens College fashion exhibit showcases children’s drawings and stories

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  • Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

    Posted on March 3, 2016 by in Student Work

    By Aleissa Blyel On Saturday, Feb. 27 2016, Barnes & Noble celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with story time, pin the tail on the Horton, and coloring. The annual event is part of an initiative to promote literacy among children in a fun way. The store will host another event the morning of Wednesday, March 2, […]

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  • Waylon Garrett and Chris Foley cover and evening shift on the Ozark Mountain Biscuit Co. food truck on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 at Logboat Brewing in Columbia, Missouri. (Whitney Matewe/Vox)

    The Biscuit Truck prepares for the True/False Film Fest

    Posted on March 3, 2016 by in Student Work

    By Whitney Matewe Since 2013, Ozark Mountain Biscuit Co. food truck has been driving the streets of Columbia, Missouri, providing a mobile Southern-cuisine experience, using local ingredients made from scratch in their seasonal menus. Each year, True/False Film Fest brings a flow of diverse customers to the mustard-yellow food truck, said Bryan Maness, cook and […]

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  • The Second Avenue line (blue) will run from 125th St. to Hanover Sq. when fully completed. (Source: MTA)

    In Transition: Second Avenue Line

    Posted on February 22, 2016 by in Student Work

    By Haley Reed, Taylor Nakagawa and Berkeley Lovelace, Jr. for the Associated Press For years, subway passengers on Manhattan’s East Side have grumbled about crowded trains and platforms. The green line along Lexington Avenue, the only route east of Central Park and the country’s busiest subway line with its 1.3 million riders a year, has […]

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  • Sex offenders struggle to not violate constantly changing residency restrictions

    Posted on January 5, 2016 by in Student Work, Uncategoried

    By Kevin Henderson, Alex Scimecca, and Yinzi Zeng Jerry Wilcox walks defeated into his father’s house after another unsuccessful day of looking for a job. The temporary work he finds here and there hasn’t been enough to get him on his feet. He’s been living in Columbia with his father and is struggling to find […]

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  • Bob Luebbert, left, and Katie Leigh sit on the bench in the North Jefferson City Recreation Area that is a memorial for Leigh’s father, Jon R. Jones, and other Vietnam veterans Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Leigh dedicated the Jefferson City, Missouri bench to her dad earlier this year, and brought flowers to observe Veterans Day. Luebbert served two years in Vietnam before moving to Jefferson City as a civil engineer in the National Guard.

    Veteran’s daughter carries burden of dad’s service in Vietnam

    Posted on January 5, 2016 by in Student Work

    By Brendan McDermott, Megan Sheets and Yili Liu JEFFERSON CITY – There had always been trouble with Katie Leigh’s dad. Her mom had married a good and kind man, but he came back from the Vietnam War changed. His daughter would hear him in the hallway, having conversations with people who weren’t there. Once, he […]

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