December 2022

Study Session To Prepare Students For Finals

Studying for finals can be a daunting task. You are most likely sleep deprived, hopped up on coffee and tired of spending time alone in the library. Luckily, there is a chance to study with friends, while also receiving self-care items during this stressful time. Students can head to Memorial Student Union from 11 a.m.-3 […]

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Deck The Columns Event Moved Indoors

Due to forecasted weather, the annual Deck the Columns event at Mizzou has been moved indoors to Jesse Hall. Students, faculty and staff will still be able to enjoy hot cocoa, participate in the Tiger Pantry drive and even take a photo with Truman from 4-7 p.m. tonight. There also will be live entertainment and […]

Brunch Break To Help Students Before Finals

With finals coming up, some students need a break from all that studying. Come to the MU Student Center on Sunday for the perfect way to celebrate all your hard work. The Brunch Break is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday on the main floor of the MU Student Center. Grab your favorite study buddy, wear […]

Holiday Displays Light Up Columbia

Columbia is full of holiday lights during the holiday season, but the problem can be knowing where to find them all. Luckily, there’s a few ways to find some of the best without needing to drive around aimlessly. Check out the Facebook group Columbia Missouri Christmas Lights Locator, a public group that tracks and celebrates […]

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Spend Time With Ms. Claus This Christmas

This weekend, enjoy story time and crafts with Ms. Claus at Speckled Frog Toys & Books. Starting at 3 p.m. Friday at 16 S. 9th St., Ms. Claus will be there to read and take part in holiday crafts. She will perform a reading at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., and there will be holiday […]

Hang With Horses This Holiday Season

This holiday season, spend time with Clydesdales at Warm Springs Ranch in Boonville. The holiday horse experience is set for Thursdays-Sundays through Dec. 30. Reservations are required to enjoy the light displays and decorations, a walk through the 25,000 square foot breeding facility, photo opportunities with the Clydesdales, shopping in the expanded gift shop, and […]

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Love Coffee to Celebrate Christmas

Get in the Christmas spirit while sipping on coffee and enjoying brunch at Love Coffee this weekend. From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, visit with local authors and illustrators, eat and meet Santa at 15 Business Loop 70 E. This is a chance for people to support Love Coffee’s mission of providing  job skills training and […]

One For One Holiday Food Drive to Collect Goods For The Community

Get ready to give back to the community at the One for One Food and Fund Drive next week. Zimmer Communications and The Networks of Mid-Missouri invite you to take part in the 12-hour event to donate food and funds to help our community members in need this holiday season. The food and fund drive […]

Play Bingo With Beer at Shiloh Bar & Grill

Head to Shiloh Bar & Grill tonight for Bingo Wednesday. Enjoy games and drink deals from 8-10 p.m. at Shiloh including $2 Soco Lime Shots, $2 Busch Light Bottles, $3 Sour patch Bombs and more. Shiloh is located in downtown Columbia at 402 E. Broadway. This is a weekly event at Shiloh, so if you […]

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Casa Maria’s Launches New Christmas Cocktails

Casa Maria’s Mexican Cantina is kicking off the holiday season with festive handcrafted holiday cocktails. Try the new top shelf mistletoe margarita, the Grinch, Christmas punch or Cinnamon Toast Crunch shot. The top shelf mistletoe margarita has tequila, Grand Mariner, cranberry juice, agave, a sugar rim and includes sugared cranberries. The Grinch is a vodka […]

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Achieve Balance Chiropractic to Host Happy Hour

This holiday season, spend your night at Achieve Balance Chiropractic for a Holiday Happy Hour. Enjoy an Old Fashioned bar and s’mores from 4-6 p.m. Friday. Sip on some complimentary cocktails while enjoying Achieve Balance Chiropractic’s new location. The company moved in March to 2700 Forum Blvd. This holiday happening is for adults only, and […]

The A-Frame Winegarden Closes For The Season

The A-Frame Winegarden at Les Bourgeois Vineyards is officially closed for the season. The premier wine tasting spot closed at the end of November and won’t re-open until March 2023. The A -Frame is 10 miles west of Columbia, offering beautiful views as a part of The Blufftop at Rocheport experience. Enjoy a bottle of […]

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New Retailer Rallies Around Athletic Wear

On Friday, a steady stream of customers enjoyed shopping at Columbia’s newest retail store, Obsessed. The store, located at 914 E. Broadway, carries a large selection of the popular brand Lululemon athletic clothing and accessories. Columbia is the third retail location for owner Charlotte Withrow, who lives in Oxford, Mississippi, and has another new store […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Big Tree Medical’s New Location

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate Big Tree Medical’s new location and urgent care. The ribbon cutting, set for noon to 12:30 p.m. today, will be at the Little Tree Pediatrics & Pediatric Urgent Care, located at 206 Corporate Lake Drive. Jen Wheeler, co-founder of Big Tree Medical […]

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Club Car Wash Re-opens Sandman Location

Club Car Wash recently finished renovating it Sandman location, celebrating the milestone with a grand opening party Nov. 30. Kendell Palmquist, director of marketing, says the grand opening was a great accomplishment. “The re-opening of our newly renovated Sandman location was nothing short of a success. It was great to see the influx of new […]

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Winter Extravaganza to Chill Out the Student Center

Bundle up and get ready to celebrate the winter season with Mizzou students at the Winter Extravaganza. Students can head to the MU Student Center from 7-10 p.m. Friday to enjoy an indoor ice skating rink, a cup of hot chocolate, grilled cheese and tomato soup. Students will also get a chance to try DIY […]

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Time to Take a Brain Break at Mizzou

While Christmas vacation for students is right around the corner, so are are dreaded finals. If you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed for finals this winter, head to the MU Student Center for a relaxing brain break. Students can take a breather from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 6-7 by enjoying delicious snacks and stress-free crafts. This […]

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A Growing Concern: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in Boone County

In the aftermath of November’s general election, it became very clear that voters in Boone County as well as those around the entire United States were essentially worried about two things: the economy and crime. In a community that relies on a major university and state government as the bedrock of its economic strata, most economic concerns […]

Celebrate Christmas With the Elf on the Shelf

Bring your family and celebrate Christmas with the Elf on the Shelf. On Sunday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. enjoy a Christmas-themed play session with your kiddos. Families will also get to visit and take pictures with the elf himself while taking part in crafts and enjoying snacks. The Elf on the […]

Mizzou Men’s Basketball Team To Take On Southeast Missouri State Redhawks

The Mizzou Tigers Men’s Basketball team is facing off against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks this weekend. The game starts at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mizzou Arena. Tickets cost $8-$25; however, children ages 2 and under do not require a ticket for admission. Doors will open one hour before the game starts. For more information […]