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Celebrating Women’s Accomplishments

Happy March and Happy Women’s History Month! All the way from Ada Lovelace to Malala Yousafzai, there have been tons of influential women that have sparked a plethora of change throughout our world. Let’s take a look at how women have changed the course of history and should not only be celebrated this month, but…

Black History Month – Let’s Talk About Us/Race

As the end of Black History Month approaches, it is important that we discuss the elephant in the room. Race. As often as it is attempted to be ignored, the topic of race is, and must be, addressed. No matter where you’re from, what your major is, or what you want to do with your…

LOVE Your Career

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and we thought it would be nice to talk about loving your career. I know sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to find a career path that you feel good about, but I think something to remember is, you will never feel 100% confident about your career choice…

J Students: We are here to help!

Are you a Journalism student in need of assistance during your journey in the J School? Do you need help looking for jobs and/or internships? Meet Brianna Chatmon and Olivia Jacobson, our Journalism Career Services team, who are here to help! Brianna Chatmon Masters Student, Library & Information Science BA in General Studies and Humanities, University…

Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship, as defined by dictionary.com, is “the activity of setting up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit”.  At Mizzou, there are many great opportunities for young aspiring creatives-- people who want to take a leap and start something impactful. Within the MU Student Center, there are many students…

Veterans Day and Military Opportunities

In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, I thought it would be nice to talk about Veterans Day and how it came to be. Veterans Day was created to commemorate the end of World War I on November 11, 1919. Formerly known as Armistice day, Veterans Day was officially named by President Eisenhower in 1954.*…

National Business Women’s Week Spotlight: Darling Magazine – Seriously

In honor of National Business Women’s Week, I want to highlight an article from one of my favorite magazines. Darling Magazine is a magazine dedicated to celebrating women and challenging cultural ideals of beauty. The article below titled, Seriously Women Behind the Gaming Curtain is about two women who work for Seriously, a gaming company…

Diversity and Inclusivity: Why Should I Care?

This week’s blog post is about diversity and inclusivity. You have probably heard these words before in classes, clubs, organizations or your workplace. When most people think of diversity and inclusivity, they think of issues surrounding race because that is a common, often sensitive topic of discussion in our society today. Although conversations about race…

Exploration: Columbia & Careers || Part 2

This is a continuation of a previous blog post about exploring all Columbia has to offer while you are in school here at Mizzou!   For the studious ones|| The Grind Coffee House: The Grind is a great spot to get away from campus and crank down on some studying. The coffee is reasonably priced…

Exploration: Columbia & Career || Part 1

As an incoming freshman, you’re probably wondering: What is there to do in Columbia, Missouri? How can I try new things, meet new people and network all at once? Well my friends, here is your very own virtual tour guide of all the hotspots in Columbia that you don’t want to miss and some sweet…