August 2015 News

You’ve Died. Now What?

Payton is a sophomore Marketing and Philosophy major from Rolla, Missouri. In her free time, she likes to travel and has an interest in photography. She wrote this paper for her English 1000 class when prompted by her teacher, Dr. Bonita Selting, to write about a topic she felt passionate about.…

U.S. Military Intervention to Combat the Islamic State

The Failing Test for Success

Rachel is a sophomore business major with an emphasis in marketing. She is also a member of Alpha Delta Pi and enjoy dancing in her free time. She wrote this paper to raise awareness about the current problem in the U.S. education system, specifically focusing on the negative effects of No…

The Conspiracy of the NBA Draft

Zack is originally from the East Coast having grown up in New York and South Florida. Since coming to Mizzou, he has studied both English and Communication and plans on graduating in May 2016. After he graduates Zack, hopes to get a job that will allow him to continue to show…

Sickle-Cell Disease Contributes to Cognitive Impairment in Children

Acacia is from St. Louis, MO and graduated from MIZZOU with a bachelor of Health Sciences in May 2015 and is now pursuing a bachelor of Nursing Science from the University of Missouri Accelerated Nursing Program. In elementary school, Acacia had a friend who suffered from sickle cell disease that inspired…

Shitshow

What. A. Shitshow. I think to myself upon reading our final…

The Rwandan Conflict of 1994 and America’s Role

Julia is going into her junior year at Mizzou with majors in International Studies and Spanish. She is passionate about social justice in every part of the world, and she believes that raising awareness is an important first step in striving for it. That is the reason she decided to write her paper…

King Arthur and His Part in the Breaking of the Round Table

Amy is an English Major and a senior at Mizzou. At the age of sixteen, she decided to drop out of high school and continue her education at a local community college. It was there that she found a passion for school and writing. She strives to learn something new every day about…

Crop Circles Explained

McKenzie is a senior student, studying magazine journalism. She really loves scary movies. Arts and culture are her favorite things to write about, and she loves how they are incorporated into film. She chose this topic because she loves the legends and stories surrounding aliens and crop circles, and not to…

Conflict Analysis

Jakob is an undergraduate student at the University of Missouri Columbia double majoring in Computer Science and Music. He was the secretary of the Eta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, and a mellophone player in Marching Mizzou, the Big M of the Midwest. In his spare time, he's a performer,…