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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Blue Note

Blue Note

Joy Park April 24, 2017

The Blue Note is a music venue in downtown Columbia, Mo., established by Richard King and Phil Costello in 1980. In October of 2014, the venue was sold by King to Matt Gerding and Scott Leslie. Blue Note...

Annual RBHS Show Choir benefit

Annual RBHS Show Choir benefit

Joy Park April 22, 2017

RBHS Show Choir hosted its annual appetizer/dessert benefit on Saturday, April 8. The evening was accompanied by senior solos, delightful finger foods, live auctioning, and award winning performances...

Missouri Theatre

Missouri Theatre

Joy Park April 17, 2017

The Missouri Theatre is a concert and entertainment venue that opened on October 5, 1928. Located in downtown Columbia near the intersection of Locust St. and Ninth St., across from Missouri United Methodist...

Shelter Gardens

Shelter Gardens

Joy Park April 10, 2017

Shelter Gardens is a beautiful five-acre botanical garden home to over 300 trees and shrubs, as well as 15,000 annuals and perennials. Tucked away behind the Shelter Insurance corporate headquarters on...

MKT Trail

MKT Trail

Joy Park April 3, 2017

The Missouri-Kansas Trail (MKT) is a recreational trail in Columbia, Missouri that runs nine miles long. A part of the former Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, it was transformed into a recreational trail...

David R. Francis Quadrangle

David R. Francis Quadrangle

Joy Park December 5, 2016

The David R. Francis Quadrangle is the heart and spirit of the University of Missouri - Columbia. Named after the twentieth Missouri governor David R. Francis, the Quadrangle (colloquially known as “The...

Missouri United Methodist Church

Missouri United Methodist Church

Joy Park November 21, 2016

Missouri United Methodist Church (MUMC), located at 204 S. 9th St., was dedicated in 1929 and remains one of several churches in downtown Columbia. Designed by architect John A. Epple, the church is built...

Blind Boone Home

‘Blind’ Boone Home

Joy Park November 7, 2016

The two-story Victorian house located at 10 N. 4th Street, known as the J.W. “Blind” Boone Home, was home to one of the world’s most famous musicians, John W. Boone. In his lifetime, he overcame...

MLK Memorial at Battle Garden

MLK Memorial at Battle Garden

Joy Park October 24, 2016

Welcome to the second installment of Exhibit Columbia. Join me this week as I explore the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Memorial at Battle Garden. For years Columbia citizens dreamed of honoring the life...

Columbia Cemetery

Columbia Cemetery

Joy Park October 10, 2016

Welcome to the first installment of Exhibit Columbia. This week I present to you the Columbia Cemetery: the largest, the oldest and the only historic rural cemetery in town. Columbia Cemetery was established...

Oh, say, can you see

Oh, say, can you see

Joy Park May 5, 2016

Photo by Jae Rhee; photo illustration by Devesh Kumar The Bruins will play not only for the win, but to honor fallen teammate Biology 101: all living things need energy in order to survive. For humans,...

University of Missouri shutters two residence halls

University of Missouri shutters two residence halls

Joy Park April 27, 2016

The University of Missouri - Columbia (UMC) is restricting access for incoming freshmen to two of its residence halls, Respect and Excellence, because of a decrease in student enrollment. This decision...

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