The Wildcat Roar

Talking About Evolution

Katherine Yenzer, Managing Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2016


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It’s your first day of your freshman year at Mizzou. You walk into your eight o’clock Biology class, less than thrilled that you signed yourself up for morning courses. Your teacher wastes no time beginning class. You’re surprised to see that the first topic of discussion is evolution. After raising...

All About Poli Sci

All About Poli Sci

Cate Hoogstraten, Print Editor

March 21, 2016


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What exactly is Poli-Sci? How is it different from regular government? KG: “Poli-Sci is different in almost every way. You’re essentially on your own in this class. In regular government you do all the learning in class, but in Poli-Sci you do a lot of your learning over the summer.”      ...

A Night to Remember

Sarah Ragsdale, Features Editor

March 21, 2016


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A world-wide prom. What a crazy idea. Just a few weeks ago, over 200 churches in 48 states and 7 countries made this a reality. Night to Shine, a prom night for people ages 16 and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities organized by the Tim Tebow Foundation, took place on February 12. ...

Say Goodbye to the Scholar’s Diploma

Alyssa Shikles, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


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Starting next year, the Scholar’s Diploma, a special award for seniors who complete a certain amount of academic requirements before they graduate, is no longer going to be offered. In previous years, incoming freshmen have been given the option of choosing to follow this track for driven academic ...

#rememberJD

#rememberJD

February 5, 2016


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In loving memory of John David Wiese, who was called home to be with his Lord in Heaven on February 3, 2016. If you have any pictures of/with JD that you would like to be shared here, please email them to [email protected] and we will do our best to post as many as possible. ...

What’s Your Type?

MaryKate Kopsky, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


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Are you ISFJ, ENFJ, or INTP? Do you wonder why some of your friends cry over the littlest things that don’t matter to you? Or why you prefer to work alone while other people cannot focus without collaboration? The answer to these questions lies within your personality test results. These tests offer in...

Faculty Feature: Q & A with John Sarra

Alyssa Shikles, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


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If your house was on fire, what two items would you grab? Sarra: Well, I’d be inclined to stay and put out the fire.  But in the spirit of the question, I’d grab my wife and daughter.  I’ve got big hands, so I think I could carry three cats and a dwarf hamster, too.     What is something about yo...

How to Change a Tire

Cooper Moore, Business Department

December 15, 2015


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It’s Christmas break at Target. Snow is pouring down and the roads are getting icey. You walk out of Target to quickly hop in your car, but you see a mom with two kids struggling to put her groceries away in the cold when you see she notices one of her tires is flat. Would you be able to help her? ...

How to be Well-Rounded

Savannah Mathews, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015


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1.) Be involved in the community. College scouts are not only looking for academically sound students, but also students who are involved in their community. Go on a mission trip. Coach a youth sports league. Volunteer at a local animal shelter. Whether it is in a small town or a big city, there are ...

How To Post-Christmas Banquet DTR

Madi Koetting, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015


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Scenario 1: Just Friends For most, the ideal CB date is not about how romantic the night is, but rather to attend with a close friend because it avoids any possible awkwardness. By just attending as friends, there are implied boundaries before the date, so defining the relationship is not necessary. Thi...

How to Ace an Interview

Alyssa Shikles, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015


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     1.) Show up on time. If you show up late, it tells the interviewer that you don’t care. To avoid this, set an alarm or arrive ten minutes early. That way, if there is traffic or any situations getting there, you will still be punctual.      2.) Dress up, not down. Though looks may not be everything, it certainly i...

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Robert Murphy

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Robert Murphy

Sarah Ragsdale, Features Editor

December 15, 2015


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What did you do while living in Korea? R: I went to the second half of eighth grade and then all of high school there. So pretty much if you just imagine Dead Poet’s Society but with all black hair, then that would be my life. How did you become a Christian? In Korea in 1995, I had a very cool t...

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