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Monday, October 16, 2017
Issue: Maneater v. 79, Issue 26
Brother Jed’s fake Twitter account creator retires

Brother Jed’s fake Twitter account creator retires

The fake Brother Jed Twitter account had more than 2,000 followers.

Eat of the Week: Caprese Sandwich

Caprese salad is one of my favorite things to make because it is made exactly like all of my Eat of the Week dishes — you simply combine the ingredients to get brilliant flavor. No one really wants or has time for an appetizer, though, so I decided to make it ...

Eat of the Week: Cranberry Relish

Whether it’s Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas lunch, my family’s meals are never complete without the sweet and sour touch of cranberries. This week, I'll share one of my grandma’s favorite recipes, cranberry relish. At your next holiday meal, don’t forget to add this crunchy, sweet-and-sour ...

‘Lincoln’: 4.5 out of 5 Stars

Tall, dark-haired and a master of oratory, Abraham Lincoln is perhaps one of the most revered presidents in United States history. It’s no wonder, then, that Academy Award-winning director Stephen Spielberg decided to capture the essence of the most important segment of Lincoln’s presidency in his newest film ...

Rihanna — ‘Unapologetic’: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Record-breaking pop star Rihanna has released seven albums in the past seven years. Despite the press fiasco on her plane during her 777 Tour, Rihanna’s latest album, Unapologetic, proves she can set and raise the bar for modern pop music. The album is steely and unforgiving, and “Fresh Off ...

‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2’: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Haven’t seen Stephanie Meyer’s last "Twilight" movie yet? Don’t worry too much because you haven’t missed anything worth mentioning. Essentially, the last movie revolves around keeping the Cullen family connected and convincing the Volturi that Renesmee is not an immortal child. The same type of music ...

MSA executives wrap up terms in office

MSA executives wrap up terms in office

Billingsley and Kooi are training Droege and Beattie to continue their work.

MU professor makes discoveries in HIV research

The effectiveness of HIV treatment has improved throughout the years.

National trend of increasing international student enrollment seen at MU

The number of international students in higher education increased for the sixth year.

New suicide prevention program to be headquartered at MU

The program helps individuals recognize risk factors and warning signs of suicide.

Rural-Track Pipeline Program supplies physicians to rural areas

More than 57 percent of students who go through the Pipeline Program decide to practice in rural communities.

Students spend Thanksgiving aboard the USS Boxer

Students spend Thanksgiving aboard the USS Boxer

The trip was part of the U.S. Navy Adopt-A-Ship program.

The Vedic Society celebrates Thanksgiving in St. Louis

The Society gives back at different holy places.

Editorial: CPD’s illegal, unaccountable use of funds is alarming

At a recent meeting, Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton remarked to the Citizens Police Review Board that his department has been using forfeiture funds — money seized from illegal activity, such as drug raids — to beef up its budget and help purchase extraneous items. Burton said this practice was like receiving ...

Column: Our thirsty future: imperiled water supplies in the 21st century

It almost goes without saying, but I would be remiss if I didn’t first note the commonsensical: Our bodies need water to survive. After all, the average human body is made up of more than 60 percent of vital H2O, and we can only last about a week without ...

Column: Politics still matters, and so does the fiscal cliff

Alert: It is now safe to stop caring about politics. Thank God, right? That gross amount of turkey you stuffed in your face last week probably settled on a belly full of politics. State, national, local elections … You’ve earned yourself a break. Time to crack open a beer and ...

Column: RJI endowment smart choice to ensure institute’s perpetuity

The MU Reynolds Journalism Institute recently received another generous endowment from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. The $30.1 million gift ensures the institute will continue its focus on journalistic practices and virtues and lead the way as a role model of journalism in a democratic society, Reynolds Foundation President ...

Editorial: Sportsmanship and tact forgotten in reactions to Dixon’s suspension

This past weekend, Twitter erupted with rumors and allegations about junior guard Mike Dixon’s indefinite suspension and the reasons behind coach Frank Haith’s decision to bench him. Former Missouri guard Kim English and Dixon himself sent out their displeasure with the coach’s decision to keep the player ...

Intoxicated arrests and injuries increase over holiday break

Missouri State Highway Patrol handles 350 crashes during Thanksgiving holiday

Missouri State Highway Patrol re-accredited for seventh time

Accreditations with excellence require two consecutive periods of accreditation and the fulfillment of technical criteria.

Nixon, Blunt, McCaskill speak against Corps' river plan

Nixon, Blunt, McCaskill speak against Corps' river plan

The Mississippi River was measured at 1.5 feet below average.

Police Chief Ken Burton calls forfeiture funds 'pennies from heaven'

Police Chief Ken Burton calls forfeiture funds 'pennies from heaven'

The forfeiture funds are to be given to local schools, according to the Missouri Constitution.

Southern Boone Learning Garden awarded five-year grant

The garden takes learning outdoors for children in Ashland.

Column: Pinkel’s reluctance to change could prove costly

After a disappointing first SEC season, adjustments need to be made.

Versatile Pressey leads Missouri to bronze in Bahamas

Versatile Pressey leads Missouri to bronze in Bahamas

Phil Pressey’s adroit play down the stretch helped Missouri ward off VCU.

Women's basketball 1-2 in Cancun Challenge

Women's basketball 1-2 in Cancun Challenge

The team fell to Green Bay and Minnesota over the weekend.

Wrestling adds stacked recruiting class to nationally ranked team

The No. 7 Tigers bring in the No. 2 recruiting class in the nation.

Police Blotter

Man flees scene, identified by eyewitness account Police arrested Jack Morrison, 39, on Wednesday evening for failing to report an accident at the University Avenue parking garage. Morrison hit another car and left the scene without leaving contact information on the damaged vehicle, according to MUPD reports. The owner of ...

The journey of a 'Midwest guy': Alec Rash's path to Missouri

The journey of a 'Midwest guy': Alec Rash's path to Missouri

His extraordinary throwing ability has garnered interest from professional clubs and an offer for a $500,000 signing bonus, but Alec Rash has found his place with the Tigers.

Photos and graphics

Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa lines up his World Series rings Tuesday at the MU Bookstore. La Russa won World Series titles in 1989, 2006 and 2011.


Tony La Russa signs copies of his new book "One Last Strike" Tuesday in the MU Bookstore. The line to receive La Russa's signature extended throughout the bookstore.


Brother Jed is a frequent guest in Speakers Circle. The author of a parody Twitter account of Brother Jed decided to retire the account Nov. 13.


Students prepare a Thanksgiving meal with U.S. Navy cooks on the USS Boxer, an assault ship stationed in San Diego, Calif. Students spent their holiday break on the 843-foot ship as part of the Navy's Adopt-A-Ship program.


Missouri Students Association President Xavier Billingsley speaks during a forum in the spring about MU's strategic plan. December is the last month of Billingsley's term.


Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton speaks to members of the Citizens Police Review Board at its meeting in September at Columbia City Hall. Burton said he would likely be able to purchase on-body cameras for police officers using funds seized in investigations.


Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Gov. Jay Nixon wrote letters to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to protest its Missouri River plan enacted Friday.


Junior guard Phil Pressey looks for an open teammate in the Nov. 10 game against Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers finished third in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament on Paradise Island in the Bahamas.


Freshman guard Lianna Doty drives to the basket Nov. 15 at Mizzou Arena against Western Illinois. The Tigers finished the Cancun Challenge with losses to Green Bay and Minnesota.


No. 9 Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans escapes a Missouri defender at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. The 59-29 loss ended the Tigers' hopes of reaching an 18th consecutive bowl game.


Redshirt freshman Johnny Manziel celebrates after a touchdown Saturday at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. Manziel passed for 372 yards and scored three touchdowns against the Tigers and broke the Southeastern Conference record for total yards in one game.