Personal Features

Former child soldier advocates peace

Feb 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus Events, Features, Personal Features

By Evan Pennington Rebels kidnapped the group of children who were innocently playing soccer, blindfolded them, and cut a deep gash in their wrists, rubbing a mixture of gunpowder and cocaine into the wound to induce hysteria. Then, rebel soldiers handed the still-blindfolded five-year-old Michel Chikwanine an AK-47 assault rifle and ordered him to fire. […]



Residence Hall Survival Guide

Aug 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Features, Personal Features

Welcome fellow students of Missouri State University. As an expert of living in residence halls – yes, residence hall (your home away from home isn’t a dorm) – I’m here to tell you a few secrets about your “res hall”. Missouri State University provides more comforts than you can possibly imagine, and has more rules […]



Radford, Keaster tell how love struck them

Mar 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Personal Features

Abby Jo Moore Contributor It started out as a case of mistaken identity. It soon developed into a friendship. And after a magical date on a snowy day off from school, it blossomed into the love of a lifetime. Sierra Radford, a junior in health communications, first met Blake Keaster, a junior in cell and […]