Five movies to watch this summer

By Alysa Jackson, E23 Reporter We have all been there, popcorn bucket half empty and a desperate need for a bathroom break. Everyone just wants the screen to light back up and show us the ending we wanted. Going to the movies is a fun experience but what happens when the movie predicted to be […]

Five odd jobs you can have this summer

By Danielle Katz, E23 Web Director Summer is just around the corner and with it comes warm weather, days by the pool and absolutely no homework. However, some people- including myself- must work during the hot, sweaty days of the summer to maintain a certain lifestyle. On the bright side, it’s not cold and school […]

How to conquer 2016’s swimsuit season

By Olivia Rivers, E23 Events Coordinator With summer just around the corner and the Missouri weather finally deciding to stay above sixty degrees, pools and waterparks are finally starting to open up. You know what that means, right? It’s officially swimsuit season! Now you could just pull out the same swimsuits that you’ve been wearing […]

Blink-182’s new single lacks spark

By Davis McCondichie, E23 Reporter The music scene has seen some significant releases in recent weeks. From Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” to Drake’s “Views,” music fans have been treated to the top talent of the music industry. Pop-punk icon Blink-182 also tried to take advantage of the big releases. Releasing its first single since the departure of […]

Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival announces a lineup you won’t want to miss

By Sara Nelson, E23 Reporter Ever wanted to get back to some roots, listen to some blues, AND eat barbeque? Well good ol’ Columbia, Missouri has all three for you! Every year at the end of September, the Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival is held at Stephens Lake Park near the downtown area. Let […]

9th Street Summerfest jazzes up the summer with great musical acts

By Zach Sayer, E23 Reporter 9th Street Summerfest, Columbia, Missouri’s premiere summer concert series, kicked off its 11th year on April 23 with a performance by Cole Swindell. The concert series is known for bringing in a variety of artists, and this year is no different with performances by both well-known and obscure musicians ranging […]

Top five questions I need answered during this season of “Game of Thrones”

By Nnamdi Egwuonwu, E23 Reporter Sunday, April 24 was an eventful day for millions of people across the globe. No, it’s not because the day marked the two-day anniversary of Beyoncé’s highly anticipated album “Lemonade,”—it’s because on this day producers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss blessed viewers with the season six premiere of “Game […]

“Game of Thrones” returns but it’s not much

By Daniel Konstantinovic, E23 Entertainment Manager and Director Strap on your armor and sharpen your sword – “Game of Thrones” is back for its sixth season. The hit series which attempts to balance intrigue, character and fantasy spectacle has returned to HBO for its next 10-episode run, this time advancing the story beyond author George […]

Columbia got its hippie on at Earth Day festivities in Peace Park

By Sara Nelson, E23 Reporter Every year around Earth Day, Columbia, Missouri puts together a festival to celebrate mother Earth. The event is held in Peace Park and entails live music, bounce houses, little shop stands and chill vibes. Events like this are a great way to not only get closer to nature but to […]

Top ways to celebrate the warm weather

By Bailey Sims, E23 Reporter Here in Columbia, Missouri, the temperatures are getting warmer and the days are getting longer. I know my fingers are crossed that the snow is gone for the season and the sun is here to stay. Temperatures have consistently been in the 70s for the past week or so, which […]