When a dozen teen girls in blackface ran onto the Sullivan High School football field November 5 for a powder-puff game, Jennifer Schmidt recalls her gut reaction as, "Oh my gosh." "And then I thought, 'Oh, they don't mean anything by it. Just let it go. No one thinks anything of it.' I didn't thi ... More >>
A linguistic study out of North Carolina State went all kinds of viral last week. Perhaps you saw it clogging up your Facebook feed? The study mapped out the different ways Americans refer to the same thing. For example, what do you call those little freshwater lobsters that live in creeks and str ... More >>
Hello, fans of North Carolina, North Carolina State, Kansas and Ohio, and welcome to St. Louis for the -- deep breath -- 2012 NCAA Division One Men's Basketball Championship Midwest Regionals! Whether you're a broke college student, a devoted alumnus or alumna or just a fan, after shelling out the ... More >>
Hello, fans of North Carolina, North Carolina State, Kansas and Ohio, and welcome to St. Louis for the -- deep breath -- 2012 NCAA Division One Men's Basketball Championship Midwest Regionals! You've come all the way to St. Louis to watch your beloved team fight for a berth in the Final Four. Why n ... More >>
Image viaDrink up! (Slowly, and with a bucket nearby.)Today's Post-Dispatch includes an innocuous, even charming, article by Jesse Bogan about a "Chocolate Seder" held over this past weekend for kids at Congregation Temple Israel in Creve Coeur.According to the article, the aim of this "Seder" wa ... More >>
Anderson, right, will be taking his talents to Fayetteville. It's a rough time to be a Missouri basketball fan. The Tigers went in the tank for much of the latter portion of the regular season, were treated to an unceremonious first-round exit from the NCAA Tournament by Cincinnati, and now they' ... More >>
Image ViaIs this Tiger Clemson's or MU's?Tigers fans across America will be tuning into CBS this afternoon to watch Mizzou take on Clemson in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. That's because both teams have Tigers for mascots.If you're a Mizzou fan, word on the World Wide Web is that the ... More >>
Missourians have a healthy appetite for wild game meat. Some say raccoon tastes better than roast beef.