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An inside look at the Insight Bowl

Mizzou tackles Tempe with a record-breaking crowd.

spirit rally

Rally the Tigers

Mizzou fans pack in by the hundreds to roar their approval before the Insight Bowl.


Ready for some Tuesday night Insight?

The Missouri Tigers (10-2, 6-2) will face the Iowa Hawkeyes (7-5, 4-4) in the 2010 Insight Bowl at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, in Tempe, Ariz.

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Thought for food

Have food on the brain? So does Mizzou. Here, researchers are thinking innovatively about the same food issues that perplex you daily.



Alumnus Eric Hoffman grass-feeds his 142 dairy cows by moving them from pasture to pasture.

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Hungry for knowledge

A lot of well-deserved ink gets spilled about scientific discoveries and technical innovations that faculty members conjure on campus. Alex Barker, who directs MU’s Museum of Art and Archaeology, is a big fan of such revelations.

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Teyonna vs. calories

What Teyonna Ruppert misses most are pepperoni pizza rolls, white rice and chocolate. Before August 2010, she didn’t hesitate to eat these American staples.

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Healthy ice cream

Food researcher Ingolf Gruen and graduate student Ting-Ning Lin think adding fiber, probiotic bacteria and cancer-fighting antioxidants to creamy concoctions makes sense.

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Mizzou basketball 2010-11

The 2010–11 basketball preview is here, and the Tigers are already roaring and romping at Mizzou Arena.

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From the ground up

Like a determined rebounder cleaving through defenders to crash the backboard, newly hired Coach Robin Pingeton cuts right to the chase about the state of the women’s basketball program at Mizzou. “We are in a major rebuilding situation here,” she says.

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Sweet dreams

The story of junior Kim English camping out at Mizzou Arena has become folklore at the University of Missouri. Fans envision him shooting jump shots alone like a real-life Jimmy Chitwood, his swishes and shoe squeaks echoing in the cavernous space.

john gilbert

For a reason

If you looked at John Gilbert’s life on paper a few years back, you might have thought he was going nowhere fast. Gilbert is a paraplegic from a poor, single-parent home in a tiny and economically troubled Missouri town.

Mort Walker

Mort tells all

Mort Walker, 87, creator of Beetle Bailey, spent Oct. 22, 2010, on campus helping dedicate the MU Student Center.



From avocado to orange zest, Mizzou has lots to talk about when it comes to food. Nibble on these factoids.