8 must-see films at True/False

It’s that glorious time of the year again when the streets of Columbia, Missouri, transform from the hum-drum of everyday life into an ultra-spunky, art-filled mecca for documentary film fans. True/False Film Festival is right around the corner and there are plenty of reasons to get excited.

When trying to avoid c-sections, some mothers seek doulas for support

By Guimel Sibingo Elisa Parsons-Facetti’s first birth was not the kind of the birth she had always imagined. Due to a late diagnosis of pelvic girdle pain, a common condition in pregnant women, Parsons-Facetti’s doctor recommended a Cesarean section. “It was my first pregnancy,” she said. “And I had to trust what the OBGYN was…

Mike Szydlowski revamps science learning in elementary curriculum

By Taylor Malottki Some kids may think reading about science is boring, but what about the magical adaptations of reindeer? Or drinking water recycled from poop? Those topics and more are catching students’ attention through Mike Szydlowski’s weekly “Did You Know Kids” articles in the Columbia Tribune. Szydlowski, science coordinator with the Columbia School District, aims…