Emily Yeap

Host, Missouri State Journal

A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the public relations specialist in the office of university communications. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

The Asian population in the United States comprises many culturally and geographically diverse ethnic subgroups. Their achievements and contributions to the country are many.   

Missouri State University will celebrate Asian Heritage Month throughout April to highlight the history, culture and traditions of Asians and Pacific Islanders. 

Celebrating Dance

Feb 26, 2019

This March, dance will take center stage at Missouri State University. The university’s theatre and dance department will host the annual American College Dance Association Central Region Conference March 13-16.

This year’s theme is “Looking Back, Moving Forward” to honor the 100th anniversary of several dance artists and focus on the legacy and dance research that resulted from their work. 

The 2019 tax return filing season is here, and there are some major changes thanks to the Tax Cut and Jobs Act.

From updates to tax rates to deductions and more, filing your taxes this year can seem a bit more daunting than in years past. 

Dr. Kerri Tassin, assistant professor in the School of Accountancy at Missouri State University, highlights what taxpayers should look out for.

In general, we all need to drink about eight glasses of fluid a day. Besides water, milk is a great drink choice for people of all ages.

Nowadays, there are many different types of milk available and choosing which one to buy can be a tad overwhelming.

Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, discusses the benefits of milk and the varieties available.

Maya Angelou said, “The more you know of your history, the more liberated you are.”

February is Black History Month in America. It’s an occasion to remember and celebrate the contributions of Black people to our country and the world. It’s also an occasion to shed light on history that’s not always mentioned or often overlooked. 

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