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Garrett Giles

Student Reporter

Garrett Giles is from Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He has experience with working with KCOU and KBIA where he has been a reporter, anchor, and show host for "B-Squared and G-Squared." He was a producer with KOMU for a brief period in 2016. He's currently working on a dual major (English and Journalism) at the University of Missouri. He's also written over twenty composition notebooks about his life. He serves with The Rock Campus Church, he is the oldest of five children, and he loves listening to Johnny Cash.

File photo / MoDot

More than 230 roads remain closed across the state of Missouri, including Route 63 near Vienna, between Rolla and Jefferson City. Today Interstate 55 closed in the southbound direction at noon between St. Louis and Jefferson counties according to information from MoDOT. The northbound lanes of I-55 are expected to close this evening. Travelers need to find alternate routes to travel east and west and now north and south in Missouri.

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Interim Chancellor Hank Foley announced a new Faculty Athletic Representative that has been appointed at the University of Missouri today.

Effective May 14th Dr. Pamela Hinton will be the new Faculty Athletic Representative where she’ll report directly to the chancellor in her five-year term. Hinton has been the associate professor of nutrition and exercise physiology and director of Graduate Studies for Nutritional Sciences at Mizzou. She also served as an executive member of the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee and was the IAC Compliance Subcommittee Chair.

Garrett Giles / KBIA

I put two press passes around my neck after getting ready last Saturday morning. I then walked out my door, got in my car, and traveled to downtown Columbia where the True/False Festival was happening. Well, that was after I stopped at the Chick-fil-a off of Stadium Blvd. to get breakfast.

Josh Murray / Office of Undergraduate Studies

National Geographic is well-known for its photography. University of Missouri alumna Sarah Leen was the first female director of photography for the magazine. She recently took time out of her travels to give a keynote address at the 2017 Visual Arts and Design Showcase at her alma mater.