Zach is a graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. He earned a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism and a master's of science in journalism degree during his time there. He recently moved to Columbia to live with his girlfriend, Amanda, and their cat, Norma. In addition to freelancing, Zach is also employed in Jefferson City as a writer in the Senate Communications Department.

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Beyond the Icon

  The parking lot of Rock Bridge High School was filled to capacity on April 15, as students, faculty and members of the press rushed into the building. Two black SUVs were parked in front of the school, and one of their occupants was the center of all this attention. A group of high schoolers […]

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State of the Arts

  Columbia’s arts community looks forward to a growing future The technicolor magic tree lured the crowds of Columbians down 9th Street toward Broadway, and as they passed the Yellow Dog Bookshop, they saw the owner’s two young children dressed as Charlie Brown and Lucy as they waved at them from beside Snoopy’s doghouse. It […]

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Like a Rolling Stone

Thinking about arthritis conjures up images of crooked old-timers with knobbled knuckles who rock back and forth on the front porch and predict the timing of the next big thunderstorm. Some of the most common stigmas about the inflammatory and degenerative disease might pop into your head: arthritis only affects old people, physical activity just […]

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