Tyler is a journalism major from Chicago. Takuma is an international studies major from Osaka, Japan. They both enjoy the Beatles, and they’re freshman roommates at Mizzou. Take a look at how they bonded over their music tastes and the Mizzou events they attended together during their first couple weeks at college.

Ymbar and Andew fist-bump while sitting in their room.

Doubts, Nerves, Friendship

After moving in as strangers, Andrew and Ymbar found friendship through food, music and games.

Breanna McCaughey gestures as she speaks at the front of a West Middle School classroom.

Exploring Music

Alumna Breanna McCaughey takes her passion for music and community involvement with her to the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra.

Anthony Blatter looks up toward the ceiling.

Fear and Singing in Las Vegas

Anthony Blatter’s musical journey reached a crescendo in a national singing competition.