A History of the Maneater
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In 1955 when Joel J. Gold, better known at the time as Joe Gold, was approached with the opportunity to become editor of The Maneater, he was unaware of the change he was about to make. He was also unaware of the impact he was about to have on the student body of the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was your average “Joe” trying to make his way through college. A sociology student, Joe Gold had little experience with newspapers. At the time he was the editor of ShowMe, which was the University's humor magazine. Although Gold was new to the idea of a student newspaper, the University of Missouri-Columbia was not.
Artifacts, 2 (2009)