MU to host celebration for street name change

Thursday, September 16, 2010 | 10:46 a.m. CDT; updated 8:28 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 28, 2010

COLUMBIA — City and MU leaders will celebrate a change in campus history Friday afternoon when Maryland Avenue changes to Tiger Avenue.

Mayor Bob McDavid, MU Alumni Association President Randy Wright and Justin Yeater, MU alumni association student board president, are scheduled to speak at the event, which will be held at 3 p.m., at the Reynolds Alumni Center.

MU cheerleaders and Truman the Tiger will also be on hand during the street name change.

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