December 20, 2014
The Missouri Tigers lost the 34th Braggin' Rights game against Illinois at the buzzer on Saturday, 62-59.
Illinois defeated Missouri 62-59 on Saturday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis during the 34th Braggin' Rights game between the Tigers and Fighting Illini.
Darwin Hindman, former mayor of Columbia, was presented with an honorary doctorate in law on Saturday during the MU Honors College ceremony at the Missouri Theatre.
December 19, 2014
The December commencement ceremony for graduates of the Sinclair School of Nursing was held on Friday at the Missouri Theater.
MU staff and students from the Tiger Garden put the finishing touches on flower arrangements and other decorations on Friday at Hearnes Center. Graduations will be held Friday through Sunday at Hearnes Center and the Missouri Theatre. The ROTC commissioning of officers will be held at Crowder Hall Sunday.
December 18, 2014
The twins from Town and Country, Missouri, excel from beyond the arc.
Midway Plaza, off Interstate 70 in Columbia, sold gas for $1.99 per gallon Thursday. The average price of gas in Missouri was $2.16 per gallon.
Principal Eryca Neville talks with attendees at the Douglass High School Thanksgiving potluck Nov. 25. The event served a meal, including dessert, to students and their families, alumni, staff and faculty.
December 17, 2014
Ellen Eardley participated in a forum that showcased her candidacy for the Title IX administrator position Wednesday at MU. She hopes her legal background will help guide new standards at the university.
Students gather Wednesday in Speakers Circle for a candlelight memorial and prayer session for the victims of religious terrorism in Peshawar, Pakistan. The MU Muslim Student Organization hosted the event.
Rachel Bennnett, an assistant principal at Battle High School, became involved in education to try to influence as many lives as possible. She had a stroke in her 30s, a life event that made her passion to help grow.
December 16, 2014
Chabad of MU and Mid-Missouri hosted a lighting ceremony Tuesday at MU. After lighting the 9-foot menorah, students and faculty enjoyed latkes and doughnuts. The group will also hold a public menorah lighting at 5 p.m. Sunday outside the Daniel Boone City Building
Ben Trachtenberg, an associate professor in the MU School of Law, lights the candle for the first night of Hanukkah during a menorah lighting ceremony Tuesday in the MU Student Center. This is the third year that Chabad of MU and Mid-Missouri has hosted a menorah lighting on the campus.
First-graders from Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School sing holiday carols in a concert Tuesday on the steps of MU's Memorial Union. Students braved cold weather to perform holiday carols outdoors for those passing by.
Since 2009, the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture has focused on the environmental and health benefits of raising food locally. Over that time, volunteering and food production at the center have increased.
December 15, 2014
Battle High School girls basketball played Helias High School on Monday at home. Battle went on to defeat the Crusaders 40-33. The Spartans are now 6-3 on the season.
Battle High School fell to 2-5 on the season with a last-minute loss of 52-50 on Monday.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team beat De Smet 81-49 Monday at home.
The Columbia Mall held a photo booth for pets to get their pictures taken with Santa every Monday from Nov. 17 to Dec. 15.
Children with autism and their families were invited to spend time with Santa at MU's Thompson Center on Dec. 6, away from crowds and noise that can sometimes be challenging for children on the autism spectrum.