PHOTO GALLERY: Toddlers learn basic swimming skills

Toddlers attended instructor Leslie Winn's class on basic swimming skills at the Macher Swim School on Saturday, Nov. 22. Winn's class requires the accompaniment of at least one parent.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri falls to Alabama in SEC Championship

The Missouri Tigers fall to the Alabama Crimson Tide 42-13 in the SEC Championship at the Georgia Dome.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers face Crimson Tide in SEC Championship

No. 14-ranked Missouri played No. 1-ranked Alabama on Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball falls to Oklahoma

The Missouri men's basketball team lost 82-63 against Oklahoma on Friday. Johnathan Williams led Missouri with 16 points and eight rebounds. Montaque Gill-Caesar, Missouri's top scorer entering the game, finished with 15 points on 6-for-16 shooting.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU4MikeBrown movement marches through campus to honor Eric Garner

The MU4MikeBrown movement organized a march Friday in honor of Eric Garner at MU. The march capped off an eventful week on campus for the movement.

PHOTO GALLERY: Journey for Justice marches to Jefferson City

The NAACP's Journey for Justice concludes as marchers arrive in Jefferson City for a rally at the Missouri Capitol on Friday. The march began Nov. 29 at the site of Michael Brown's August shooting death in Ferguson, Missouri. During the six-day march, participants walked more than 130 miles to Jefferson City, sleeping in churches and at Lincoln University along the way.

PHOTO GALLERY: SEC Championship news conference

Missouri Tigers head coach Gary Pinkel speaks during a news conference at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Friday. The Tigers will face the Alabama Crimson Tide in the SEC Championship on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Marchers ready for final leg of Journey for Justice

NAACP Journey for Justice activists continue marching along U.S. 50 toward the Missouri Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City on Thursday. The march began in Ferguson on Saturday and will end Friday with a rally at the Capitol.

PHOTO GALLERY: Christmas tree sales

Hinkson Creek Tree Farm is in the heart of its seasonal Christmas tree sales. Kinsey Bailey and Alicia Novak picked out a tree that was 7 feet tall and cost around $30.

PHOTO GALLERY: The City of Columbia's original flag

The City of Columbia is holding a contest for a new flag design to replace one created 26 years ago.

PHOTO GALLERY: Paquin Tower to be renovated

Paquin Tower, built in 1974, will receive $12 million for renovations, which will include cleaning, painting, and repairing bricks. The renovations will begin in the spring.

PHOTO GALLERY: Thomas Hart Benton painting is returned to Westminster College

The Thomas Hart Benton painting, "The New Fence," was given as a gift to Winston Churchill from Westminster College for delivering his "Iron Curtain" speech at the school in 1946. On Thursday, an alumnus of Westminster who found the painting returned it to the school. its whereabouts were unknown for years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Outfitting the football team on the road

The equipment managers are responsible for the laundry of players and coaches. They load everything onto a trailer for away games. The trailer hauls about 20,000 pounds worth of equipment to each away game.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missourian debuts new crime visualization tool

CoMo Crime Tracker allows users to visualize reports taken by the Columbia Police Department. The tool is updated daily with new data.

PHOTO GALLERY: Activists walk from Ferguson to Jefferson City

Journey for Justice activists continued marching from Ferguson, Missouri, to the Governor's Mansion on Wednesday after meeting hostile counter-protesters along the route. Since the march started on Saturday in Ferguson, activists have marched about 20 miles each day. They crossed the 100-mile-mark on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball wins against Loyola

Missouri women's basketball won against Loyola at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students voice opinions

Students voiced their opinions during Walking While Black, a panel discussion at MU on Wednesday. The purpose of the panel was to discuss the events that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, get feedback on Darren Wilson not being indicted and to come up with solutions going forth.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bob Priddy retires after 40 years

Bob Priddy has worked at Missourinet since 1974 when it was just a start-up. Forty years later, Priddy retired as news director of a company that now broadcasts to over 60 affiliates.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Southeast Missouri State 65-61

Missouri beat Southeast Missouri State 65-61 Tuesday night in a tight contest at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Acacia fraternity's holiday fundraiser begins at MU's Speakers Circle

Acacia fraternity's holiday fundraiser began Monday at MU's Speakers Circle. The fundraiser, Acacia Claus, is in its 10th year, and fraternity brothers estimated that the fraternity has raised $20,000 for Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis since it began.