October 23, 2013
Supporters of Brandon Coleman organized a protest Wednesday at the corner of Broadway and Providence Road. The protest followed a decision by Boone County Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Knight not to press charges against the man who shot Coleman.
Throughout its 10-year history, the True/False Film Fest has offered a variety of activities as can be seen in this collection of photos. At this year's festival, Christine Carpenter made a hat out of an old film, and patrons waited to enter the Missouri Theatre to see "Stories We Tell," the opening film. In 2012, Les Trois Coups performed. An in 2010, visitors watched Joshua Hulen, the True/False robot, dance in the street.
Students at Grant Elementary School learned to use iPads as part of their classwork.
October 22, 2013
Treatment on the big tree began Tuesday. The work included cutting off dead wood, coating the tree's roots in fungicide, mulching and installing an in-ground lightning rod.
Missouri men's basektball coach Frank Haith received a five-game suspension from the NCAA following an investigation of the athletic department at the University of Miami where he previously coached.
Rebecca Miller and her mother, Jeanne Plumley, are planning to reopen Peggy Jean's Pie shop.
October 21, 2013
Lewis Baumgartner and his wife, Janice, bought a 120-acre farm near Millersburg in the late 1970s. The couple has struggled through hard times since buying the land, and Lewis turned many of the mishaps into comedy.
October 19, 2013
Battle High School had its inaugural Homecoming dance Saturday night.
Battle High School had their inaugural homecoming game on Saturday. The Spartans lost to Normal Community West, 34-7.
Missouri football faced Florida on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Columbia.
Three teams navigate Shryocks Callaway Farms' Corn Maze on Friday to win a Harry Potter-themed Triwizard Tournament, based on a competition featured in the series' fourth book, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."
October 18, 2013
With a 9-0 win over the Dodgers on Friday night, the Cardinals advanced to the 2013 World Series.
The Tigers defeated the Bulldogs 3-1 on Friday at the Hearnes Center. Missouri faces fellow unbeaten SEC team Florida on Sunday.
Missouri redshirt freshman quarterback Maty Mauk will make the first start of his career on Saturday against Florida at Faurot Field. Mauk was a prolific passer in high school but has only thrown six total passes this season.
October 17, 2013
As the temperature drops, Columbia' trees begin to sprout beautiful shades of red, orange and purple.
On Thursday, as part of Spirit Week, Battle High School students paired up and dressed as "twins." The Missourian photo staff has a photo booth in the school's common area to make portraits during different dress-up days. A slideshow featuring the best portraits will be on our website Sunday.
Josie Herrera is the first transgender candidate for MU Homecoming king. Herrera is a journalism major, in a sorority and two Tap Day societies, is leading an Alternative Spring Break trip and sponsored for Homecoming royalty by the MU Women's Center.
October 16, 2013
Hickman High School's Varsity Softball team defeated Willard High School 9-1. The Kewpies will move on to quarterfinal tournament play Saturday.
Battle High School students dressed up as their favorite celebrities Wednesday for Homecoming Spirit Week.
In the last two-and-a-half years, Sage has covered at least 20,000 miles on his bike. He’s ridden through Asia and Europe, pruned cherry trees in New Zealand and learned about the complexity of human behavior in Iran.