PHOTO GALLERY: Goodbye, Sochi

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics ended the global festival with a beautiful closing ceremony. The next winter Games will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball loses to Tennessee

The Missouri women's basketball team lost to the Tennessee Volunteers on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU Department of Residential Life hosts meeting for University Village residents

The MU Department of Residential Life hosted a meeting for University Village apartment residents Sunday, after a walkway collapsed there Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College men's basketball defeats Freed-Hardeman

The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Freed-Hardeman Saturday, 93-82. At one point, the Cougars faced a 17-point deficit, but stormed back to beat the fifth-ranked Lions.

PHOTO GALLERY: Community honors Lt. Bruce Britt at candlelight vigil

Students, members of the community and residents of University Village came together to hold a candlelight vigil for Lt. Bruce Britt. The firefighter died as he was helping evacuate the University of Missouri-run housing complex

PHOTO GALLERY: Mid-Missouri Area Music Teachers Association holds Musicathon

The Mid-Missouri Area Music Teachers Association held its annual Musicathon at Macy's on Saturday. The event raised funds for the association's scholarships and a music program at the Boys & Girls Club of Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Figure skating combines art and athleticism

Figure skaters break the wall between arts and sports during the figure skating exhibition gala in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

PHOTO GALLERY: Emergency personnel respond to collapse at University Village, one firefighter killed

The Columbia Fire Department and MU workers responded to an early morning structural collapse at University Village off Providence Road. Lt. Bruce Britt, one of the responding firefighters, was killed. Eighteen people were in the building at the time of the collapse, but they were not injured.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sports psychologist helps athlete

Mark Brownlee has written more than 75 published articles about sport psychology and human performance. He is also a multi-certified instructor in clay target shooting. "If you could hear the interviews of all the people who win medals and perform very well, they almost always will say something different from what the sports announcers and writers and everybody said," Brownlee said about the Olympics.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri breaks records

Several Missouri athletes broke records in the field events at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Winter Olympics shows several types of emotion

The 2014 Winter Olympians and their fans show diverse emotions such as joy, sadness, confidence, agony, affection, anger, boredom and surprise.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri sprinter Tre Chambers sets his sights on faster times

Missouri sprinter Tre Chambers battled injuries for two years. Now a senior, he is hoping to surpass the times he set during his freshman year.

PHOTO GALLERY: Scott Schlib to open bookstore in Columbia

Scott Schlib founded Schilb Antiquarian a decade ago as a Web business. Next week, he will open a bookstore in downtown Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Street performers entertain spectators during Olympics

Various street performers during the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

PHOTO GALLERY: In2Action recovery house provides refuge for former inmates

In2Action is a Christian-based recovery house in north Columbia that helps former inmates stay out of prison. In2Action provides safe and affordable housing and helps offenders apply for work or enroll in school. The house is a network of support in which the men of the In2Action house engage in dialogue, do chores and pray together.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Vanderbilt 67-64

Missouri defeated Vanderbilt 67-64 on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: True/False box office preparation

True/False Film Fest volunteers prepared the box office for the film festival on Wednesday. The theme for the box office this year is "Magic realism."

PHOTO GALLERY: Gracie Gold competes in Olympics short program figure skating

Gracie Gold, a former MU High School attendee, competed in the Olympics short program on Wednesday. She finished fourth.

PHOTO GALLERY: Conflict and competition from around the globe

While the world's attention is on the Sochi Winter Olympics, elsewhere, many are striving for more freedom. Images from the Sochi Winter Olympics are contrasted with scenes from Ukraine, Syria and Egypt as protests and riots attract attention on the world stage.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton boys basketball team edges Helias 68-67

The Tolton boys basketball team edged out Helias by one point, 68-67.