PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman and Rock Bridge face off in Providence Bowl

Hickman High School and Rock Bridge High School face off as rivals in the Providence Bowl on Friday evening. Hickman lost 42-23.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU celebrates its 175th anniversary with show at MU Columns

MU hosted an MU Columns lighting ceremony on Friday as part of its 175th anniversary celebration week.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri soccer defeats LSU 3-1

The MU women's soccer team defeated LSU 3-1 on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Write Like a Pirate Day celebrates creative take on writing

Write Like a Pirate Day celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Attendees dressed up in pirate outfits and participated in a creative writing program as part of the event.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bruce Arnett grows pumpkins at Peach Tree Farm

Bruce Arnett grows three varieties of pumpkins on his Peach Tree Farm east of Boonville. The farm will open to pumpkin pickers on Oct. 1.

PHOTO GALLERY: Donald W. Reynolds Foundation donates $10 million to Missouri School of Journalism

The donation makes the foundation the first $100 million donor to MU, following previous gifts to the Reynolds Alumni Center, Reynolds Journalism Institute and Missouri School of Journalism.

PHOTO GALLERY: SEC broadcast bus filled with buttons

There are 22 monitors within the SEC Network production truck is packed with equipment and personnel. The crew set up for production and broadcasting in Columbia for the Sept. 12 Missouri football game against Central Florida.

PHOTO GALLERY: Nick Collins practices at Rock Bridge

NIck Collins doesn't grab the same number of headlines as his prolific teammates, but the Rock Bridge running back keeps the offense running smoothly.

PHOTO GALLERY: Stephens soccer loses to Williams Baptist

Stephens College falls to 3-2 this season after Thursday's 5-0 loss to Williams Baptist College. The Stars will face Missouri Baptist University at home Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Emily Wilson practices with Missouri volleyball

Emily Wilson practices with the Missouri volleyball team Wednesday. Wilson plays outside hitter for the Tigers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin inauguration

Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, the newly installed chief executive officer of MU, speaks at the Missouri Theatre on Thursday afternoon during his inauguration. Loftin recounted his first experiences at MU, why he decided to take the position and his future plans for the university.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kewpies practice

Hickman Kewpies head football coach Arnel Monroe directs practice Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mizzou Arena to see multimillion dollar renovations

The Missouri athletics department announced a multimillion dollar renovation project for Mizzou Arena on Thursday. The project includes a new video board and upgrades to the player development area, facility entryway, the team lounge and the locker room.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jane Goodall visits MU

Famed primatologist Jane Goodall held a book signing before giving a speech Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The speech was part of the Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics presentation series in partnership with MU.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman and Rock Bridge boys soccer compete

After ending regulation with a score of 2-2 and double overtime, Hickman won Tuesday night's soccer match against Rock Bridge in penalty kicks.

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters gather near Opus demolition site

More than 20 people gathered near the intersection of Locust and Eighth streets on Tuesday in protest of Opus Development Co. beginning demolition of the buildings to make way for a new student housing complex.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia 5th-graders receive iPads

Mill Creek, Ridgeway and Grant elementary schools followed Midway Heights, Parkade and Two Mile Prairie this week in distributing iPads to fifth-graders. Julie Nichols, manager for instructional technology for Columbia Public Schools, said the devices are intended to prepare them for their transition into middle school.

FROM READERS: Tristen Shaw raises money in honor of her Grandma Joy

Tristen Shaw is raising money for the Alzheimer's Association in honor of her Grandma Joy, who has the disease.

PHOTO GALLERY: Refurbished Thomas Jefferson tombstone marker returns home to MU

The tombstone marker that contains Thomas Jefferson's personal epitaph returned to MU after being restored by the Smithsonian Institution. The relic will be displayed in Jesse Hall after renovations are complete in a display designed by MU architecture student Rachael Liberty.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students release lanterns on Francis Quadrangle

Students donated $5 to write a message on a lantern and release it in remembrance of loved ones lost to suicide. The event raised $550 for the Mid-Missouri Crisis Line.