PHOTO GALLERY: MU Tigers Black & Gold volleyball scrimmage

Wednesday night’s annual Black and Gold intrasquad scrimmage provided MU fans a glimpse of the Tiger volleyball team.

PHOTO GALLERY: Chancellor takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin took the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS and had a bucket dumped on him at the MU practice fields on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back on Cotton Bowl win

Missouri defeated Oklahoma State 41-31 to win the 2014 Cotton Bowl.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri football players attend fall camp

Missouri's football team ran drills Tuesday at its fall camp at Faurot Field.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jimmy Whitt commits to Arkansas

Hickman basketball player Jimmy Whitt announced that he will play for Arkansas during a news conference Tuesday at Hickman High School. He said his final decision came down to Missouri and Arkansas, but conversations with now-Arkansas coach Mike Anderson helped sway him toward Arkansas.

PHOTO GALLERY: Elementary school students attend open house to prep for school

Students at Derby Ridge Elementary in northeast Columbia prepared for the first day of school at "Meet the Teacher Night" on Monday. Students toured the school with their parents, met their teachers and made sure everything was in order for their first day of school.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students get a jump start on high school

Students at Battle High School arrive Monday to take advantage of Columbia Public Schools' Jump Start Day. Hickman, Rock Bridge and Battle high schools provide new students the opportunity to learn the ropes, visiting classrooms and meeting teachers before the first day of classes on Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Marit Vogelsong keeps Kappa Delta house running during summer

Marit Vogelsong, or "Mom Marit", the house mother for the Kappa Delta sorority makes sure that the house is maintained over the summer and ready for the sisters' return come fall. Vogelsong has been with the house for a year, while some employees have been working at KD for as long as three decades.

PHOTO GALLERY: Activists gather at MU for 'Don't Shoot' photos

MU students, activists and community members gathered at Francis Quadrangle on Sunday to pose for photographs as an act of protest against the killing of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson. The "Don't Shoot" photo has become a viral form of protest, with people all over the world sharing their disapproval through the Internet. The hands-in-the-air pose mimicked Brown's last action and the photo's title, his words.

PHOTO GALLERY: Karis Church expands to new location

Karis Church received a permanent home at 1703 Worley St. as a gift from another church that disbanded. Karis' congregants say they want to help their community for the long haul.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ameren still interested in nuclear

As Ameren looks beyond the life of the coal-burning power plants that supply most of the region's electricity, the utility still holds out the hope that a second nuclear plant could be built in Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Congregation, African community celebrate ordination for Nene Rwenyaguza

Nene Rwenyaguza, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been ministering with the African worship service at First Baptist Church of Columbia for several years. On Saturday night, he was ordained as a minister at the church.

PHOTO GALLERY: Participants and volunteers prepare for Boone Dawdle

Volunteers and participants in the fifth annual Boone Dawdle made their way to Flat Branch Park Saturday afternoon.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia's high schools prepare for season at Friday's Jamboree

Rock Bridge High School, Battle High School and Hickman High school competed against each other at Friday's High School Football Jamboree at Rock Bridge. The Jamboree offered a glimpse at the potential new rivalry between Rock Bridge and Battle. The two teams will face each other for the first time in their history in week three. "I think Battle is really wanting to show that they belong right there at the top, especially in town," Rock Bridge coach A.J. Ofodile said. "And our guys are wanting to show that we are. You could see a little bit of that today in how we competed."

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri plays its second scrimmage of fall camp

The Missouri football team played in its second scrimmage of fall camp in the Devine Pavilion after being rained out of Faurot Field.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge Football plays at High School Jamboree

Rock Bridge High School football stars Logan Twehous and Alex Ofodile played with their team at the High School Jamboree on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Protestors, police clash again in Ferguson on Friday night

Unrest returned in Ferguson on Friday night with more businesses being looted. Some people guarded businesses and encouraged others to stop looting. On Saturday, Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a midnight to 5 a.m. curfew.

PHOTO GALLERY: Officer revealed in Ferguson shooting

The officer responsible for the shooting of Michael Brown, which led to riots and looting in Ferguson earlier this week, was identified as Darren Wilson on Friday afternoon.

PHOTO GALLERY: Zou Cab carts Columbia residents throughout downtown

Columbia pedicab business Zou Cab takes residents throughout the downtown area. Michael Weinstein, Zou Cab's owner, bikes from bar to bar to pick up customers on most Saturday nights.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tone of Ferguson protests shift as Highway Patrol takes over

The tone of protests in Ferguson changed Thursday after the Missouri State Highway Patrol took over control from local police. On Friday morning, the Ferguson police chief identified the officer involved in the shooting that killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.