October 25, 2013
Members of each Greek house at MU work together Friday to create decorations for MU's 2013 Homecoming celebrations. The theme is major cities around the U.S., and each house or team of houses built decorations to represent a different city, including Memphis and Washington, D.C.
Carol Guzy, a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist for The Washington Post, shot these five images in Albania, Germany, West Africa, New York and New Orleans. In an accompanying article (see below), Guzy discusses these photographs and her experiences in detail.
October 24, 2013
Rock Bridge swept Thursday night's volleyball matchup against Hickman 25-13, 25-22. Both teams will enter postseason play, Rock Bridge seeded second in its first tournament and Hickman seeded sixth in a different tournament.
English Country Dance instructors Bridget Whitehead and Kyle Hardman met each other at an English Country Dance camp. After getting married, they have been teaching this style of dance at Unity of Columbia.
October 23, 2013
The Columbia College women's volleyball team celebrated their second victory against William Woods on Wednesday. The Columbia Cougars are now 9-1 at home.
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.