August 22, 2012
Children splashed around at the Country Club of Missouri pool on Wednesday. After a few weeks of relatively cool weather, temperatures reached mid-90s and led to early dismissals at Jefferson and West Junior High schools.
August 21, 2012
A rally to celebrate the University of Missouri Press was held Tuesday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium.
August 20, 2012
Archers, including some from MU's archery club, practiced shooting bows Monday at Powder Horn Guns & Sporting.
Parents and their infants gathered together to sing songs, dance and play during Wee Ones at the Columbia Public Library on Monday. Wee Ones, offered for young infants up to 24 months, is one of several activities offered at the library to help develop reading skills. "The idea is to be familiar with sounds and with books," Library Associate Barb Tucker said about Wee Ones activities. "It's all for getting ready for them to read on their own."
Bus routes give more options to students and Columbia residents for transportation. While Tiger Line runs three routes and is mainly targeted at MU students, FastCAT provides routes elsewhere in the city. After Aug. 27, the new FastCAT route will cost $100 per semester or $1.50 per ride.
The drought has had a detrimental effect on Brian Lease and other Missouri cattle farmers.
August 19, 2012
Freshmen and transfer students walked through the MU Columns on Sunday evening in Francis Quadrangle toward Jesse Hall.
Columbia College freshmen were welcomed into the school during the Storm the Gate event Sunday evening.
An interfaith worship service was one of the events at the Mid-Missouri Pride Fest on Sunday in Columbia.
Columbia police officers Jaime Dowler and James Meyer were assigned proactive patrols in the Douglass Park area.
August 18, 2012
The Rankin family has been raising pigs, meat goats, sheep and steers to show at fairs for the past 13 years.
August 16, 2012
Stephens College welcomed its incoming freshmen on Thursday with The Crossing of the Bridge Ceremony.
A year after a devastating tornado struck Tuscaloosa, residents rely on football traditions for hope.
Athens, Ga., home to the University of Georgia, is the place where football and music harmonize.
In Lexington, Ky., horses and basketball reign.
Auburn, Ala., known as the "Loveliest Village on the Plains," lives up to its nickname. The eight beliefs of the Auburn Creed help solidify a sense of community among residents, students and alumni.
Gainesville, Fla., is a mix of Bible Belt, alternative rock, visual artists and fraternity row. Weaving its way through each of those circles is Florida Gator football.
As Texas A&M transitions to the Southeastern Conference, Aggies are eager to share what makes College Station unique.
Knoxville, Tenn., has spent the past decade reshaping itself.
Vanderbilt University remains insulated from the allure of the country music industry in Nashville. Students call it the "Vander Bubble" because the campus is so connected to all the other things they need.