Paper jams are a minor frustration for office-cube dwellers around the world, but they can be a major annoyance for Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren when they occur in electronic voting machines.
Paintings, drawings and Polaroids — some in frames, some not — hang on the walls with tape, nails or gum-like Blu-Tack. Nearby rest other pieces of art, including a Sharpie-decorated guitar, haiku-embellished playing cards and even a box filled with human hair.
It’s a rainy afternoon in McBaine. Inside Lucy’s Bar & Grill, a group of farmers and other residents takes advantage of the weather. They’re playing four-point pitch in the back of the restaurant, slapping cards down on an old wooden table, laughing and joking as hands sweep up tricks.
The year is going by a little too fast for Carlynn Savant. She’s nine hours into her master’s program in sport and exercise psychology.
Throughout the 2006 season, fans of the Missouri volleyball team have energized the Tigers and rattled opponents, turning Hearnes Center into one of the most intimidating places in the country to play.
Missouri and Nebraska are heading in to Saturday’s 11 a.m. game with the same thing at stake: the Big 12 Conference North division title and all that comes with it.
You can call it a flawed system. You can call it a loophole. The Hickman football team does not care.
What Missouri fans will see tonight isn’t a finished product. It probably won’t even be close.
B.B. King once said, “I think there’s a place for playing the guitar. There’s a place for singing the blues.” On Wednesday evening, that place was Columbia’s Jesse Auditorium.
Chia-Yu Wang thinks talking about stem cell research provides another great opportunity for people to recognize how deeply science relates to their everyday lives.
Historically, turnout rates among student voters have been too low to have much impact on national elections. However, student groups at MU have made an effort in the past few weeks to encourage students to make their voices heard at the polls Nov. 7.
An 18-year-old Columbia man died on U.S. 63 near the Oakland Gravel exit when his truck left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert at 3:45 a.m. Thursday.
Columbia might soon be the recipient of wind energy from Missouri’s first, yet to be fully constructed, “wind farm” in Gentry County in northwest Missouri.
A conversation between two local library districts about sharing tax revenues has led to a suggestion about merging the Centralia Public Library with the Daniel Boone Regional Library system.
MU is investigating allegations that images accompanying research published by MU professor of reproductive biology R. Michael Roberts in a prominent academic journal were digitally altered.
NEW DELHI, India — She’s a rodeo barrel-racing champion who runs a 180-acre ranch in Oklahoma when she’s not bouncing across back roads selling farms. Dodie Gilmore is a 60-year-old who loves the outdoors, but when she could no longer straddle her faithful horse, River, she knew it was time for a new hip.
Every week, as she watches people trickle into the Shepherd’s Basket Food Pantry on Ridgeway Avenue, Sharron Eichler wonders how they are able to make ends meet.
The discussion of Boone Hospital Center’s lease with BJC HealthCare is heating up. Boone County leaders, professionals and business owners voiced their concerns with the lease at multiple meetings this week. The majority publicly spoke out against the lease.
Parks and Recreation, Railroad Advisory, Bicycle/Pedestrian, Historic Preservation and Cultural Affairs are just a few of the 33 boards and commissions composed of volunteers who dedicate their time to improving Columbia.
MU students filled the courtroom at the School of Law on Thursday to listen to MU student representatives’ reasons for supporting distribution of free condoms in MU’s residence halls. Attendees voiced their take on the issue.