Destination: Sun Bowl

The MU football team (8-4, 4-4 Big 12) is headed to El Paso, Texas, to play in the Brut Sun Bowl against 24th-ranked Oregon State (9-4, 6-3 PAC-10) at 1 p.m. Dec. 29. This will be the Tigers’ 24th appearance in a bowl game. Last year, the Tigers played in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., where they defeated South Carolina

Stopping the presses

For 35 years, Missourian pressman Tony Sargent watched the students change, the pages change and the technology change.

Drivers still face rough sledding

As Missouri residents get ready to climb out of sleds and into car seats after last week’s paralyzing snowfall, Columbia and Boone County officials are asking drivers to slow down.

Details of smoking ban to be discussed

Owners of restaurants, bars and other businesses unsure of how to enforce the Jan. 9 smoking ban could soon have an answer.

Hundreds of thousands still waiting for power

ST. LOUIS — The temperature barely rose into the 20s Sunday as hundreds of thousands waited for the restoration of electrical service that was knocked out by a devastating ice and snow storm.

Coming out and coming to terms with homosexuality

Jake Boston realized he was different when he was only 13. That’s when he discovered he liked boys. He came out as gay two years later. His family didn’t take the news well, to put it mildly. “My family told me that I was going to go to hell for something that they see as a choice,” he said.

Equipped for an average snowfall, crews continue to dig out roadways

In the wake of one of the worst snowstorms in recent years, some Columbia residents are wondering whether the city’s efforts to clear neighborhood streets of snow and ice are proceeding fast enough.

Uniquely able

If Dave Roberts has learned one thing in his 32-year career in vocational rehabilitation, it is that disability is a normal part of life.

Across nation, varying math education methods tough on students, teachers

When it comes to math, what students are learning and when they learn it varies significantly across the country, according to MU’s Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum. According to a recent report by the center, some students learn to add and subtract fractions as early as first grade or as late as sixth grade.

Tigers find out bowl fate today

If Missouri announces today that it’s playing in the Insight Bowl, the best chance to see the game will be to travel to Tempe, Ariz., to watch in person or to head to a sports bar.

Tigers refocus after snow day, Arkansas win

Don’t tell the Missouri Tigers their win over Arkansas was a big deal.

Tough trek

When Ouida Savant ran into the Hollins family at the Dallas airport, they decided to fly to Kansas City instead of St. Louis in an effort to avoid the snowstorm.

Badger bond

Standing toe to toe, Missouri wrestlers Josh Wagner and Maxwell Askren prepared to compete for pride and a week’s worth of bragging rights in the middle of their living room.

Alabama A&M holds off EIU

Beat Eastern Illinois in the first game of the State Farm Tiger Classic. Check.

Ugly second half dooms Kansas

ROSEMONT, Ill. — No carryover for Kansas. One week after beating defending national champion Florida, the Jayhawks stumbled against DePaul, a team looking for an identity of its own.

Sticking with it

Skaters don’t move to the rhythm of the latest hits Tuesday nights at Empire Roller Rink. The disco balls don’t spin.

Balancing service

Kim and Julie Heinicka sat at a quilt shop outside Kansas City on Friday afternoon, waiting for their daughter. Jodie Heinicka was supposed to leave Columbia in the morning, but the snow slowed her down.

Underdog Missouri winner in first round

It took the Missouri volleyball team nearly 48 hours to get to California. But a nine-hour wait in the airport, sitting and watching as flight after flight was canceled, and two nights in a hotel in St. Louis are all well worth it now.

Cougars ousted from playoffs

During the regular season, the Columbia College volleyball team was not challenged by the majority of its opponents and was able to win without playing at a high level.

Tigers going to Sun Bowl

All the conjecture can be put to rest now.