Rock Bridge soccer gets past Hickman

Columbia College soccer season ends

Neighborhood residents express concern about apartments for homeless youth

During a Tuesday night meeting between Central Missouri Community Action officials and residents in the North Central Columbia Neighborhood, many residents seemed wary of the organization’s proposed apartment complex for homeless youth.

Friends, colleagues remember Black Studies director

MU students share their good taste

A dinner series at MU's Eckles Hall offers upper-level undergraduates a chance to put into practice the knowledge and skills they have developed while studying in the university's Hotel and Restaurant Management program.

J.C. Penney executive lectures at MU

Sweney, the executive vice president and general merchandise manager of women’s apparel for the department store, gave two lectures on the MU campus Tuesday as part of the Textile and Apparel Management’s “TAM Executive in Residence.”

Chat with Chase to discuss high school

The construction of Columbia's newest high school will be discussed Thursday during two Chat with Chase sessions.

Depth could be problematic for Tigers

The MU Women’s basketball team is dealing with the possibility of having a short bench because injuries have reduced the roster to 10 players.

City asks commission for streetlight recommendations

Neighborhoods could gain a say in the type of streetlights that go up in their area.

Chris Kelly returns from canoeing the Colorado River

After 18 days navigating rapids on the Grand Canyon portion of the Colorado River, Chris Kelly, 61, can safely say, “It was the trip of a lifetime.”

More money does not affect student achievement, economists say

Two weeks after more than 240 Missouri school districts lost a lawsuit requesting more state funding, the Show-Me Institute held a conference where presenters said that additional money for school districts has no effect on student achievement.

MU linebacker Sean Weatherspoon doesn’t forget to have fun on the field

The team’s leading tackler, known for his vocal leadership, is an emerging talent in the Big 12 Conference.

Columbia seeks alternate energy source: trash

Two “gas-to-energy” projects are under way at the Columbia Sanitary Landfill that will catapult the city far beyond its 2008 alternative energy target.

Life around sports gives MU golfer Ryne Fisher lessons to succeed

Coming from a family with a successful athletic history, junior Ryne Fisher is moving out of its shadow with his own burgeoning golf career.

MU student elected National FFA president

Zach Kinne was elected national FFA president in at the 80th FFA Convention in Indianapolis.

Dean of MU Nursing School schedules retirement

Rosemary Porter announced Monday that she has decided to retire within a year. Her last day will be Sept. 1, 2008.

A fascination with fear

Whether it’s peeking out at a horror movie from behind a couch pillow, listening to a friend whisper spooky stories around a campfire or even being hurtled through the air on a roller coaster, some people thrive on the rush of being frightened.

State Supreme Court declines review of Rios case

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to let stand an appeals court decision granting former Columbia police Officer Steven Rios a new trial.

Green Mobile president arrested on suspicion of DWI

Brian Laoruangroch, the president of an upstart used cell-phone retailer, was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Personal landscapes: Yard art brings expression to a new medium

From sculptures to plastics to old farm tools, artwork has found a place in the American home garden.