Jessra Johnson’s ability to keep the MU women's basketball team loose with her humor would be a great asset for any squad, but it’s especially good for a young Tigers team going through a rough season.
Norman Finkelstein, a former professor at Depaul University, spoke to about 120 people at the Old MU Alumni Center on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He was invited to speak by the Peace Studies Program at MU.
National student rights activist C.L. Lindsay gave a presentation and legal advice to college students.
Senior Vince Demarest hasn't started a match with the Tigers, but sticks with the team for the discipline and toughness it brings.
Before the Chancellor’s Concert on Monday, Michael O’Brien, dean of the MU College of Arts and Science, talked about a proposed $100 million project that would involve renovations of the current Fine Arts Building and a new School of Music.
The Big 12 has an RPI rating that’s second in the country, nine teams already boasting at least 16 wins, and the nation’s best winning percentage against ranked outsiders.
The basketball bug is fulfilled at least three times a week for MU junior Daniel Thode, who coaches a Columbia Youth Basketball Association boy’s team. His eighth and ninth-grade team, the Flying Squirrels, practices twice a week and has a game each Saturday.
MU men’s basketball player Jason Horton and former MU guard Stefhon Hannah waived their arraignments, which were set for Monday. Both were charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault stemming from a Jan. 27 fight outside a late-night restaurant.
Monday was crime-fighting day in the Missouri Legislature, as senators gave first-round approval to bills tightening the state’s laws regarding DNA testing and cyber-harassment.
Chanel Ross leads the NAIA in both assists and steals, and is leading the American Midwest Conference in scoring. The Columbia College women's basketball team faces off against her and her team Wednesday in the AMC tournament semifinals.
Jonathan G. Heyboer, who robbed a city convenience store, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for second-degree robbery on Monday.
The weekend warm-up prompted some annuals to sprout. A senior landscape technician said this week’s potential snow is not a threat.
A state Senate bill allowing the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to originate its own student loans would ease the pressure fueled by the credit crunch, a MOHELA director has said.
Almost three months after the sexual assault and robbery of one hotel clerk and the shooting death of another, none of Columbia’s 30 hotels have become fully certified by a free safety program available through a division of the Columbia Police Department.
The Internet has changed the way consumer advocates work and gives consumers more power.
A revision to the city ordinance dealing with private common collectors will be read at the council meeting for the first time tonight without opportunity for discussion or public comment.
A group called Working to Empower Community Action Now say it fears the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative is deceptive in finding support to effectively ban most affirmative action programs in Missouri.
Larry D. Patrick, 20, of Columbia pleaded guilty Monday to one count of first-degree robbery in connection with a Nov. 14 carjacking at the Activity and Recreation Center.
Mark D. Oleson, MU’s director of the Office for Financial Success, has resigned in the wake of his arrest in January on suspicion of stealing more than $500 from the university, said Robert Weagley, chairman of personal financial planning at MU.