Minority enrollment reaches all-time high

Freshmen enrollment rates are up, but minority freshmen enrollment rates are even higher. Special outreach and attention to those students have increased their presence on campus.

Missouri Task Force 1 deployed for Republican National Convention

The task force will provide assistance if needed at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul, which is scheduled for Sept. 1 through Sept. 4.

Wilderness groups to hold conference focusing on forest protection

Wilderness advocates are trying to win support for a plan to protect Missouri’s Mark Twain Forest. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, who represents southeast Missouri, strongly opposes the plan.

Missourian is changing, not dying

As rumors swirl of its demise, the record needs to be set straight on just what is going on with the Columbia Missourian.

MU's Klein returns to volleyball court

Julianna Klein, an MU outside hitter who had 2.75 kills per game for the Tigers in 2006, was hurt on Sept. 7 of last season and missed the rest of the year. She was granted a medical redshirt and will be a sophomore this season.

Cougars women's basketball team adds final player

The Columbia College women's basketball team rounded out its roster on Thursday by signing Brittany Taylor, a 6-foot-1 forward from Belleville, Ill.

Schedule set for MU women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team announced their schedule for the 2008-09 season Thursday.

Rock Bridge tennis team tops Hickman

The Rock Bridge girls tennis team defeated Hickman 5-1 on Thursday night.

Cowan boosts Hickman softball team

The Hickman softball team defeated Westran 9-0 on Thursday night.

Educational farm to host final open house

Saturday is the last chance to catch a glimpse of the activities at Jefferson Farm & Gardens before it closes until Spring 2009.

Kansas City woman wins half of Missouri Lottery jackpot

With the money won, she says she will help her granddaughter go to college.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch cuts 18 jobs

The new cuts follow cuts in March and an offer of voluntary early retirement a year ago.

Families still looking for tips about missing daughters

The families of Amanda Jones and Heather Kullorn are still looking for information regarding their loved ones disappearances in eastern Missouri.

SEAL America campaign to make stop in Jefferson City

SEAL America is a grassroots movement to bring prayer and communion services to every state capitol in 2008.

Former Harrisburg man charged with first-degree murder

A former Harrisburg man was arrested in St. Louis after a warrant was issued on charges of first-degree murder Friday, a Boone County Sheriff's Department news release stated.

Volunteers search for more than 100,000 eligible for stimulus checks

The majority of those who haven’t applied for the checks are over the age of 65, leaving much of the burden for notifying them with organizations that cater to that population.

Muslims emphasize charity during Ramadan

The mid-Missouri Muslim community donates to the Central Missouri Food Bank every year during Ramadan, a time for fasting.