Ticket shortage puts student on hill

Demand is outpacing supply for MU football tickets, leaving many students sitting on the grass at the north end of the stadium.

LETTER: Palin's "lies" should not be glossed over

We should consider Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's track record more closely.

A century of political cartoons

The State Historical Society of Missouri is displaying "1908-2008: 100 Years of Election Cartoons" in celebration of the MU School of Journalism's Centennial.




What if Hildy Johnson worked for

MU students and alum debated about the credibility of blogs comparing it to the early 20th century journalism tactics as represented in the play "The Front Page."



Forum discusses advances needed to move journalism forward

New technology and an ability to expand the abilities of a journalist were discussed as necessary tools.



Seven years later, pain of Sept. 11 has not faded

I wanted part of my life back as I walked past twisted beams and photographs of the true heroes, the police and firefighters of New York ... Part of my life was lost, a pain I cannot truly describe.

MU trainer describes Danario Alexander’s comeback

Three months ago, Danario Alexander had surgery to repair a ligament that had retorn. On Saturday, he’ll make his return to the field, three weeks before what coach Gary Pinkel had said would be a “best-case scenario.”

Journalism school’s centennial forums examine future

Keeping newspapers and magazines relevant and thriving in an internet era and thwarting residual racism were among the many topics covered in forums Thursday during the MU School of Journalism's centennial celebration.



Former Missourian reporters recall MU football program's darker days

Since MU’s School of Journalism rolled out the first issue of the Missourian in 1908, a long line of sportswriters has covered the team. Hearing the perspectives of some of these writers provides a clearer view of how special the Tigers’ recent rise has been.

Hickman volleyball team gets back to basics

The Kewpies, district champions a year ago, are emphasizing being more fundamentally sound than opponents in 2008.

Amethyst Initiative pushes for lower drinking age

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and UM System President Gary Forsee both oppose the petition, which calls for the federal drinking age recommendation to be knocked down from 21 to 19.

Attorney general candidates Gibbons, Koster discuss campaign issues

Missouri attorney general candidates Mike Gibbons and Chris Koster declared their opposition to a campaign tactic that they both admitted using — automated telephone calls. The denunciations — and admissions — were made at the candidates’ first debate, which was held at the Missouri School of Journalism on Thursday.

Panel of black journalists discusses discrimination

Five black graduates of the School of Journalism met Thursday morning as part of the school’s centennial celebration to discuss those challenges and to offer advice to current students struggling with their own challenges.

Washington University fined for mishandling radioactive material

Washington University medical center is being fined $3,250 for washing part of a radioactive cancer treatment down a sink instead of disposing of it properly.

KRCG returns to DISH Channel 13

KRCG-TV has reached an agreement with Barrington Broadcasting Group and DISH Network to make the station’s broadcast available on the satellite television provider’s service.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU School of Journalism reunions, Sept. 11

A collection of photos from MU School of Journalism reunion parties on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008.

New Rock Bridge quarterback focused on the now

Darryn Hill, Rock Bridge’s newest quarterback, says is ready to help the Bruins put last season's 1-9 record behind them.

Player’s injury forces Hickman offensive line to lead

The Kewpies’ offensive linemen, usually a reserved group, have been asked to become more vocal after senior wide receiver Chase McMichael’s clavicle was injured.

Q-and-A session with SportsCenter anchor John Anderson

A conversation with journalism school graduate Anderson about his experiences at MU and in his career.

Human trafficking victims find refuge in The Shelter

COLUMBIA — Human trafficking takes place around the world, across the United States and in Columbia, right off U.S. 63 and Interstate 70, according to anti-human trafficking advocates.