World-famous Russian poet to perform work written for centennial celebration

 World-renowned Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko will perform a poem he wrote for the School of Journalism’s Centennial celebration during the closing ceremony at Mizzou Arena on Friday night.

Tiger Twilight canceled because of weather

The Twilight Festival was called off Thursday night because of inclement weather, according to the District Newsletter.

Memory Lane: Notable headlines from the Missourian’s first year

From warning new freshmen of the campus rules, to Wilbur Wright’s record-breaking 91-minute flight, the Missourian takes a look at headlines from the first day of publication on Sept. 14, 1908 through the end of that year. blogger’s ‘God-o-meter’ fuses faith, politics

Dan Gigloff, the Web site’s political editor, shared his experience as a faith and politics blogger with a crowd of fellow jouralists on Thursday at the MU School of Journalism’s centennial celebration.

Missouri Photo Workshop forum draws a crowd

MU students and alum learned about the history of the Missouri Photo Workshop and the benefits of participation.  Presenters talked about the continual need for visual story-telling.

Food Network recipe developer lends talents to centennial events

When asked to be the consulting chef for the opening and closing meal events of the Missouri School of Journalism Centennial, Sarah Copeland, Food Network recipe developer, took advantage of the Columbia  Farmers’ Market and Missouri’s natural food products.

Mo. officials to parents: Get kids outside

As part of a national effort, Missouri families are being encouraged to take children to the nearest state park so they can explore nature during "Take a Child Outside" week from Sept. 24 through 30.

Former Missouri woman will be tried in daughter’s death

The amended murder charge says Karen Davenport failed to provide adequate medical treatment for her daughter.

Paycheck timeline a hardship for some Missouri National Guard troops

Troops who respond to state emergencies are paid on the state payroll system, which can take a month to be processed.

Great journalism alumni from the past foreshadow students’ possible futures

Centennial celebration showscases great students from the past. One panel this week featured four former Missourian reporters who have gone on to win journalism’s highest honor, the Pulitzer prize.

Q & A with 'Entertainment Tonight' correspondent Jann Carl

Carl will moderate “Entertainment Journalism: Its Rise and Future" at 3:45 on Thursday.

Other outlets cover Missourian financial woes

Although this year has seen MU's School of Journalism celebrating its centennial, it has also brought about economic pressures that have caused the school's administration to rethink its operation of the Columbia Missourian.

Seven more counties in Missouri qualify for FEMA assistance

Twenty-seven counties are now eligible to receive aid after flooding this summer.

Columbia plays an integral part in the development of great journalists

This week, a number of our graduates who have become editors, won Pulitzers or daily their communities to know themselves better, will be here. You helped teach all of them. You answered their questions — and sometimes refused, which was another important lesson — you filled in missing background, and you challenged them.

Kansas City man shot and found dead in taxi

Kansas City police said they’re investigating the death of a man found shot inside a taxi on a city street.