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Gamma Phi Beta's 'Mom' remembered for love of the house

Women of Gamma Phi Beta honor house 'mom,' Donna Pulliam, who died on Feb. 25 from cancer.

The women of Gamma Phi Beta are planning an event to commemorate their house "mom" and raise money to help research the cancer that took her life.

UPDATE: Two MU students arrested, suspended after cotton ball incident

Freshman Sean Fitzgerald and senior Zachary Tucker were suspended Wednesday after their Tuesday evening arrest in connection with the scattering of cotton balls outside the Black Culture Center on Friday.

LETTER: Call for self-reflection on condoning racist behavior

We must take a more proactive role in battling racism by refusing to tolerate racist jokes and looking out for one another.

Judge Oxenhandler to preside over 13th circuit

Judge Gary Oxenhandler will take over as the presiding judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court. He was elected by the other circuit judges from a pool of four candidates.

UPDATE: Two MU students arrested in Black Culture Center incident

UPDATED: 2:03 p.m. The two — a senior and a freshman at MU — were also suspended by the university Wednesday morning pending the results of the student conduct process.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Are 21st birthday shot books about friends or binge drinking?

Scrapbooks documenting students' 21st birthdays and the night of drinking that they take part in have become a phenomenon recently. Alcohol counselors warn that these shot books encourage unsafe behavior, but students argue they are important part of commemorating their birthday with friends.

2 MU students arrested in cotton ball incident

An anonymous tip led to the arrest Tuesday night of two MU students in connection with last Friday's scattering of cotton balls in front of the MU's Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.

Who's funding candidates in the April election?

See who's getting money from whom in the mayoral, Third Ward, Fourth Ward and School Board races.

Discouraged Missouri women's basketball team falls to Longhorns

In the Tigers' first game since Cindy Stein announced she would be stepping down, Missouri produced an uninspired effort in a big loss.

Suspected illegally stored radioactive gas leads to U.S. Attorney's investigation

A federal investigation into an incident of illegally stored radioactive gas has been confirmed by the Natural Resources Department.

Rock Bridge girls basketball in state quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat Jefferson City 34-30 on Wednesday night at Union High School to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 5 state playoffs.

LETTER: Pass health care, the party differences are minimal

The health care summit showed that the two parties differ very slightly in their views on the current system and reforming it. It's time for reconciliation, so that legislation will finally get passed.

LETTER: Health insurance premium dropped after leaving MU

After leaving MU for a state position, one woman's health insurance premium decreased by $50 a month.

GUEST COMMENTARY: How to fix our city government

As a candidate for mayor of Columbia, Sid Sullivan lays out the problems of Columbia and what he can do to fix them.

Chatman keeps Rock Bridge girls basketball team relaxed about postseason

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team is relying on the humor of senior Orreshia Chatman to stay relaxed entering its 6 p.m. Class 5 state playoff game Wednesday against Jefferson at Union High School.

Road to diversity course requirement has bumps, hurdles

An MU Faculty Council task force is examining the potential for a diversity course requirement. A diversity course requirement would designate existing classes to meet  diversity learning objectives.

Jayhawks wear down K-State to win Big 12 regular-season title outright

Sherron Collins played his final game at Allen Fieldhouse.

Oswald helps Columbia College women's basketball move on to AMC semifinals

Columbia College senior forward Rachel Oswald scored 29 points, pushing her past the career 1,500 point-mark, in the Cougars' 96-60 victory over Park University on Wednesdday in the American Midwest Conference tournament quarterfinals.

Edwards' wife gives birth to girl

Carl Edwards became a father a week ago and says, "It's definitely a different emotion than I've ever had."

Jazz bassist Rufus Reid to bring energy, education to Columbia

The Rufus Reid Trio will perform for the public and meet with MU and high school jazz students as part of "We Always Swing" Jazz Series.

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