Black Culture Center event draws community to unify, support

Students, faculty, and campus organizations turned out to show their support following a racial incident.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Preparation for earthquakes makes major difference

Although we are unable to predict earthquakes, recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile have shown that preparation can help reduce the damage.

UPDATE: Unity ceremony to occur at Jesse Hall

An anti-hate observance, organized in response to the cotton ball incident that occurred at MU's Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the steps of Jesse Hall.

Columbia traffic citations increased in 2009 compared to previous year

More than 3,000 more citations were written by traffic officers of the Columbia Police Department in 2009 than in 2008.

PedNet plans meetings on safe school routes

The Safe Routes to School program is sponsoring meetings to generate ideas about helping children walk to school.

Flash mob planned for MU-KU game to attract Google

The flash-mob event is the community's latest attempt to snag Google's fiber-optic broadband trial service.

Parents As Teachers' March screenings packed

The monthly screenings, which saw more than the normal number of children this month, allow for early detection in children with hearing and vision problems.

Two Columbia police officers, administrator retire

For Detective Steve Brown, his proudest moment came while helping to keep the peace during the Nazi Parade of 2008.