For each member of the Missouri football team, the start of preseason camp Thursday afternoon meant something different.
Former Tiger quarterback, Daniel Schatz, was driving the pickup truck that was involved in the collision. One high school student on a school bus was also killed.
Sean Weatherspoon, a second-team All-American last season on the Missouri football team, is impressing his new teammates and coaches as a rookie linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons.
The press, including the Missourian, and citizen journalists, including myself, have an obligation to the public — to seek out the truth, expose the lie and show how national stories such as Sherrod versus Breitbart have a hyper-local connection.
Facts are indeed stubborn and will not go away — the $787 billion stimulus, extended jobless benefits and all the various cash outlays are hardly freebies. They must be paid for by someone.
Come October, the classic standard "I'm A Jayhawk" will be revised to account for Nebraska's move to the Big Ten next year and Colorado's move to the Pac-10 next year or in 2012.
One of the victims was Daniel Schatz, a walk-on freshman quarterback who redshirted on the MU football team last season.
The Missouri football team opens preseason camp on Thursday. With the Tigers' first practice comes the first opportunity to begin answering questions about the new season.
Kathleen Zellner, the Chicago-based defense attorney for Ryan Ferguson, said the case against her client has "dissolved" in light of new evidence.
Weekend performances include Chingy and the St. Lunatics.
Teens rapped about charities and made the most of blue corduroy Thursday when about 140 high school students in FFA attended a leadership conference at MU.
Sales tax will not be charged on some purchases this weekend.
Retail sale numbers for July showed only a 2.8 percent increase from last year.
Columbia Public School District elementary students have two options for transferring from schools that did not meet academic progress standards under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Construction shouldn't interfere with students moving back to campus, a Campus Facilities spokeswoman said.
The new plan went into effect Sunday when service was suspended to test the new routes.
On Wednesday, a federal judge overturned Proposition 8, the gay marriage ban passed in California in 2008.
Conference realignment dominated college football conversations this summer, but there's plenty of intrigue on the field, too, starting with the Cornhuskers' bid to go out on top in the Big 12's final season before shrinking to 10 teams.
Both the Boone County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were engaged in a vehicle pursuit at about 6:43 p.m. Wednesday.
A group of Columbia hockey players frequents the rink, which hosts pickup games every Tuesday night.