MU faculty get to evaluate chancellor

MU faculty members will be able to review Chancellor Brady Deaton's performance soon. His review was postponed last year.

Missouri to host College GameDay

For the first time, MU will host ESPN's College GameDay, according to football team spokesman Chad Moller.



ANALYSIS: Carnahan on attack in Missouri Senate debates

During the weekend debates, Carnahan was much more aggressive in personal attacks against Blunt. Political science experts say this is not uncommon for a candidate who is trailing or thinks he or she may be trailing.

Carl Edwards finishes 12th in Sprint Cup race in Charlotte

Edwards looks ahead to crucial race at Talladega after finishing 12th in Charlotte. 

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Every week, readers of offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. Here, we offer you a digest of some of the conversations we found most interesting.

MU soccer takes positives from loss to Aggies

The Tigers held the lead twice against No. 7 Texas A&M but fell 4-2.

Rock Bridge golf coach gives team mental edge heading into state tournament

The Rock Bridge golf team is headed to their second straight state tournament behind coach Melissa Melahn, who has kept the team loose and playing well.

Columbians discuss faith, environment at Flat Branch Park picnic

Interfaith Care for Creation hosted the Interfaith Community Picnic at Flat Branch Park on Sunday.

Missouri soccer team falls to Texas A&M

Tigers can't hold off the attack of Aggies in the second half and fall to the No. 7 team 4-2. 

Little common ground in Carnahan, Martin race

The differences between the two leading candidates in the U.S. 3rd District congressional race are clear. Russ Carnahan, the incumbent Democrat, has strong support and ties in Missouri, while Ed Martin, the Republican challenger, has embraced the tea party movement.

Pilates class raises money for cancer research

Pink to the Core held its annual pilates class to raise money for the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.

Missouri soccer team tied at halftime against Texas A&M

The Aggies scored minutes before halftime to tie the match. 

City Council to review soil pile ordinance Monday

The Planning and Zoning and the Energy and Environment commissions submitted a draft ordinance to the City Council that could regulate the height and location of soil piles.

MU hackerspace evolves into campus club

In September, a pair of MU computer science students started a campus "hackerspace" — a community forum that promotes technological inquiry — and the club is growing beyond what the creators envisioned.


Missouri basketball forward Ratliffe named Big 12 newcomer of the year

After a successful junior college career, Ricardo Ratliffe gets a preseason award at a Missouri Tiger. 

Pups, owners celebrate Halloween, raise funds for local animal shelters

Lizzi and Rocco's Natural Pet Market hosted a pet costume contest to benefit the Central Missouri Humane Society and Columbia Second Chance.

K. KENDALL MATTHEWS: Moving from client to Christian soldier

Self-awareness for the Christian soldier is likely found in the dark parts of our innermost soul — areas where the sunlight of God’s renewing love has rarely or never penetrated.  Change is painful at first, but with time, the miracle of self-examination is well worth it before God.

Rock Bridge tennis team wins sectional

Bruins advance to the state semifinals after beating Glendale.