Oklahoma remains nemesis for Missouri's Pinkel

In his 10 years with the team, Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has an 11-16 record against South division rivals, and his teams have not won a game against the class of the Big 12, Texas and Oklahoma.

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has built the Missouri program to prominence in the past decade, but a win against Big 12-rival Oklahoma still eludes him.

New student center dedication to feature old recipe, free burgers

Shackburgers were served at the Shack, an old campus bar and burger joint. The Shack was a favorite hangout place for Mort Walker, the creator of the comic "Beetle Bailey." This has inspired Mort's Grill, a new eatery opening at the student center.

Time capsules reveal the past, but only if they're not forgotten

The MU Student Union Programming Board put together a time capsule to mark the dedication of the new MU Student Center.

Damage expected to Francis Quadrangle from ESPN's 'GameDay' events

ESPN has agreed to place mats under its equipment to help protect the grass.

Rain likely for Homecoming weekend

Showers will be off and on Saturday with the best chance of rain late Friday night and early Saturday morning.


ESPN changes time for Friday 'College GameDay' broadcast

ESPN's Friday "GameDay" broadcast has been rescheduled to start at 9:20 and run until 11:45 a.m.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Who should be the celebrity guest picker for College GameDay this week?

Columbia is home to quite a few celebrities, making community members curious about who the celebrity guest picker will be for College GameDay this week.  

GEORGE KENNEDY: If history is any indication, Democrats are in real trouble

Democratic candidates distancing themselves from Obama may be in trouble for Nov. 2 election.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Proposition A gives citizens right to control earnings taxes

A change in state law is the only way to make sure a local earnings tax doesn’t gain traction in your community.



'GameDay' at MU has Twitter buzzing

Twitter users are flooding the Internet with tweets about "College GameDay" at MU.

MizzouDiversity keynote speaker urges public to drive social change

Kenji Yoshino, law professor at New York University, discussed his experiences as an openly gay man.

Players enjoy time at Big 12 men's basketball media days

Players officially met with the media for 45 minutes on Thursday. When they weren't answering questions, players found different ways to spend their time.

County Planning and Zoning recommends East Area Plan

The plan received a unanimous recommendation from the Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: Student groups paint downtown windows for Homecoming

Groups arrived early Thursday morning to transform downtown Columbia into a school spirit center ready for Homecoming festivities.

'GameDay' ban on political signs at Homecoming raises First Amendment questions

Francis Quadrangle is a limited public forum, meaning political signs are acceptable in most circumstances. But ESPN will control "GameDay" events and asks attendees not to display political signs.

Presiding commissioner candidates lay out budget differences

The two candidates for the top job in Boone County government differ on the best way to budget, but auditors here and elsewhere say the current strategy is common.

Presiding commissioner candidates disagree on county officials' salaries

The job pays more than $80,000, a sum that Republican contender Ed Robb said is too high. Most Boone County officials make about $20,000 more on average than their counterparts in nine other First Class counties in Missouri.

For the first time, two appellate judges are from Columbia

Mark Pfeiffer and Karen Mitchell are eligible for election to 12-year terms on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.

Amendment 1 would require elected assessors in some counties

The ballot measure would amend the state constitution to require First Class counties with charter governments to elect their assessors, but its immediate impact would be minimal.

STRIPES expects more ride requests for Homecoming

STRIPES will be offering rides this weekend but is encouraging people to plan their transportation ahead of time. Those who choose to take advantage of the service can expect to wait longer than usual.