Schools and scholars have recently begun to dispute the university's claim to the first homecoming, and several other schools have risen to claim the title.
As part of a lease agreement between MU and the Missouri Symphony Society for the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, ownership of more than 335 pieces of equipment will be transferred to MU, including more than 180 musical instruments and audio components.
The crowd of mostly students discussed the morality of having the death penalty in modern society.
Is Missouri in flight from the Big 12? To read about the curious case of the of the plane that went to Birmingham, go to the Missourian Sports Blog.
Since moving from forward to midfielder, Yudai Yamaguchi has led the Cougars with six assists in eight games.
Columbia police participated in a statewide crackdown on drunken driving during the week of Sept. 19 as part of the ongoing You Drink & Drive, You Lose campaign.
This year, there are 27 sousaphones in Marching Mizzou. They add a darker sound and a bigger visual to the band.
NCAA President Mark Emmert is urging school presidents to consider factors besides revenue when choosing conference affiliation.
Columbia Water and Light hosted an open house to educate stakeholders about potential changes to city power lines.
The Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority will begin to process a sizable amount of federal loans — about 100,000 accounts — around Oct. 20.
A woman was stabbed twice Wednesday as she walked home along Blue Ridge Road near Brown Station Road at around 4 a.m.
The Missouri volleyball team was hurt by mistakes throughout its loss to Kansas State on Wednesday night, something its coach blamed on rough practices.
Rock Bridge survived some frantic final minutes to escape with a 1-0 win over visiting rival Hickman on Wednesday night.
Delegates from the Laoshan District of Qingdao, China, plan to visit between Oct. 23 and Nov. 4.
On Wednesday, Missouri lawmakers heard from parents concerned that their children were trapped in failing school districts because of the nature of their jobs.
Students, teachers and family members will get a chance to interact at Thursday's event, which will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
BLUE RIDGE-OAKLAND: Central Missouri Humane Society to host fundraising events at Subway, Ruby Tuesday
The humane society will host two Community Give Back nights in October. Proceeds will go toward food and veterinary care for the animals.
A family-owned natural and organic grocery store chain opened farthest East store
The recently formed TAG Events, LLC, will have a three-month contract with the county, and will focus on revamping the fairgrounds accounting system to be more open, transparent and orderly.
Thomas Jamieson-Lucy has always been a determined, motivated swimmer who never lets his size get in the way of his dreams.