Height difference made no difference in Missouri men's basketball win

Missouri won 81-63 on Monday night at Mizzou Arena, despite lining up against a significantly larger team.

UM System presidential search continues in secrecy

Curators continue to try to come up with a list of finalists to present to the presidential search advisory committee.

Columbia Public School Board approves contract for high school gymnasiums

The board approved an $11.8 million contract that will provide new gymnasiums for Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools.

Comprehensive Plan Task Force talks to residents in First Ward

Representatives from several neighborhood associations met with the task force Monday night to hear a presentation and discuss plans for the future of the city.

Missouri football team plans for future after loss of Josey

Running backs Kendial Lawrence and De'Vion Moore will try to keep the Tigers' running game going without Josey, who suffered a season-ending knee injury Saturday.

Supreme Court to review Obama's health care overhaul

The Supreme Court has set aside five hours for argument, demonstrating how significant the justices believe this case to be.

How does a move to the SEC affect MU's academics?

In measures such as ACT scores and graduation rates, MU is similar to most schools in the Southeastern Conference. Whether the new sports affiliation will affect MU academically is something that will play out over years.

TIME TO VOTE: Who is the best player in Missouri basketball history?

We invite you to weigh in with our interactive bracket. We separated 32 players into four sections: Current/recent players, late '80s/'90s players, old-school players and best of the rest.

New turkey feed to eat away costs

The new feed is able to reduce overfeeding and bring down excessive usage costs by around 8 percent.

MU student arrested for possession, sale of drugs

Aaron William Hodam, 18, was charged on suspicion of drug possession and drug distribution on school grounds. He was released after posting $60,500 bond.

MYMISSOURIAN: A Washington protest, an inspirational dolphin and photographic sites

Here's what you've been writing this week at, the arm of the Missourian dedicated to community members telling their own stories.

Derrick Washington sentenced to five years in prison

The former Missouri running back was found guilty of deviate sexual assault in September. A judge denied a motion from Washington's attorney for a new trial, and the defendant was taken into custody immediately after sentencing.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU researchers study elephant dung in Kenya

Two MU graduate students have been researching elephant dung and hoping it could provide answers to Africa’s wildlife problems.

MU graduate students explore elephant-farmer relationships in Kenya

Did you know? The first step in analyzing elephant dung is to measure it. Two researchers talk about their summer adventure in Kenya.

MU's MUtants keep things loose on Ultimate Frisbee field

MU's Ultimate Frisbee club team, the MUtants, isn't afraid to have fun while playing. The carefree atmosphere has led to a 31-4 record so far this fall.

Sunday gunfire in Columbia leads to arrest of Fulton man

Multiple shots fired Sunday morning led to the arrest of a Fulton man after the man turned himself in to police. He is now being charged on multiple counts. No injuries were reported.

UPDATE: Name of man struck and killed by motorcycle released

The name of the motorcyclist who struck the pedestrian has also been released. He has not been charged.

GENE ROBERTSON: Protecting the vulnerable is our responsibility

People designated as potential collateral damage, such as veterans and prisoners, are among the vulnerable. These groups are often ignored and misused by prominent individuals, and it's our responsibility to protect the vulnerable.

Former Rock Bridge students return to the school as teachers

There are about 13 former students working as teachers at Rock Bridge. For the four teachers profiled, high school did not end at graduation.


UPDATE: Cardinals choose Matheny as La Russa's successor

The Cardinals selected former catcher Mike Matheny on Monday as their new manager at a news conference.