Columbia's City Kwanzaa Celebration teaches residents about unity, family

Columbia residents learn how to celebrate Kwanzaa, a holiday to bring families together and teach African and African-American culture.

Columbia College volleyball team eliminated in NAIA national tournament

Columbia College volleyball lost to Concordia University 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-16) in the semifinals of the NAIA national tournament Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.

Missouri attorney general wants tougher laws on reporting sex abuse

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants Missouri to join 18 other states that require everyone to report suspected abuse or neglect of children. Right now, only certain professionals, such as teachers or physicians, are required to do so.

Hickman wrestlers finish sixth at Parkway South Tournament

The Hickman wrestling team finished sixth out of 12 teams at the Parkway South Tournament this weekend in Manchester.

Mississippi State, MU scientists search for black bears in Missouri

Scientists from MSU and MU study black bear populations as part of a plan to possibly increase the black bear population in Mississippi.

Missouri men's basketball defeats Northwestern State 90-56

The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Northwestern State 90-56 Friday night at Mizzou Arena.

Downtown businesses bring holidays to life with Living Windows Festival

The annual celebration in The District lit up with the window displays, featuring holiday skits, open houses, treats and a visit from Santa.

DEAR READER: Results are in for the Missourian's comment moderation survey

The results from Saturday's comment moderation questionnaire are in. Many responders think the comments section is overwhelmingly negative, and that discourages them from participating. 

Missouri basketball routs Northwestern State 90-56

Marcus Denmon and Michael Dixon cruise and connect with each other with an alley-opp in Missouri's 90-56 victory against Northwestern State.

Missouri volleyball team falls to No. 17 Florida in NCAA Tournament

No. 17 Florida defeated Missouri  23-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-16 on Friday night to end the Tigers' season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Living Windows Festival brings holiday spirit to downtown

This year's edition of the annual tradition featured dueling Christmas elf bands and open houses with holiday treats.

Missouri volleyball falls to No. 17 Florida in NCAA tournament

The Tigers lost in four sets in the first round match in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Boone Quarries looking at safety after teen's fatal fall

The Columbia Police Department's investigation report shows that James Hickem III jumped the fence separating Cosmo Park and Boone Quarries before falling approximately 90 feet to his death.

Author, actor to receive honorary degrees at MU Honors Commencement ceremony

Author William Trogdan and actor Robert Loggia will receive honorary degrees for their accomplishments from MU at the Honors Commencement ceremony on Dec. 17. Both men completed their undergraduate degrees at the university.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Catering to the frozen pizza, tater tot and tomato paste lobbies

Lobbyists have pulled the strings of our lawmakers, at the expense of America's school children.

Megan McKinney's book on the Medill dynasty has been reviewed nationally

Megan McKinney, who grew up in Columbia and maintains strong ties to the community, has written a book on the Medill family of journalism fame. In this Q & A, she talks about her interest in newspapers and influential Chicago families.

Columbia College basketball loses fourth game of season

No. 14 Columbia College basketball lost to Martin Methodist on Friday 65-58 at the William Woods University Invitational in Fulton.

Missouri football bowl travel packages available before game site announced

Fans can register through to receive information by email about travel packages.

Columbia College volleyball advances to NAIA Semifinals

Columbia College volleyball defeated the College of Idaho 3-1 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the NAIA Tournament in Sioux City, Iowa.

Columbia College celebrates the holidays by lighting up campus

This year, the lighting tradition at Columbia College includes an animated musical display at Kirkman House. The campus lighting has occurred since 1995.