UM approves fee increases, will vote on tuition increases in late February

The UM System Board of Curators approved fee increases for all four UM System campuses at its meeting in Kansas City on Friday. The board will convene for a special meeting later in February to vote on the proposed tuition increases.

ESPN "College GameDay" hosts eager for Missouri's game against Kansas

"GameDay" hosts are calling Saturday's men's basketball game between Missouri and Kansas one of the biggest they've seen in years.

Racist fliers posted in MU residence halls

Fliers with "language of a racist nature" were posted in an MU residence hall. When discovered, they were taken down immediately. Police are investigating the incident.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rain doesn't dampen MU students' spirit

MU students began camping outside Mizzou Arena on Wednesday night in anticipation for ESPN's "College GameDay" and the men's basketball game against KU, but even through the rain Friday they were showing MU spirit.

UPDATE: MU student struck by vehicle at campus crosswalk

A vehicle driven by an MU student collided with another MU student walking across Rollins Street at the Virginia Avenue crosswalk. He was taken to University Hospital.

Two high-tech parking meters in trial stage downtown

Two new meters were installed on both sides of Ninth Street on Thursday as part of the new pilot program proposed by the Downtown Parking Task Force. The new meters are in a 90-day trial period.

Rivalry match between Missouri and Kansas sparks heckling, nostalgia

Student heckling, administrative calls for sportsmanship and nostalgic feelings are high for what could be the last Missouri-Kansas game in Columbia. Conversation today, both online and around town,has been focused on this culminating match.

Preparing for College GameDay: What you need to know

ESPN "College GameDay" is back in town, so the time has come to map out a game plan. This means deciding on a parking spot, breaking out the MU gold and possibly even investing in a tent.

DEAR READER: Free food! A new Readers Board is forming

If you have ideas about how to improve the Missourian, consider joining the new Readers Board. It will meet four times in the spring.

Growth needs drive Boone County Family Resources' property acquisitions

The agency, which provides services for those with developmental disabilities, says it hopes a Short Street option will allow it to meet space requirements while preserving the North Village's residential character.

City calls on volunteers to help keep sidewalks free of snow

City leaders are searching for a solution to Columbia's snow removal problem, and strict enforcement of ordinances doesn't seem like a viable option. Instead, Mayor Bob McDavid calls on Columbia's "culture of volunteerism."

Columbia organizations gather donations for Souper Bowl of Caring

As the Super Bowl draws near, organizations around Columbia are collecting donations for a worthy cause, the Souper Bowl for Caring.

Winter weather ties for Columbia's seventh warmest on record

According to the National Weather Service, Columbia's average temperature for the past two months has been 10.1 degrees warmer than the same period last winter.

Cunningham sisters lead Rock Bridge girls basketball to victory

Sisters Lindsey and Sophie Cunningham combined for 25 points to lead the  Rock Bridge Bruins to victory Friday night over Fort Zumwalt West.

Author and attorney Scott Turow visits MU

Best-selling author and attorney Scott Turow visited MU on Friday and shared enlightening tales of his journey as a novelist with local fans.

Defendants in Hobson murder testify in Tony Lewis trial

Daron Peal and Anthony Carr, who have been sentenced for their roles in the 2010 killing of Aaron Hobson, testified about Tony Lewis on Friday, denying that he had a role. Closing arguments in Lewis’ trial will begin Saturday morning.   

Hickman boys basketball beats Lincoln Prep

Hickman beat Lincoln Prep 56-43 at the Interscholastic League Fieldhouse in Kansas City. 

Assistant coach and tennis player continue partnership at Missouri

When Missouri recruited tennis player Rachel Stuhlmann, she recommended Jason Potthoff, a coach she'd worked with often. Potthoff became an assistant coach with the Tigers, and together the duo has already shared a big moment for Missouri tennis.

Santorum addresses voters at Grace Bible Church in Columbia

The Republican presidential candidate spoke about deregulation, the ineffectiveness of Obamacare and his electability. 

MU professors discuss what to expect from Super Bowl commercials

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day for commercials, and Margaret Duffy, CEO of MoJo Ad, said authenticity, social networking and humor are main ad strategies to reach a young audience in Super Bowl 46 commercials.