Gus T. Ridgel, the first African-American to graduate from MU with a master's degree, spoke to an audience in the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center Friday morning. Ridgel will receive recognition at Saturday's football game.
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After suffering a devastating injury to his left knee in August 2011, Elvis Fisher had a choice: fight to return to the field or leave football behind. More than a year later, he's where he belongs.
The SEC is widely considered to be the best college football conference in the country. Coaches and analysts think Missouri and Texas A&M are more than capable of winning some games in their first season in the conference.
The rain prompted MU students to put on their rain boots Friday morning.
Lauren Williams, a public services librarian for the Daniel Boone Regional Library, says her responsibilities are more technologically oriented than one might expect.
As restoration work finishes at Seventh and Locust streets, Columbia's historic brick streets spark feelings of nostalgia, economics and the future.
The Bruins now looks forward to competing in an interstate game with Arkansas Har-Ber High School next week.
Columbia will host a Rally for Change this Labor Day to educate the public about the increasing rate of cesarean sections in the country and raise awareness about birth options.
Residents adapt holiday plans to the predictions of heavy rain for the football weekend.
Going into its 2012 debut against Southeastern Louisiana, we give Missouri fans a few storylines to watch from the season's first game.
The foundation will continue to sponsor MU's upcoming research projects for the next four years.
Isaac's remnants have brought much needed rain to drought-ridden Columbia, but some people along the Gulf Coast have experienced the brunt of the storm.
The Heart of Missouri United Way Inc. launched its 2012 campaign on Friday with a goal of $4 million. A new "Community Impact" mission aims for accountability and sustainability.
Periods of heavy rain are expected to continue on Saturday, according to a hydrological outlook issued by the National Weather Service in St. Louis.
Brad Bryan, a third-generation religious leader in Columbia, views a program that helps feed those in need as one of the many reasons the city is special.
Not many Missouri athletes can say they've competed internationally for their country or on a prestigious club team, but Abi Raymer is not your average Tiger.
Southeastern Louisiana University has a history rich in cheerleaders, its Strawberry Stadium and magical oak trees. Take a journey with the Columbia Missourian as we better get to know Missouri's first opponent for the 2012 football season.
Wide receiver Jared Perry graduated from MU in 2010 but wasn't able to get back on the football field until 2012, when he signed with the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League. After a seaason that earned him Rookie of the Year honors, Perry is moving on to the UFL with hopes to get back into an NFL training camp.
Fans attending the Missouri football team's season opener Saturday against Southeastern Louisiana at Memorial Stadium will be the first to see the new, redesigned Faurot Field turf along with several other upgrades.