SEC move sparks interest in traditional Southern game day fashion

Some Missouri fans are shopping for a bit dressier outfit for Missouri football games now that the team has joined the Southeastern Conference. At some schools, fans wear dresses and suits to games.

Many MU football fans are beginning to follow the Southern tradition of dressing up for games. However, some fans have no intention of trading in their T-shirts and jeans for sundresses and ties.

Journalist Laura Ling speaks about experience as North Korea prisoner

Ling spoke Thursday night at the Missouri Theatre about her traumatic experience of being imprisoned in North Korea. Ling spent 140 days in captivity after being arrested for illegal entry into China.

Tomatillos gain popularity at MU's 8th annual Tomato Festival

The eighth annual Tomato Festival was held Thursday at the MU Bradford Research and Extension Center. This year, 144 tomato and 72 pepper varieties were available for participants to sample and rate.

Gallery, museum crawl exposes visitors to MU cultural institutions

The seventh annual event included stops at nine locations on campus, including the chancellor's home, the Museum of Art and Archaeology and the Enns Entomology Museum.

Missouri's move to SEC to bring estimated $185 million to Columbia

MBA students used data about ticket sales, television revenue, donor contributions and fan spending to conduct a study on the economic impact of Missouri's move to the SEC.


Missouri basketball coach Haith speaks to business students about leadership

Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith spoke about leadership and basketball Thursday to a packed auditorium in the Trulaske College of Business.

Commitment to Missouri has Rock Bridge football player smiling

Bruins defensive lineman A.J. Logan had received offers from Memphis and Northern Illinois, but the decision was easy when his hometown Tigers came calling.


Columbia schools superintendent credits prep programs for ACT scores

Both Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools offer ACT prep programs, which Columbia Public Schools officials say is responsible for the city's higher-than-average scores.

Dietitian with KOPN show offers insight on organic food study

The recently released Stanford study, which found few nutritional advantages to eating organic foods, misleads consumers into thinking it doesn't matter whether they buy organic or not, the "Food Sleuth" says.

Tigers tweet about faith, future in SEC before Georgia game

Take a peek at what Mizzou football players are tweeting about leading up to their first Southeastern Conference game against Georgia. 

CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS: From Obama, a call for patience

The last night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., ended with thunderous applause from the delegates as President Barack Obama called for hope and patience.


Stephens volleyball team prepares for Avila Invitational

With a record of 1-2 this season, the Stars are focusing on improving their weaknesses before they head to Kansas City on Friday for the Avila University Eagle Invitational.

Missouri soccer no longer undefeated after overtime loss to Ohio State

The Tigers finished nonconference play with a 5-1 record after Thursday's 1-0 loss to the Buckeyes.

Finger Lakes State Park invites public to planning meeting

Park officials plan to introduce new improvements and take suggestions for future projects at a public meeting 6 p.m. Friday at the Finger Lakes park office.

Team chemistry helps Columbia College's new women's soccer program

The Columbia College women's soccer team is looking to turn off-the-field chemistry into on-the-field success in the team's first year as a program.

Missouri volleyball team has fun off court in Nashville

The Missouri volleyball team did more than bring home a tournament championship last weekend at the Lipscomb Invitational in Nashville, Tenn.

Georgia fans arriving in Columbia for Missouri's game

Georgia fans were setting up a recreational vehicle on Thursday in advance of Georgia's game against Missouri on Saturday.

Paul Cushing to leave Columbia School Board

School Board member Paul Cushing announced his resignation, effective Oct. 1. 

FROM READERS: September has brought white irises, significant rain and plenty of photos

John Hall shares his photos of the flora and fauna in his backyard as well as some shots of the rain from Hurricane Isaac.

Georgia freshman football standout taking low-profile route

After rushing for 100 yards and two touchdowns last Saturday, Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley is taking nothing for granted and keeping a humble demeanor.