Parents take advantage of MU family weekend with comedy, football

Gabe Becker sings into the microphone with Sam Wright as backup in Add 9, the MU a capella group, on Friday at the MU Family Weekend's Mizzou on the Mall event. Add 9 performed a variety of pieces in front of almost 2,000 new students and their families.

MU kicked off its annual parents weekend Friday with a comedy show, as well as academic open houses and residence hall tours. 

TIGER KICKOFF: After returning from injury, Kendial Lawrence renews focus

On a journey from sitting atop the depth chart to watching on the sidelines and back again, Missouri running back Kendial Lawrence didn't leave his recovery to chance.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman beats Helias Catholic

The Hickman High School football team remains strong after defeating Helias Catholic 21-14 on Friday.

Missouri hopes to take advantage of playing at home against Arizona State

The Tigers want to avoid a repeat of the team's 37-30 overtime loss last season against the Sun Devils. 

Missouri River Cultural Conservancy continues to document mid-Missouri's musical legends

Musicians at the annual EcoArtFest will add to the Missouri River Cultural Conservancy's collection of Missouri musical legends. 

Brothers arrested on drug charges at home in northeast Columbia

Columbia Police Department arrested two men on multiple drug charges during its on-going criminal investigation.

MU falls in annual U.S. News college rankings

MU ranks 97th place in the annual ranking of national universities which is a drop from No. 90 last year.

A Tiger Town ad in Athens, Ga., newspaper creates a stir

A friendly Tiger Town ad, complementing Georgia fans for being "friendly, gracious and fun" has drawn criticism from an Atlanta sports blog.

UM curators show interest in pursuing new university model

Chairman David Bradley acknowledges the importance of restructuring the UM system and bringing about a new university model that Arizona State University has experienced with its innovative operating model.

Columbia School Board reconsiders current transportation system

The Columbia School Board is in its early stage to examine the renewal of its current contract with First Student in providing transportation to public school students.


TIGERS REPORT: Missouri facing revamped Arizona State team

Missouri lost to Arizona State 37-30 last September and will face the Sun Devils again Saturday.

DEAR READER: Some things in life, and on the Missourian website, are still free

Things might change as the Columbia Missourian marks its 104th birthday but its dedication to readers will never change.

Komen Mid-Missouri Race for the Cure runs Sunday

The third annual Susan G. Komen Mid-Missouri Race for the Cure will be held in Columbia on Sunday.

Columbia parks department moves forward with Grindstone Creek trail plans

Parks and Recreation Department planners are set to recommend the Grindstone Creek trail route opposed by residents of the neighboring East Pointe subdivision.

FROM READERS: A passage to India, beyond the 'Heat and Dust'

Through the lens of the 1983 film, W. Arthur Mehrhoff shares his insights into an upcoming exhibit, "Seeing the Divine in Hindu Art," at the MU Museum of Art and Archaeology.

Columbia resident Trevor Robinson: from drug dealer to business owner

An alternative drug court program leads Trevor Robinson to discover and capitalize on his ability to fix Apple products, starting a business called Columbia iRepair. 

TIGER KICKOFF: New Tiger uniforms earning positive reviews

Two weeks into the season, Missouri's sleek new uniforms have caught the eye of fans and recruits. More importantly, the new Nike technology has held up well, equipment director Don Barnes said. 

Three-time state wrestling champ returns to Hickman football team

J'den Cox has a future in Division I collegiate wrestling, but for now, the Hickman senior is enjoying his role as a linebacker on the undefeated Kewpies football team.

Rock Bridge football turns to pair of new offensive linemen

After injuries and illness hit Rock Bridge, Jace Neville and Jonah Dubinski jumped out of their comfort zones and onto the offensive line, helping the team to victory over Har-Ber High School of Arkansas.

Tolton still winless after losing to tipton 55-12

The Tolton-Calvary Trailblazers football team dropped to 0-4 on the season after a 55-12 loss to Tipton on Friday night.  The 12 points were the team's first of the season.