MU hosts talk on history of black Greek organizations

Rasheed Ali Cromwell gives a speech sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council on Tuesday at the Arts and Science Building. Cromwell is the founder of The Harbor Institute, an education company that focuses on cultural empowerment, leadership, professional development and entrepreneurship.

Rasheed Ali Cromwell spoke at the MU Arts and Science building about "The Miseducation of the Black Greek" as a part of National Pan-Hellenic Council Week.

Southbound U.S. 63 traffic restricted Wednesday for lane switch

Crews will work through Wednesday on the transition between new and old southbound lanes on U.S. 63, requiring a lane closure. The new lanes will fully open Thursday morning.

Columbia Swim Club requests visitors bureau contribution for new swim meet

The Columbia Swim Club wants to capitalize on increased membership and interest since the Summer Olympics by hosting a swim meet in February.

Newcomer brings Olympic pedigree to Rock Bridge volleyball

The daughter of a coach and former Olympian, Yonne Nasimiyu finds herself at Rock Bridge for her senior season after bouncing around the Midwest.

Plans afoot for full-fledged park at Jay Dix Station

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department will be presenting a park development plan for Jay Dix Station on Thursday night. 

Journalist Glenn Greenwald will speak at MU on Thursday

Glenn Greenwald, political journalist and attorney, will speak about the differential treatment of various groups in the U.S. justice system. 

UPDATE: Firearms, narcotics at Bonny Linn Drive residence determined illegal

After Monday's seven-hour standoff, investigators are still searching for the residents of 3421 Bonny Linn Drive and the owners of a white SUV. 

Local wedding photographer wants to be a fly on the wall

Johnny Andrew Eaker regards himself as a photojournalist who treats wedding coverage as a documentary, rather than a set of posed pictures.

ROSE NOLEN: Success can come without money

It's important to appreciate others for the gifts he or she has been given, even if there is no money involved. 

Columbia College men's soccer stays undefeated with late goal

The 8th-ranked Cougars narrowly avoided an upset Tuesday when Jovan Ilic scored the winning goal on a header in the 87th minute in a 2-1 victory against Missouri Baptist.

Columbia College women's soccer team breaks slump

The Cougars women's soccer team defeated Missouri Baptist 4-0 on Tuesday, ending a four-game losing streak and moving to 2-0 in conference play.

Hickman softball shuts out Holt, 10-0

The Hickman softball team improved to 14-7 on the season with a victory over Holt on senior night.

Columbia College's Ferreira earns NAIA national volleyball honor

Columbia College volleyball player Paula Ferreira was named the NAIA National Player of the Week on Tuesday.

'Mizzou Madness' will be broadcast on ESPN3, ESPNU

Missouri basketball is one of seven teams that will have its tip-off event aired in its entirety on ESPN3 on Oct. 12.

Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson gets contract extension

Tim Jamieson, the longest-tenured head coach at MU, has been given a contract extension through the 2015 season. Next season will be his 19th as head coach.

TV schedule set for Missouri women's basketball

The Missouri women's basketball team will play six games on regional and national television this season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fall thunderstorm brings good luck for fishing

The fishing Tuesday afternoon at the Lake of the Woods Recreation Area was good after a thunderstorm.

NASA astrophysicist to speak at MU about astronomy's past, present

Gerald Fishman, senior astrophysicist at NASA's Marshall Center, will give a lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday at Jesse Wrench Auditorium.

Public Works Department seeks opinions on North Village traffic

The Columbia Public Works Department will seek public input on changes to North Village traffic and parking at a public forum at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4.

Columbia teen arrested in connection with summer robbery

Columbia police arrested Andrew Barnette-Kruger on Monday afternoon on suspicion of an armed robbery that occurred in a Bass Pro Shops parking lot in July.