Presidential debate watch party on campus draws crowd

Both Democrats and Republicans gathered in groups Wednesday night to watch the first of three scheduled debates between the presidential candidates.

Tigers Against Partisan Politics, a new student organization, partnered with Associated Students of the University of Missouri to host the event to watch the first presidential debate with free food and drinks.

FACT CHECK: Candidates stretch truth in first presidential debate

In the first presidential debate, both President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney are stretching the truth.

Obama, Romney clash on economy in first debate

Obama accused his rival of seeking to "double down on the top-down policies" that led to a devastating economic downturn four years ago. But Romney, standing a few feet away on the debate stage, said at one point: "The status quo isn't going to cut it."

Political, communications experts expect Romney to be aggressor during first debate

MU professors offer thoughts on what to watch for as Obama and Romney discuss the economy, health care and the role of government.

Yoga to Grow follows national trend in offering yoga to children

Susan Mathis, a former early childhood educator, owns alleyCat Yoga and Yoga to Grow in Columbia, where she teaches kids from infants to teens how to feel strong and powerful and connect to their own bodies through yoga. 

MU exhibit showcases how political cartoons have changed over the years

The State Historical Society of Missouri will host an exhibit showcasing political cartoons from the past 100 years.

Man killed in I-70 accident, Andre Edwards, was chef, father

Andre Edwards, 25, was a chef for Centro Latino, and he was helping the organization start a fitness program.

LIVE VIDEO: Obama, Romney meet in first presidential debate

YouTube is providing live video of tonight's presidential debate from the University of Denver. The debate is scheduled for 8 to 9:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. The focus of tonight's debate is domestic policy.

Vanderbilt's Franklin hopes Missouri game propels his team to brighter future

In 2011, James Franklin took over a Vanderbilt team that had finished 2-10 the previous two seasons. Now, he's trying to change the culture of his program, one game at a time.


GUIDE: Participate in, listen to and watch the first 2012 presidential debate

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will face-off tonight in the first presidential debate in 2012. Here's a list of where to watch, what and who to follow, and where you can go to participate.

Man dies in fire Tuesday night near Millersburg

Callaway County investigators found the remains of a man in the rubble of the fire Wednesday morning.

Fisher prepares for another return with the Missouri football team against Vanderbilt

Missouri tackle Elvis Fisher, who missed the entire 2011 season with a torn patellar tendon, was injured again in a Sept. 8 loss to Georgia. Now, he's back, ready to give football yet another chance.

MU students have questions for presidential candidates

We asked MU students attending a debate watch party Wednesday at Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center what questions they'd ask the presidential candidates.

PHOTO GALLERY: Political masks prove to be popular this year for Halloween

Political masks are sold in GOTCHA! Costumes in Columbia on Wednesday. According to Aaro Froese, the store owner, these masks have become more popular because it is an election year.

VOTERS GUIDE: Amendment 3 would give governor more say in selecting judges

A proposed amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot would give the governor the power to appoint four commissioners to the Appellate Judicial Commission, which is responsible for filling vacancies in the Missouri Supreme Court and appellate courts.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Vanderbilt, Missouri football's next opponent

How much do you know about Vanderbilt University? Here are 14 questions about Missouri football's next SEC foe.

Columbia Public Schools to host World Cafe on student transportation

Columbia Public Schools will host a forum next week for community members to discuss school transportation and start times.

FROM READERS: Passion and creativity essential to being a young, successful entrepreneur

Lauren Rundquist is a 20-year-old sophomore at MU and is an independent jewelry designer and business owner. She shares her experience as a young entrepreneur.

DAVID ROSMAN: Akin is not doing himself any favors

Rep. Todd Akin continues to say the wrong thing on the campaign trail.

Mexico, Mo., millennials discuss elections and the nature of change

As part of the American Next project, a look at the concerns of young Missourians in Mexico and their perspective on the election, the next generation and America's future.