East Coast residents brace for Hurricane Sandy

States and cities along the Eastern Seaboard began to see the effects of incoming Hurricane Sandy on Monday and throughout the weekend, including a turbulent sea, heavy wind, and flooding.

As Hurricane Sandy moves across the Eastern Seaboard, officials have ordered the evacuation of low-lying and coastal areas from Maryland to Connecticut and New York City. Missourian staff spoke to a variety of people in the storm's path.

Bell's slam dunks highlight Missouri basketball team's exhibition win

Senior guard Keion Bell treated Monday's exhibition against the Northwest Missouri Bearcats at Mizzou Arena like the sequel to his winning dunk at Mizzou Madness.

Ross off to good start for Missouri men's basketball team

Missouri junior guard Earnest Ross started off the night 5-for-5 against Northwest Missouri State, finishing 8-for-13 with 22 points and six 3-pointers in route to Missouri’s first preseason win, a 91-58 victory over Northwest Missouri State.

James Franklin won't take painkillers, but has a personal secret remedy

Missouri junior quarterback James Franklin claims he has been using a secret remedy to help the sprained MCL in his left knee heal quickly.

Kelly hopes to embrace eclectic nature of 45th District

The new House district includes a mix of neighborhoods, colleges and hospitals and a challenging array of interests.

UPDATE: Missouri utility workers head east to help with Hurricane Sandy relief

Missouri Task Force 1 has been deployed. Linemen from Columbia anticipate rebuilding electrical grid in West Virginia.

David Livingstone Smith talks incivility at MizzouDiversity Summit

The notion of dehumanization and the danger in conceiving people as less than human dominated Smith's keynote address to the 2012 MizzouDiversity Summit on Monday night.

Undersized Missouri women's basketball team plans to use fast-paced offense

In her third year as Missouri's coach, Robin Pingeton has a team full of her own recruits. Although the team is undersized, her focus on recruiting speedy shooters will allow her to use a fast-paced offense she's more comfortable with.

Hickman football prepares for a rematch against Rock Bridge in district playoffs

Hickman beat Timberland in the first round of district playoffs last Friday night, but the team has already put the win behind them in preparation for a rematch against Rock Bridge in the second round.

Missouri women's basketball players eager to start new season

Twelve of Missouri’s 13 players have been with the program for one year or less, making this season's Tigers the youngest team coach Robin Pingeton has ever had.

Betty McCaskill, first woman elected to Columbia City Council, dies at 84

Long before her daughter entered Missouri politics, Betty Anne McCaskill had made her own mark in Democratic circles.

MU School of Health Professions Dean Richard Oliver to step down

Richard Oliver will start a two-year term as president of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions in October 2013.

East Coast prepares for onslaught of storm

The Missourian provides aggregated information on Hurricane Sandy.

Boone Hospital Center president steps down to take new position

Dan Rothery announced Monday he will leave Boone Hospital Center for a position within BJC Home Care, Corporate Health and Behavioral Health Services in St. Louis.

Columbia School Board plans to fill vacancy Tuesday night

The Columbia School Board will hold a meeting Tuesday to interview the board candidates and fill the vacancy of Paul Cushing's position. 

Ragtag, art house theaters around the nation making digital shift

Ragtag Cinema is one of hundreds of art house cinemas across the U.S. shifting from analog to digital projectors.

Daniel Boone Regional Library offers mental health kits

Mental health kits tailored to different topics have been assigned to the Columbia Public Library as part of a project to test their effectiveness.

MU alumni engaged at Homecoming Parade

A couple that met at MU got engaged during the Homecoming Parade — with help from Marching Mizzou.

People braving Sandy take to social media despite power outages

Sandy, which had been previously classified as a hurricane, ripped through the East Coast on Monday leaving power outages, flooding and destruction in its path.

Documentary film, panel of advocates discuss discrimination against aging LBGT individuals

Ragtag hosted a special screening of "Generation Silent," a film about discrimination against elderly LGBT people.