MU Faculty Council supports voting rights for non-tenure-track professors

The MU Faculty Council voted to support allowing non-tenure-track faculty to vote in university policy decisions. Council members also discussed how MU will differentiate itself from the other UM System campuses.

Edith Hall uses sugar and frosting to create artful cakes

Columbia's own sugar artist, Edith Hall, has placed in cake-decorating competitions around the country and appeared on TLC's "Ultimate Cake Off."

Playing catch with Norris Kruse, a 50-year softball veteran

At age 77, Norris Kruse is nowhere near ready to quit playing softball.

Senior linebacker fights through injury for Hickman football

Linebacker J'den Cox fought through an ankle injury in Friday night's overtime win over Rock Bridge. His toughness has lit a fire underneath his team all season long.

$30.1 million endowment allows Reynolds Journalism Institute innovation to continue

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation is giving a $30.1 million endowment to the Reynolds Journalism Institute at MU. It is the largest endowment given to a public university in Missouri.

Columbia youth share experiences with homelessness, offer advice

Rainbow House hosted a panel to discuss the challenges and experiences of youth homelessness.

Missouri men's basketball team ready for season opener

Even though the players seem like they're treating the opener like any other game, Tigers coach Frank Haith said the team is excited to start games with actual consequences.

2012 election ranks as most expensive in American history

The estimated cost of this year's election will likely top $6 billion, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a $700 million increase over the previous high.

'Cultural Bricolage' conference will highlight Cuban literature and art

The "Cultural Bricolage: Artist’s Books of Ediciones Vigía" is a three-day conference highlighting Cuban literature put on by MU faculty and Mizzou Advantage. 

After Hurricane Sandy, Columbia linemen help restore power in New Jersey

Twelve Columbia Water and Light linemen are working in New Jersey to restore power for those affected by Hurricane Sandy and a 10-inch snowfall.

GEORGE KENNEDY: One election over in time to move to the next

With the general election finished, it's time to shift our attention to the upcoming Columbia City Council elections.

Missouri health insurance exchange won't be run by state in 2014

Missouri voters approved a measure that prevents Gov. Jay Nixon from establishing a state-run health insurance exchange.

J. KARL MILLER: The sky is not falling

The hype around "Superstorm" Sandy is digging up climate change claims once again.

FROM READERS: Sweet potato harvest day

Annette Triplett wrote about her recent sweet potato harvest.

Latvian native follows basketball dream to Missouri women's team

Liene Priede, a senior guard for the Tigers, said basketball has given her opportunities to learn about different cultures.

Columbia College volleyball team advances to AMC tournament championship

The Cougars women's volleyball team beat William Woods 25-21, 25-13, 25-11 on Thursday night in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference tournament.

Columbia woman faces charges in connection to infant death

A Columbia woman was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, first-degree domestic assault and abuse of a child following the May 14 death of an infant.

FastCAT bus route adjusted for academic break

Routes will be shortened starting Nov. 16 and return to a normal schedule Nov. 26.

Columbia College women's soccer falls in AMC championship

Columbia College lost to Park University on a goal in the second overtime period, bringing their first season as a program to a close.


FROM READERS: Birds on a sunny autumn day

John Hall, a frequent From Readers contributor, snapped photos of birds enjoying some free food.