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MU honors fallen veterans in National Roll Call project

Members of the military took part in National Roll Call, a service to commemorate those who have died in service for Veterans Day. Universities across the nation joining in a simultaneous moment of silence in remembrance, and the names of fallen Missouri service members were read aloud in front of Memorial Student Union on Monday.

The names of 140 Missouri veterans who have died in service since Sept. 11, 2001, were read outside Memorial Union on Monday. The event was part of the National Roll Call project.

Maya Angelou speaks as part of One Mizzou Week

Celebrated poet and author Maya Angelou spoke to students at the Missouri Theatre on Monday night. She shared the "rainbows" and the "clouds" of her life.

School Board votes against outsourcing custodial services at Battle

The Columbia Public School Board did not approve the outsourcing of custodial services at Battle High School. The board approved the revised Common Core curriculum and heating, ventilation and air conditioning installation at four schools.

Missouri football coaches prepare for another emotional senior day

Every year, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel hugs each passing senior as they enter the field on senior day, a ritual he dreads. On Saturday, it'll be time to begin saying goodbye to another group of players.

Columbia College men's soccer receives at large-bid to NAIA national tournament

The Cougars were given a No. 6 ranking in the tournament and will play Cardinal Stritch University on Saturday in Columbia.

Syracuse football wants to build on big win

Like Missouri, Syracuse needs one more victory to become bowl eligible.

Eye's shooting highlights victory for Missouri women's basketball team

Sophomore guard Morgan Eye scored 16 points in Missouri’s 88-55 victory over Chicago State on Monday night at Mizzou Arena, making six of her nine shots.

Susan "Tootie" Burns officially enters Fifth Ward race

Susan "Tootie" Burns has filed for the Fifth Ward City Council seat that Helen Anthony will vacate Nov. 30. Burns will be on the ballot for a special election to be held in February.

INVITATION: Contribute to the Missourian and enter to win football tickets

Get involved in the news this week and be entered to win two tickets to this weekend's Syracuse vs. Missouri game.

Missouri men's basketball moves up in rankings

The Missouri men's basketball team has moved up in this week's Associated Press poll and is now ranked No. 14 in the nation.

20th Annual Columbia Values Diversity Celebration welcomes Martin Luther King III

The 20th annual Columbia Values Diversity Celebration's keynote speaker will be Martin Luther King III, the son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Community leaders to discuss success at Minority Academic Committee luncheon

Thirty Minority Achievement Committee Academic Leaders will participate in a roundtable luncheon with community leaders and professionals of color on Wednesday. 

MU Thompson Center's new director focused on research, helping families

This fall, Stephen Kanne returned to Columbia to lead the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. He talks about his interest in autism research and his plans for the center

Tolton girls basketball set for first varsity season

The girls basketball team played on the junior varsity level last year. The Trailblazers will make the jump to varsity this season.

Columbia College women's basketball gets boost from bench in win

Senior Kaitlin Allphin came off the bench to help the Cougars play to a 16-point first-half lead that was never threatened in a 79-55 victory Monday over Robert Morris.

Rock Bridge assistant football coach switches focus to Battle

The Columbia high school football culture will begin to shift as Justin Conyers, a Rock Bridge assistant coach for the past nine years, will move to Battle High School to become the Spartans' head coach in their first season.

Longstanding Columbia police chief dies at 88

Paul Cheavens, Columbia's longest serving chief of police, died Sunday at the age of 88.

FROM READERS: A Veterans Day look at MU's role in honoring the dead

W. Arthur Mehrhoff of MU's Museum of Art and Archaeology asks: What is the proper place in a modern, public university such as MU for traditional values such as honoring the nation’s war dead?

QUIZ: How well do you know Missouri geography?

Since 1987, Geography Awareness Week has been celebrated in the United States every third week in November. Take our quiz about Missouri geography and learn something (maybe) about the Show-Me State.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Now is the time to make changes to elections

We can do better, and now is the time to do so before the next election cycle overwhelms the possibility of constructive electoral reform.

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