The Missouri players were uncharacteristically jubilant after sweeping Auburn in a doubleheader Sunday, 3-1 in the first game and 4-1 in the second game, to take its first Southeastern Conference series win at home.
This week, Missourian photographers captured plenty of springtime activities such as Douglass High School's first prom in seven years, a few sporting events and Earth Day activities.
Douglass High School's first prom in seven years, sponsored by the NAACP, was held Friday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center at MU.
Two former Missouri football players — Sheldon Richardson and Zaviar Gooden — were selected by NFL teams in the draft this week, and several other former Tigers signed free agent deals with NFL teams.
The most read stories from the past week include a new grocery store coming to downtown Columbia and an employee at Columbia Regional Airport arrested for stealing items from passengers' luggage.
Sophomore Rock Bridge golfer Jack Knoesel often plays faster than his opponents and leaves teammates speechless over his quick style of play.
Hot bats and strong pitching by Chelsea Thomas gave Missouri the series win against Kentucky on Sunday.
MU alumna Cara Stuckel served in the Kingdom of Morocco as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer. This is her experience, as told by Melissa Gilstrap, a student communications assistant in the MU Office of Undergraduate Studies.
Automatic federal budget cuts have grounded the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds and the U.S. Army Golden Knights causing organizers to cancel dozens of air shows around the country this year.
Although Jay Nixon can't seek re-election, he plans to keep the surplus money in a political committee to spend during his second term in office.
Donald Kaul discusses the idea of Americans being less involved in wars, invasions and attacks to try to reduce the amount of violence in the world.
The Missouri Senate, in an effort to encourage college students to graduate on time, is considering a bill that would require students continuously enroll for a certain number of credit hours each semester to continue receiving state aid.
Years of water infiltration have taken a toll on the nearly century-old Missouri Capitol. Lawmakers agree repairs need to be made, but finding a funding stream might have to wait until next year's legislative session.
Kansas City Royals routed Cleveland 9-0 on Sunday to open the first day-night doubleheader in the history of Kauffman Stadium. The Indians won the second game.
Moberly Area Community College has told its part-time professors that they will have a six-credit teaching limit this summer and a nine-credit limit in the fall semester.
Pittsburgh's four home runs in a 9-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday gave the Pirates a series win and the NL Central lead.
While a Senate bill introduced earlier this month would bring many of the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally out of the shadows, not everyone would benefit. They include anyone who arrived after Dec. 31, 2011, those with gay partners legally in the U.S., siblings of U.S. citizens and many deportees.
In view of the GOP interest in photo identification as a crime prevention measure, their opposition to biometric analysis seems curiously inconsistent.