In MU students' video, 10-year-old teaches college men his chivalrous ways

Cole Nowlin holds a rose on Ninth Street near where he handed flowers to people for the YouTube video "The Extra Mile." In the video, Cole tells college-aged men to treat women nicer and to commit acts of kindness.

Three MU students recently created a YouTube video starring 10-year-old Cole Nowlin, who teaches college men how to be chivalrous. The video has racked up more than 400,000 views in little over a week. 

Missouri softball team loses to Florida in SEC tournament championship

After pitching seven innings earlier in the day to beat Tennessee, Missouri ace pitcher Chelsea Thomas could only muster two innings against No. 1 seed Florida, which won 10-4.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge students dress up for prom

Rock Bridge students attended their prom Friday evening in the Kimball Ballroom at Stephens College.

Missouri long jumper earns fifth in field of standout SEC athletes

Tigers senior Malcolm Pennix was called for fouls in the SEC long-jump finals, making it hard to keep up with LSU's Damar Forbes, who had a record-breaking jump Saturday.

Missouri's Peoples finishes second in discus at SEC track and field championships

A clutch performance in the preliminary round earned Tigers sophomore thrower Kearsten Peoples a spot in the finals.

TELL US: Do you have advice to share with recent graduates?

With graduation season upon us, the Missourian compiled videos of recent noteworthy commencement speeches.

Columbia College class of 2013 graduates

Not only was this an important day for the 541 students receiving degrees from Columbia College, but it was the last commencement address made by the college's president, Gerald Brouder, who will retire in August. 

Electric cars hold promise, small presence in Columbia

The lack of charging stations makes it difficult for electric models to gain traction in Columbia.

DEAR READER: Here's how we're covering more of City Council meetings

The Missourian covers Columbia City Council meetings regularly, but with DocumentCloud reporters can include more information and notes with their stories.

Hickman baseball opens district play with Roseman no-hitter against Smith-Cotton

Senior pitcher Andrew Roseman silenced Smith-Cotton bats to help the Kewpies advance in the district tournament with a 2-1 victory.

Daniel Shyu finishes Hickman boys tennis career with third-place medal

Hickman boys tennis player Daniel Shyu played his final high school match Saturday and earned third place in the doubles tournament with Juyni Wu. 

Rock Bridge track and field advances to sectionals in 18 events

Rock Bridge High had athletes advance to sectionals in 18 events at the District 5 meet in Camdenton on Saturday. The top four athletes in each event advanced at the meet. In the 3200-meter run, the Bruins swept all four qualifying spots. 

Missouri baseball beats Alabama 7-3

The Tigers ended their five-game losing streak Saturday.

Tolton's Chase Freidel qualifies for the girls state track meet

Chase Freidel finished second in the 400 meters. 

Rao and Winton victorious as Rock Bridge tennis teammates face off in district doubles final

Five Rock Bridge players advanced to Monday's sectional tournament. 

Tolton baseball falls to Linn at district tournament

Tolton finish the season 4-11 in the program's second year. 

Hickman track qualifies for sectionals in nine events

The Hickman track team advanced to the sectionals in nine events at the district meet. 

Thomas throws strong game as Missouri softball advances to school's first SEC championship game

Missouri beat Tennessee 3-0 in the SEC tournament semifinals Saturday to advance to a 7 p.m. title game against Florida set fro 7 p.m. CST Saturday on ESPN.

FROM READERS: Make your own schoolroom hook rack

Christa DeMarke, author of the c. jane create blog, shares how she saved $62.38 by making a schoolroom hook rack from scratch instead of buying one from Anthropologie.

Missouri baseball team loses at Alabama

Alabama beat Missouri 9-7 Friday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The Tigers gave up six straight hits and seven runs in the seventh inning of the game. Missouri scored five runs in the eighth inning but could not complete another rally in the 9th.