Candidates for graduation, along with their friends and families, gathered for Friday's commencement ceremonies.
George Smith and A. Mark Smith are both curators' professors at MU — George in the Department of Biological Sciences and Mark in the Department of History.
With her teammates struggling at the plate, senior Nicole Hudson stepped up in Chelsea Thomas's absence to lead the Tigers past Stony Brook 3-0 in Friday's NCAA regional opener.
Connor Nolan faces this anxiety in the pool: His lungs will constrict, the product of both exercise-induced asthma and the fear that it will happen.
Tolton scorekeeper Kelsey Bequette has played three of the last four games for the Tolton baseball team after making the switch from softball.
More than 1,400 iPad Minis will be provided to high schoolers taking Advanced Placement courses in the fall.
Friday night's results earned the Tigers the 12th and final spot in the Southeastern Conference tournament. Tennessee lost at home to Texas A&M just before Missouri rallied to beat visiting Kentucky 4-3.
The Tigers defeated the Seawolves on Friday at University Field.
The Great Rivers Council will cast their votes on a national resolution to change the Boy Scouts of America's membership policies at the National Council meeting next week.
Flat Branch Park provided fruit from Sonic Drive-In, water from Focus on Health, and coffee from Kaldi's Coffee as well as food from Sunflower Waffle Company.
Nathan Keown was mentored by his brothers Jimmy and Ben as he grew up. By going to their high school and college cross country and track meets, he developed a love for distance running.
A tax-increment financing agreement with the city soon will begin funneling tax money to the owner to help cover the costs of the renovation.
It’s not right for someone young to be exposed to something so deadly as a gun. Children should not be exposed to guns — especially in schools.
All three people were taken by ambulances to University Hospital. Business Loop 70 East between Garth Avenue and Providence Road was closed for about an hour because of the accident.
Columbia's Downtown Community Improvement District has placed wireless network transmitters downtown as part of a six-month pilot program. The network can be accessed under "District Free Wi-Fi."
Adam Rosales hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning after Josh Donaldson connected one inning earlier in the Athletics' 2-1 victory over Kansas City on Friday night.
David Freese hit a grand slam for his first home run of the season, and the Cardinals used a five-run first inning to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 on Friday night.
Republican legislative leaders already were declaring the session a success.
The NRA would support Congress instead of fight members if it could help draft legislation.
Legislation would require education officials to seek grants and donations to help children with special needs such as autism.