Iraqi students bid farewell as Columbia College-MU exchange program ends

Columbia College hosts a farewell party Friday for eight Iraqi foreign students, marking the end of their six-week visit to Columbia.

Eight Iraqi students lived in Columbia for six weeks, living and studying English at Columbia College and observing work done at MU's College of Engineering.

The Syria conflict: What it's about and why the U.S. cares

A look at the latest developments in the Syria conflict and how it got to this point.

Central Missouri widow enjoys challenge of maintaining farm, alpaca herd

Sandy Binder operated Binder's Hilltop Apple and Berry Farm and Mid Missouri Alpacas with her husband, David, until his death in July.

TIGER KICKOFF: Five questions for Markus Golden

Markus Golden scored his first career touchdown Sept. 7 against Toledo, when he returned an interception 70 yards to the end zone. We caught up with him to ask the tough — and weird — questions.

David Rosenbaum named director of University of Missouri Press

Administrators hope the new leader can resolve the financial issues that prompted the University of Missouri System president to propose closing the press in May 2012.

TIGERS REPORT: Missouri ready for Arkansas State, season's final non-SEC opponent

It's one month into the 2013 college football season, and buzz has already started to pick up on how Missouri will fare against the rest of its Southeastern Conference opponents.

Shutdown looming: Senate, House still at odds

The Senate passed legislation Friday that would avert a partial government shutdown, but the House will determine what happens at midnight Monday.

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about Arkansas State

From an arch, a series of American Indian rituals, and milk and cookies, here are 10 things you might not know about Arkansas State.

TIGER KICKOFF: Meet small-town Missouri hero Miles Drummond

Miles Drummond started riding horses when he was 8-months old. Now, he plays running back for Missouri, but not too much has changed for a small-town hero.

TIGER KICKOFF: Max Copeland sounds off on beards, music

Max Copeland and the Missouri offensive line polled some women to find out what they think about beards, and he wasn't happy with the result.

Stephens College volleyball wins home opener

The Stars, which opened their season with 13 straight away games, returned to Silverthorne Arena to beat the Eagles 3-1.

'High energy' Ugandan Orphans Choir to perform at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church

The children, who start each show with contemporary Christian songs and move into traditional Ugandan music, will perform Saturday night and at services on Sunday morning.

Tiger Garden at MU reopens after renovations

More than a year after a renovation and revamp began for the shop in MU's Agriculture Building, Tiger Garden celebrated its official reopening this week.

Columbia construction companies rush for permits to avoid new energy requirements

The usual five to 10 building permit requests submitted each week more than doubled for single-family homes since the City Council passed new energy-efficiency requirements that go into effect Tuesday. 

Mill Creek, Rock Bridge PTA concerned about school overcrowding

PTA members met this week to discuss solutions to overcrowding in Rock Bridge and Mill Creek elementary schools.

TIGER TWEETS: Henry Josey's birthday and Archie Manning documentary popular topics with football players

Missouri football players take to Twitter before Saturday's game against Arkansas State.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri should consider Medicaid expansion

According to the Missouri Budget Project, 267,000 Missourians will remain uninsured because Medicaid was not expanded in 2013.

49ers regain footing, rout Rams 35-11

The 49ers' Colin Kaepernick threw two touchdown passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season and the defense stepped up in a 35-11 49ers victory over the Rams on Thursday night.

Missouri soccer loses SEC home game opener

The Tigers gave up just one goal but it proved to be enough Friday night against the Bulldogs.

Rams, Fisher reflect on frustrating loss to 49ers

After a 35-11 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher was able to reflect on his team's effort.