CoMo You Know
Common Core State Standards are a set of nationwide educational standards created in 2010 to better address issues of education curriculum in schools.
Founded in 2012, Tiger Pantry is a food pantry that provides MU students, faculty and staff in need with food assistance once per month. The organization operates under a "no-questions asked" policy for giving out aid.
Tim Jamieson is the head coach of the Missouri baseball team, entering his 20th season in 2014. That makes him the longest-tenured head coach at Missouri and only the second coach the program has had for the past 40 years.
Chris Kelly is a representative for downtown Columbia, including MU, Stephens College and Columbia College.
Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, has been a state representative since 2008. When he was elected, he was the youngest member in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Caleb Rowden is Missouri's 44th District state representative, and represents both Boone and Randolph counties.
Kurt Schaefer is a member of the Missouri state senate. He has represented Missouri's 19th district since 2009. He is also a partner at the Kansas City law firm Lathrop & Gage.
Ice and snow didn't halt the beginning of the 71st annual Pictures of the Year International competition.
Last year, the Missouri Food Bank Association collected more than 117 million pounds of food, which means more than 97 million meals.
The Columbia Mall, located on Bernadette Drive, has more than 100 stores.
The mission of the Columbia Housing Authority is to provide safe, healthy and affordable housing opportunities to low-income individuals and families.
The Columbia Cemetery was established two centuries ago in 1820.
The Columbia Audubon Society is an organization dedicated to the conservation of birds and wildlife habitats.
The Central Missouri Humane Society cares for more than 6,000 animals annually and is the largest open-door shelter in mid-Missouri.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri distributes more than 28 million pounds of food per year.
The Columbia Fire Department is responsible for all fires within Columbia city limits.
Hillel is a Jewish student organization in Columbia. It was founded at MU in 1947 and was housed in a rented space near the campus. Today, the building is at 1107 University Ave., and the group has 700 members.
For one autumn weekend in every year since 1977, Columbia has gone back in time with its Heritage Festival and Craft Show.
The race began in 1960 and is held annually on Labor Day. It offers one of the most difficult courses in the nation.
Pagans as well as all religious groups meet at the Italian Village on the second Wednesday of every month to discuss religious events in the community or specific topics.