When John Agliata and his wife lost their newborn son, they suffered and then suffered some more. But over time, John has realized his suffering had a purpose.
Bill Allen Jr.'s photography portfolio includes images of birds, plants and the night sky.
Letitia DenHartog has volunteer at Room at the Inn, a homeless shelter sponsored by faith organizations in Columbia. She shares her experiences providing a warm, safe place for people to get rest and food.
Reader Ji-Sung Lee shares pictures from Friday's meet.
Betty Anderson adopted an 8-year old Labrador Retriever from Central Missouri Humane Society. She says the older dog made her family happy and complete again after losing another pet a year ago.
Author Rick Skwiot's concern about under-performing public schools grew into a novel. He will read from his novel on Jan. 2o at Orr Street Studios.
"We are proud of where we live, and therefore try to show what's great about Missouri," Sherri Claridge says.
Reader Skyler Huff writes about how Frederick Douglass High School students are engaged in their learning rather than just encouraged to graduate, and how it wouldn't be possible without the help of the community.
More than 175 alumni and friends of Columbia College gathered to visit with Santa Claus and donate to The Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri.
The MU Counseling Center staff shares often-recommended strategies for coping with stress, including creative arts, martial arts, animals and a healthy lifestyle.
Sometimes, engaging a creative part of your brain can help balance a life that feels overwhelming.
"I think it is precisely because of this two-cuts-of-the-same-cloth attribute that the act of creating art is so soothing to many of whose heads are a little off-kilter," author Keith Ecker said.
The Chancellor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities developed the Lee Henson Access Mizzou Awards as a way to recognize others on campus who share Henson’s passion and dedication to disability awareness and advocacy.
High school student Tristen Shaw writes about why she's working for Alzheimer's research in honor of her grandmother.
Students raised enough money to buy two heifers, three sheep, two water buffalo, two goats, three flocks of chickens, two flocks of ducks, a share of a llama and 10,000 honeybees.
Twenty students in the program will receive computers through the computer recycling program at the Columbia Area Career Center.
New holiday trends, such as The Elf on the Shelf, come around every few years, but little can match the comfort given by lifelong traditions like family recipes.
Volunteers with the Center for Urban Agriculture share what the experience has meant for them.
The CoMoGives campaign is a publication and accompanying website catalog of local non-profit organizations that accept and are in need of donations.
Students at Stephens College are able to foster cats and dogs through Second Chance, a partnership that is beneficial for both students and animals.