Almeta Crayton believed in her community and the importance of being connected to the people living in it.
Share your tribute to or memory of Almeta Crayton by emailing submissions@ColumbiaMissourian.com.
As the doors glide open, he takes another puff of his Marlboro Red, a kiss good-bye to his lover, which he flicks aside in a classic gumshoe fashion, and enters into the belly of the whale.
Curious about how infographics are made or headlines are written? Confused by the accuracy check process? Want to know more about the difference between obituaries and life stories? Ask and we will answer.
Margaret Prezioso-Frye wrote a poem after a store cashier mistakenly took her for an actress.
The Food Bank communications coordinator, Scott Gordon, shares his experience with an MU journalism student and encourages us all to "give peeps a chance."
Kellie Kotraba, editor of Columbia Faith & Values, writes about what she's learned about the community and community engagement through her work.
The members of the Access, Circulation and Parking Committee invite community members to give their say on city plans.
MU senior Paula Ottoni dreamed for years of attending college in America. After nearly 14 moves and a financial crisis that devastated her family, Ottoni became an international student at MU. This spring, she will graduate.
Columbia is keeping its collective eye on the medical condition of Almeta Crayton, the city's first black councilwoman, who is in critical condition. The Missourian is inviting you to share your messages of thanks.
Joe Rexwinkle loves the chaotic, but close-knit, atmosphere of the game Humans vs. Zombies. The next game starts Nov. 6.
The Missourian's ongoing coverage of the problem of sexual assault aims to encourage dialogue that can lead to change.
Patrick Miller, with The Crossing's campus ministry at MU, urges 20-somethings to stay motivated when working less-than-stellar jobs. Success isn't necessarily measured by money or promotions.
Tatha Todd, a Boone County National Bank employee, shares how cancer has affected her life and what she does to help others fight the battle.
Parts of the process change every month, so there's no one answer available.
Cleaning the inside of your desktop computer two times a year can prolong its life.
"Spring Awakening," this year's fall musical, won the 2007 Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical will run from Wednesday to Sunday.
Miguel Ayllon, president of MU Voz Latina, is grateful to Columbia for the opportunities it has provided him. He also urges other Hispanic people in leadership positions to advocate for social justice and inclusion.
Charles Davis recently took over as dean of the University of Georgia's journalism school. Although the former MU professor feels nostalgic for Columbia, he has no doubt "the old Bulldog is home."
Mason Kerwick went on his first Alternative Spring Break trip in 2012, and it proved to be the experience that helped him find himself and feel at home at MU.