The Missourian asked kids and their parents about space, rockets and aliens while they visited Columbia Public Schools Planetarium on Saturday at Rock Bridge High School.
Trudy Lewis discusses the roller derby nicknames in her new novel, "The Empire Rolls."
Share your memories (fond or otherwise!) of early romance, and you might be included in a Valentine's Day story.
After being hit by a car in 2010, Dina McPherson suffered a traumatic brain injury and went through extensive therapy. Years later, she started Racing for Recovery, so others can receive the same care she did.
Senior Hannah Claas shares her experience as a student at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School.
Chuka Nestor Emezue asks for help dismantling racism and encouraging diversity at MU.
The Assistance League of Mid-Missouri bakes and delivers cookies through their Cookie Connection program to support local women and children.
The State Historical Society of Missouri will host a book discussion Saturday with Valerie Battle Kienzle. It's open to the public.
Riley de Leon, an MU freshman, self-published his book, "Life's not always written in Times New Roman: The untold stories of people like you."
MU professor emeritus William Berry transformed scenes he experienced from the civil rights movement into his artwork.
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.