Eliot Battle's lone recommendation allowed Jana. L. Earnest Wilson to attend college.
In this column from 2012, Dr. Robertson writes about how Eliot Battle worked to improve Columbia and MU.
Carl W. Kenney II, a newspaper columnist and instructor at Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies, contributed a reflection on the life of Eliot Battle.
Ben Henick, a 1991 graduate of Hickman High School, contributes a reflection on how Eliot Battle impacted his life.
Eliot Battle, an educator in the Columbia Public Schools for more than 40 years, passed away on Tuesday night. Here, Columbia remembers Battle and the contributions he made to the Columbia community.
The end-of-season musical production "A Little Show Music" of the Summer Theatre Institute at Stephens College will be 7:30 p.m. June 17 at Macklanburg Playhouse. It's free and open to the public.
More than 200 people competed in the 19th annual Rock Bridge Lions Club Clay Shoot, which raised more than $20,000 for the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.
Reader Arthur Mehrhoff argues that moving the Museum of Art & Archaeology off campus, with no clear plan for its return, is a step away from the integrative learning that's essential for education.
Missourian reader Billie Silvey shared pictures of several plants she photographed in bloom.
Morgan Hulen joins an impressive guest faculty at Stephens this summer that includes award-winning choreographers and a professional modern dancer in New York.
Sarah Hill was selected to get early access to a Google Glass headset, and she wrote this post about her first days with the technology.
In preparation for Father's Day, share one word that best describes your dad.
A Missourian reader offers her take on spring weather in the form of a poem.
David Caldwell shares this invitation to his parents' anniversary party.
Missourian readers have been sending us their views of rain and flooding in Columbia.
Janet Moreland is sharing updates along the way as she paddles down the river. Here is a dispatch from Gates of the Mountains in Montana.
J.W. "Blind" Boone's motto of "merit, not sympathy, wins" is the topic of these students' winning essays in an annual writing contest.
A parent co-operative preschool allows teachers, parents and other families to be involved in the children's learning experiences.
The founder of W.B. Smith feed mill had a birthday party with family and friends, and one of his daughter submitted pictures.
Columbia College held its sixth annual Military Recognition Day on May 23.