From Readers

Voters react to election results on social media

The Missourian is keeping an eye on voter reactions as election results come in. We'll be updating the story as more results become known, so check back in with us throughout the night.

Columbia voters reported speedy visits to the polls

We've been asking people today to tell us about their experiences voting in Columbia. Most have reported wait times of 15 minutes or less.

Voters and readers voice what's important to them in the election

The Missourian's outreach team was interested in hearing what voters and readers had to say. We asked about their feelings on the candidates, what questions they had regarding the election and why it was important to them to be politically involved.

FROM READERS: Columbia Independent School sophomore wins cross-country honors

Ruth Bondurant earned all-state honors in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 1 Girls Cross-Country competition Nov. 3.

FROM READERS: Girls in Tech launch event will feature Sarah Hill

Girls in Tech Mid-Missouri is launching in Columbia at 7 p.m. Monday at Museao. Girls in Tech is a social network where women working in technological fields can engage other like-minded professionals and gain knowledge, insight and friendship.

FROM READERS: What are we doing for people who are cast aside?

Around the world, people make a life out of cardboard boxes. Reader Mel West shares his sadness about how society lets that happen.

ArtTalk: Terell Stafford Quintet to perform Billy Strayhorn at Murry's

Josh Chittum, an assistant director at "We Always Swing" Jazz Series, shares his excitement over Terell Stafford Quintet's performance on Sunday at Murry's.

FROM READERS: Columbia teen shares fictional story called "Raising the Phoenix"

Danielle Komo, a junior at Hickman High School and student in Nancy White's creative writing class, shares a fictional story she wrote called "Raising the Phoenix."

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Florida, Missouri's next football opponent

When was the last time Missouri played Florida? Who won the Gators' first Heisman trophy? Test your knowledge of the University of Florida's football program.

FROM READERS: Owners dress up their pets to celebrate Halloween

We asked readers to send in photos of their pets dressed in Halloween costumes. Here are some of our favorite dogs and cats dressed up for the holiday.

ArtTalk: Exhibit, conference with Cuban artist Rolando Estevez Jordan at Bingham Gallery

Hannah Reeves, director of the George Caleb Bingham Gallery, talks about an upcoming exhibit featuring handmade books and drawings by Cuban artist Rolando Estévez Jordán.

FROM READERS: Columbia Toastmasters Club invites you to visit

Columbia Toastmasters is an open membership club and welcomes everyone to visit as many times as desired to see if our club is a good fit.

FROM READERS: Life after college doesn't have to be boring

In the spirit of homecoming weekend, here’s some advice from one recently full-time employed alumna to the Mizzou student body.

FROM READERS: If we're not involved, we have no right to gripe

Wayne Behymer discusses the potential pitfalls of expressing political opinions in a town the size of Columbia, where you know so many of the players.

FROM READERS: Mizzou Republicans discuss political motivations

Some mid-Missourians say they think being involved in politics is critically important. To find out what drives them, we're asking people about their political motivation and involvement.

Missouri fans relieved, happy about Tigers' first SEC win

Braving the early morning start and cold autumn temperatures was worth it for some Missouri football fans as the Tigers clinched their first Southeastern Conference win against Kentucky.

Missouri fans tweet about early Homecoming morning, cold and football

Missouri fans took to their social media pages to express their excitement about Missouri's 101st Homecoming game. People were excited to be in Columbia, but a little groggy with the early morning start.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri fans enjoy Homecoming festivities before Kentucky game

Missouri football fans enjoyed the annual Homecoming parade Saturday morning before the Tigers' game against Kentucky.

Ray and Sharon Adams celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

A Columbia couple plans to celebrate in Branson. 

FROM READERS: Mizzou Archery team hosts national competition, two MU shooters win trophies

The Mizzou Archery club hosted the USIAC 3D Nationals last weekend, where two Missouri shooters won trophies for the first time ever.