Officials hope the 10-story tall oil-skimming vessel will skim and filter as much as 21 million gallons of tainted water a day.
Live in the city? Don't have a backyard? You can still use a garden to grow food.
Community gardens in Columbia are quickly becoming a popular attraction, with 850 people participating in the Community Garden Coalition of Columbia and Boone County last year.
Rain barrels conserve water outside the home by collecting runoff from gutters and downspouts.
Have some old newspaper lying around? Here are some ideas about sustainable uses for it.
An introduction to Collegetown.
Three upper-class students relive a typical day from their freshman year in hopes of preparing incoming freshmen for their first year of college.
The MU Student Recreation Center was chosen by Sports Illustrated as the No. 1 campus recreation facility in America.
Finding clothes on a college student's budget can be difficult, but a number of retailers in Columbia make the task much easier.
Summer Welcome staff provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions from incoming freshman.
The Missourian offers tips for students seeking textbooks.
Finding your way around Ellis Library is an essential first step after arriving at Mizzou.
Credit cards can be dangerous, but with planning, they can also be helpful. College is a good time for students to learn smart credit skills.
Biking, walking, driving — all of these options and more are available for students at MU.
Students going back to school these days need more than books, pens and paper.
More about the Student Recreation Complex at Rollins Avenue and Hitt Street.
Financial aid is available to students who take the time to find it.
From MU chancellor to student leaders, a comprehensive list of the most important people to know on campus.
Inexpensive dates around town might include dining out or listening to music.
Missourian reporters scoured the state for the best trips we could find at a fair price. We hope our readers find something worthwhile among the stories in this travel guide.