Welcome Back 2010
A custom-built information center cost $60,000. The $3.4 million to pay for it and other furnishings came from a combination of student fees, campus organizations and profits from the sale of athletic merchandise, textbooks and supplies, and other enterprises operated by MU.
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The yoga studio offers mix of safe, sacred spaces for practice.
In the fall, pumpkins will be available for picking.
Amy Gearhart is senior pastor, filling the post after the Rev. Jim Bryan retired.
Providing space for the farmers market was a logical choice for church, its leadership says.
If you're looking for a good deal, these shops might just have what you need.
Columbia offers some bus service and shuttle service to Kansas City and St. Louis airports.
Public skating and rentals are available at Empire Rolling Rink.
Our reporters spent the summer getting oriented to the city, and they found some great places we thought you should know more about.
Columbia has several options for finding local food, whether at markets or straight from the farm.
Mulch also is available to city residents at no cost.
Columbia parks offer Wi-Fi service for visitors.
The cave tours are canceled because of a bat fungus.
Skip a dorm meal occasionally to try one of these other venues.
Searcy Hall had been closed since 2009. It will become Pet Central, a pet-friendly dorm, this fall.
The ARC offers monthly memberships and passes for children.
The community is invited to attend Tiger Walk on Aug. 22 on the Quad.
The tree is known simply as "big tree" by the locals.
Many of the events are open to the community.