The Columbia Missourian is a community news organization managed by professional editors and staffed by Missouri School of Journalism students who do the reporting, design, copy editing, information graphics, photography and multimedia. The Columbia Missourian debuted Sept. 14, 1908, the same day classes started at the Missouri School of Journalism.

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