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1850 Slave Schedule. (Courtesy of sos.mo.gov archives)

Reflections of a Black Woman

As a lover of history, the opportunity to reflect on Columbia’s history intrigued me. As…

Construction of Memorial Union, 1925-1926 (Courtesy of University of Missouri)

The History of the University of Missouri

The University of Missouri was established just over 182 years ago, and it remains a…

Santa Fe Trail Marker (Sara Lockwood Williams Papers, C2533. C2533-f1381-01. The State Historical Society of Missouri, Photograph Collection.)

Positioning Columbia for a Prosperous Future

Since its inception, Columbia grew with mindfulness to the future about what kind of community…

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The Road to a Columbia Celebration

The CoMo 200 Bicentennial Task Force, appointed by Mayor Brian Treece in early 2018, was…

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Change Is in the Air

Downtown Columbia, Circa 1925-1933.(Roe F. Montgomery Scrapbook. P0054. 023140-2. The State Historical Society of Missouri.…

Fostering Family

One phone call can forever alter the lives of hopeful parents-to-be.  Sarah and Dustin Berry…

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Not my child. When it comes to most hazards and actions that can imperil a…

Rainbows after the Storm

Twelve percent of women of reproductive age — 1 in 8 couples — struggle with…

Plan 529: Not Just for College

Misconceptions — and even an aura of intrigue — often color conversations about the MOST…

We Should Start a Band

From the moment the words “we should start a band” were uttered, a series of events followed suit.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Matt Schacht’s filmmaking career was sparked in ninth grade history class, before the digital age,…

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The Kids Are Alright

For the musically inclined student, Darkroom Records is the ultimate extracurricular activity. Launched in the…