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Chaplain Chuck Bender, right, prays with Michael Davila at a makeshift memorial honoring the victims of Wednesdays shooting rampage, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. The FBI said Friday it is officially investigating the mass shooting in California as an act of terrorism, while a U.S. law enforcement official said the woman who carried out the attack with her husband had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and its leader on Facebook. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

This week’s news highlights

Elad Gov-Ari December 4, 2015

Chaplain Chuck Bender, right, prays with Michael Davila at a makeshift memorial honoring the victims of Wednesday's shooting rampage, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. The FBI said Friday...

Black Friday takes over Columbia Mall

Jenna Liu November 28, 2015

Click here for a look at what Black Friday meant for shoppers and employees. Additional reporting and photos by Ronel Ghidey and Cam Fuller    

Art by Ana Ramirez.

After 35 years, China drops controversial one-child policy

Faaris Khan November 18, 2015

On Sept. 25, 1980, China’s then-ruler, Deng Xiaoping, changed China’s history. Xiaoping introduced China’s infamous “one-child policy” on that day in order to support the country’s economy...

Columbia College to offer scholarships to gamers

Nicole Schroeder November 18, 2015

With nearly 67 million players logging on to the game each month, according to a 2014 study by Riot Games, League of Legends has been the most popular video game in the world since 2012, beating out long-standing...

Youth Advisory Council to fundraise for local daycare

Jenna Liu November 4, 2015

Students serving on the city’s Youth Advisory Council will be fundraising for the first few weeks of November to support a daycare program at Douglass High School called Cribs. Unlike most of the daycares...

Construction of new voltage lines spark concern

Nicole Schroeder November 3, 2015

In 2007, the city of Columbia first raised concerns about the reliability of electricity and power transmission to the south side of town. In response to citizen complaints, Columbia Water and Light decided...

Jeffersons statue, placed on the Francis Quad of the University of Missouri - Columbia, was intended to celebrate his many achievements. Recently, however, several students, both at Mizzou and RBHS, have voiced their complaints regarding the controversial and often untold portions of Jeffersons life.
Photo by Jae Rhee

Iconic statue of celebrated president kindles bold criticism

Rochita Ghosh November 1, 2015

Thomas Jefferson: third president of the United States, author of the Declaration of Independence, founding father. Slave owner, alleged rapist. Some of these labels are why some University of Missouri...

Photo by Devesh Kumar

Stadium sustainability: MU combats waste at football games

Abby Kempf October 27, 2015

Seniors Emily Getzoff and Wendy Zhang pick up trash at a Roots and Shoots meeting outside of RBHS. photo by Devesh Kumar University of Missouri-Columbia football games are a hub of human activity, and...

Planned Parenthood in Columbia, MO is located on 711 N Providence Rd. The center offers a wide variety of services to both men and women. photo by Paige Kiehl

Should US government stop funding Planned Parenthood?

Jae Rhee October 26, 2015

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization which has sustained itself through federal funding since the 1970s. It provides a variety of services for reproductive health, including abortion and other...

Indian Nite brings diversity, dance to Jesse Hall

‘Indian Nite’ brings diversity, dance to Jesse Hall

Kat Sarafianos October 21, 2015

Jesse Hall Auditorium hosted India Nite, a cultural celebration filled with Indian dance, on Oct. 17. India Nite is an annual Indian cultural festival put on by the University of Missouri’s Cultural...

CPS Foundation awards outstanding Leaders at Night of Stars

CPS Foundation awards outstanding Leaders at ‘Night of Stars’

Abby Kempf October 15, 2015

[vc_text_separator title="Hall of Leaders introduces 12 new members" border_width="2"]Ranging from 25 to 80, the Hall of Leaders inducted 12 new members with a lot of passion for CPS Oct. 15 in the RBHS...

McCullough packs Missouri Theatre with empowering speech

McCullough packs Missouri Theatre with empowering speech

Ronel Ghidey October 8, 2015

Last night the two-time Pulitzer winner came to the Missouri Theatre on 9th Street, and sold it out in the first 10 minutes. By 7 p.m. the scheduled start time, the line for McCullough wrapped around 9th...

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