A student advocacy group wants Missouri’s merit-based scholarship program, Bright Flight, to be restructured. Advocates say it should take a back seat to need-based programs that are vital for low-income students seeking a college education.

After demonstrators interrupted a meeting of the University of Missouri Board of Curators Thursday to restate their demands that led to the resignation of President Tim Wolfe, the curators got down to the business of how to choose Wolfe’s replacement.

Student Protesters Interrupt UM Curators meeting

Feb 5, 2016

Two dozen black protesters twice interrupted a meeting of the University of Missouri system's governing board to read a list of demands for improvements in diversity.

The Columbia City Prosecutor announced Monday that MU Assistant Professor Melissa Click will face third degree assault charges. The KBIA news staff became unwittingly involved in events surrounding the Columbia City Prosecutor’s decision, and we believe an account of these events is worth sharing.

Author Wes Moore Living Life Beyond Expectations

Jan 20, 2016
Amun Ankhra House

Tonight, in front of a sold out crowd accomplished author, speaker and veteran, Wes Moore, will deliver his keynote address on "Living Life Beyond Expectations" at this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dinner celebration. KRCU’s Marissanne Lewis-Thompson spoke with Moore about living his life beyond expectations.

Lewis-Thompson: So, tonight you're giving the keynote address at Southeast Missouri State University, and the theme is "Living Life Beyond Expectations." So, why this theme and what does it mean to you?