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?


The NCAA has slapped the University of Missouri men's basketball team with several penalties for violations going back to 2011.

The NCAA investigation found donors compensated several players and prospects with money, iPads and transportation through a summer internship program, among other infractions. 

The University of Missouri Board of Curators held its first public meeting of 2016 on Wednesday. Five board members met in a conference room at the Columbia campus’s Ellis Library while three joined via conference call. Board members immediately voted to enter an executive session, which was closed to the public. Per a media release, the executive session was scheduled to last one hour, but instead lasted for more than three.

There is good news for some college graduates in New York: if you graduated after December 2014 from a school in the state, make less than $50,000 a year and fit some other criteria, you can now apply to have the state pick up your student loan payments for up to two years. It’s called the Get on Your Feet Loan Forgiveness Program.