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Aug. 25, 2017

Five places to have an alcohol-free night in CoMo

Five places to have an alcohol-free night in CoMo

Nightlife in Columbia doesn’t have to feature booze.

Feb. 6, 2017

A pitcher-perfect Valentine’s Day

Learn how to drink like a pro with these fruity yet sophisticated Valentine’s Day drinks.

Dec. 5, 2016

New bar under Kaldi’s focused on education and accessibility

New bar under Kaldi’s focused on education and accessibility

The Understudy, which opens in January, plans to offer a diverse selection of high-quality drinks.

March 6, 2016

Bill addresses underage drinking

Bill addresses underage drinking

Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville believes the bill will broaden awareness of supplying alcohol to minors.

Oct. 29, 2015

Festive drinks to try this Halloween

MOVE found four drinks for college students to try this Halloween.

Oct. 12, 2015

Underage drinking prevalent on college campuses

When charged with an MIP, the student will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

July 10, 2015

Pop-up bars in CoMo? CoMingle promotes cocktail culture at local bars

Pop-up bars in CoMo? CoMingle promotes cocktail culture at local bars

Event locations and times are hinted at on Twitter @CoMingle573

June 3, 2015


“But, even Jesus drank wine.”

Balancing the college drinking scene and personal sanity

April 21, 2015

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: Bruises may fade, but memories last

(Hilariously inexperienced) Columnist Ellise Verheyen on her first real night at “da club.”

March 11, 2015

Senate Bill 3 aims to ban texting and driving for those over 21

The bill is sponsored by state Sen. David Pearce of Warrensburg.

Feb. 25, 2015

Columbia Police Department receives grant to strengthen drunk-driving patrols

Columbia Police Department receives grant to strengthen drunk-driving patrols

$16,000 of the department’s new grant will be used for sobriety checkpoints.

Feb. 17, 2015

Beats and Eats: Lucy in the sky with bacon

Columnist George Schramm finds the perfect hangover helper.

Feb. 10, 2015

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: The idiot’s guide to drinking alcohol

Columnist Ellise Verheyen explores UK drinking laws.

Feb. 3, 2015

Here’s why ‘Beer tastes better in the front row’

The Blue Note shows CoMo a new way to watch your favorite movies.

Jan. 20, 2015

Beats and Eats: Casual date night at Flat Branch

Columnist George Schramm reviews Flat Branch Pub & Brewing.

Nov. 11, 2014

BEST: Bars

In a town like CoMo, we have the luxury of being choosy with our watering holes. Here’s our best picks, bar none.

Oct. 7, 2014

Brad ‘N’ Butter: A piece of Europe in Mid-Missouri

Columnist Brad Spudich takes a field trip to Hermann

Sept. 2, 2014


The killer cocktail

Drinking your problems away, believe it or not, doesn’t yield a solution

Dec. 11, 2012

Police Beat:

Driver arrested for traffic crash fatality

Michelle Morrow, 24, passed away Friday due to injuries sustained during a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Missouri Route 163 near Hinkson Creek Bridge. Morrow ...

April 15, 2011

Ditch the Natty and opt for these Mid-MO brews

Ditch the Natty and opt for these Mid-MO brews

Columbia and Jefferson City offer a variety of microbrews from which to choose.

March 22, 2011

Police increase DWI enforcement during St. Patrick's Day weekend

Police arrested a convicted felon with an assault rifle during the checkpoint.

March 15, 2011

Know Your Student Body :

One drink a day can keep the doctor away

Question from Sam, a reader: I've heard that drinking alcohol everyday can be good for you, especially wine... is that true? Chris: The answer ...

March 11, 2011

Suspect drives through checkpoint, flees on foot

Eleven people were arrested during the sobriety checkpoint.

Feb. 24, 2011

Police Beat:

Sheriff's department announces plan for weekend sobriety checkpoint

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department announced plans to conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint in Boone County this weekend. During the sobriety checks, the sheriff's ...

Feb. 22, 2011


Why the legal drinking age needs to be changed

I know what you are thinking: here is another ignorant kid who wants to lower the legal drinking age in order to have easier access ...

Feb. 18, 2011

DWI Unit sees increase in arrests during first year

DWI Unit sees increase in arrests during first year

There has been a decrease in accidents where alcohol was a factor.

Feb. 11, 2011

MSA supports Good Samaritan policy

The policy would protect intoxicated minors who call 911 for a friend.

Dec. 10, 2010

Greek Life proposal aims to revamp alcohol policy

Greek Life proposal aims to revamp alcohol policy

The proposal would bar freshmen from living in fraternity houses.

Dec. 10, 2010

Alcohol limitations, parks tax discussed at Park and Rec. meeting

Alcohol limitations, parks tax discussed at Park and Rec. meeting

The drinking limitation would affect Paquin Park, Flat Branch Park and Village Square Park.

Dec. 7, 2010

Downtown Columbia underage drinking levels decline

CPD believes the trend is a result of the creation of the downtown unit.

Dec. 7, 2010

CREAM brings alcohol-infused dessert to Missouri

CREAM brings alcohol-infused dessert to Missouri

The product comes in six different flavors.

Nov. 16, 2010


Over-consuming alcohol is less than classy

We have all seen them: On the weekends, drunken students seem to come out in masses, falling against everyone in the bars and throwing up ...

Nov. 12, 2010

Wellness Resource Center receives grant for 'model program' status

The center surveyed students to find a 25 percent decrease in binge drinking in the past five years.

Nov. 5, 2010

Four Loko faces possible bans

Several students in Washington were hospitalized after drinking it.

Nov. 2, 2010

Drunkorexia: new slang for binge drinking

Alcohol is the most commonly abused drug.

Nov. 2, 2010

Five arrested for drunken driving during checkpoint

The checkpoint was held over Halloween weekend.

Oct. 29, 2010

Sheriff’s department brews defense against illegal drinking

Three cashiers face charges for selling to minors.

Oct. 29, 2010


Beware Black Out City

Recent concerns over the health issues posed by Four Loko have me examining my devotion to the malt liquor energy drink. After considering what is ...

Oct. 12, 2010

WRC sponsors Alcohol Responsibility Month

MU began holding Alcohol Responsibility Month 28 years ago.

Sept. 28, 2010

Columbia sees increase in sobriety checkpoints

Thursday’s checkpoint yielded three DWI arrests.

Sept. 21, 2010

Police Beat:

Student arrested after fight

Student Cameron Craney was arrested on multiple charges Thursday morning at Wolpers residence hall. Capt. Brian Weimer said officers responded to a report of a ...

Sept. 21, 2010

Sheriff’s Department steps up alcohol enforcement

66 vehicles were stopped in a DWI sobriety checkpoint on Saturday.

Sept. 10, 2010

Policy keeps Greek Life out of The Jungle

Chapters cannot participate without a licensed alcohol vendor present.

Sept. 10, 2010

Ten arrests made in Labor Day weekend checkpoint

The number of arrests this year was a decrease from last August's checkpoint.

Sept. 10, 2010

GAMMA expands student outreach

The organization plans to work with individual Greek Life chapters.

Sept. 4, 2010

Police Beat:

Woman fractures skull at downtown bar

A woman fractured her skull, neck and face after falling off of the internal stairwell at Quinton's Restaurant and Bar on S. Ninth Street ...

Sept. 3, 2010

Sheriff’s department stops nearly 300 cars

The sheriff’s department will conduct monthly sobriety checkpoints.

Sept. 2, 2010

Police Beat:

Man attempts to steal officer's bike

Early Saturday morning at 1:15 a.m., a St. Louis man was found attempting to steal a Columbia officer’s bike valued at $1 ...

Aug. 31, 2010

Police Beat:

Highway Patrol releases records on traffic stops

Lead by Capt. Gregory Kindle, Troop F headquarters in Jefferson City stopped 280 drivers on counts of illegal motorist activity in Miller County and Camden ...

Aug. 29, 2010

Police Beat:

Tigers' tight end arrested on suspicion of DWI

Missouri Tigers junior tight end and long snapper Beau Brinkley became the third member of the Missouri football program in the last month to be ...

Aug. 27, 2010

MU student wins scholarship for public service video

The video emphasizes the effects of drunk driving.

Aug. 24, 2010

News conference unveils details of new tailgating space

MUPD will patrol the lot.

Aug. 18, 2010

Police Beat:

MUPD plans sobriety checkpoint for weekend

Local law enforcement agencies will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on or near campus over the coming weekend, an MU Police Department news release stated ...

June 2, 2010

Study: alcohol companies target young drinkers through social media

The industry is increasing its use of social network websites.

May 17, 2010

Students voice SWAT concerns to council

Students voice SWAT concerns to council

The council also voted to change laws regarding MIPs.

May 7, 2010

MUPD, CPD increasing alcohol law enforcement

This weekend, the MU Police Department and other agencies are participating in events to patrol and enforce alcohol violations. MUPD Capt. Brian Weimer said the ...

April 23, 2010

Get yo' drank on

Get yo' drank on

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