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Friday, March 24, 2017
Issue: Maneater v. 83, Issue 15
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MU students attend marches across the nation

Freshman Maggie Madro: “The whole feel of the march was lively, and even though so many of us were strangers, we were all supporting a common goal, which was beautiful.”

Student journalists head to D.C. to cover inauguration, protests

Student journalists head to D.C. to cover inauguration, protests

Senior Kayla McDowell: “It was an amazing experience. It changed me as a person.”

 Know Before You Go: Eric Church to perform at the Sprint Center

Know Before You Go: Eric Church to perform at the Sprint Center

The country artist will bring countless billboard hits to the stage.

MSA president and GPC executive will serve on chancellor search committee

MSA president and GPC executive will serve on chancellor search committee

Two students also served on the presidential search committee last year.

Thousands gather in Columbia for protests in solidarity against Trump

Thousands gather in Columbia for protests in solidarity against Trump

Columbia resident John Owens: “It seems the whole town is out today. … When you read in the news or in history, protest movements that have actually succeeded in bringing about their objectives — it only happens when everybody is involved.”

Defensive lineman Josh Moore to transfer

Defensive lineman Josh Moore to transfer

The sophomore collected two tackles in five games in 2016.

Mizzou swim and dive dominates in its first pair of meets of the spring semester

Mizzou swim and dive dominates in its first pair of meets of the spring semester

Coach Rhodenbaugh: “We usually don't swim this fast this time of the year. We’re ahead of where our program usually is.”

Mizzou women’s basketball breaks curse against Arkansas

Mizzou women’s basketball breaks curse against Arkansas

The team won in Fayetteville for the first time since joining the SEC.

Mizzou wrestling defeats Central Michigan at home

Mizzou wrestling defeats Central Michigan at home

Mizzou stayed perfect in the MAC, dismantling CMU 24-8.

Quarterback flips from Wake Forest to Missouri

Quarterback flips from Wake Forest to Missouri

Taylor Powell, a three-star quarterback according to ESPN and 247Sports, announced his decision on Monday.

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘American Winter’ delves into the aftermath of the Great Recession

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘American Winter’ delves into the aftermath of the Great Recession

The 2013 documentary explores the trials and tribulations of the middle class, which are still relevant in the age of Donald Trump.

 Men’s basketball falls 75-71 to Ole Miss

Men’s basketball falls 75-71 to Ole Miss

Sophomore Kevin Puryear had a career-high 26 points to lead the Tigers.

Royals starter Yordano Ventura dies in car crash

Royals starter Yordano Ventura dies in car crash

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash early Sunday morning in his home country of the Dominican Republic

Tigers gymnastics falters in top-10 matchup against Alabama

Tigers gymnastics falters in top-10 matchup against Alabama

Morgan Porter went down with an injury, and Britney Ward matched her career high on vault.

 Mizzou women’s basketball upsets No. 25 Texas A&M in overtime thriller

Mizzou women’s basketball upsets No. 25 Texas A&M in overtime thriller

A clutch shot from Sophie Cunningham helped the Tigers’ to their first home win over the Aggies since 2005.

Mizzou wrestling takes second at Southern Scuffle, continues strong conference season

Mizzou wrestling takes second at Southern Scuffle, continues strong conference season

The Tigers went 5-1 during winter break, including three MAC dual meet victories.

New research shows little economic improvement for women in Missouri

New research shows little economic improvement for women in Missouri

Although women comprise about 51 percent of Missouri’s population, they are the minority in most state leadership positions.

Missouri loses ninth in a row, falls on the road to Alabama, 68-56

Missouri loses ninth in a row, falls on the road to Alabama, 68-56

The Tigers have not won a true road game since Jan. 28, 2014, almost three years ago.

Millennial Manners: The college student’s guide to a practical resolution do-over

Millennial Manners: The college student’s guide to a practical resolution do-over

If things don’t go so well the first time, better late than never to try again.

 Nintendo Switch combines the best of a console and a handheld

Nintendo Switch combines the best of a console and a handheld

ICYMI, Nintendo’s upcoming gaming system looks amazing.

Community support helps Cafe Berlin recover from break-in

Community support helps Cafe Berlin recover from break-in

Kitchen manager Jamie Davis: “We were just focusing more on getting back on our feet and not staying down, not letting the community see us down.”

CPD chief responds to allegations of racial profiling

CPD chief responds to allegations of racial profiling

Race Matters, Friends President Traci Wilson-Kleekamp: “They are simply, in my opinion, resisting being held accountable by doing piecemeal things and window dressing.”

Freshmen help break Mizzou’s losing streak with win over Vanderbilt

Freshmen help break Mizzou’s losing streak with win over Vanderbilt

Women’s basketball set season highs for three-pointers in consecutive games against LSU and Vanderbilt.

G#’s Musical Radar: The xx release their most eclectic album yet

G#’s Musical Radar: The xx release their most eclectic album yet

I See You sets new levels for the trio’s style.

Recap: Chiefs’ season ends in front of home crowd with a close loss to Pittsburgh

Recap: Chiefs’ season ends in front of home crowd with a close loss to Pittsburgh

The Steelers now move on to face the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.

Preview: Chiefs take on Steelers with a spot in the AFC Championship on the line

Preview: Chiefs take on Steelers with a spot in the AFC Championship on the line

The Chiefs will look to get their first playoff win over the Steelers since 1994.

No. 6 Missouri gymnastics remains unbeaten after defeating No. 12 Arkansas

No. 6 Missouri gymnastics remains unbeaten after defeating No. 12 Arkansas

Morgan Porter earned top honors for the Tigers to lead them to victory.

Just how average is Chiefs QB Alex Smith?

Column: Just how average is Chiefs QB Alex Smith?

As the Chiefs prepare for their third playoff appearance in four years, this time after a first-round bye, is Alex Smith really as run-of-the-mill as everyone thinks he is?

The 76ers are finally winning games, proving tanking in the NBA just might work

Column: The 76ers are finally winning games, proving tanking in the NBA just might work

The 76ers have won four of their last five games for the first time since they won four straight during the 2013-14 season.

Mizzou track and field kicks off season at Border Battle

Mizzou track and field kicks off season at Border Battle

The Tigers had nine top-three finishes against Iowa and Illinois on Saturday.

Men’s basketball carries struggles into SEC play

Men’s basketball carries struggles into SEC play

As the Tigers continue to lose games, Missouri fans question coach Kim Anderson’s future with the team.

Women’s basketball comes up short in a pair of tight SEC losses

Women’s basketball comes up short in a pair of tight SEC losses

Mizzou now holds a 1-2 record in Southeastern Conference play this season.

Mizzou Gymnastics sticks season opener, breaks program record

Mizzou Gymnastics sticks season opener, breaks program record

The Tigers destroyed their previous team record for highest opening-meet score from 2004 and 2015.

Recap: Chiefs beat Chargers, crowned AFC West champions

Recap: Chiefs beat Chargers, crowned AFC West champions

“We took care of our end and got some help from Denver, so it was pretty sweet.” Smith said in a press release

Tigers kickoff SEC play with win over Georgia

Tigers kickoff SEC play with win over Georgia

The Tigers came out strong in their first conference matchup, looking to set the tone for the rest of the season.

MU chancellor search to be conducted by 22-member committee

MU chancellor search to be conducted by 22-member committee

UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and MU College of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa will lead the search to fill the position, which has been held by an interim for 13 months.

Preview: Chiefs looking to earn a first-round playoff bye by defeating Chargers on New Year's Day

Preview: Chiefs looking to earn a first-round playoff bye by defeating Chargers on New Year's Day

The Chiefs will open Sunday with a shot at the AFC West title.

Freshmen trio step it up for Missouri women’s basketball

Freshmen trio step it up for Missouri women’s basketball

In a season where injuries have plagued veteran Tigers, three freshmen are finding their groove to fill the gaps.

Men’s basketball freshman Willie Jackson to transfer

Men’s basketball freshman Willie Jackson to transfer

The forward is the 13th scholarship athlete to transfer or be dismissed under Kim Anderson.

Mizzou gymnastics looks to put its best foot forward to begin season

Mizzou gymnastics looks to put its best foot forward to begin season

The Tigers will be tested in their season-opening bout versus No. 24 Illinois and Ball State

Blast from the past: How 2016 reflected movements and trends from American history

Blast from the past: How 2016 reflected movements and trends from American history

As Mark Twain once said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”

Recap: Chiefs beat Broncos, clinch playoff spot for second straight year

Recap: Chiefs beat Broncos, clinch playoff spot for second straight year

Despite the security of a guaranteed playoff spot, the Chiefs jumped on the Broncos early.

What ‘gratitudes’ are, and why you should try them

What ‘gratitudes’ are, and why you should try them

This practice is a great New Year’s resolution that is easier than most but still full of health benefits.

 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs take on the Denver Broncos on Christmas night

Preview: Kansas City Chiefs take on the Denver Broncos on Christmas night

Chiefs need to defeat the Broncos to keep playoff hopes alive.

Mizzou’s matchups against Illinois and Lipscomb are must-win games

Column: Mizzou’s matchups against Illinois and Lipscomb are must-win games

Searching for answers to their early season struggles, the Tigers have to beat Illinois and Lipscomb to get their season back on track

Chiefs blow opportunity to clinch playoff berth in loss to Titans

Chiefs blow opportunity to clinch playoff berth in loss to Titans

Kansas City’s loss on Sunday puts the Chiefs Super Bowl aspirations in jeopardy

B’s Bit: The unwanted holiday guest (and I’m not talking about fruitcake)

Your BFF’s boyfriend is the gift you didn’t want, and unfortunately he didn’t come with a receipt.

Mizzou women’s basketball pulls in a win

Gallery: Mizzou women’s basketball pulls in a win

Tigers beat UT Martin 80–69 in Dec. 17 home game

Tigers comes up short against Eastern Illinois

Gallery: Tigers comes up short against Eastern Illinois

Mizzou men’s basketball manages three point loss to the Panthers, 67–64

Look around, look around: ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ blows us all away

Look around, look around: ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ blows us all away

The collection of covers and reimagined tracks is an exquisite love letter to “Hamilton” fans.

Column: Why the 2016 Jingle Bell Run was a run to remember

Column: Why the 2016 Jingle Bell Run was a run to remember

The Columbia community took to the streets to run for a cause.

Mizzou wrestling crushes Ohio 35-7

Mizzou wrestling crushes Ohio 35-7

Mizzou bounced back Sunday from a loss to Ohio State earlier this week.

 Gymnastics team gives glimpse into the 2017 season at the annual Black and Gold meet

Gymnastics team gives glimpse into the 2017 season at the annual Black and Gold meet

Kennedi Harris: “Last year, we were a young team. This year, we have a little bit more experience.”

Missouri blew a great opportunity to sell itself to fans

Column: Missouri blew a great opportunity to sell itself to fans

With its largest crowd this season watching, Missouri’s poor shooting made the game hard to watch as Arizona routed the Tigers.

Another win found in Mizzou Arena

Gallery: Another win found in Mizzou Arena

SIUE Cougars lose 72–60 to Tigers on Dec. 4

Gymnastics exhibition kicks off season

Gallery: Gymnastics exhibition kicks off season

Mizzou gymnastics exhibition match starts off the 2016-2017 season

Men's basketball drops its fourth loss

Gallery: Men's basketball drops its fourth loss

Missouri falls to Arizona 60–79 after first half comeback

Missouri wins 81–55 over Miami (Ohio)

Gallery: Missouri wins 81–55 over Miami (Ohio)

The Tigers found a win against the RedHawks on Tuesday

Missouri women’s basketball fends off Wichita State in final game before winter break

Missouri women’s basketball fends off Wichita State in final game before winter break

Sierra Michaelis’ career-high nine steals were critical in avoiding an upset loss against the Shockers.

Missouri women’s basketball fends off Wichita State in final game before winter break

Missouri women’s basketball fends off Wichita State in final game before winter break

Sierra Michaelis’ career-high nine steals were critical in avoiding an upset loss against the Shockers.

Mizzou loses big after rough second half against Arizona

Mizzou loses big after rough second half against Arizona

Arizona made six threes in the second half to blow the game open.

Tigers’ season comes to a close with loss in Minneapolis against No. 2 Minnesota in the Sweet 16

Tigers’ season comes to a close with loss in Minneapolis against No. 2 Minnesota in the Sweet 16

Mizzou’s seniors leave as the winningest four-year class in school history

Tigers win 64–57 over Wichita State Shockers

Gallery: Tigers win 64–57 over Wichita State Shockers

Friday night home game success for Mizzou women's basketball

Blue Note to hold Mad Men Holiday Soiree

Blue Note to hold Mad Men Holiday Soiree

The event features a fashion show and jazz orchestra

The “nice list” of ugly Christmas sweaters in Columbia

The “nice list” of ugly Christmas sweaters in Columbia

Embrace the good, the bad and the ugly.

Millennial Manners: The ultimate last-minute gift guide

Sometimes we just need to cop-out without copping-out.

No. 5 Missouri wrestling falls on the road to No. 4 Ohio State, 30-9

The meet was the first in collegiate wrestling history to feature two Olympic medalists

Scientific society elects three MU faculty for their 'distinguished' research

Scientific society elects three MU faculty for their 'distinguished' research

The honorees’ work covers a range of areas from plant genetics to specialized cardiology.

Cullen the coach: VanLeer utilizes education roots to mentor teammates

Cullen the coach: VanLeer utilizes education roots to mentor teammates

Cullen VanLeer, a sophomore guard on the Missouri men’s basketball team, has helped his young teammates transition to Southeastern Conference basketball.

Mizzou women’s basketball gets back on track in win over SIUE

With the help of several scoring runs, the Tigers pulled away in the second half and came away with a victory at home.

Tigers use big second half to defeat Miami (Ohio)

Tigers use big second half to defeat Miami (Ohio)

Mizzou scored 55 points in the second half; Miami had 55 for the game.

2016, thanks for the Meme-ories

2016, thanks for the Meme-ories

(Even though they weren’t so great.)

Clear your schedule: you have Hallmark holiday movies to watch

Clear your schedule: you have Hallmark holiday movies to watch

Even though these movies are cheesy, we promise they’re pretty “Gouda.”

G#’s Musical Radar: Albums to look forward to in 2017

G#’s Musical Radar: Albums to look forward to in 2017

The Shins, The xx and more set to release albums next year.

Ten ways to decorate your small space for the holidays

Ten ways to decorate your small space for the holidays

When it’s almost the holidays, break out these must-haves.

MOVE’s top 10 albums of 2016

MOVE’s top 10 albums of 2016

2016 was a legendary year for music. With releases ranging from Chance the Rapper to the Rolling Stones, this list has something for everyone.

Delta Upsilon fraternity suspended by international headquarters

Delta Upsilon fraternity suspended by international headquarters

Justin Kirk, executive director of Delta Upsilon International Fraternity: “Unfortunately, repeated failure to meet [our fraternity’s] standards led to this tough decision.”

Schurz and McDavid halls might close temporarily for next school year

Schurz and McDavid halls might close temporarily for next school year

This semester, nearly 25 percent fewer freshmen moved into residence halls than anticipated.

The shadow fees lurking in your tuition bills

The shadow fees lurking in your tuition bills

While state law has put significant limits on MU's in-state tuition and mandatory fee hikes in recent years, unregulated supplemental fees have skyrocketed.

Love no longer trumps hate

Column: Love no longer trumps hate

Individuals from the left are mirroring the attacks displayed by individuals from the right.

Editorial: New swipe donation program is good, but needs work

Starting next semester, students with dining plans will be able to donate spare swipes to those who go hungry. Campus Dining Services and Tiger Pantry have teamed up to create a pilot program where students will be able to donate their unused meal swipes, which will go to students who ...

Column: Trump’s disrespect of our First Amendment rights cannot be tolerated

The best solution is to keep actively exercising our free expression.

Winter break is really the best time of the year

Column: Winter break is really the best time of the year

Cookies, presents and no homework are what make finals week worth the pain and suffering.

News and Notes: Chadwick shines on world stage, Harris and Penton honored by SEC

News and Notes: Chadwick shines on world stage, Harris and Penton honored by SEC

Michael Chadwick earned a bronze medal at swimming World Championships.

22 gifts for the honorary Gilmore Girl in your life

22 gifts for the honorary Gilmore Girl in your life

Oy with the Christmas list, already.

Column: 2016 will be gone and hopefully forgotten

Column: 2016 will be gone and hopefully forgotten

From Donald Trump to mumps, this year truly sucked.

Know Before You Go: Bastille comes to Peabody Opera House in St. Louis

The band will perform on the last day of the fall semester.

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Moana’ is one of 2016’s best

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Moana’ is one of 2016’s best

Grabbing hearts early, Disney’s latest is nearly perfect family fun.

Get ready for a Killers Christmas

Get ready for a Killers Christmas

After a decade of Christmas music, the Killers are releasing a compilation.

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.

MOVE’s guide for the perfect Kansas City and St. Louis day trips

MOVE’s guide for the perfect Kansas City and St. Louis day trips

If you want to escape the stress of finals, MOVE did all the planning for you.

Top 10 commonly failed New Year’s Eve resolutions

Top 10 commonly failed New Year’s Eve resolutions

Every New Year’s Eve, people make the same resolutions, but they often fail to follow through.

Transform your dorm: Christmas edition

Transform your dorm: Christmas edition

With a little creativity, you can live your Christmas-decorating dreams regardless of the size of your living space.

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Sophomore guard Sophie Cunningham, 3, pushes off a defender, looking to create space and move to the basket to score during the second half of the home game facing the UT Martin Skyhawks.

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Senior guard Sierra Michaelis, 24, drives towards the basket looking to create space at Mizzou Arena on Dec. 7.

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Missouri guard Frankie Hughes, 3, drives to the basket looking to get past his defender and score.

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Missouri swimmer Erin Metzler-Seymour moves down the lane during the home meet facing Drury on Jan. 20.

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Sophomore forward Cierra Porter, 4, attempts a spin move on SIUE defender Dearria Watson, 32, in the paint. Porter was huge for the Tigers, scoring 18 points on the night while also grabbing 13 rebounds.

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Junior Kennedi Harris shows off her dancing ability during her floor routine.

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Junior forward Jordan Barnett, 21, gets fouled while going up for a layup against an Eastern Illinois defender in the second half at Mizzou Arena.

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Angela Davis, a scholar and activist, spoke at the Missouri Theater on Jan. 24th for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration about Abolitionist Movements in the 21st Century.

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Color, quotes and images flashed through the air on hundreds of signs sported by participants in Columbia’s Mid-Missouri Solidarity March on Jan. 21.

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Students, community members, and local activists gathered the day after President Trump’s inauguration to march through downtown Columbia in solidarity with women’s marches across the country and around the world, standing up for social issues and protesting the inauguration of President Trump.

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An anarchist has his eyes washed out with milk after being pepper sprayed by police during the anti-fascist, anti-capitalist black bloc protest in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Milk is used by protesters because it helps to counteract the burning effects of pepper spray. Photographer Michael Cali is an MU student who traveled to Washington D.C. for the weekend to cover the inauguration, riots, and the Women's March.

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Nearly 2,000 people joined together in Columbia on Saturday, Jan. 21 in solidarity with the national Women’s March held in Washington, D.C.

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Sophomore guard Jordan Geist, 15, takes a shot during the home game facing Ole Miss. Alabama pulled through the game with a 75–71 win.

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Senior forward Russell Woods, 25, jumps for a two-point shot against Ole Miss at home in the Hearnes Center. Woods totaled 13 points for the game, the game's second highest scorer for Tigers.

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Senior guard Sierra Michaelis, 24, jumps to the basket looking to fend off the contact from her Aggie defender.

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Sophomore Brooke Kelly performs on the beam, where she matched her career high, a 9.875, for her routine, during the home meet against Alabama.

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Junior Kennedi Harris leaps during her floor routine at home against Alabama. The final meet scores were 197.225 for Alabama and 195.500 for Mizzou.

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Junior forward Jordan Barnett, 21, scored eleven points during Mizzou's home game facing Ole Miss on Jan. 21.

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Freshman forward Reed Nikko, 14, dives for a ball during the Tigers’ home match facing Ole Miss in an attempt to steal the ball from Ole Miss senior forward Sebastian Saiz, 11.

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On Military Appreciation Day, wrestlers paired with a member of the student ROTC program to walk out before the team’s 24–8 win over the Chippewas.

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On Military Appreciation Day, wrestlers paired with a member of the student ROTC program to walk out before the team’s 24–8 win over the Chippewas.

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A Missouri swimmer flies down the lane towards victory against Missouri State on Jan. 21.

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Missouri sophomore forward Kevin Puryear, 24, attempts a jump shot in the first half of Missouri's game against the RedHawks. Puryear led the Tigers with 19 points and eight rebounds on 7-for-13 shooting from the floor.

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Emily Johnson, the associate director of the MU Institute of Public Affairs, spoke at a press conference hosted by the Women’s Foundation. She discussed new research concerning advancements toward gender equality in Missouri.

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Sophomore guard Terrence Phillips, 1, looks to create space for an open jumper against EIU at Mizzou Arena.

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Photo illustration of a sleeping college student. Many college students do not get the seven to nine hours of sleep recommended by the National Sleep Foundation, for reasons ranging from homework to noise to parties.

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The documentary “American Winter” tells the stories of families struggling with the post-Great Recession economy in Portland.

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Badfish, a tribute band to the spirit of Sublime, is playing at The Blue Note on Jan. 23.

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Following the Saturday night break-in at Cafe Berlin, donations from a number of local businesses allowed the restaurant and music venue to open as usual.

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At the town hall meeting scheduled for Jan. 30, Police Chief Ken Burton may continue the conversation regarding accusations of racial profiling by the Columbia Police Department.

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Employees work in this semester’s newly opened Potential Energy Cafe, located in Lafferre Hall.

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Recently released cell phone app “TasteBud” aims to help users find discounts and deals for off-campus food locations.

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Nintendo’s new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch.

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Portrait of MSA President Sean Earl.

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Freshman guard Amber Smith, 23, drives to the hoop looking to score. Smith finished the night with six points.

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Sophomore guard Sophie Cunningham, 3, takes a shot during the home game facing UT Martin.

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Guitarist and vocalist Romy Madley Croft of the band The xx, performs in Finland, July 2012.

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Senior guard Lindsey Cunningham, 11, blows by her defender to get to the basket in the first half.

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While walking off the court, Missouri guard Terrence Phillips, 1, leans into assistant head athletic trainer Pat Beckmann after being injured during the previous play. Phillips did not return for the remainder of the game.

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Junior Becca Schugel high-fives her teammates as the announcer introduces the team.

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MU College of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa, left, and UM-Kansas City Chancellor Leo Morton, right, are to head up the MU chancellor search committee.

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Freshman forward Willie Jackson, 2, moves the ball down the court with three minutes left in the third quarter of the home game facing Alabama A&M.

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The tigers end their meet with a team chant in the middle of the floor.

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Donald Trump speaks to his supporters during his rally in St. Louis in March of 2016.

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Alex Smith and Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs

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Freshman guard Jordan Roundtree, 2, pauses to talk with a coach near the sidelines during the Mizzou home game facing SIUE.

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Freshman guard Amber Smith, 23, drives through the Wichita State defense toward the basket.

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Freshman guard Jordan Chavis, 10, jumps up for a shot during the Mizzou home game facing Western Illinois University.

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Sophomore forward Kevin Puryear, 24, shakes hands with freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, before Missouri's game against Eastern Illinois.

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Senior Missouri guard Lindsey Cunningham, 11, gets into triple threat on the wing at Mizzou Arena. Cunningham finished with 13 points on 5-for-11 shooting from the field.

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Senior Missouri guard Sierra Michaelis, 24, looks to tip a ball her way against her defender at Mizzou Arena.

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Missouri sophomore guard Cullen VanLeer, 33, gets around a defender, looking for an open man and a chance to score.

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Senior guard Lindsey Cunningham, 11, senior guard Lianna Doty, 1, and sophomore forward Cierra Porter, 4, look to rip the ball away from a UT Martin player in the second half at Mizzou Arena.

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Missouri junior forward Jordan Barnett, 21, looks to make a move to the basket against Eastern Illinois sophomore forward Patrick Muldoon, 32, in the first half at Mizzou Arena.

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Junior forward Bri Porter, 4, pushes to the basket for a layup during the second half of Mizzou’s home game facing the Skyhawks.

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Freshman forward Reed Nikko, 14, looks to get a turnaround shot to fall in at Mizzou Arena.

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Sophomore guard Terrence Phillips, 1, gets past his defender to make a move to the basket in the second half at Mizzou Arena.

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Sophomore guard K.J. Walton, 11, finishes strong at the rim to score in the second half at Mizzou Arena.

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Freshman Dylan Wisman pushes back on his opponent to avoid the pin.

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Arizona guard Kedeem Allen, 20, hangs on the rim after missing a two-handed dunk.

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Missouri freshman forward Hannah Schuchts, 13, shoots a jump shot from the free throw line.

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Missouri senior guard Lindsey Cunningham, 11, high fives teammates and young Tiger fans alike as she is introduced in the starting lineup before Missouri's game against Wichita State at Mizzou Arena on Dec. 9.

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After being announced with the other starters, freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, circles back to his teammates with a smile then huddles with them before tip-off.

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Freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, high-fives teammates as he is announced as a part of the starting lineup for the Tigers’ game against the RedHawks at Mizzou Arena on Dec. 6, 2016.

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Senior guard Lindsey Cunningham, 11, blows by her defender to get to the basket in the first half.

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While walking off the court, Missouri guard Terrence Phillips, 1, leans into assistant head athletic trainer Pat Beckmann after being injured during the previous play. Phillips did not return for the remainder of the game.

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Missouri forward Mitchell Smith, 5, draws contact from RedHawk defenders while going up for a layup in the first half of Missouri's game against Miami (Ohio).

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Missouri senior guard Lianna Doty, 1, gets past her defender to create a scoring opportunity.

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Sophomore Morgan Porter flips through the air as she dismounts from the balance beam.

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Arizona guard Rawle Alkins, 1, and Missouri sophomore guard Jordan Geist, 15, try arms stretched to rebound the ball. After 40 minutes, Arizona's 46 rebounds outnumbered Missouri's by 18.

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Sophomore guard Jordan Geist, 15, dribbles down the baseline looking to create space.

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Missouri senior guard Lindsey Cunningham, 11, drives towards the basket when she sees an open lane.

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Missouri senior guard Sierra Michaelis, 24, looks to drive past her defender in the second half.

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Sophomore Brooke Kelly does a hand-stand on the top bar of the uneven bars.

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After recovering possession of the ball, freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, takes off toward the Missouri goal to finish off the breakaway play. Hughes and sophomore forward Kevin Puryear, 24, were the only Tigers to reach double digits in scoring.

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Sophomore forward Cierra Porter, 4, attempts a spin move on SIUE defender Dearria Watson, 32, in the paint. Porter was huge for the Tigers, scoring 18 points on the night while also grabbing 13 rebounds.

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Junior Kennedi Harris balances on the uneven bars during the home Mizzou exhibition match.

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A pair of players from both teams scrambled on the ground for a loose ball near the sideline. Arizona nearly doubled Missouri's eight turnovers with 15 throughout the game.

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Missouri sophomore guard Cullen VanLeer, 33, attempts a 3-pointer from the wing as Miami (Ohio) guard Jake Wright closes out on the shot at Mizzou Arena.

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Missouri freshman guard Amber Smith, 23, jump stops to the post, looking to score against the Shockers.

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Senior guard Lindsey Cunningham, 11, blows by her defender to get to the basket in the first half.

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Ugly-sweater racks have made there appearance for the holiday season across downtown Columbia.

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Find quick tips for decorating your dorm or apartment here.

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On Election Day, Memorial Union opened its doors to house a campus voting location.

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Trump supporter at Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Missouri guard Frankie Hughes, 3, high fives teammates as he is announced as a part of the starting lineup for the Tiger's game against the RedHawks at Mizzou Arena on Dec. 6, 2016.

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Schurz Hall will likely be taken "offline" for the 2017-18 school year, meaning students will be unable to select it when choosing housing. McDavid Hall, on the other end of campus, will likely also be unavailable.

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According to Ben, a few drinks may be okay when celebrating at a holiday party so long as the line isn't crossed.

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Decorating in a small apartment can be challenging, but is more than doable.

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As finals week approaches, Ellis library has reopened for 24 hours for student use.

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In November, three MU faculty members were chosen as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science: Edward T.H. Yeh, left, Walter Gassmann, center, and Kathleen J. Newton, right.

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Photo illustration.

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Delta Upsilon, a fraternity recently under investigation by the University and the national chapter, was formally suspended Dec. 6.

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Junior defensive lineman Marcell Frazier, 33, stretches for a tackle during the away game against Tennessee on Nov. 19.

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Junior defensive lineman Marcell Frazier, 16, stretches for a tackle during the away game against Tennessee on Nov. 19.

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Junior defensive lineman Marcell Frazier, 16, stretches for a tackle during the away game against Tennessee on Nov. 19.

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Portrait of Janelle Beavers, the new associate director of the Honors College.

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The students responsible for creating the GoFundMe, which raised a total of $5,505 by the end of the day Monday, Dec. 5, stand for a photo with Sandy Cunningham and Plaza 900 manager Monelle Hausheer.

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The musical "Hamilton" opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Aug. 6, 2015.

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Photo illustration.

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Photo illustration of paying student bill on MyZou.

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Campus is covered in more than eight inches of snow after a late snowstorm in 2011.

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Sophomore guard Cullen VanLeer, 33, watches to see if his shot makes it into the hoop during the home game against Western Kentucky on Dec. 3.

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Michael Chadwick acknowledges his teammates after victory in his race on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

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New downtown bar The Understudy continues to move into its new space in order to to meet its January opening date.

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Working out is the most commonly broken New Year's resolution.

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The author, Monica Dunn, and her two friends Kaitlyn Ruoff and Abbi Brown at Crown Center Ice Terrace in Kansas City.