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  • Photo from April 27, 2009

    Freshman pitcher Chelsea Thomas gave up four runs in Sunday's loss to Oklahoma, the Tigers' second loss of the weekend. Thomas admitted to not having fully recovered from an injury that kept her out of action for weeks. (April 27, 2009)

  • Photo from April 24, 2009

    Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs addresses Mizzou Student Foundation members after the Mizzou Mile walk Tuesday at Tiger Plaza. Participants in the third-annual walk raised money for student scholarships. (April 24, 2009)

  • Photo from April 23, 2009

    Steve Mack, UM system director of procurement services, speaks to Faculty Council about electronic procurement programs for classroom products Thursday. Members raised concerns over the effectiveness of the program. The council also discussed concealed carry on campus. (April 23, 2009)

  • Photo from April 23, 2009

    Junior Greg Folgia celebrates with teammates after scoring Missouri's first run against Kansas in the fourth inning of Wednesday's game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The Tigers surrendered a 3-1 lead, falling to the Jayhawks 7-3. (April 23, 2009)

  • Photo from April 23, 2009

    Senior Lindsey Ubrun rounds second base after hitting a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader against Iowa State. The Tigers couldn't finish their comeback, falling to the Cyclones 4-3 in the second game after winning the first. (April 23, 2009)

  • Photo from April 20, 2009

    Gov. Jay Nixon jokes with ABC Laboratories President and chief executive Byron Hill during a tour of the facility. Nixon announced Monday the Next-Generation Jobs Team, a federal stimulus program to match young Missourians with summer employment at high-tech firms throughout the state. (April 20, 2009)

  • Photo from April 20, 2009

    Brother Jed Smock looks on as Brother Cope stands in Speakers Circle. Triangle Coalition members passed out free shirts bearing the statistic 90 percent, representing the percentage of transgender people harassed in the past year. (April 20, 2009)

  • Photo from April 20, 2009

    Graduate student Tony Luetkemeyer, the student representative to the UM system Board of Curators, has his hood removed while being inducted into The Rollins Society on Friday during Tap Day. The annual ceremony recognizes the accomplishments of highly selected students belonging to six secret societies on campus. (April 20, 2009)

  • Photo from April 20, 2009

    Freshman defensive end Aldon Smith lunges to tackle sophomore wide receiver Wes Kemp during Saturday's Black and Gold game at Memorial Stadium. Smith had four tackles and the defense held the offense to only one touchdown. (April 20, 2009)

  • Photo from April 10, 2009

    Junior catcher Trevor Coleman celebrates with teammates near home plate after hitting a two-run homer as part of a nine-run second inning. The Tigers put on a batting clinic Wednesday, defeating Minnesota 20-5. (April 10, 2009)

  • Photo from April 6, 2009

    The Missouri House last week voted to place the Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center under MU ownership instead of the state Department of Mental Health as it is now. If under MU ownership, the center would benefit from increased federal funding. (April 6, 2009)

  • Photo from April 6, 2009

    Junior starter Kyle Gibson pitched a complete game and struck out 15 batters Friday against Oklahoma, but the Tigers couldn't muster enough offense, losing 2-1 to the Sooners. MU dropped its second home series and fell to 5-7 in the Big 12. (April 6, 2009)

  • Photo from March 18, 2009

    Guitarist Don Henley of the Eagles performs "How Long" during the bands' concert at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday. Henley founded the Eagles in 1970. (March 18, 2009)

  • Photo from March 18, 2009

    Bassist Timothy B. Schmit plays with the Eagles at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday, part of the band's "Long Road out of Eden" tour. (March 18, 2009)

  • Photo from March 18, 2009

    Guitarist and vocalist Joe Walsh motions to other members of the Eagles during a concert at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday. (March 18, 2009)

  • Photo from March 18, 2009

    The Eagles played nearly three hours with a set containing an even mix of classics and songs from their latest album, _Long Road out of Eden_. (March 18, 2009)

  • Photo from March 18, 2009

    Guitarist and songwriter Glenn Frey of the Eagles at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday. (March 18, 2009)

  • Photo from March 14, 2009

    Senior forwards Leo Lyons and DeMarre Carroll carried the Tigers over the Bears on Jan. 31 at Mizzou Arena with 30 and 25 points, respectively. The teams will face off again tonight for the Big 12 title game. (March 14, 2009)

  • Photo from March 11, 2009

    In Wednesday's game, Texas Tech's Mike Singletary went on a second-half tear, at one point scoring 33 of 35 consecutive points for the Red Raiders, who will face the Tigers on Thursday. (March 11, 2009)

  • Photo from March 11, 2009

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  • Photo from March 5, 2009

    Senior forward DeMarre Carroll and Kansas guard Mario Little contest a rebound in the first half of Sunday's game. Carroll, coach Mike Anderson's nephew, leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding. (March 5, 2009)

  • Photo from March 5, 2009

    Senior forward Leo Lyons reaches in to get a hand on Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor's shot Sunday. Lyons has experienced off-court troubles in his time at MU, but has proven to be a leader on the hardwood. (March 5, 2009)

  • Photo from March 3, 2009

    Framed by a rack of basketballs, a Kansas cheerleader dances a routine during pregame warmups Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. (March 3, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri senior forward DeMarre Carroll shakes hands with Kansas players following the Tigers' 90-65 loss to the Jayhawks on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. Carroll had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Fans in the Kansas student section cheer as Jawhawk players take to the court prior to Saturday's matchup against MU at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri senior forward DeMarre Carroll blocks a shot in the face of Kansas center Cole Aldrich in the first half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Kansas guard Sherron Collins moves around freshman guard Kim English toward the basket in the first half. Kansas led 45-19 at halftime. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri freshman guard Kim English fouls Kansas forward Marcus Morris on the sideline in the first half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Kansas center Cole Aldrich slams down a dunk in the first half. Aldrich scored 19 points for the Jayhawks. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri senior forward DeMarre Carroll and Kansas guard Mario Little contest a rebound in the first half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri junior forward Keith Ramsey gets caught up in his shirt and loses the ball in the first half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri senior forward Leo Lyons and Kansas center Cole Aldrich grapple on the floor for a loose ball in the first half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri senior forward Leo Lyons finishes off a dunk in the first half. Lyons led the Tigers with 20 points. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri senior forward Leo Lyons attempts a layup while defended by Kansas guard Mario Little. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri freshman guard Kim English rises over Kansas guard Brady Morningstar during the second half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor tries to get a shot off under heavy pressure from the Missouri defense. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri junior guard Zaire Taylor drives past Kansas guard Tyrell Reed in the second half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Kansas center Markieff Morris collides with Missouri freshman guard Miguel Paul and Missouri junior forward Keith Ramsey in the second half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri junior guard J.T. Tiller defends Kansas guard Sherron Collins in the second half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri coach Mike Anderson argues a traveling call with an official in the second half. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    Missouri senior forward DeMarre Carroll watches from the bench as the final seconds tick off the clock as the Tigers fall to Jayhawks 90-65 on Sunday in Lawrence, Kan. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from March 1, 2009

    A Kansas cheerleader dances a routine during pregame warmups. (March 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 27, 2009

    Faculty Council Chairman Tom Phillips points to a document containing proposed revisions to course evaluation sheets during a meeting Thursday. The council approved the changes and also passed a recommendation to push ahead Reading Day and the final exam schedule. (Feb. 27, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 19, 2009

    Junior forward Keith Ramsey grasps for a loose ball during last Saturday's game against Nebraska. Ramsey's play has provided a spark of energy for the No. 11 Tigers. (Feb. 19, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 17, 2009

    Junior Lisa Fisher of the Asian American Association sells lollipops to sophomores Benjamin Liu and Jerryl Peralta on Monday outside Memorial Union. (Feb. 17, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 17, 2009

    Billy Froeschner, Mizzou Student Veterans Association vice president, converses with Chancellor Brady Deaton on Monday in Memorial Union. Froeschner relayed ideas for sustainability improvements at MU. (Feb. 17, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 16, 2009

    Senior Michael Chandler pumps up the Hearnes Center crowd after his 16-0 decision against Central Michigan's Tyler Grayson on Friday. Chandler won again Sunday, upsetting Iowa State's Cyler Sanderson 4-0. (Feb. 16, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 12, 2009

    Katie Hoff swims in the Women's 200 Meter Individual Medley preliminaries of the 2008 Missouri Grand Prix. She won several events overall at last year's Grand Prix and won a silver and two bronze medals at the Beijing Olympics. (Feb. 12, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Senior forward Leo Lyons drives past Baylor's Kevin Rogers during Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena. Lyons scored 30 points to lead the Tigers to a 89-72 win over the Bears. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Senior forward DeMarre Carroll streaks towards the basket. Carroll nearly had a double-double, with 25 points and nine rebounds. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Junior guard Zaire Taylor and senior forward DeMarre Carroll compete for an offensive rebound in the first half. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Coach Mike Anderson yells directions to the Tigers on defense in the first half. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Baylor's Quincy Acy dunks as senior forward DeMarre Carroll looks on. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Baylor's Quincy Acy dunks as senior forward DeMarre Carroll looks on. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Senior forward Leo Lyons tries to block Baylor guard Henry Dugat's shot. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Coach Mike Anderson yells directions to the Tigers on defense in the first half. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Junior guard J.T. Tiller defends Baylor's Tweety Carter in the second half. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Senior forward DeMarre Carroll goes for a reverse layup and gets fouled in the second half of Saturday's game. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Freshman guard Marcus Denmon gets squeezed between LaceDarious Dunn and Curtis Jerrells while going for a rebound in the first half. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Junior guard J.T. Tiller prepares to shoot a jumper from the paint. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Senior forward Leo Lyons dribbles downcourt, followed by Baylor's Quincy Acy and senior forward DeMarre Carroll. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Feb. 1, 2009

    Junior guard J.T. Tiller tosses up a hook shot late in the second half. (Feb. 1, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 26, 2009

    Gov. Jay Nixon pauses during his inaugural speech on the steps of the Capitol building in Jefferson City on Jan. 12. Nixon will deliver his first State of the State address tonight. (Jan. 26, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Freshman forward Laurence Bowers fights for a rebound with Texas Tech's Michael Prince on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers began the game with a flourish, scoring more than 50 points in the first half for just the second time all season and cruised to a 97-86 victory over the Red Raiders. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Senior forward DeMarre Carroll reacts after drawing a foul as junior guard Zaire Taylor walks away. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Senior forward DeMarre Carroll slams down a dunk in the first half. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Texas Tech's Darko Cohadarevic looks to pass as junior guard J.T. Tiller approaches. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Texas Tech's John Robertson defends junior guard Zaire Taylor in the first half. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Freshman guard Kim English drives to the basket for a layup in the second half. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Sophomore forward Justin Safford fights for a rebound with Texas Tech's Robert Lewandowski. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Junior forward Keith Ramsey tries to block the shot of Texas Tech's Nick Okorie. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Junior guard J.T. Tiller drives down the court past Texas Tech's Michael Prince. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Senior forward DeMarre Carroll is defended by Texas Tech's Mike Singletary and Alan Voskuil in the first half. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Missouri head coach Mike Anderson reacts to a call against the Tigers in the second half. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2009

    Texas Tech head coach Pat Knight gets in the face of a referee in the second half. (Jan. 24, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 12, 2009

    Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith reads the oath of office to Gov. Jay Nixon on the steps of the State Capitol building on Monday afternoon. Nixon was sworn in as the 55th governor of Missouri. (Jan. 12, 2009)

  • Photo from Jan. 12, 2009

    Gov. Jay Nixon shakes the hand of Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith after being sworn in at noon on Monday in Jefferson City. (Jan. 12, 2009)

  • Photo from Dec. 11, 2008

    The Tigers will return to the Alamodome in San Antonio to face Northwestern in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29. MU will play in its fourth straight bowl game; Northwestern last won a bowl game in 1949. (Dec. 11, 2008)

  • Photo from Dec. 9, 2008

    Oklahoma wide receiver Quentin Chaney pushes past senior defensive back Tru Vaughns during the Big 12 Championship game Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. After the 62-21 loss to Oklahoma, Missouri will face Northwestern in Alamo Bowl in San Antonio on Dec. 29. (Dec. 9, 2008)

  • Photo from Dec. 7, 2008

    Oklahoma wide receiver Quentin Chaney pushes past senior defensive back Tru Vaughns during the Big 12 Championship game on Saturday in Kansas City. The Sooners dominated the Tigers 62-21. (Dec. 7, 2008)

  • Photo from Dec. 2, 2008

    President-elect Barack Obama, seen speaking a MU on Oct. 30, has embraced online video and YouTube to deliver policy messages. The Obama administration has pledged to continue weekly online broadcasts in addition to traditional radio addresses. (Dec. 2, 2008)

  • Photo from Dec. 2, 2008

    Sam Bradford and Oklahoma dominated MU in last year's Big 12 Championship game. Will a repeat be in store for Saturday, or can the Tigers pull off a dramatic upset? (Dec. 2, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 14, 2008

    MU's For All We Call Mizzou fundraising campaign recently reached its $1 billion goal. The drive, which lasted eight years, took longer than similar campaigns at other schools, but MU officials say different accounting procedures are to blame. (Nov. 14, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 13, 2008

    Several complaints have been filed between candidates running for Missouri Students Association president, including issues over flier placements on walls and doors of the Arts and Science Building. Jordan Paul and running mate Colleen Hoffmann accused Phyllis Williams and Jonathan Snipes of placing campaign materials on Maneater newspaper bins and Williams/Snipes accused Paul/Hoffmann of excessive solicitation in off-campus apartments. (Nov. 13, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 13, 2008

    The Joint ROTC Color Guard leads the Veterans Day parade up Eighth Street on Tuesday morning. The parade began at Francis Quadrangle and ended at the Boone County Courthouse. (Nov. 13, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 13, 2008

    ROTC cadets hold a POW/MIA flag during a ceremony outside of the Boone County Courthouse on Tuesday morning. The ceremony followed a vigil and parade to celebrate Veterans Day. (Nov. 13, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 13, 2008

    Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick, who leads the Tigers in scoring with 25 points, was named offensive MVP in the Big 12 Tournament last week. The Tigers will depend on Bonnick's presence when they play Evansville, ranked 17th in the nation in scoring, today at Walton Stadium in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. (Nov. 13, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 13, 2008

    Sophomore libero Caitlyn Vann dives for a dig against Baylor on Sept. 21 at the Hearnes Center. Vann has been a highlight on a shaky MU team and is in position to break the school's single-season dig record, set last year by Tatum Ailes. (Nov. 13, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 11, 2008

    A Color guard representing the four branches of the U.S. armed forces leads a Veterans Day parade up Eighth Street on Tuesday morning. Following the parade, a ceremony and vigil were held at the Boone County Courthouse. (Nov. 11, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 11, 2008

    Brian Roberts leads Ha Ha Tonka during its set before The Avett Brothers show Sept. 17. Ha Ha Tonka's Bluebird performance is Friday at The Blue Note. (Nov. 11, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 10, 2008

    Law enforcement officers patrol a security barricade erected on the grounds of the state Capitol on Saturday in Jefferson City as a small group of National Socialist Movement members conduct a demonstration on capitol steps. Dozens of citizens actively protested the neo-Nazi demonstration, while others attended a Rally for Unity at a local park. (Nov. 10, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 7, 2008

    Balloons and confetti pour down from the ceiling of the Jesse Hall rotunda Friday morning as administrators and alumni celebrate the success of the For All We Call Mizzou fundraising campaign, which surpassed its $1 billion goal by $300,000. (Nov. 7, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 7, 2008

    Chancellor Brady Deaton announces that the goals of the $1 billion For All We Call Mizzou fundraising drive were met ahead of schedule. Deaton said that MU is one of only a few universities to have completed such a program, but that fundraising efforts will continue as part of a larger campaign. (Nov. 7, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 7, 2008

    Columbia resident Carla Tigue picks up leftover election materials as souvenirs Thursday from the Barack Obama campaign office on Ninth Street. The country as a whole voted overwhelmingly for Obama, but Missouri failed to live up to its reputation as a bellwether, voting for John McCain by a slight margin and keeping Republican majorities intact in the state legislature. (Nov. 7, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 7, 2008

    Columbia resident Carla Tigue picks up leftover election materials as souvenirs Thursday from the Barack Obama campaign office on Ninth Street. The country as a whole voted overwhelmingly for Obama, but Missouri failed to live up to its reputation as a bellwether, voting for John McCain by a slight margin and keeping Republican majorities intact in the state legislature. (Nov. 7, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 4, 2008

    Sen. John McCain, R, Ariz., conceded the race for the presidency to Democrat Barack Obama. (Nov. 4, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 4, 2008

    Columbia resident Esther Stroh, left, supervises a group of about a dozen children as they march up Eighth Street chanting their support for Barack Obama. Stroh said the group was simply exercising their freedom as "friends of America." (Nov. 4, 2008)

  • Photo from Nov. 4, 2008

    Students line up outside of the Life Sciences Center to cast their votes early Tuesday afternoon. Wait times at the polling station ranged from 30 minutes to an hour. (Nov. 4, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 30, 2008

    Senior defensive lineman Ziggy Hood and the Tiger defense were successful against Colorado last week and hope for a repeat performance Saturday against Big 12 South foe Baylor. (Oct. 30, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 24, 2008

    Coach Gary Pinkel and the Tigers have one thing on their minds: Saturday's 5:30 p.m. start time against Colorado. (Oct. 24, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 24, 2008

    Senior defensive tackle Jaron Baston and the rest of the Tigers' defense hope to rebound after disappointing back-to-back losses to Oklahoma State and Texas. By winning out and earning a Big 12 Conference championship, the team would still land in a BCS Bowl. (Oct. 24, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 21, 2008

    With a near-perfect performance by quarterback Colt McCoy, Texas trampled the Tigers 56-31 on Saturday in Austin. The Longhorns debuted at No. 1 and the Tigers at No. 15 in the Bowl Championship Series rankings released this week. (Oct. 21, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Texas running back Chris Ogbonnaya celebrates after a touchdown run in the first half of Saturday's game in Austin, Texas. After taking a 35-3 halftime lead, the Longhorns dominated the Tigers 56-31. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Texas quarterback Colt McCoy celebrates after wide receiver Jordan Shipley's touchdown in the second quarter. McCoy completed 29 of 32 passes for 337 yards and two touchdowns. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Senior tight end Chase Coffman couldn't hold on to a touchdown pass in the second quarter against Texas. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Texas wide receiver Quan Crosby catches a 23-yard pass late in the second quarter of Saturday's game. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Pressured by Texas defensive end Brian Orakpo, senior quarterback Chase Daniel throws an interception in the third quarter. Daniel threw two interceptions and was sacked twice. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Texas quarterback Colt McCoy scrambles during the second half. McCoy ran for 38 yards and had two rushing touchdowns. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Texas quarterback Colt McCoy passes during the first half. McCoy broke a school record with 17 straight completions. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Senior tight end Chase Coffman is tripped up by Texas cornerback Curtis Brown during the second half. Coffman had 12 receptions for 140 yards and one touchdown. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Wide receiver Danario Alexander walks off the field following a three-and-out in the first half. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Junior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon walks by MU Athletic Director Mike Alden and Chancellor Brady Deaton as he exits Memorial Stadium following MU's 56-31 loss to Texas. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Texas fans display signs mocking MU senior quarterback Chase Daniel on the set of ESPN College Gameday. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    Thousands of Texas and Missouri fans packed the South Mall on the University of Texas-Austin campus Saturday morning for ESPN College Gameday. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 18, 2008

    ESPN College Gameday analyst Lee Corso picked the Texas Longhorns to win tonight's game, donning the Bevo headpiece at the conclusion of the show Saturday morning in Austin, Texas. (Oct. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 15, 2008

    The last two times Missouri was featured on College Gameday, including here in San Antonio for last year's Big 12 Championship, Lee Corso went for the Tiger mascot. (Oct. 15, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 7, 2008

    Freshman offensive lineman Elvis Fisher and junior offensive lineman Kurtis Gregory clear a path for sophomore running back Derrick Washington during Saturday's game. Washington torched the Nebraska defense for 139 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers broke a 30-year drought in Lincoln, Neb., beating the Cornhuskers 52-17. (Oct. 7, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

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  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Senior quarterback Chase Daniel unleashes a pass against Nebraska in the first half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. Daniel completed 18 of 23 passes for 253 yards and three touchdowns in the Tigers' 52-17 win. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Sophomore running back Derrick Washington splits the Nebraska defense in the first half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. Washington finished with 139 yards rushing and three touchdowns, one on a reception. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Senior defensive back Castine Bridges tackles Nebraska wide receiver Roy Helu, Jr., in the first half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. Bridges tallied eight tackles on the night. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Defended by Nebraska cornerback Armando Murillo, junior wide receiver Danario Alexander is unable to come up with a catch in the first half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. Alexander had two receptions for 46 yards and a touchdown. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Senior tight end Chase Coffman is brought down by Nebraska's Matt O'Hanlon and Lance Thorell following a reception in the the first half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. Coffman had five receptions for 71 yards. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    MU players celebrate in the endzone following senior linebacker Brock Christopher's interception return for a touchdown in the the first half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Freshman tailback De'Vion Moore leaps over Nebraska safety Major Culbert in the second half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. Moore had 35 yards on seven carries. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Nebraska cornerback Anthony West brings down senior tight end Chase Coffman following a reception in the second half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Senior safety William Moore breaks-up a touchdown pass intended for Nebraska wide receiver Nate Swift. Moore contributed six tackles for the Tigers. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Nebraska cheerleaders celebrate as balloons are released to the sky following Nebraska's first touchdown Saturday night in Lincoln, Neb. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Nebraska fans in the student section cheer on the Huskers in the first half of Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    Fans pack into Memorial Stadium an hour before kickoff Saturday night in Lincoln, Neb. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Oct. 5, 2008

    A crescent moon rises over the "Sea of Red" at Memorial Stadium before Saturday's game in Lincoln, Neb. (Oct. 5, 2008)

  • Photo from Sept. 30, 2008

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted against a $700 billion bailout bill Monday that would have given the government unprecedented control to alleviate the ongoing financial crisis. Of Missouri's nine representatives, five voted against the bill, though House Minority Whip Roy Blunt voted in favor of the legislation. (Sept. 30, 2008)

  • Photo from Sept. 18, 2008

    Senior kicker Jeff Wolfert boots a kickoff against Illinois on Aug. 30 in St. Louis. Wolfert has never missed a field goal or extra point in a Big 12 game, making 91 straight. (Sept. 18, 2008)

  • Photo from Sept. 14, 2008

    Junior goalkeeper Tasha Dittamore picked up her third shutout of the season against Vanderbilt Friday. (Sept. 14, 2008)

  • Photo from Sept. 9, 2008

    Sophomore Caitlyn Vann's performance in College Park, Md. this weekend earned her Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors. (Sept. 9, 2008)

  • Photo from Sept. 4, 2008

    Freshman left tackle Elvis Fisher earned a starting job on MU's offensive line, tasked with the responsibility of protecting senior quarterback Chase Daniel's blind side. Daniel and coach Gary Pinkel both praised Fisher's performance in his first game against Illinois on Saturday. (Sept. 4, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Missouri players hoist the State Farm Arch Rivalry trophy following their 52-42 victory over Illinois on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Missouri players hoist the State Farm Arch Rivalry trophy following their 52-42 victory over Illinois on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Sophomore wide receiver Jeremy Maclin returns a kickoff for 98 yards on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Maclin had 125 yards in kick returns in the first half. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Sophomore defensive back Carl Gettis flies toward Illinois junior quarterback Juice Williams on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Missouri leads 31-13 at the half. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Senior quarterback Chase Daniel throws an interception that resulted in an Illinois touchdown on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Overcoming the mishap, Daniel was 15-28 with 200 yards passing in the first half. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Junior wide receiver Jared Perry snags a reception in the second half against Illinois on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Sophomore wide receiver Jeremy Maclin is helped off the field on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Maclin left the game and did not return. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Junior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon strips Illinois junior running back Daniel Dufrene of the ball on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Weatherspoon recovered the ball and returned it for a touchdown. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Sophomore running back Derrick Washington breaks away for a rush against Illinois. In his first collegiate start, Washington gained 127 yards rushing on 19 attempts. (Aug. 31, 2008)

  • Photo from Aug. 31, 2008

    Sophomore running back Derrick Washington loses his helmet in the endzone following his first touchdown in the opening quarter. Washington had two touchdowns in the Tigers' 52-42 win over Illinois. (Aug. 31, 2008)

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    Senior running back Jimmy Jackson picked up 46 rushing yards for the Tigers against the Illini, averaging 9.2 yards per carry. (Aug. 31, 2008)

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    Sophomore defensive back Carl Gettis flies toward Illinois junior quarterback Juice Williams on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Missouri leads 31-13 at the half. (Aug. 30, 2008)

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    Senior quarterback Chase Daniel throws an interception that resulted in an Illinois touchdown on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Overcoming the mishap, Daniel was 15-28 with 200 yards passing in the first half. (Aug. 30, 2008)

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    Sophomore outside hitter Julianna Klein, center, reacts after a kill during the Black and Gold match Friday at the Hearnes Center. Klein hopes to have a big impact on the Tigers' offense this year after missing most of last year with a torn ACL. (Aug. 26, 2008)

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    Junior defensive setter Lauren Nuckolls rises for a kill during Friday's Black and Gold scrimmage at the Hearnes Center. The volleyball team this year is especially young, with no seniors on the roster. (Aug. 22, 2008)

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    Freshman defensive setter Priscilla Armendariz celebrates after a point during Friday's Black and Gold scrimmage at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers begin regular season play Aug. 29 at Tulane. (Aug. 22, 2008)

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    Sophomore middle blocker Weiwen Wang attempts a point over the hands of freshman middle blocker Allison Johnson during Friday's Black and Gold scrimmage at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers come into the season predicted to finish fifth in the Big 12 Conference and are looking to make their ninth straight appearance in the NCAA Volleyball Tournament. (Aug. 22, 2008)

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    McCaskill, seen here at a February rally in St. Louis for Barack Obama, will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. (Aug. 18, 2008)

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    The Border War against Kansas at Arrowhead Stadium is shaping up to be a must-see game. (Aug. 18, 2008)

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    All-American Jeremy Maclin is a player to watch in 2008. (Aug. 18, 2008)

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    The Lakota Coffee Company in downtown Columbia is one local business suffering from a drop in sales attributable to rising gas prices affecting customers’ spending habits. Although prices continue to rise in Columbia, the average price of $3.89 is still much lower than the $4.10 average for the country. (July 9, 2008)

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    Senior tailback Tony Temple led MU to a Cotton Bowl victory on Jan. 1, capping off a historic season. The Tigers’ success on the gridiron is considered a factor in the record undergraduate enrollment expected this year. (June 4, 2008)

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    Junior infielder Steve Gray bats against Oklahoma State on April 6 at Taylor Stadium. Gray hit a walk-off homerun on Tuesday to lift the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over Creighton. (May 9, 2008)

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    Second baseman Greg Folgia turns a double play on Kansas State junior catcher Rob Vaughn during Friday's game at Taylor Stadium. (May 6, 2008)

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    Junior pitcher Aaron Crow is framed by fencing at Taylor Stadium as he winds up to pitch against Kansas State on Friday. Crow gave up six runs and had eight strikeouts as the Tigers won 13-10. (May 6, 2008)

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    Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks to more than 20,000 supporters at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. on Feb. 2. A recent Harvard University study concluded that seven out of 10 young Democratic voters prefer Obama to Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. (May 2, 2008)

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    Junior right fielder Ryan Lollis dives for a catch as senior center fielder Kurt Calvert approaches during the fifth inning of Tuesday’s game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium. The Jayhawks shut out the Tigers 3-0. (May 2, 2008)

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    Kansas junior catcher Buck Afenir congratulates junior pitcher Paul Smyth after recording the final out of Tuesday’s game at Kauffman Stadium as MU junior first baseman Steve Gray walks off the field. (May 2, 2008)

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    UM system President Gary Forsee gives a speech titled 'Return on Investment: Does Public Higher Education Still Offer Value to Its Stakeholders?' on Monday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium. Forsee was chosen to give the annual Monroe-Paine Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs presented by the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs. (April 29, 2008)

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    Freshman Marvel Da-Wariboko of MUTV leads a discussion with ASUM board member Traci Harr and STRIPES director Domingo Pacheco during a leadership summit Sunday in Brady Commons. (April 29, 2008)

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    Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon, Democratic candidate for governor, outlines his plan for higher education reform Monday in Memorial Union. Nixon's Missouri Promise initiative is designed to give middle-class Missourians an opportunity to earn a four-year degree from a state university with free tuition. (April 29, 2008)

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    Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon, Democratic candidate for governor, outlines his plan for higher education reform Monday in Memorial Union. Nixon's Missouri Promise initiative is designed to give middle-class Missourians an opportunity to earn a four-year degree from a state university with free tuition. (April 29, 2008)

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    Lily Tinker Fortel, Community Outreach Coordinator for Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, holds a press conference with Muslim Student Organization spokeswoman Hend El-Buri and Mid-Missouri Fellowship of Reconciliation coordinator Jeff Stack at the Boone County Government Center on Monday. Tinker Fortel is embarking on a 12-day fact-finding mission in Iran. (April 29, 2008)

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    Sophomore pitcher Kyle Gibson pitches against Oklahoma State on April 4 at Taylor Stadium. Gibson struggled in his last outing against Texas A&M on Saturday, giving up seven runs in five innings pitched. (April 29, 2008)

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    Junior pitcher Ian Berger started for the Tigers and gave up three runs on six hits in seven innings during Tuesday's game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The Jayhawks beat the Tigers 3-0, and Berger fell to 3-4 on the season. (April 29, 2008)

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    Junior third baseman Kyle Mach bats during Tuesday's game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Jayhawks shut out the 14th ranked Tigers 3-0, leading to Kansas' first-ever blanking of a nationally ranked opponent. (April 29, 2008)

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    Junior right fielder Ryan Lollis makes a diving catch on the warning track in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Jayhawks won 3-0. (April 29, 2008)

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    Phi Kappa Theta fraternity sophomore Connor Cole, playing Professor Coldheart, crashes the Care Bears' birthday party in the skit 'Who Cares About the Care Bears Anyway?' on Friday in Jesse Auditorium. Phi Kappa Theta fraternity, Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity won first place at the Greek Week Fling Finals for the skit. (April 22, 2008)

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    Senior Evan Groll, treasurer of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, sells T-shirts to raise money for the MU chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws prior to a screening of 'Super High Me' on Sunday in Johnson Auditorium. SSDP and NORML advocate the decriminalization of marijuana at the local and state levels. (April 22, 2008)

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    Vocalist Lindsey Lang sings ‘How Great Thou Art’ as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs, Chancellor Brady Deaton and Missouri Students Association President Jim Kelley look on at the MU Remembers memorial service Monday in Stotler Lounge. The service recognized the seven MU students who have passed on in the last 12 months. (April 22, 2008)

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    Junior offensive lineman Dain Wise directs the offensive line during Saturday's Black and Gold inter-squad scrimmage on Faurot Field. Wise was listed as the number one spot in the depth chart going into the game. (April 22, 2008)

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    Runners make their way down East Rollins Street and past cheering fraternity and sorority members toward the finish line of the Chad Eatherly Memorial 5K Fun Run on Saturday. The race was part of Greek Week, and the route circled campus and Greektown. (April 18, 2008)

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    Members of Pi Kappa Alpha and Beta Sigma Psi fraternities celebrate the announcement of their and Gamma Phi Beta sorority's skit 'Doug Goes to the Zoo' as a finalist. The announcement ceremony was held on the south steps of Jesse Hall on Wednesday night. (April 18, 2008)

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    William Lounsbury/Staff Photographer MU students march past Johnston residence hall Monday in protest of the proposed Missouri Civil Rights Initiative’s ban of most forms of affirmative action. During the march from Plaza 900 to Jesse Hall, students stopped to speak to onlookers. (April 18, 2008)

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    William Woods senior shortstop Kyle Christiansen jumps over sliding Missouri designated hitter Jacob Priday to turn a double play during Wednesday’s game at Taylor Stadium. Priday hit two home runs to break the MU home run record as the Tigers won 16-9. (April 18, 2008)

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    William Woods senior outfielder Ryan Dickerman trips over senior shortstop Kyle Christiansen, but makes a catch as sophomore infielder Brian Bishop watches during Wednesday’s game at Taylor Stadium. (April 18, 2008)

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    Runners make their way down Rollins Street during the Greek Week Chad 5K run/walk Saturday. More than 100 runners participated, and dozens of fraternity and sorority members lined the route to cheer them on. (April 15, 2008)

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    Columbia resident Darlene Dixon talks with newly appointed Boone County Democratic Party Executive Director Mark Buhrmester prior to the Boone County Democratic Central Committee meeting at the Roger Wilson Government Center on Thursday. Buhrmester is graduating from MU this spring and will be one of the youngest employees on the committee. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri junior pitcher Scooter Hicks delivers to a Missouri STate batter. Hick collected the win for the game, improving his record to 2-1. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri freshman outfielder Jonah Schmidt celebrates with teammates near home plate after hitting his first career home run as a Tiger. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri second baseman Greg Folgia slides back to second base after a pickoff attempt in the sixth inning. Folgia reached third base on the play. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri State junior infielder Chris Playter bats in the sixth inning as rain continued to pour down in Springfield, Mo. (April 11, 2008)

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    In the top of the seventh inning, after the Tigers loaded the bases with no outs, umpires called the grounds crew to cover the field. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri State players pull a tarp over the infield of Hammons Field. (April 11, 2008)

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    After a 15-minute rain delay in the game, a lone fan walks to the exits. (April 11, 2008)

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    Players exit the field after the game was canceled due to rain. Because the game was official, Missouri won 8-4, the score at the time the delay was enacted. (April 11, 2008)

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    The Tigers traveled to Hammons Field in Springfield, Mo., to play the Missouri State Bears on Wednesday. Hammons Field is home to the Springfield Cardinals minor league baseball team. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri senior outfielder Jacob Priday returns to the MU dugout following his three-run homer in the sixth inning that gave the Tigers an 8-3 lead. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri freshman infielder Andrew Thigpen commits an error, allowing Missouri State senior outfielder Ben Woodbury to reach second base. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri sophomore infielder Greg Folgia bats in the second inning. Folgia reached base on a walk. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri State junior third baseman Brayden Drake picks up one of his two hits for the game. Drake also had an RBI and a run scored. (April 11, 2008)

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    Missouri second baseman Greg Folgia congratulates sophomore catcher Trevor Coleman as he returns to the dugout after scoring a run in the fourth inning. (April 11, 2008)

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    Freshman outfielder Jonah Schmidt waits in the on deck circle as heavy rain falls during Wednesday’s game against Missouri State at Hammons Field in Springfield, Mo. Schmidt hit a home run, had three hits and three RBIs in the Tigers’ 8-4 rain-shortened win against the Bears. (April 11, 2008)

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    Hardore rock band Let Lions performs their set at Mizzou After Dark’s Battle of the Bands on Friday in Memorial Union. The band, which is well known around Columbia and will be playing at The Blue Note later this month, won second place. (April 8, 2008)

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    Senior Anthony 'Boston' Geary performs solo on the acoustic guitar and harmonica at Mizzou After Dark’s Battle of the Bands competition. Geary, who played his first-ever gig, won third place in the contest. (April 8, 2008)

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    Wayfare closes out Mizzou After Dark’s Battle of the Bands with an eclectic and diverse set, using several unconventional instruments such as the accordion, ukulele, lute, trumpet and stand-up bass. The band won first place in the competition. (April 8, 2008)

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    Drag queen Miss Honey Graham performs a moving gospel song with backup dancers at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Miss Honey Graham is a veteran performer in the MSA Drag Show and also co-hosted the Mr. and Miss Drag Mizzou Pageant in March. (April 8, 2008)

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    Drag queen Alexis Principle makes her entrance during one of her performances at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday at Jesse Auditorium. Principle was named 2007 Missouri Entertainer of the Year and has appeared in the annual Drag Show several times. (April 8, 2008)

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    Drag king Princeton Makavelli, decked out in a pink suit, gets a tip from Miss P at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday. The event, co-sponsored by Triangle Coalition and the LGBT Resource Center, showcased amateur and professional performers. (April 8, 2008)

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    Drag queen Kitty Litter strikes a pose during the Missouri Students Association Drag Show on Saturday night in Jesse Auditorium. Kitty Litter hosted the annual event, which showcased amateur and professional entertainers. (April 8, 2008)

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    Junior pitcher Rick Zagone delivers to an Oklahoma State batter during Sunday’s game at Taylor Stadium. Zagone gave up six hits and two runs as the Tigers lost the game 8-6 and the series 2-1. (April 8, 2008)

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    Junior first baseman Steve Gray hits his first of two home runs during Sunday’s game at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost to Oklahoma State 8-6. (April 8, 2008)

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    Junior first baseman Steve Gray congratulates freshman pitcher Nick Tepesch, who allowed no runs in the ninth inning Sunday against Oklahoma State. Gray, a transfer from Scottsdale Community College in Arizona, hit his first two home runs as a Tiger on Sunday. (April 8, 2008)

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    Engineering students gather on Francis Quadrangle on March 7 following a ceremony during which the dome of Jesse Hall was lit green. The dome stayed lit for Engineers’ Week, an MU tradition that ties St. Patrick’s Day to engineering. (March 18, 2008)

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    Senior Suzanne Bergman plays Dorothy from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and oils up senior Kyle Zick as the Tin Man during an Engineers’ Week skit at Deja Vu Comedy Club last Tuesday. Engineering students put on five skits featuring E-Week King and Queen candidates. (March 18, 2008)

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    Blues musician Daniel 'Mudcat' Dudeck gives audience member Christine Vedenhoupt a guitar solo during the Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ Festival in September 2007. The Columbia City Council is making efforts to host the highly successful festival again this year. (March 18, 2008)

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    Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence and junior guard Matt Lawrence make their way off the Sprint Center court following Missouri's 61-56 loss to Nebraska on Thursday night. With their first-round loss in the Big 12 championship, the Tigers ended their season 16-16 and failed to make the postseason for the third straight year. (March 18, 2008)

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    Junior forward DeMarre Carroll fights for position under the basket as Nebraska senior center Aleks Maric defends Thursday. Carroll had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers, who were outrebounded 42-31 by the Huskers. "I just didn't see the energy in our guys," Carroll said, regarding the Tigers' defensive performance. (March 18, 2008)

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    Junior forward Leo Lyons drives to the basket as Nebraska senior center Aleks Maric defends Thursday. Lyons, recruited by former MU coach Quin Snyder, is one of several previous generation players who are still trying to mesh into coach Mike Anderson's style of play. 'I want to make the NCAA tournament while I'm here,' Lyons said. (March 18, 2008)

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    Coach Mike Anderson said he was disappointed in his team's performance and this season did not live up to his expectations, specifically a berth in the NCAA tournament. Anderson cited 'inconsistencies' throughout the season but said with better, more experienced players that fit his style of play, the Tigers will see success in the future. (March 18, 2008)

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    Texas sophomore guard D.J. Augustin dribbles upcourt past Oklahoma senior guard David Godbold during a semifinal game on Saturday. The Longhorns beat the Sooners 77-49 and advanced to the Big 12 Championship game to play Kansas on Saturday. (March 16, 2008)

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    Texas junior forward Connor Atchley scores for the Longhorns against Oklahoma during a semifinal game on Saturday. The Longhorns won 77-49. (March 16, 2008)

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    Kansas junior guard Brandon Rush drives to the net against Texas A&M during Saturday's semifinal game. Rush had 28 points including five three-pointers in the Jayhawks' 77-71 victory. (March 16, 2008)

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    Texas A&M sophomore forward Bryan Davis and senior forward Joseph Jones get a jump ball call against Kansas freshman center Cole Aldrich during Saturday's semifinal game. The Jayhwaks won 77-71. (March 16, 2008)

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    Texas A&M sophomore forward Chinemelu Elonu dunks over Kansas freshman center Cole Aldrich in Saturday's semifinal game. In front of a home crowd, the Jayhawks advanced to the Big 12 Championship game with a 77-71 win. (March 16, 2008)

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    Kansas sophomore forward Darrell Arthur and Nebraska senior center Aleks Maric fight for a rebound during their second-round game on Friday. The Kansas Jayhawks won 64-54. (March 15, 2008)

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    Oklahoma State junior guard Byron Eaton stretches for a loose ball during a second-round game against Texas on Friday. The Longhorns won 66-59. (March 15, 2008)

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    Kansas State coach Frank Martin stands next to a referee during the Wildcats' second-round game against Texas A&M on Friday. (March 15, 2008)

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    Texas A&M sophomore guard Donald Sloan tosses the ball toward the basket in a second-round game against Kansas State on Friday. The Aggies won 63-60. (March 15, 2008)

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    Kansas State freshman forward Michael Beasley and Texas A&M senior forward Joseph Jones attempt to recover a loose ball in a second-round game on Friday. The Aggies defeated the Wildcats 63-60. (March 15, 2008)

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    Texas A&M sophomore guard Donald Sloan fouls Iowa State freshman guard Diante Garrett in an opening-round game on Thursday. The Aggies won 60-47. (March 15, 2008)

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    Oklahoma State forward Martavius Adams shoots against the Texas defense in a second-round game on Friday. The Longhorns won 66-59. (March 15, 2008)

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    Kansas State freshman forward Michael Beasley scores on a layup during a second round game on Friday against Texas A&M. The Aggies won 63-60. (March 15, 2008)

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    Texas sophomore guard D.J. Augustin rises to the basket over Oklahoma State junior guard Terrel Harris during a second-round game on Friday. First-seeded Texas won 66-59. (March 15, 2008)

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    Colorado junior guard Richard Roby grabs a rebound while Oklahoma freshman forward Blake Griffin goes horizontal under the basket during a second-round game on Friday. The Sooners prevailed over the Buffaloes 54-49. (March 15, 2008)

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    Kansas and Nebraska players compete for the tip-off for their second-round game Friday. The Jayhawks won 64-54. (March 15, 2008)

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    Texas A&M cheerleaders perform at halfcourt during a game Friday. (March 15, 2008)

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    Baylor junior guard Curtus Jerrells shoots from the free-throw line against Colorado during an opening round game on Thursday. The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off the Baylor Bears in double overtime, 91-84. (March 15, 2008)

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    Iowa State and Texas A&M players scramble for a loose ball under the basket during their opening round game Thursday. The Aggies defeated the Cyclones 60-47. (March 15, 2008)

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    Members of the Oklahoma State coaching staff encourage their team during a second-round game against Texas on Friday. Oklahoma State lost to Texas 66-59. (March 15, 2008)

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    Kansas State freshman forward Michael Beasley directs teammates during a timeout in a second-round game against Texas A&M on Friday. The Wildcats fell to the Aggies 63-60. (March 15, 2008)

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    Baylor junior guard Henry Dugat strides past Colorado freshman guard Cory Higgins on his way to a layup during an opening round game on Thursday. The Buffaloes defeated the Bears 91-84 in double overtime. (March 15, 2008)

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    Nebraska sophomore guard Sek Henry skies toward the basket against Kansas during the a second-round game Friday. The Kansas Jayhawks beat the Nebraska Huskers 64-54. (March 15, 2008)

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    Nebraska sophomore guard Sek Henry dunks over Kansas players during a second-round game Friday. (March 15, 2008)

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    Kansas State coach Frank Martin yells at a referee in objection to a call during the Wildcats' second-round game against Texas A&M on Friday. The Aggies knocked off Kansas State 63-60. (March 15, 2008)

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    Junior guard DeMarre Carroll maneuvers around Nebraska senior center Aleks Maric in the first half of Thursday’s Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City, Mo. (March 14, 2008)

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    Senior forward Jason Horton rises for a shot against Nebraska late in the second half of of Thursday's Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City. The Tigers made a quick exit from the tournament and ended their season after a 61-56 loss to the Huskers at the Sprint Center. (March 14, 2008)

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    Sophomore guard J.T. Tiller rises for a layup in the first half of Thursday's Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City. Tiller had six rebounds for the Tigers. (March 14, 2008)

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    Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence drives through the lane against Nebraska during the second half of Thursday's Big 12 Championship opening round game in Kansas City. Lawrence led the Tigers with 15 points. (March 14, 2008)

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    Nebraska senior center Aleks Maric cradles the ball as the MU defense attempts to steal it away in the second half of Thursday's game. The Tigers staged a comeback to get within one point late in the game but fell to the Huskers 61-56. (March 14, 2008)

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    East Saint Louis’ Supermodel of the World and co-host Miss Honey Graham goes off-stage to serenade the audience in Stotler Lounge on Friday night during the second Mr. and Miss Drag Mizzou pageant. The event was co-sponsored by the Triangle Coalition and Mizzou After Dark. (March 11, 2008)

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    Drag kings Ashe Thrash and Dick Givens perform an interpretation of the ‘Dick in a Box’ skit from ‘Saturday Night Live’ during the Mr. and Miss Drag Mizzou pageant Friday in Stotler Lounge. Givens, who performed in his first-ever show, was crowned King of the pageant. (March 11, 2008)

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    Rosie Gonzalez Lopez Perez receives a tip from an audience member during her performance near the conclusion of the pageant. Barton won the first Mr. and Miss Drag Mizzou pageant last year and was making an honorary appearance at Saturday’s show. (March 11, 2008)

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    Engineering students flick a switch to light the dome of Jesse Hall green during an Engineers’ Week ceremony Friday night. Engineering students and royalty also sang songs proclaiming and recounted fables of famous inventors who made their mark on MU. (March 11, 2008)

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    Students gather at Hillel for an informal dinner and discussion celebrating Rosh Chodesh on Sunday night. Rosh Chodesh is celebrated at the start of every Jewish month and has grown in importance among women. This was the second gathering at Hillel to celebrate the holiday. (March 11, 2008)

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    Grain Valley Middle School students Michael Pellham and Chris Eubank react with excitement after their robot successfully navigated a course and won full points for the team during Saturday’s MU Robotics Challenge in Engineering Building West. Michael and Chris have been building and modifying their LEGO robot since October. (March 11, 2008)

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    Grain Valley Middle School Robotics Club member Brian Baumgartner uses computer software to recalibrate his team’s robot Saturday in Engineering Building West. Teams from middle schools around Missouri and Kansas gathered at MU to test their robots in an obstacle course. (March 11, 2008)

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    Students from the Imani Mission Center in Columbia take turns testing their robot on a practice course set up in the Engineering Building West lobby on Saturday. Although many groups were able to successfully tackle the practice course, several faced problems in the actual competition course. (March 11, 2008)

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    Members of the For All We Call Mizzou fund present Chancellor Brady Deaton, center, with a ceremonial check during the men’s basketball game Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The fund has collected $900 million towards its $1 billion goal. (March 7, 2008)

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    Junior forward DeMarre Carroll tries to shoot the ball while under heavy defensive pressure from Iowa State senior forward Rahshon Clark and freshman forward Craig Brackins on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Carroll contributed a career-high 26 points and eight rebounds to the Tigers’ 81-75 win. (March 7, 2008)

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    Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence attempts a layup at Wednesday’s game at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers scored 16 points from turnovers in the game. (March 7, 2008)

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    Athena Night Club is officially closed following the arrests of MU basketball players Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton, who were involved in a fight outside the nightclub on Jan. 27. In 2007, 143 emergency calls were placed from the nightclub, which had been operating on a provisional liquor license since August 2007. (March 4, 2008)

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    Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., signs autographs and talks with supporters after a Feb. 3 appearance in Bridgeton, Mo., Clinton trails Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in pledged delegates, with crucial primaries in Texas and Ohio today that could determine her fate in the election. (March 4, 2008)

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    Junior Ellis Atchison deals a hand of poker at the Lakota Coffee Co. on Tuesday night. The coffee house hosts open poker nights every week for people of all experience levels. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Hulett House Gym head trainer Rob Hulett instructs newcomer Gerald Sparks on mixed martial arts technique during an open training session at Key Largo Fitness & Tanning on Feb. 16. Hulett’s and his team of a half-dozen fighters has the highest winning percentage in the league. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Kevin Croom, right, engages in a fight with Ira Moseley on Feb. 16 at Key Largo Fitness & Tanning. Croom, whose record is 4-0-1 since his first major fight in August, is the most experienced fighter on the Hulett House Gym team. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Ira Moseley, right, has trained with Hulett House gym for about a month, but he says he used to fight five years ago. At 25, he was the oldest trainee in the room and admitted he was nowhere near his former level of fitness, but Moseley was still able to keep pace with younger Kevin Croom throughout. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Ira Mosely and Kevin Croom quick-jump over consecutive 18-inch barriers as part of an endurance exercise. Trainees alternated between this and the weights exercise for a total of 15 minutes following the conclusion of the fighting-based workout. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Columbia College junior Brian Harris props himself up against a support column after a 90-minute training session on Feb. 16 at Key Largo Fitness & Tanning. Harris called the workouts a ‘hell of a challenge,’ but vowed to pursue his goal of stepping into the cage. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Hulett House Gym members Kevin Croom and Ira Moseley participate in an endurance exercise that involves throwing punches across the length of the gym floor with 10-pound weights in each hand on Feb. 16 in Key Largo Fitness & Tanning. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Junior guard Alyssa Hollins tries to work through the Iowa State defense toward senior center Nicole Wilson during Wednesday’s game at Mizzou Arena. Hollins led all scorers with 17 points, but the Cyclones defeated the Tigers 58-54. (Feb. 29, 2008)

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    Academic Retention Services Director and Greek Graduate adviser Linda Garth answers question during the “Ask a Black Greek Forum” sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council Monday in Memorial Union. (Feb. 26, 2008)

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    A total lunar eclipse was visible to most of North and South America on Wednesday. The totality phase, as pictured from Memorial Union, lasted about 50 minutes. (Feb. 22, 2008)

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    A referee approaches the 10-yard line during the game against Texas A&M in November on Farout Field. MU Athletics is changing to the Tiger Scholarship Fund seating plan for the first time in 25 years. (Feb. 22, 2008)

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    Chancellor Brady Deaton talks with junior Dominique Robinson in Brady Commons Monday. Deaton, his wife and other members of the MU administration took time to discuss university life issues with students, visitors and prospective students. (Feb. 19, 2008)

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    North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Katie Hoff swims in the women’s 200-meter individual medley preliminaries Sunday evening with a time of 2:10.91. Overall, Hoff dominated the Missouri Grand Prix, winning five events and breaking two American records. (Feb. 19, 2008)

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    Junior Michael Moramarco leads Mizzou Forte in an a cappella performance of ‘Wine Red’ at the College of Arts and Science talent show Tuesday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium. The group was the last of 11 acts to perform. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Communications professor Michael Porter debates proper bread-eating etiquette with students at the College of Arts and Sciences’ Etiquette Evening on Wednesday in the Reynolds Alumni Center. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Sophomores Jackie Kiley and Matt Olson sing their original song 'Tragedy' at the College of Arts and Science talent show on Tuesday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium. The pair won first place and a scholarship from the Arts and Science Student Council. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Freshman Kathryn Clark dances to 'The Walk' during the College of Arts and Science talent show in Jesse Wrench Auditorium on Tuesday. Clark placed third in the competition, which featured singing, dancing or musical performances. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Among the techniques taught by Student Services Coordinator Amanda Nell during the Etiquette Evening were correct ways to hold plates, forks and cups when socializing. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Junior Adam Nelms and senior Matt Badalamenti prepare ribs in the kitchen at Smokin' Chick's BBQ in downtown Columbia. The downtown location, which opened last week, is the restaurant's second in the area. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., addresses a crowd on Feb. 1 in the JetDirect hangar of the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, Mo. McCain swept the vote in the Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia primaries on Tuesday. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence scans the court against Texas A&M Feb. 9 at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the Feb. 13 game at Nebraska 86-78. (Feb. 15, 2008)

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    Catholic Students Association members Nicholas Guntli and Nancy Meuth rehearse for the musical ‘Building the House’ at the St. Thomas More Newman Center on Monday. The musical is a fundraiser to finance a new Newman center at Truman State University. (Feb. 12, 2008)

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    To encourage recycling among students, Residential Life employees have placed recycling containers for paper, as well as receptacles for plastic and aluminum products, in residence halls. (Feb. 12, 2008)

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    Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence goes for a lay-up in Saturday’s game against Texas A&M at Mizzou Arena. (Feb. 12, 2008)

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    Michael Eric Dyson, a best-selling author and scholar, gives the Black Studies program's keynote speech to celebrate Black History Month in Jesse Auditorium on Thursday. Dyson, known as 'the Hip-Hop Intellectual,' addressed racial stereotypes and injustices in society. (Feb. 8, 2008)

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    MU football coach Gary Pinkel pats Illinois State sophomore wide receiver Drew Kempe on the back after the Tigers defeated the Redbirds in September at Faurot Field. Pinkel and his coaching staff announced the highest-rated signing class in school history on Wednesday. (Feb. 8, 2008)

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    Junior guard Zaire Taylor tries to find an open spot in freshman forward Justin Safford’s defense during the Mizzou Madness game in October at Mizzou Arena. Taylor must sit out this season due to NCAA policy but said he is working to become more versatile. (Feb. 8, 2008)

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    Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., signs autographs as he exits the JetDirect hangar at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport on. McCain announced endorsements of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former presidential candidate Rudy Guiliani and multi-millionaire businessman Steve Forbes. (Feb. 5, 2008)

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    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney answers questions from the media at a pre-Super Bowl party at Dave & Buster’s on Sunday in Maryland Heights, Mo. Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., Missouri House Speaker Rod Jetton and Gov. Matt Blunt were at the party to support Romney. (Feb. 5, 2008)

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    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., enters the JetDirect hangar on Friday at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport. In front of several hundred supporters, including dozens of veterans, McCain pledged his support for the troop surge strategy in Iraq and promised to end the Iraq war. (Feb. 5, 2008)

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    Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., pauses briefly during a rally attended by more than 20,000 spectators Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Obama addressed his plans to give all students a $4,000 credit for college and to develop a national health care plan that would cover all Americans. (Feb. 5, 2008)

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    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney stand on a pool table to address supporters at Dave & Buster’s in Maryland Heights, Mo. Romney talked about his platform of upholding family values, ending illegal immigration and bolstering the U.S.’s economic impact. (Feb. 5, 2008)

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    Freshman guard Jasmyn Otote keeps possession despite a desperate dive for the ball by Baylor freshman guard Melissa Jones in January at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers have suffered six straight losses and face Oklahoma tomorrow at home. (Feb. 5, 2008)

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    Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., speaks on behalf of her mother Monday at Memorial Union as an audience member raises her hand for a question. Clinton said she is trying to make her mother's campaign "more accessible" to students. (Jan. 29, 2008)

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    Missouri Students Association Senate Speaker Jonathan Mays defends MSA's position on a raise in student fees during a meeting Monday in the Health Sciences Library as MSA Vice President-elect Chelsea Johnson looks on. (Jan. 29, 2008)

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    Mizzou ‘39 honorees hold commemorative candles during the Mizzou ‘39 ceremony Monday. The Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board created the award in 2005 and annually honors 39 outstanding seniors. (Jan. 29, 2008)

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