Feb. 23, 2018

Senior guard Stefhon Hannah drives to the basket past Fordham sophomore guard Herb Tanner in November at Mizzou Arena. Since Hannah’s dismissal, other players have spent more time on the court to make up for the loss of their leading scorer.

State Auditor Sean Spence speaks to former MU veterinary medicine professor Al Hahn at The Pasta Factory on Thursday night. Spence, an MU graduate, is running to represent the 25th district.

Democratic Presidential candidates gather on stage as the first Democratic primary debate winds to a close at Drake University in August. MU communications professor William Benoit and graduate student Jayne Henson conducted a study that shows this election’s debates have been the most positive in more than 50 years.

Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., reacts after a supporter called President George Bush a ‘bastard’ during a town hall meeting on Feb. 3 at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 9 union hall outside St. Louis. Clinton is trailing in the race for delegates after Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., won his 10th consecutive victory in Tuesday’s primaries.

The MU wrestling team practices in its state-of-the-art wrestling facility located in the Hearnes Center on Feb. 7. The room features a 24-foot cooling fan, spectator bleachers and cardio equipment.

Coach Brian Smith and the rest of the Missouri coaching staff watch junior Michael Chandler compete against Oregon State on Feb. 10 at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers hold a current record of 9-4-1 and have been ranked as high as No. 1 this season.

Coach Brian Smith works one-on-one with David Howard and freshman Patrick Mosley during practice Feb. 7 in the Hearnes Center's wrestling room. Over the past 10 years, Smith has led the Tigers to six winning seasons, a third-place finish at last year's NCAA Championships and has coached the school's first-ever individual national champion.

Coach Brian Smith watches his wrestlers practice Feb. 7 at the Hearnes Center. In his 10 years as coach, Smith has coached eight All-American wrestlers, including one national championship, and holds a duel-meet record of 119-60-2.

Wrestling coach Brian Smith wrestles with sophomore Ashtin Primus during practice Feb. 7 at the Hearnes Center. Since taking over as head coach in 1998, Smith has turned the Tiger wrestling program into a contender for the national championship.

Junior Danica Pape works the front desk at Jones residence hall on Wednesday. Pape will be a hall coordinator next year at Stafford residence hall.

Head coach Brian Smith watches junior Marcus Hoehn wrestle during a duel against Oregon State on Feb. 10 in the Hearnes Center.

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.

Poet Terrance Hayes presents a selection of his writings to students and faculty Wednesday evening in the Reynolds Alumni Center. Hayes was raised in South Carolina.

Rollins Dining Hall chef Brent Mannebach and Team Yum Yum members Joel Brown, Sam Stella and Domingo Pacheco prepare their dishes at the Iron Chef Mizzou ‘08 competition on Thursday. Each team included a Campus Dining Services chef and three students.

Tiger Thyme team members Lauren Hellmann, Adam Stanek and Adam Fishbein accept their first-place golden spatula awards at the end of the Iron Chef Mizzou ‘08 competition Thursday in Brady Commons. The Residence Halls Association and Campus Dining Services co-sponsored the event as part of RHA Week.

Sophomore Mike Barcroft describes the first course served by his team, the Caribbean Jerks, to the judges at the Iron Chef Mizzou ‘08 competition on Thursday in Brady Commons. The five teams had one hour to prepare at least two dishes, each of which had to feature a citrus fruit.

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.

Sophomore Sarah Shire reaches for the high bar during the uneven bars on Feb. 8 during the Beauty and the Beast competition at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers defeated Southeast Missouri State 195.425-193.50 on Friday.

Swimmer Michael Phelps reacts to a second-place finish in the men’s 100-meter backstroke during the Missouri Grand Prix at the Student Recreation Complex. Phelps, who has won eight Olympic medals and broken world records, was one of the several world-renowned swimmers to compete this weekend.

Mexican National Team swimmers Manuel Sotomayor and Juan Floras talk on the practice pool’s deck during the Missouri Grand Prix on Saturday at the Student Recreation Complex. Sotomayor and Floras came to Columbia from Mexico City for the event.