The Maneater

Aug. 13, 2020

Missouri Students Association presidential candidate Joe Fessehaye and his running mate Lindsey Abell discuss their opposition to trayless dining halls during a Residence Halls Association question-and-answer session Monday. Presidential candidate Jordan Paul and his running mate Colleen Hoffmann support the measure.

Francielie Quinn looks at one of the displays set up in Memorial Union during the Dia de los Muertos celebration. In addition to the displays, the event featured authentic Mexican food, music and a fundraising raffle.

Marisa Medina purchases a raffle ticket from Jemese Edmonson as sophomore Maggie Wisemore sorts through a stack of T-shirts. Proceeds from the raffle went to funding for Centro Latino and prizes included gift certificates and T-shirts. Centro Latino is a resource center for Latino families in mid-Missouri.

A remembrance shrine sits on display during the Dia de los Muertos celebration Sunday. Traditionally, those celebrating the holiday, which remembers the departed, will construct private alters made up of offerings, toys and Catrinas.

Samantha Brito-Sampablo attends the Dia de los Muertos celebration Sunday dressed as a witch. The event was open to the community and costumes were encouraged.

A skeleton sign welcomes visitors to the Dia de los Muertos celebration Sunday night in Memorial Union. The event, commemorating the Mexican Day of the Dead, was sponsored by the Hispanic and Latin American Faculty and Staff Association, the Hispanic American Leadership Organization and the Girl Scouts.

Sophomore outside hitter Julianna Klein attempts a kill during Saturday's match against Texas Tech at the Hearnes Center. Klein led the Tigers' 3-1 win with 20 kills and four blocks.

As the only senior on the MU women's basketball team, Alyssa Hollins will assume a leadership role in trying to improve on the Tigers' 10-21 record last season. "We know what we are capable of, and we know the potential that we have," Hollins said.

Members of the No. 21 MU women's swimming and diving team celebrate after defeating rival Kansas 173.5-121.5 on Saturday at the Student Recreation Complex. The Tigers placed first in 10 of 16 events for their first win of the season.

If we lay here, if we just lay here, we would listen to this album and try to forget 'The Hills.'

The MU volleyball team has seen success at 'Home Sweet Hearnes' this season, where it is 4-2, but has struggled in Big 12 road matches, posting a 1-6 record. Players and coaches attribute high attendance and fan support as a major source of the disparity in records.

It sure beats watching 'From Justin to Kelly.'

Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick and senior midfielder Mo Redmond celebrate after Bonnick's second goal of Friday's 6-0 win over Kansas. The Tigers finished the season ranked third in the Big 12 Conference and will face a rematch with No. 8 Texas in the opening round of the conference championship on Wednesday.

Freshman forward Kendra Collins battles with Kansas junior defender Estelle Johnson during the Tigers' 6-0 win over the Jayhawks on Friday at Walton Stadium. The flurry of goals marked the largest margin of victory for the Tigers this season in Big 12 play.

With 'Change' in the background, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama pauses during a rally Thursday night on Carnahan Quadrangle that brought an estimated 40,000 supporters to campus. With the election five days away, Obama stressed Missouri's importance at a national level and encouraged all to vote.

A large crowd of mostly students lines up on Ninth Street early Thursday afternoon to claim spots in line to see Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's speech on campus. Many expect the turnout among youth voters in Tuesday's election to be significantly higher than in recent years.

Eli Palnik of the The Northwoods performs during a concert Tuesday night at Mojo's as part of Daniel Pearl World Music Days. The Jewish Student Organization hosted the event, commemorating the life of Pearl, a journalist kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan.

Filipino Association of Missouri member Erlinda Burke performs a traditional dance named Pandanggo Sa Ilaw, or 'Dancing with Light,' at the 'Explore the Islands of Paradise!' event Wednesday in Memorial Union. The celebration was in honor of Filipino American Heritage month and provided free entertainment, food and information about the Philippines.

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.

Republican Ed Robb debates Democrat Chris Kelly during a forum between the two candidates for Missouri's 24th state House district on Wednesday in Engineering Building West. The candidates focused on higher education-related topics.