The Maneater

Aug. 13, 2020

Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer watches as Rep. Judy Baker, D-Columbia, speaks during a debate between the candidates for the 9th Congressional District on Tuesday at Truman State University. The race is seen as a key contest, as a Baker win would give Democrats a majority of the state's members of Congress.

Department of Student Services Director Jordan Paul leads participants Tuesday on a safety walk through campus. Student organizations walked with public safety and Campus Facilities officials to identify potentially unsafe areas on campus.

Rep. Ed Robb, who is running for re-election in Missouri's 24th state House district, speaks to a crowd at an NAACP candidate forum Tuesday at Second Baptist Church in Columbia. Several candidates running for local and state offices addressed a variety of issues from affirmative action to school vouchers. Check out The Maneater's coverage of the Nov. 4 elections in our Voter's Guide, inserted in the middle of the paper.

Elizabeth Powell and Land of Talk can hold their own against a small army, as shown by their tour with Broken Social Scene.

Freshman guard Marcus Denmon drives past freshman center Steve Moore on Wednesday in the annual Black and Gold Game at Mizzou Arena. Denmon finished the game with 36 points to help the black squad defeat the gold team 110-84.

Naomi Brubaker makes use of one of her gory props in her room at the Necropolis Haunted House.

Stephens College junior Naomi Brubaker dresses up for her performance as "Sissy" on Thursday at the Necropolis Haunted House. Brubaker plays the horrifying sister in a family of hillbilly cannibals.

MOVE staffer Joey Vergara, third from left, plays with Weezer on Oct. 23 at Reliant Arena in Houston, Texas. Vergara performed two songs on banjo with the band and 28 other fans during a Hootenanny encore, for which Weezer encouraged audience members to bring their own instruments to play along.

If your love life is lacking, Passion's offers a large variety of costumes, movies and toys to add a little something to your relationship.

It might not be from New York, but the discounts are fashionable at the newly relocated New York Fashion on the Loop.

We're not really sure what the deal is with Deco to Retro.

Serving huge root beer floats along with burgers called 'Zips,' Mugs Up brings authentic 1950s food straight to your car's window.

For some kick-ass (and cheap-ass) tacos, head no further than Carlito's.

Akil the MC, formerly of Jurassic 5, performs at Mojo's for the Mad Real Mondays hip-hop night. This Monday marked the return of the event since it left Sapphire Lounge.

Columbia resident Romie Larkins break dances while DJ Dr. Loomis performs his set Monday at Mojo's. Loomis was followed by Jiggy Watts and Akil the MC from Jurassic 5.

Colleen Hoffman, running as Jordan Paul's vice presidential nominee, answers a question during the first Missouri Students Association presidential debate Monday night in Memorial Union. The three slates disagreed on several campaign issues.