The Maneater

Sep. 15, 2019

Daniel Shore of Springfield washes himself in a faucet on Saturday at Schwagstock in Salem. "The water's much colder down there in the creek," Shore says.

Jimmy Tebeau of The Schwag jams with Michael Kang, formerly of jam band The String Cheese Incident, on Friday. The Schwag regularly brings in guest musicians to play with them at Schwagstock.

Kristin Baker, a high school junior from Springfield, smokes a cigarette on Saturday afternoon at Schwagstock in Salem. Baker said her favorite part of the festival had been seeing Think Floyd, a Pink Floyd cover band, perform Friday night.

2008 Tour of Missouri winner Christian Vande Velde of Team Garmin-Chipotle H3O stands on the podium with runner-ups Michael Rogers and Svein Tuft Sunday following the final stage of the race in St. Louis. Check out more photos on the Tour of Missouri photo blog on

Mayor Darwin Hindman, City Manager Bill Watkins and members of the City Council take public comments during the council's meeting Monday in City Hall. The council unanimously approved the budget, which stipulated increased utility rates and public transit fares.

Heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ike left many portions of Boone County flooded over the weekend, including the town of McBaine near the Katy Trail State Park. The flooding contributed to the death of a Columbia woman. See related articles on page 13.

Overall Tour winner Christian Vande Velde of Team Garmin-Chipotle H3O stands on the podium with second place finisher Michael Rogers of Team Columbia and third place finisher Svein Tuft of Symetrics Cycling on Sunday in St. Louis.

Members of Team Columbia break out the champagne after taking the overall General Category prize for winning the most stages (four) on the tour.

Leaders of the main peloton fly past spectators as they head onto N. Tucker Blvd. during the second lap of Stage 7 on Sunday in St. Louis. The final stage of the Tour of Missouri took competitors on a five lap, 50-mile city circuit.

Graduate student Adam Saunders and former student Daniel Soetaert hoist a tub of waste from Rollins Dining Hall onto a trailer on Monday. The waste is hauled by bicycle to compost piles at the St. Joseph Community Garden.

Francesco Chicchi of Team Liquigas overtakes Mark Cavendish of Team Columbia in the final meters of the Tour of Missouri's seventh stage on Sunday in St. Louis.

Hurricane Ike made landfall near Galveston, Texas, on Saturday morning, and much of the Galveston and Houston areas are still without electricity. This apartment complex in Houston suffered wind damage that blew off roofing shingles and damaged car parks.

Junior Caroline Lavelock answers a call late Friday night at the STRIPES house as sophomore Kelly Herring looks on. STRIPES leaders are trying to lower the driving age for STRIPES cars from 21 to 18, but on Friday only three volunteers were of age to drive cars, forcing director Domingo Pacheco to get behind the wheel instead of coordinating rides.

A panel of academic, journalism and business leaders discusses communication in the digital age at the President's Round Table on Friday in Jesse Auditorium. The round table discussion, featuring several professionals and corporate leaders, was part of the School of Journalism's centennial celebration.

Senior Jessica Giuggioli prepares a forehand strike during the Mizzou Invitational on Friday at the Green Tennis Center. The Tigers went undefeated in the first round of the tournament and Guiggioli won the Singles Bracket A title.

Senior defender Lindsay McCoy heads the ball past Butler sophomore goalkeeper Laura Baker for a goal during the Tigers' 2-1 victory Sunday at Walton Stadium. McCoy's goal was the first of her career.

Andy Mossine holds up a sample vial for inspection while conducting research on Monday. Mossine said he spends about six hours every day doing research, split between work at two separate labs.

Alex McElvain/Staff Photographer Senior Andy Mossine mixes two liquids at an MU chemistry lab on Monday. Mossine looks for crystallized precipitate, which can then be used to determine geometric information about substances.

Chemistry department chairman and curators' professor Jerry Atwood observes one of senior Andy Mossine's samples in an MU chemistry lab on Monday. Atwood, who was recently honored by The New Journal of Chemistry, oversees Mossine's research.

Senior Andy Mossine examines a solution in a chemistry lab on Monday. Mossine's work with macromolecules may eventually minimize the harmful side effects of chemotherapy by targeting treatment to specific areas of the body.