The Maneater

Jan. 27, 2021

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.

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.