The Maneater

Jul. 16, 2019

State Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, speaks at an MU College Democrats meeting on Thursday in Walter Johnson Auditorium. Graham is running for re-election in the 19th state Senate district against Republican challenger Kurt Schaefer.

If you missed Columbia rapper Steddy P's love tips in MOVE magazine last Valentine's Day, you missed out. Don't miss his birthday show.

Freshman left tackle Elvis Fisher earned a starting job on MU's offensive line, tasked with the responsibility of protecting senior quarterback Chase Daniel's blind side. Daniel and coach Gary Pinkel both praised Fisher's performance in his first game against Illinois on Saturday.

Instead of playing in a giant sandbox this time around, Brian Wilson is playing with fresh, sunny sounds.

We don't think she's ready for this jelly.

Senior tight end Chase Coffman tries to elude Illinois senior linebacker Brit Miller last Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Coffman had 120 yards receiving and one touchdown in the Tigers' 52-42 win over the Illini.

Lucy's in McBaine, Mo., may not be at the top of your list of places to hit on a typical Friday night, but with its subdued country atmosphere it's certainly worth a visit.

Four couch surfers have spent the night on the futon on which Kat Erdel sits with her dog, Fiona. On a recent trip to the Northwest, Kat and her friend couch surfed, staying with hosts and creating relationships in Portland, Ore.; Seattle; and Boise, Idaho.

After couch surfing while in Europe over the summer, MU senior Lauren Kilberg decided to experience couch surfing from the other end and become a host. Since returning to the states, Lauren has hosted one couch surfer and has two more people who plan to stay with her.

Earlier this summer, Patrick Dougherty sold his car and embarked on a two-and-a-half month trip through the states, living out of his backpack and staying with people he met through the network. In Chicago, Daugherty lived with a surgeon for a month and in Portland he stayed with two hosts, all of with whom he grew close to during his stay.

John McCain takes to the podium Sunday afternoon in O'Fallon. Earlier in the day, McCain made a stop in Mississippi ahead of Hurricane Gustav.