The Maneater

Sep. 19, 2019

Melissa Hope, development director for Sierra Club Missouri, and Sustain Mizzou President Pat Margherio listen as different energy efficiency plans are discussed in a meeting Wednesday. Environmental group leaders hope to lead efforts for MU to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the campus power plant.

Freshman Matt Clausen competes in an obstacle course during the eighth-annual Fire Factor Wednesday on Lowry Mall. The event drew several hundred students who participated in fire safety demonstrations and exercises.

Smoke and flames pour from a mock residence hall room constructed on Speaker's Circle on Wednesday as part of Fire Factor. The event, which educates students about fire safety and prevention, is in its eighth year, but this was the first year to feature a 'room burn.'

Grievance Process Investigative Officer Laurie Mintz and Faculty Council members Judith Goodman and Leona Rubin discuss their experiences with the current grievance process during a meeting on Thursday in Memorial Union. Faculty members have expressed concerns about confidentiality agreements and the increased role of administrators in the new grievance process.

Zeta Phi Beta sorority members dance with audience members during the annual Fall Fest on Wednesday at Carnahan Quadrangle. More than 100 black-oriented groups, businesses and organizations were showcased at the festival, which concluded with a step performance.

Members of the Muslim Student Organization converse outside of the A.P. Green Chapel Wednesday night. MU has designated an area within the chapel specifically for prayer and meditation by Muslim students.

Robert Slavin and Paul Wenbert of Slavin Management Consultants listen to Columbia resident John Clark express his opinions about the Columbia Police Department on Thursday at the Activity & Recreation Center. The meeting was held to gather public input about the city's search for a new police chief.

Robert Nickles breaks for a nap on Aug. 25 in downtown Columbia. Nickles said he removed a shoe because he suffers from a heart disease that causes his legs and ankles to swell.

Jerry and Robert Nickles sit with Travis Eaves under a tree along Locust Street last month while chatting about their winter plans. "I and Jerry are going to leave to Georgia before this town is going to become chilly," Robert Nickles said.

Eddie Nelson and Robert and Jerry Nickles share a conversation about brotherhood and love of family on Aug. 25 in Stephens Lake Park. The men make regular visits to the park.

Jerry and Robert Nickles solicit money from a passerby outside of Quinton's Bar and Deli on Ninth Street last month. The men depend on the generosity of people on the streets to sustain themselves

Travis Eaves and Robert and Jerry Nickles take a break from discussing politics in a downtown alley. The men were debating the candidacies and chances of Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain in the upcoming presidential election.

Dan Gilgoff appears at a seminar on politics and religion Thursday at the School of Journalism's centennial celebration. Gilgoff, politics editor of Beliefnet, a faith and spirituality Web site, spoke about the voting habits of evangelical Christians.

Democrat Chris Koster debates with Republican Mike Gibbons during a forum between the two candidates running for attorney general on Thursday in Fisher Auditorium. The debate was sponsored by the Missouri Press Association as part of the School of Journalism's centennial celebration.

Oxford Collapse: not a fan of 60-year-old men.

Songwriter Jason White performs during the Freedom Sings concert for the School of Journalism centennial on Wednesday. The program addressed First Amendment topics through song and multimedia.

Senior defensive lineman Stryker Sulak and freshman defensive lineman Terrell Resonno pressure Southeast Missouri State quarterback Houston Lillard during last Saturday's game at Faurot Field. MU's pass defense has given up an average of more than 350 yards per game, ranking last in the Big 12 this year.

Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks to nearly 1,000 people at a campaign stop Tuesday morning at Columbia's Activity & Recreation Center. After his hour-long speech, which addressed the economy and cost of education, Biden answered questions from several audience members.

Craig Stevenson, the Associated Students of the University of Missouri board chairman, discusses ASUM's stance on Gov. Matt Blunt's veto of the ‘student curator bill’ during a press conference with Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, on Tuesday in Jefferson City. On Wednesday, the legislature will convene to consider overriding bills vetoed by the governor.

Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin appears with Republican presidential nominee John McCain during a rally on Monday at The Pavilion at John Knox Village in Lee's Summit. McCain and Palin addressed the importance of the Missouri vote and outlined their energy plan, which would include a new oil pipeline in Alaska.