The Maneater

Feb. 21, 2019

The Subterraneans perform on the music stage in Peace Park during the Earth Day Festival on Sunday. The festival included booths lining Elm Street, music and games.

Northwest Airlines National Account Representative Jeff Brand encourages the Columbia City Council to choose service from Mesaba Airlines, a subsidiary of Northwest Airlines, on Monday night. The council expressed agreement with Brand, citing the airline’s connection to Memphis as a departure from past failed airline service to Kansas City.

Senior Evan Groll, treasurer of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, sells T-shirts to raise money for the MU chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws prior to a screening of 'Super High Me' on Sunday in Johnson Auditorium. SSDP and NORML advocate the decriminalization of marijuana at the local and state levels.

Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center Director Nathan Stephens speaks to students at the Black Culture Center on Tuesday night. The forum included music videos to open up the discussion of why people cheat in relationships.

Students listen to Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center Director Nathan Stephens at the 'Black Love Betrayed' forum Tuesday at the Black Culture Center. The forum, sponsored by the Legion of Black Collegians, was part of Black Love Week.

Legion of Black Collegians Vice President Jerusha Wells glances back as Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center director Nathan Stephens speaks at the LBC-sponsored forum 'Black Love Betrayed' last Tuesday in the Black Culture Center. The forum also addressed the history of monogamy.

Senior tailback Jimmy Jackson avoids a tackle in a 15-yard rush during the first half of the Black and Gold inter-squad scrimmage Saturday afternoon on Faurot Field. Jackson helped the Black squad defeat the Gold squad 71-28 in front of a record-setting 26,322 fans.

Junior offensive lineman Dain Wise directs the offensive line during Saturday's Black and Gold inter-squad scrimmage on Faurot Field. Wise was listed as the number one spot in the depth chart going into the game.

Racers begin the fourth Annual Tim Heinsz 5K Run/Walk on Saturday morning in front of Hulston Hall. The MU Student Bar Association hosted the event to honor former MU School of Law Dean Tim Heinsz, who was an avid runner.

Veterinary medicine doctor Auja Wepihozkiya gives a lesson on dressing animal wounds to attendees of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual open house Saturday. The lesson was part of a tour showcasing the college’s Small Animal Clinic.

Seven-year-old Abram Spradling sticks his hand inside the stomach of a cow that had a fistula operation at the petting zoo during the College of Veterinary Medicine’s open house Saturday. The operation allows researchers to study the diet and digestive systems of cows.

Noah Fever, a 13-year-old member of the MU Herpetological Society, displays a leucistic rat snake during MU’s College of Veterinary Medicine’s open house Saturday.

Vocalist Lindsey Lang sings ‘How Great Thou Art’ as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs, Chancellor Brady Deaton and Missouri Students Association President Jim Kelley look on at the MU Remembers memorial service Monday in Stotler Lounge. The service recognized the seven MU students who have passed on in the last 12 months.

Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Chris Earnhardt attempts to tackle sophomore wide receiver Jeremy Maclin during the spring Black and Gold inter-squad scrimmage Saturday afternoon at Faurot Field.

Biochemistry graduate student Holly Ziobro assists seven-year-old Neal Richmond in extracting banana DNA during Saturday's Adventures in Education in Jesse Hall. Elementary school children were free to explore various activities, such as magnifying plant cells and learning about nematodes.

Phi Kappa Theta fraternity sophomore Connor Cole, playing Professor Coldheart, crashes the Care Bears' birthday party in the skit 'Who Cares About the Care Bears Anyway?' on Friday in Jesse Auditorium. Phi Kappa Theta fraternity, Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity won first place at the Greek Week Fling Finals for the skit.

Missouri Students Association Department of Student Activities director Rachel Parrish, Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor Tom Brant and MSA Acadmenic Affairs Committee chairwoman Phyllis Williams are announced as new members of QEBH, the oldest secret society on campus, during Friday's Tap Day ceremony in Jesse Auditorium. For the first time in 11 years, the ceremony was held indoors because of inclement weather.

Ryan Asbridge, candidate for the 25th district Missouri House seat, speaks with supporters Larry Gross and David Keller during his campaign kickoff event Tuesday at On the Rocks. Asbridge discussed his hopes to cooperate with House Democrats if elected.

Hickman High School junior Dalton Perry distributes flyers about government income tax spending on Tuesday outside the post office on Walnut Street. Mid-Missouri Peace Works created the display, which incorporates 280 $1 bills attached to a fake bomb to compare military spending to other programs.

Sean Spence, a candidate for the 25th district of the Missouri House of Representatives, talks with Columbia residents Ray Shapiro and Jane Burnett Wednesday at Shakespeare’s Pizza. Spence sponsored the event Pizza & Politics to discuss issues that concern voters.