The Maneater

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Jul. 16, 2019

The Verve is back. And no, not the band that sang 'The Freshmen.'

Senior Kevin Licht, junior Austin Watson and freshman Charlie Aufmann share a laugh before a skit at Comedy Wars on Wednesday in Memorial Union.

Senior Lauren Zima acts out part of a skit as junior Kyle Ayers looks on at Comedy Wars on Wednesday night in Memorial Union. Bengal Lair was filled to capacity for the weekly event's first show of the year.

Junior Kyle Ayers gets a friendly massage courtesy of senior Chris Nester during a Comedy Wars skit on Wednesday in Memorial Union. Skits and routines are all improvised and many jokes are often outrageous and raunchy, but the comedians insist it's all in good fun.

Junior Brian Hamilton gets expressive during the 'Real World: Hogwarts' skit at Comedy Wars on Wednesday in Memorial Union. In the skit, actors took on the personalities of Hogwarts students from the Harry Potter book series.

Senior Jon Wiele goes airborne as junior Brian Hamilton attempts to figure out the meaning of a phrase during a skit at Comedy Wars on Wednesday in Memorial Union. For the skit, the team was not allowed to verbally communicate with each other.

Construction equipment surrounds the newly discovered mural on the fourth floor of Jesse Hall on Wednesday. The mural was discovered last week but ongoing asbestos removal prevented the entire piece from being unveiled until today, according to KBIA/91.3 FM general manager Roger Karwoski.

Remodelers discovered a mural on the fourth floor of Jesse Hall last week near the offices of KBIA/91.3 FM. The mural was painted by former MU art department treasurer James Hatfield in 1941.

Firefighters from the Columbia Fire Department respond to an alarm at Lathrop Hall early Tuesday morning. The alarm was activated due to a small electrical fire; no residents were injured.

Augustana will be touring with Counting Crows and Maroon 5 this fall.

After the Boone Hospital Center closed its psychiatric unit, new patients looking for care in the area will likely be referred to the Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center adjacent to University Hospital. The Mental Health Center houses 69 beds for inpatient care.

Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick gets some unwanted attention from a ball courtesy of Illinois freshman defender Julie Ewing during Saturday's game at Walton Stadium.

Incoming freshmen stream past Truman the Tiger and through the Columns during Tiger Walk on Sunday on Francis Quadrangle. This year's freshmen enrollment reached an all-time high of 5,812 on the first day of classes.

A Northwest Airlines employee marshals a plane before departure Sunday at the Columbia Regional Airport. Mesaba Airlines, a regional subsidiary of Northwest, has begun flying daily direct flights to and from Memphis out of Columbia.

A Northwest Airlines employee marshals a plane before departure Sunday at the Columbia Regional Airport. Mesaba Airlines, a regional subsidiary of Northwest, has begun flying daily direct flights to and from Memphis out of Columbia.

Freshmen Rachel Levin, Belinda Kocen and Andrew Israel socialize at a barbecue hosted by leaders from Hillel on Sunday at the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house. The event was designed to raise awareness of Hillel on campus and to recruit new members.

Brooklyn band The Wiyos make the kind of music that make you ask yourself, "Wiyo why haven't I heard of this band?"

Sophomore outside hitter Julianna Klein, center, reacts after a kill during the Black and Gold match Friday at the Hearnes Center. Klein hopes to have a big impact on the Tigers' offense this year after missing most of last year with a torn ACL.

Missouri College Republicans Chairman Jeremy Hagen, right, helps enter junior Scott Smithson into a database containing volunteer information on Monday near Speakers Circle. Hagen oversees student volunteer efforts through all of Missouri and assists with door-to-door political canvassing.

Hundreds of soon-to-be sorority members gather Saturday morning in front of Jesse Hall prior to Bid Day. Bid Day is the final day of formal recruitment week, which is designed to match recruits with the sorority that best fits their personality and qualities.