The Maneater

Sep. 18, 2019

Brendan Webber, chairman of the Campus and Community Relations Committee, speaks at the first Missouri Students Association Senate meeting of the year on Wednesday in Memorial Union. No new legislation was introduced at the meeting.

Curators Judith Haggard, Don Walsworth and Bo Fraser listen as Vice President of Academic Affairs Steve Graham speaks at the Board of Curators meeting on Thursday at UM-Kansas City. Main topics of debate at the meeting included financial aid and record enrollment on UM campuses.

John McCain supporter Trish Hooper watches the senator's acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday at a watch party at Boone Tavern. Hooper organized the sparsely-attended event.

Senior Porscha Kirkwood, sophomore Alexandria Scherff and Deniece Christian serve cake and refreshments on Wednesday at the 10th anniversary celebration for the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. Following the celebration, the Legion of Black Collegians Senate convened for its first meeting of the year.

Robert Duncan, newly appointed vice chancellor for research, gives an introductory speech on Wednesday in the Jesse Hall rotunda. Appearing at a reception with Chancellor Brady Deaton and Provost Brian Foster, Duncan outlined his goals for expanding the research program at MU.

Columbia resident Jarad Lanham's dog, Betty, wades into the pool at the Oakland Family Aquatic Center on Tuesday evening for the first Pooch Plunge. After closing the pool to the public on Monday, Columbia Parks and Recreation invited dog owners to bring their pets out for a splash.

Nadia Navarette and Wanda Parscal present their dishes at the Tomato Festival on Thursday at the Bradford Research and Extension Center. The festival showcased dozens of varieties of tomatoes and tomato recipes.

Cathy Smith accepts an award from the peace studies department on Wednesday in Ellis Auditorium on behalf of her son, Tomas Young. Young was the subject of the documentary film, "Body of War," which followed his changing stances on war following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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.