The Maneater

Nov. 15, 2019

Senior Phyllis Williams reads an article about Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin Wednesday morning in her room. Williams awoke before dawn to eat breakfast before fasting the rest of the day for the Muslim Students Organization's fast-a-thon.

Al Holiday & the Lucky Stars perform Thursday night at The Blue Fugue during Demstock. This is the fourth year the rally and concert raised funds for local Democratic organizations.

Efforts are being made to make predatory drug testing kits available soon in fraternity houses. The kits, which test urine samples for date-rape drugs, are currently available in every residence hall and sorority house on campus.

Student Health Center health educator Kim Webb speaks Wednesday at Lowry Mall to promote a campaign against rape and relationship violence. The effort, Part of Rape Awareness Week, includes putting up posters around campus and in residence halls to address the issue.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright addresses a crowd of students and community members on Thursday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium. Albright spoke in favor of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's foreign policy plan and took questions from the audience.

The Providence Landing on the Katy Trail near Perche Creek remains under several feet of water five days after weekend flooding in Boone County. McBaine, which is downstream from Perche Creek, suffered severe flooding, forcing residents to evacuate.

Senior kicker Jeff Wolfert boots a kickoff against Illinois on Aug. 30 in St. Louis. Wolfert has never missed a field goal or extra point in a Big 12 game, making 91 straight.

Members of the Missouri State Water Patrol's S.W.A.T. team wait for the signal to enter a building at the Kemper Military School in Boonville during a training scenario on Thursday. S.W.A.T. teams from across central Missouri practiced four scenarios as part of a two-day training session.

Fun fact: These guys were in that 'Bad News Bears' remake. The best part? They played a band called the Blood Farts.

Young Jeezy: loves him some spinach dip.

Junior Joe Boyer eyes a shot during a billiards tournament Sept. 9 at Brady Commons. Boyer won his game against freshman Jared Grafman in the weekly competition.

Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers performs on banjo during the final Summerfest concert Wednesday outside The Blue Note. The band delivered a high-energy performance to several hundred spectators at the free outdoor concert.

Cosmetics of varying shades litter the countertops in Dustin Hampton's bathroom. Most of it is professional-grade makeup, intended for use on stage, that transforms Dustin into Miranda L'Amour on performance nights.

Miss Gay Missouri 2008 winner Sparkle Iman greets a fan's dollar bill with a smile during her first song Saturday night at the SoCo Club. Iman is not a regular performer at SoCo but was performing as a special guest.