The Maneater

Feb. 23, 2019

Megan Sparks, MSA Department of Student Services campus safety chairwoman, and Skilled Trades supervisor Hugh Hodler debate lighting conditions inside the pedestrian tunnel under Stadium Boulevard on Tuesday during the semiannual Missouri Students Association Campus Safety Walk. The walk sends teams across campus to address areas of concern for student safety.

Senior Becca Allgire and junior Jim Buell share pizza and conversation Wednesday while living in cardboard boxes on Lowry Mall. Members of the MU’s Habitat for Humanity chapter spent the week living out of boxes and relying on donated food to educate the public about Habitat for Humanity.

Smithton Middle School seventh-grade students Maddy Kayser, Mary Catherine Burns and Marie Fulcher observe a moment of silence at the conclusion of Wednesday’s vigil on Carnahan Quadrangle.

American Red Cross Collection Technician Sandrea Dixon patches up freshman Alpha Delta Pi sorority member Kelly Felts after Felts donated blood on April 9 at the Hearnes Center. The annual blood drive took place over two days at the beginning of Greek Week.

Runners make their way down East Rollins Street and past cheering fraternity and sorority members toward the finish line of the Chad Eatherly Memorial 5K Fun Run on Saturday. The race was part of Greek Week, and the route circled campus and Greektown.

Chi Omega sorority senior Carrie Bien and Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity sophomore Billy Jones capture Chi Omega junior Bonnie Thomas in 'Beetlejuice: The Neitherworld's Most Wanted' on Monday. A ghost hunter captured the character Lydia, played by Thomas, in order to lure Beetlejuice into a trap.

Members of Pi Kappa Alpha and Beta Sigma Psi fraternities celebrate the announcement of their and Gamma Phi Beta sorority's skit 'Doug Goes to the Zoo' as a finalist. The announcement ceremony was held on the south steps of Jesse Hall on Wednesday night.

Sigma Chi fraternity senior Alan Simpson speaks to a reporter while Sigma Chi fraternity junior James Thompson holds the phone in 'Pinky and the Brain: World Decaffeination.' Sigma Chi fraternity performed the skit Tuesday with Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity and Delta Chi fraternity.

Dance team members from Gamma Phi Beta sorority, Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and Beta Sigma Psi fraternity perform leap during the skit 'Doug Goes to the Zoo' on Wednesday night in Jesse Auditorium. The money raised by the Greek Week performances will be given to local charities.

Alpha Delta Pi sorority freshman Paige Halamicek performs as Grumpy Bear and Alpha Delta Pi sorority senior Julia Hornaday performs as Celebration Bear in their skit 'Who Cares About the Care Bears Anyways?' on Wednesday night. In the skit, the Care Bears threw a birthday party, which was overtaken by Professor Coldheart and famous rival bears such as Smokey the Bear and Winnie The Pooh.

Freshman centerfielder Rhea Taylor looks back at the pitch during Sunday’s game against Texas Tech at University Field. The Tigers swept the series and brought their conference record to 4-4.

A Cub Bella, an a cappella group from Missouri State University, performs 'Back to Black' by Amy Winehouse at the First Baptist Church on Saturday. This was the group's second appearance in the Show Me A Cappella Concert.

Freshman shortstop Andrew Thigpen attempts to tag out Texas sophomore outfielder Russell Moldenhauer on Sunday afternoon at Taylor Stadium. Texas won the game 9-2 after losing the series’ first two games to Missouri.

Senior tailback Jimmy Jackson runs the ball during a practice scrimmage on April 5 on Faurot Field. Jackson, along with sophomore Derrick Washington and redshirt freshman De’vion Moore, will compete for the starting position this season.

City Manager Bill Watkins presents former First Ward City Councilwoman Almeta Crayton with a gift for her nine years of service during a special City Council meeting Monday. Crayton gave a brief speech that expressed gratitude for the opportunity to make a difference in Columbia.

]Seven-year-old Columbia resident Margot Burns marches alongside her mother Tootie Burns at an AIDS awareness march at Stephens Park on Sunday. The march was organized by Rain, a regional STD prevention organization.

Seven-year-old Columbia resident Micah Prenger tosses a bean bag through a hole while playing a game in Stephens Park prior to an AIDS awareness march organized by Rain on Sunday.

Freshmen Lexxie Lawson and Brittany Billingsley march around Stephens Lake at an AIDS awareness march organized by Rain on Sunday. Marchers held flags with red ribbons as they marched around the park, which was adorned with the flags.

Columbia resident Sarah Ridenhour and her husband Stephen Colony collect litter Saturday on College Avenue as a part of Cleanup Columbia. This year’s effort included 1,900 volunteers who picked up trash all over Columbia.

Veterans riding motorcycles leave Anderson, Mo., in 2006 after attending a 19-year-old Army private’s funeral in order to keep Westboro Baptist Church pastor Fred Phelps and his followers from protesting at the funeral. Research conducted by an MU law professor indicates that state statutes regulating funeral protests might be violating First Amendment rights.