The Maneater

Jul. 19, 2019

All-American Jeremy Maclin is a player to watch in 2008.

McCaskill, seen here at a February rally in St. Louis for Barack Obama, will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Senior midfielder Mo Redmond and Illinois State junior midfielder Raquel Rattray fight for a header during Sunday's exhibition game. The Tigers officially start their season on Aug. 23 against Illinois.

Senior midfielder Mo Redmond steals the ball from Illinois State junior defender Danielle Mutters in the first half of Sunday's exhibition game. The Tigers out shot the Redbirds 18-3 with 11 shots on goal.

Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick strides past Illinois State junior forward Amy Heredia during an exhibition soccer game on Sunday at Walton. Bonnick scored three goals as the Tigers shutout the Redbirds 5-0.

Rescue workers patrol a flooded city street looking for stranded residents in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on June 13. Severe flooding devastated many communities throughout Iowa and the Midwest over the last several weeks.

Floodwaters from the Cedar River reached heights of more than 15 feet on June 13 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Flooding in neighboring Johnson County affected the University of Iowa in Iowa City, causing an estimated $231 million in damages to the campus.

Summer Welcome leader Jeff Luker performs in the Summer Welcome Revue show in Jesse Auditorium on Sunday.

Summer Welcome leaders Jeff Luker and Libby Burkhardt walk into Gillett Residence Hall for lunch during a Summer Welcome session on Sunday. Leaders have spent the majority of their days training for their roles since May.

Summer Welcome leaders Matt Sheppard, Jeff Luker, Katherine Vicari, Domingo Pacheco and Blair Whitney perform a skit during Revue in Jesse Auditorium on Sunday. The skit parodied a scene from the MTV show TRL.

Summer Welcome leader Jeff Luker talks with fellow leaders Emily Rau and Meredith Rausch during the Student Activities Mart at Memorial Union on Sunday. Luker chose to spend the majority of his summer as a leader instead of interning at a Fox News station.

Summer Welcome leader Jeff Luker talks to incoming freshmen during a small group session on Sunday. Luker encouraged new students to ask questions about college life.

Summer Welcome leader Jeff Luker announces evening activities for a Summer Welcome session on Sunday in Rollins dining hall. Luker, an MU junior, is one of 35 leaders tasked with familiarizing incoming freshmen with the university.

Former MU wrestler Ben Askren celebrates in the Hearnes Center after winning the 2007 Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championship in the 174-pound weight class. Askren is the first MU graduate to qualify for the Olympics in the sport of wrestling and will be one of seven freestyle wrestlers on Team USA in Beijing.

Acacia fraternity has moved into the former Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house on Stewart Road after Sigma Alpha Epsilon had its official student organization status revoked.

The McDonald’s restaurant on Lowry Mall will stay open for three more years despite having been slated to close in June. The decision by the McDonald’s Corporation to renew its lease was due in part to a large incoming class and the upcoming temporary closure of the Brady Food Court.

During its meeting Monday, the Columbia City Council approved the rezoning of land just north of Woodridge Park on Berrywood Drive to allow for the construction of the Silver Oak Senior Living facility. The Woodridge Neighborhood Association is still trying to secure protection for a portion of mature forest in the area.

While Missouri continues to have the lowest gas prices in the country, California comes in at the opposite of the spectrum, with prices in the state averaging $4.55 for regular according to AAA. This Shell station on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point, Calif. reached $4.63 for regular on Tuesday.

A large group of incoming freshmen and their parents attend a Summer Welcome ice cream social near Jesse Hall on Sunday. Because of the record-size freshman class, MU stopped accepting new applications on June 16.

The Lakota Coffee Company in downtown Columbia is one local business suffering from a drop in sales attributable to rising gas prices affecting customers’ spending habits. Although prices continue to rise in Columbia, the average price of $3.89 is still much lower than the $4.10 average for the country.