Sep. 19, 2020
Whether you're on LSD, <i>Acid Tongue</i> is a musical trip.
Sophomore Tiff Klaesner dances with Columbia resident Bob Edwards during Tiger Tango on Wednesday at the Columbia Area Senior Center. Klaesner and Edwards were one of the first couples to hit the floor at the annual event, which is part of the service portion of Homecoming.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden addresses hundreds of supporters Thursday night at Memorial Park in Jefferson City. Biden focused on health care and the economy while criticizing the tax cut plans of Republican presidential nominee John McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin.
A budget shortfall in the UM system has forced a deferral of funds intended for building maintenance. Several projects have been put on hold, but select projects such as the re-roofing of Ellis Library, pictured Thursday, continue.
Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., seen at a presidential debate watch party Tuesday at the Boone County Republican Headquarters, recently apologized for his role in the firing of a U.S. attorney in 2006. Bond's apology came after a complaint was filed to the Senate Ethics Committee on Sept. 30.
Because of the need to reallocate resources, the KOMU/Channel 8 newsroom will eliminate its overnight shift starting Sunday. The move will affect five staffers and is not expected to have any effect on the station's programming or performance.
Triangle Coalition members Cat Edmonds and Troy Arrandale socialize and do homework as a part of Live Homosexual Acts on Thursday at Lowry Mall.
Signs were placed around Lowry Mall on Thursday to bring attention to those participating in Live Homosexual Acts for Coming Out Week. The demonstration was meant to show that being gay does not affect how people go about their everyday business.
Students and allies gather at the steps of Jesse Hall for the annual National Coming Out Day photo shoot. The LGBTQ Resource Center has organized the photo since 1996.
Triangle Coalition President Joshua Barton presents his Coming Out Tutorial on Wednesday in Memorial Union. Barton and those present discussed their own coming out stories.
A pride flag waves in Lowry Mall on Thursday in support of Coming Out Week, a national annual event that recognizes the identities of those in the lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, questioning and ally community. Students from MU's LGBTQ Resource Center were at the display in support of the celebration.
Republican supporters watch the second presidential debate Tuesday at the Boone County Republican Headquarters. Local Democrats held a watch party at Kayotea.
More than 500 students, faculty and community members attend an economic forum hosted by the Trulaske College of Business on Tuesday in Bush Auditorium. A panel of faculty and business professionals discussed the recent economic bailout plan and how it would affect local residents and businesses.
Boonville resident Richard Bell V watches as his father, Richard Bell IV, explains symbolism in Rembrandt's painting, 'The Sacrifice of Abraham,' during the MU Campus Gallery and Culture Crawl on Tuesday at the Museum of Art and Archeology. The fourth-annual Culture Crawl was a joint effort between several campus museums and galleries.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs and Legion of Black Collegians President Anthony Martin listen as Chancellor Brady Deaton addresses members of Four Front on Tuesday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. At the meeting, Martin expressed concern over practices regarding the hiring and retention of minority faculty.
Invisible Children advocate Pat Campbell speaks after a showing of the documentary 'Go' Wednesday night in Bush Auditorium. The film followed American students building schools in Uganda, and Campbell outlined ways for MU students to offer aid.
KCOU/88.1 FM Program Director Jonathan Hutcheson rallies for the student-run radio station Wednesday in Speaker's Circle. Legislation was introduced at a Missouri Students Association Senate committee meeting last night that would fund a new transmitting tower to allow the station to continue to broadcast.
Students with the Mizzou for Malawi organization greet attendees at a banquet Tuesday evening at Upper Crust. Mizzou for Malawi has been raising money to fund education and health care for orphans in the southern region of African.
Senior quarterback Chase Daniel and Missouri could end up in an offensive shootout with Oklahoma State this Saturday at Faurot Field. The Tigers and Cowboys both come into the game undefeated, sporting two of the nation's most prolific offenses.
KCOU/88.1 FM Program Director and Chief Engineer Jonathan Hutcheson rallies support for the student-run radio station Wednesday in Speaker's Circle. Legislation was introduced at a Missouri Students Association Senate committee meeting last night that would fund a new transmitting tower to allow the station to continue to broadcast.