Feb. 16, 2019
STRIPES volunteers Sally Leimberg and Tom McDermott wait to pick up riders on March 15. Friends since before joining STRIPES, Leimberg and McDermott often carry on a lively conversation while driving on weekends for STRIPES.
Juniors Valerie Bu and Sally Leimberg prepare receipts for riders on March 15 at the STRIPES house. Bu, who drives instead of taking calls because she is hearing-impaired, started volunteering for STRIPES after her 21st birthday.
Sophomore Alex Popp receives a dispatch from the STRIPES house while preparing a receipt for the rider in his team’s car on Friday. Popp became a volunteer with STRIPES after learning about the program at his Summer Welcome orientation.
Freshman Matt Wheeler, STRIPES Director Domingo Pacheco and sophomore Tanner Tucker study a map showing STRIPES’ area of service at the STRIPES house on Friday. STRIPES gives rides to MU students throughout Columbia on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Senior Casey Conklin prepares to make her first pickup of the night after filling up her gas tank on Friday. Friday was Conklin’s first night driving for STRIPES after she turned 21 in December.
Freshman outfielder Jonah Schmidt waits in the on deck circle as heavy rain falls during Wednesday’s game against Missouri State at Hammons Field in Springfield, Mo. Schmidt hit a home run, had three hits and three RBIs in the Tigers’ 8-4 rain-shortened win against the Bears.
Mid-Missouri Peaceworks Director Mark Haim addresses the economic costs of the Iraq war on Tuesday night in Strickland Hall. Although he primarily discussed economics, Haim also said he “would oppose this war if it was free.”
Missouri Ninth Congressional District candidate Ken Jacob and talks with MU College Democrats president Caitlin Ellis on Thursday night. Jacob spoke about his plans to improve access to higher education.
Twenty-fifth District Democratic candidates Bob Pund and Mary Still talk before the candidate forum on Wednesday night at the Columbia Public Library.
Intercollegiate Athletics Committee Chairwoman Anne McKendry and Lori Franz, NCAA Faculty Representative of Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, speak as guests during Thursday afternoon’s Faculty Council meeting in Memorial Union. Franz and McKenry said MU athletes are doing well academically.
Columbia resident Darlene Dixon talks with newly appointed Boone County Democratic Party Executive Director Mark Buhrmester prior to the Boone County Democratic Central Committee meeting at the Roger Wilson Government Center on Thursday. Buhrmester is graduating from MU this spring and will be one of the youngest employees on the committee.
Singer Shannon Diaz of Shirelle C. Limes and the Lemons performs at the Cherry Street Artisan on Thursday night for the ‘Rock Against Rape’ fundraiser. Stronger Together Against Rape sponsored the event.
A person suspected of committing larcenies at the Student Recreation Complex exits The Jungle Gym. The MU Police Department cannot release a physical description of the suspect or any information about the larcenies.
Senior Patrick McNamara sends political science professor William Horner into the dunking booth Tuesday on Lowry Mall. Despite the cold and drizzly weather, Horner remained in the dunking booth seat for more than an hour to raise money for Relay for Life.
First Ward City Council candidate Paul Sturtz announces he is in the lead of the race on Tuesday at The Pasta Factory. Sturtz defeated incumbent Almeta Crayton.
By Any Means Necessary Coalition speaker Neal Lyons addresses some of the biggest issues facing pro-affirmative action students across the country on Thursday at Monsanto Auditorium. After speaking, Lyons opened the floor to anyone who wanted to voice his or her opinion about affirmative action.
Cursive frontman Tim Kasher and bassist Matt Maginn play a sold-out show at Mojo's on Saturday night. The band played many new songs that will be on their upcoming sixth album, to be recorded in May.
First Ward City Council candidate Paul Sturtz takes a moment alone during his watch party at The Pasta Factory on Tuesday night. Sturtz is leading in the race for the First Ward City Council seat, and would serve a three-year term if elected.
Columbia City Manager Bill Watkins speaks with First Ward City Councilwoman Almeta Crayton during Crayton's watch party Tuesday night at Boone Tavern. Crayton has 30 percent of the votes.
Junior first baseman Steve Gray congratulates freshman pitcher Nick Tepesch, who allowed no runs in the ninth inning Sunday against Oklahoma State. Gray, a transfer from Scottsdale Community College in Arizona, hit his first two home runs as a Tiger on Sunday.