The Maneater

Feb. 19, 2019

Wayfare closes out Mizzou After Dark’s Battle of the Bands with an eclectic and diverse set, using several unconventional instruments such as the accordion, ukulele, lute, trumpet and stand-up bass. The band won first place in the competition.

Senior Anthony 'Boston' Geary performs solo on the acoustic guitar and harmonica at Mizzou After Dark’s Battle of the Bands competition. Geary, who played his first-ever gig, won third place in the contest.

Hardore rock band Let Lions performs their set at Mizzou After Dark’s Battle of the Bands on Friday in Memorial Union. The band, which is well known around Columbia and will be playing at The Blue Note later this month, won second place.

Junior pitcher Rick Zagone delivers to an Oklahoma State batter during Sunday’s game at Taylor Stadium. Zagone gave up six hits and two runs as the Tigers lost the game 8-6 and the series 2-1.

Freshman tailback Derrick Washington is pulled down by sophomore linebacker Jeff Gettys during the first spring scrimmage on Saturday on Faurot Field. Washington will vie to replace senior tailback Tony Temple, who graduates in May.

Columbia residents Tom Lambert and Paul Litton eat sandwiches at Which Wich? during the restaurant’s grand opening Monday. The franchise started in Dallas, and according to the local owners, it had a successful opening for its first location in Missouri.

Meghan Gilliss, owner of the newly opened Get Lost Bookshop on Ninth Street, sits behind the register Tuesday afternoon. Gilliss hopes to rely mainly on the community for book sales and trade-ins.

Three-year-old Columbia resident Evrim Agca watches as his mother, Cansu Agca, helps him launch a kite Saturday at an event hosted by Columbia Parks & Recreation. The organization provided kites for children to fly on the warm afternoon.

Community Recreation Supervisor Camren Cross hands 5-year-old Lilly Wang an assembled kite as her mother Mingjuan Wang watches. Cross spent the afternoon helping children assemble their kites, supervising the event and holding kite-flying contests

Columbia College junior Caitlin Cunningham helps Columbia resident Dinis Trindade launch a kite Saturday in Douglass Park. Cunningham volunteered for Columbia College’s education club, Student Leaders Advocating Teacher Excellence, at the event.

Ten-year-old Columbia resident Ethan O’Loughlin runs across Douglass Park on Saturday to lift his kite higher into the air. Contests were held for the largest, smallest and highest flying kites.

Kansas City resident Walt Lantzy holds a kite string as his grandson, 2-year-old Columbia resident Graham Lantzy, stares up at the kite. Columbia Parks & Recreation hosted the two-hour event.

Janet Wheeler, Vice President of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority Board of Directors, speaks to the Columbia City Council on Monday night. Wheeler said the council should "support all reasonable measures which have the potential to increase the safety and security of students."

MU sophomore Trevor Turner and first-year MU law student Brianna Lennon converse with State Auditor spokesman Sean Spence at a mailing party Saturday morning. Spence is running for the 25th District Seat in the Missouri House of Representatives.

Missouri Victory Campaign Coordinator Chuck Poplstein speaks at the Missouri College Republicans Convention on Saturday at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Polstein spoke on how college students can get involved with political campaigns and the benefits of doing so.

David Bennett and Karen Hinde play to a crowd at the benefit concert held by Students Taking Action Now: Darfur on Friday at the Cherry Street Artisan. The concert included four musical productions and was held to raise awareness for the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan.

Drag king Princeton Makavelli, decked out in a pink suit, gets a tip from Miss P at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday. The event, co-sponsored by Triangle Coalition and the LGBT Resource Center, showcased amateur and professional performers.

Drag queen Alexis Principle makes her entrance during one of her performances at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday at Jesse Auditorium. Principle was named 2007 Missouri Entertainer of the Year and has appeared in the annual Drag Show several times.

Drag queen Miss Honey Graham performs a moving gospel song with backup dancers at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Miss Honey Graham is a veteran performer in the MSA Drag Show and also co-hosted the Mr. and Miss Drag Mizzou Pageant in March.

Former MU students Kimberly Tate and John Doerflinger dance at the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Pride Prom at T.A. Brady’s in May 2006. Events for this year’s Pride Month are emphasizing the role of allies in the LGBTQ community.