The Maneater

Aug. 22, 2019

Hickman High School student Alex Hoffman catches some air on Sunday at Columbia Skate Park.

Due to a record enrollment of freshmen, the Department of Residential Life will house students in Campus Lodge and Campus View apartment complexes for the 2008-2009 academic year. The leased areas in the apartments will be called Mizzou Quads and Tiger Diggs, respectively.

'Mario Kart Wii' makes us want to throw a lightning bolt at its obnoxious baby characters, but it earns a star for its online mode.

Eight-year-old Tyler Hayes examines a skull in the ‘Fine Tune Body Shop’ on Thursday at the YouZeum. The exhibit teaches visitors about how their bodies move and work.

YouZeum volunteer worker Rhonda Schoenleber, at right, demonstrates a breathing experiment for second graders from West Boulevard Elementary School on Thursday at the YouZeum.

Nine-year-old Jordan Wright practices CPR on a mannequin in the E.R. exhibit in the YouZeum. The exhibit also features a retired Boone County ambulance for visitors to explore.

Nine-year-old Madison Maupin, from West Boulevard Elementary School, tries out the YouNewz exhibit at the YouZeum on Thursday. The YouZeum is located at the intersection of Sixth Street and Cherry Street.

A model of a human skeleton watches over visitors inside the main level of the YouZeum in downtown Columbia on Thursday. The museum was originally the idea of the Boone County Medical Alliance in 1991 and finally opened its doors to the public May 1.

Mary Still, state representative candidate for the 25th District, listens to Democracy for Missouri steering committee member Bill Monroe speak at the Columbia Labor Temple on Wednesday night. Democracy for Missouri members voted to endorse Sean Spence for the 25th District race.

Columbia Transit bus driver Paul Cox stops his bus on Thursday near Memorial Union. Cox said about half of his riders were aware of ‘Try Transit Day,’ during which Columbia Transit gave free rides on its buses.

Last weekend, the School of Medicine received a $1.1 million donation for an endowed professorship to advance cancer research at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. The center treats 200 to 300 cancer patients on an average day.

Sophomore Brian Satzinger works on a power control circuit board for a hydrogen car on Thursday in Engineering Building West. Satzinger is a first-year member of the Mizzou Hydrogen Car Team.

Graduating seniors participate in Tiger Prowl Thursday afternoon on Francis Quadrangle. After seniors walked from the steps of Jesse Hall through the columns, they headed to Carnahan Quadrangle to eat and drink together as part of the Senior Send-Off celebration.

Residential Life Associate Director Kristen Temple hugs junior Brittany Fore on Tuesday in Memorial Union at the Catalyst Awards. The 10th annual award ceremony recognized people who work to help the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning community.

Junior Lee White attempts to configure an old computer on April 28 in the MUTV/Channel 23 office. MUTV received $12,000 for new equipment from the Missouri Students Association Senate.

Student Affairs Chairwoman Erin Moran speaks during the Missouri Students Association Senate meeting Wednesday in Stotler Lounge. Moran was confirmed as an executive member of the Board of Elections Commissioners.

Despite plans for it to be converted to office space, Cramer Hall will remain open for incoming students next year. The Department of Residential Life made the decision this week after realizing next year’s freshman class will likely be a record.

Junior infielder Steve Gray bats against Oklahoma State on April 6 at Taylor Stadium. Gray hit a walk-off homerun on Tuesday to lift the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over Creighton.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs and Chancellor Brady Deaton take questions from students during a Four Front meeting Tuesday in the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.

Chancellor Brady Deaton listens to faculty members discuss the Compete Missouri plan Thursday in Bush Auditorium. Some faculty members said the plan doesn’t do enough to retain and compensate faculty and staff.