The Maneater

Feb. 23, 2019

MU freshman Julia Gilmour receives a copy of ‘Blood Covenant: The Michael Franzese Story’ signed by author Michael Franzese on Wednesday in the Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building. Franzese is an ex-captain of the Colombo crime family based in New York.

Incumbent First Ward City Councilwoman Almeta Crayton details her platform at the First Ward City Council Forum on Monday at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church. Crayton’s election in 1999 marked the second time a black person was elected to the City Council.

The Columbia Police Department arrested two men on federal drug charges after finding drugs, firearms and $33,779 in cash in their home Wednesday. Officers conducted the search after responding to a residential burglar alarm at the house.

Incumbent First Ward City Councilwoman Almeta Crayton speaks to a crowd gathered at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church on Monday. Crayton, who has held the First Ward seat in the City Council since 1999, faces competition from three other candidates in the race.

Accompanied by his cats, First Ward City Council candidate John Clark looks over city documents on March 17 at his house. Clark ran for mayor in Columbia in 2004 and 2007.

First Ward City Council candidate John Clark checks the mail at the KOPN/89.5 FM station on March 17. Clark, who has been involved in dozens of local boards and organizations, is one of four candidates running for the First Ward City Council seat.

Missouri Students Association Student Court Chief Justice Drew Weber discusses problems with the electronic voting system at Tuesday’s Operations Committee meeting in Memorial Union. The MSA Board of Elections Commissioners executive board met Tuesday with the Operations Committee about holding new elections in four MU colleges whose students were unable to vote.

First Ward City Council candidate Karen Baxter walks through the halls of Candlelight Lodge Assisted Living Residence during her evening shift on March 17. Baxter, who began working at the retirement home 12 years ago, is now a volunteer there.

First Ward City Council candidate Karen Baxter looks through donated books on March 17 at her home in west Columbia. Baxter often purchases items on sale and then offers them for free at garage sales.

MU senior Glenn Rehn introduces First Ward City Council candidate Paul Sturtz at a meet-and-greet on Thursday night in the Arts and Science building. If elected, Sturtz would represent a large portion of campus.

Steve Graham, UM system interim vice president for academic affairs, and the Academic and Student Affairs Committee present statistics about future enrollment Thursday at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. Enrollment was a key topic at the meeting because enrollment trends are shifting.

Columbia residents Wes Fewell and Danny Hill prepare to order from the first-floor bar at The Blue Note on Thursday night. The Blue Note owner Richard King uses SMART as a tool to teach his bartenders.

Sophomore John Clark challenges audience members to a battle at Stotler Lounge on Tuesday night. Though he was not declared winner, Clark rapped throughout the whole event, which lasted about an hour and was sponsored by the Student Union Programming Board.

Sophomore Marc Goone battles against sophomore John Clark at Tuesday’s 'rap-off' in Stotler Lounge. The two are members of the Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity and were cheered on by about 15 fellow fraternity brothers.

Moberly Area Community College freshman Brian Lloyd, who goes by ‘Fist-A-Cuffs,’ free-styles on Tuesday night at Stotler Lounge.

South Callaway High School junior Patrick Harris passes part of a handgun to Jefferson City High School junior Austin Bequette on Thursday night in Jefferson City. Harris and Bequette are cadets in the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Student Alliance Program.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Cpl. Mike Halford displays one of the weapons used by on-duty patrol officers on Thursday night. Halford is one of many officers who help instruct cadets at the Student Alliance Program in Jefferson City.

Hickman High School junior Sam Cavness fires a handgun as part of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Student Alliance Program on Thursday night in Jefferson City. The program offers local area high school juniors and seniors a chance to experience life as a Highway Patrol officer.

Equipment used in the production of metallic nanoparticles is stored inside a fume hood at the Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Institute to prevent contamination.

Postdoctoral scientist Satish Nune explains the processes involved in creating gold nanoparticles to Megan Eyunni on Feb. 18 at the Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Institute.