The Maneater

Jun. 16, 2019

Freshman Rachel Rubin, special events chairwoman of the Jewish Student Organization, helps set up a barbed wire fence for the Graveyard Memorial Drive on Thursday at Speaker’s Circle. The clothing drive benefited The Wardrobe.

Megan Sparks, Department of Student Services Campus Safety Committee chairwoman, talks to representatives from Phi Mu sorority, Chi Omega sorority, Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity about a pothole in Greektown during Tuesday’s MSA Greek Safety Walk.

Missouri Students Association Senate Speaker Jonathan Mays leads the Senate through discussion Wednesday outside Plaza 900. The Senate passed a bill to fund six condom dispensers in residence halls.

Sophomore catcher Trevor Coleman swings at a pitch against Kansas during Tuesday's 3-0 loss at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Coleman was solid behind the plate and threw out Kansas senior shortstop Erik Morrison while attempting to steal second base in the fourth inning.

Eleven-year-old Calvin Young celebrates with other Missouri fans following a diving catch by junior outfielder Ryan Lollis during Tuesday's game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium. There were 2,847 fans at the game.

Junior right fielder Ryan Lollis makes a diving catch on the warning track in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Jayhawks won 3-0.

Junior third baseman Kyle Mach bats during Tuesday's game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Jayhawks shut out the 14th ranked Tigers 3-0, leading to Kansas' first-ever blanking of a nationally ranked opponent.

Junior pitcher Ian Berger started for the Tigers and gave up three runs on six hits in seven innings during Tuesday's game against Kansas at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The Jayhawks beat the Tigers 3-0, and Berger fell to 3-4 on the season.

Sophomore Josh Barton reflects upon the Day of Silence and the Break the Silence Ceremony on Friday afternoon. Participants celebrated at The Heidelberg after the event.

Participants break the silence at 5 p.m. on Friday at Speakers Circle to conclude the annual Day of Silence. The event is part of Pride Month, whose goal is to raise awareness of LGBTQ issues.

Freshman outfielder Kathryn Poet bats against Baylor during Saturday’s game at University Field. Poet had a hit and a walk in the Tigers’ 8-3 win against the Bears.

Senior Dana Willbrand explains her research on breast cancer rates in rats to judge Lori Eggert during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Studies Forum at the Bond Life Sciences Center. The forum gave undergraduates a chance to receive scholarships and grants including the Chancellor's Award for Excellence.

Geoffrey West, President of the Santa Fe Institute, illustrates the complexity of organisms on an overhead projector Friday in the Bond Life Sciences Center. Time Magazine named West one of the 'Time 100: The People Who Shape Our World' in 2006.

Sophomore pitcher Kyle Gibson pitches against Oklahoma State on April 4 at Taylor Stadium. Gibson struggled in his last outing against Texas A&M on Saturday, giving up seven runs in five innings pitched.

UM system President Gary Forsee gives a speech titled 'Return on Investment: Does Public Higher Education Still Offer Value to Its Stakeholders?' on Monday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium. Forsee was chosen to give the annual Monroe-Paine Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs presented by the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs.

Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon, Democratic candidate for governor, outlines his plan for higher education reform Monday in Memorial Union. Nixon's Missouri Promise initiative is designed to give middle-class Missourians an opportunity to earn a four-year degree from a state university with free tuition.

Lily Tinker Fortel, Community Outreach Coordinator for Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, holds a press conference with Muslim Student Organization spokeswoman Hend El-Buri and Mid-Missouri Fellowship of Reconciliation coordinator Jeff Stack at the Boone County Government Center on Monday. Tinker Fortel is embarking on a 12-day fact-finding mission in Iran.

First Ward Columbia City Councilman Paul Sturtz talks with Columbia residents Mike Gemkow and Brian Pape on Saturday during office hours at J.R. Barton’s Southern Kitchen & BBQ. Sturtz and attendees discussed local issues while eating lunch.

Taylor Trogdon, senior atmospheric sciences major and Mizzou Storm Chase Team president, updates chasers on the storm's activity. A map sits close by to help direct chasers to new locations.

Chasers watch a passing storm system near Sherman, Texas, on April 3 during one of their first chases of the season. The area of sun indicates large downdrafts in the tail of the system, which is favorable for tornadoes.