The Maneater

Feb. 19, 2020

Trash collected from Flat Branch Creek sits on a curb in bags waiting to be picked up after the cleanup on Wednesday. The Missouri Department of Conservation provided the reusable litter bags.

Senior Megan Gore, volunteer coordinator for MU’s Office of Community Involvement, gives volunteers instructions before the Flat Branch Park cleanup on Wednesday. The event split volunteers into groups dedicated to either stream cleanup or graffiti removal.

Junior Pi Kappa Phi fraternity member George Scholtz peels a poopdeth sticker off the back of a stop sign near Cherry Street in downtown Columbia on Wednesday. The graffiti removal and creek cleanup were part of National Volunteer Week.

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members scour Flat Branch Creek for garbage on Wednesday afternoon. The MU Office of Community Involvement hopes to hold cleanups more frequently in the future.

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members freshman Kevin Ornduff, junior George Scholtz and sophomore Drew Dickherber scrub graffiti off of a city mailbox south of Broadway on Wednesday. Volunteers spent the afternoon cleaning up Flat Branch Park and removing trash and graffiti from downtown Columbia.

Construction covers part of Fifth Street at Conley Avenue south of Mark Twain residence hall Wednesday. The Campus Facilities Planning, Design & Construction department is directing a $22 million renovation to MU’s steam tunnel system.

Freshman Roshani Mahadevan serves food Tuesday in Stotler Lounge during the 'Buscando América' cultural fair. Attendees sampled Brazilian and Colombian cuisine.

Marina Murarolli and Carlos Silva dance the Samba during the ‘Buscando America’ cultural fair Tuesday in Stotler Lounge. The event included cultural presentations and ethnic foods of Brazil and Colombia.

Dominic Howes, co-director of ‘The Listening Project,’ strains to hear a question Tuesday following the showing of the film in Johnson Auditorium.

Asian American Association Social Chairman Dane Guevara, sophomore Justin Guevara and junior Nicole Guevara dance to songs by Michael Jackson, Usher and Chris Brown during the ‘Make a Move!’ Variety Show on Thursday night in Stotler Lounge. The annual variety show was part of Asian American Awareness Week.

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.