The Maneater

Feb. 24, 2020

Tony Luetkemeyer, student representative to the Board of Curators, and Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, pitch a bill on April 22 in Jefferson City that would give the student representative to the Board of Curators a vote. The bill is to be voted on later this week.

Sophomores Jordan Sexton and Scott Rowland run in heels Sunday as part of the 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' event at Stankowski Field. The annual event, sponsored by the Panhellenic Association and Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, raised $2,000 for The Shelter.

Senior Dan Marks helps STRIPES Director Domingo Pacheco place candles on a cake Saturday. STRIPES members held a barbecue to celebrate giving 60,000 rides since the organization's inception.

Sophomore Jaqui Rogers sings 'Strength, Courage and Wisdom' by India.Arie as senior John Randall accompanies her on guitar Sunday afternoon during the NAACP Image Awards in Stotler Lounge. The Image Awards are held annually to celebrate black students and faculty at MU.

Some of Tom Porto's personal law books line the shelves inside his office. Porto decided to go to law school and become a public defender after he was unable to find a job as a journalist.

When he’s not inside the courtroom, Boone County Public Defender Tom Porto spends his time at his office in the Johnson Building. The building is located on East Walnut Street in downtown Columbia, just west of the Boone County Courthouse.

A Bruce Springsteen poster hangs next to Boone County Public Defender Tom Porto’s Missouri Bar certification inside his office at the Johnson Building in downtown Columbia. Porto is attending to more than 60 open cases.

A sign on a door at the Johnson Building designates the location of public defenders’ offices. Boone County Public Defender Tom Porto has practiced law for two months and works with other public defenders at the Johnson Building.

Empty coffee cups crowd Boone County Public Defender Tom Porto’s desk in his office on April 16. Porto is a graduate of the MU School of Journalism and the UM-Kansas City School of Law.

Russell Means, an elder in the Republic of Lakotah, speaks on Tuesday night in Keller Auditorium. Means contrasted what he called a patriarchal system in the United States to the matriarchal and balanced way of life in the Republic of Lakotah.

Sophomore Jeremy Cahill discusses sexual education with Planned Parenthood intern Kristen Walle on Thursday at Lowry Mall.

Twenty-third district candidate Cande Iveson explains her ideas to supporters on Tuesday at Mackenzie’s restaurant. Iveson hopes to hold multiple events in different wards within the 23rd district.

Sophomore Max Askren tries to control Oregon State sophomore Brice Arand during a Feb. 10 match at the Hearnes Center. Askren is training with a Mixed Martial Arts group to prepare for summer competition.

Attendees of Hillel’s Social Justice Seder prepare for the service Thursday night. The Seder plate settings contain six elements symbolic of Passover history.

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth is a lot like a T-Rex. If you see the noise-pop septet coming toward you, run.

Vice Provost for International Programs Handy Williamson speaks at the International Initiative Banquet on Tuesday in Stotler Lounge. The Missouri International Student Council sponsored the banquet.

MSA Senate Operations Committee Chairman Corey Gibson leads a discussion with former Student Court Chief Justice Drew Webber and new Chief Justice Jonathan Sandhu on Tuesday in Memorial Union. The Operations Committee met to discuss solutions to problems that arose during the recent Missouri Students Association Senate elections.

Columnist Gustavo Arellano speaks in Neff Hall on Thursday about the events leading up to his popular column ‘¡Ask A Mexican!’ Arellano described himself as a satirist who uses humor to diffuse misconceptions about ethnicity and race.

Rock Bridge High School junior Sarah Sheriff gets her head shaved by St. Louis hair stylist Krystina Ryder for St. Baldrick’s Foundation on Saturday evening at McNally’s Irish Pub. St. Baldrick’s is a charity benefiting research for children’s cancer.

The Dragonflies, a group from the Moon Belly Dance Studio, perform on the lawn of Peace Park on Sunday. Peace Park offered a space for informational booths and other activities for the Earth Day festival.