Apr. 24, 2019
Junior Ellis Atchison deals a hand of poker at the Lakota Coffee Co. on Tuesday night. The coffee house hosts open poker nights every week for people of all experience levels.
Hulett House Gym members Kevin Croom and Ira Moseley participate in an endurance exercise that involves throwing punches across the length of the gym floor with 10-pound weights in each hand on Feb. 16 in Key Largo Fitness & Tanning.
Missouri Students Association Senate Speaker Jonathan Mays presides over Wednesday’s Senate session while Department of Student Activities Director Rachel Parrish speaks in Stotler Lounge. At the meeting, Mays was elected for his second consecutive term as Senate speaker.
Leaning over a workstation, graduate student Courtney Flatt videotapes professor Kirsteen Buchann as she examines the coat Maggie Robey designed as part of her senior class project at Stephens College. Flatt is filming a documentary for the True/False Film Fest-sponsored class, Documentary Film and History.
UM system President Gary Forsee speaks at a welcome reception Tuesday in Stotler Lounge. Forsee, whose term began Feb. 18, is the former chief executive of Sprint Nextel.
Pianist Bruce Barth accompanies jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford during an MU Studio Jazz Band rehearsal Monday. Members of the band listened to a performance by the Terell Stafford Quintet before the professional jazz musicians answered questions from the students.
Jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford offers stylistic suggestions to the MU Concert Jazz Band after the band performed John Clayton’s ‘I Be Serious ‘Bout Dem Blues’ at rehearsal on Monday. The clinic was part of the educational aspect of Stafford’s residency, which will also include programs at elementary schools and a lecture-demonstration at the Columbia Public Library.
Jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford listens as fellow musician Tim Warfield improvises on the tenor saxophone during a packed matinee performance by the Terell Stafford Quintet at Murry’s Restaurant Sunday. The quintet’s two 'Sundays at Murry’s' performances began Stafford’s three-day residency in Columbia, presented by the 'We Always Swing' Jazz Series.
Sophomore guard J.T. Tiller dribbles during Saturday’s game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the game 60-53 and now hold a 4-0 winning streak over the Buffaloes.
Sophomore Sarah Shire backflips on the balance beam Friday night at the Hearnes Center. Shire scored a 9.900 on beam and vault, with an all-around score of 39.325.
Kansas sophomore guard Sade Morris dribbles the ball upcourt against Missouri junior guard Alyssa Hollins' defense Sunday in Mizzou Arena. The Tigers snapped their 10-game losing streak after defeating the Jayhawks 62-59.
Namette Chun-Ming Ward, program coordinator for the Columbia Human Rights Commission, gives the opening remarks for the annual 'Let's Talk, Columbia!' community forum at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Friday. The meeting brought teenagers and adults together for an open dialogue on teen violence.
Columbia City Council First Ward candidates Almeta Crayton and Karen Baxter discuss issues of concern to citizens at the J.W. 'Blind' Boone Community Center on Saturday.
Fundraising coordinator Patti Demarco watches as Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, cuts the cake at a birthday fundraiser at Harpo's on Saturday. If passed, a bill in the Missouri General Assembly would allow Graham to hold fundraisers without a limit on how much he receives.
Senior Crystal Hilliard responds to panelists at the National Association of Black Journalists' 'History in the Making: The Future of Black History' presentation Monday in the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. Panelists and audience members discussed topics varying from presidential candidate Barack Obama's campaign to the perception of African-Americans in popular culture.
MU Police Department Officer Justin Patlan and the owner of a black Toyota 4Runner SUV review the owner's account of how he struck a female pedestrian Monday evening on Rollins Street.
Commerce Bank Executive Vice President Valerie Shaw and JobFinder Employment Services President Anne Williams chat during a conference for woman entrepreneurs Monday evening in the Reynolds Alumni Center. The event was held to help business owners and entrepreneurs network and learn new skills.
Local artist Blackwell had some of his work on display at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Sunday. The 'Uncle Blackwell' piece in the background was created with only Sharpie markers and is one of many works that Blackwell exhibits in Lakota Coffee Co., Main Squeeze Natural Foods Café and other venues.
Gamma Phi Beta sorority members Lauren Isley, Marissa Hollowed, Kate Shoemaker, Jill Elder and Courtney Blankenship lip sync and dance to 'La Vie Boheme' from the musical 'RENT' during the talent finals Friday night at The Blue Note. Members of Gamma Phi Beta used costumes to resemble the musical’s principal characters.
Sophomore Brenton Eichelberger holds junior Michael Moss on his shoulders as they lip sync and perform to 'Witch Doctor' with other FarmHouse fraternity members in the talent finals Friday night at The Blue Note. FarmHouse placed first overall in the Rockin' Against Multiple Sclerosis competition during the week.