The Maneater

Jan. 25, 2021

Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Chris Earnhardt attempts to tackle sophomore wide receiver Jeremy Maclin during the spring Black and Gold inter-squad scrimmage Saturday afternoon at Faurot Field.

Biochemistry graduate student Holly Ziobro assists seven-year-old Neal Richmond in extracting banana DNA during Saturday's Adventures in Education in Jesse Hall. Elementary school children were free to explore various activities, such as magnifying plant cells and learning about nematodes.

Phi Kappa Theta fraternity sophomore Connor Cole, playing Professor Coldheart, crashes the Care Bears' birthday party in the skit 'Who Cares About the Care Bears Anyway?' on Friday in Jesse Auditorium. Phi Kappa Theta fraternity, Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity won first place at the Greek Week Fling Finals for the skit.

Missouri Students Association Department of Student Activities director Rachel Parrish, Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor Tom Brant and MSA Acadmenic Affairs Committee chairwoman Phyllis Williams are announced as new members of QEBH, the oldest secret society on campus, during Friday's Tap Day ceremony in Jesse Auditorium. For the first time in 11 years, the ceremony was held indoors because of inclement weather.

Ryan Asbridge, candidate for the 25th district Missouri House seat, speaks with supporters Larry Gross and David Keller during his campaign kickoff event Tuesday at On the Rocks. Asbridge discussed his hopes to cooperate with House Democrats if elected.

Hickman High School junior Dalton Perry distributes flyers about government income tax spending on Tuesday outside the post office on Walnut Street. Mid-Missouri Peace Works created the display, which incorporates 280 $1 bills attached to a fake bomb to compare military spending to other programs.

Sean Spence, a candidate for the 25th district of the Missouri House of Representatives, talks with Columbia residents Ray Shapiro and Jane Burnett Wednesday at Shakespeare’s Pizza. Spence sponsored the event Pizza & Politics to discuss issues that concern voters.

Columbia residents Darrell Foster and William Robertson listen to other citizens express their opinions about the need for a police review board Thursday night in the Armory Sports & Community Center.

Senior Stephanie Zirk assists her sister, senior Lisa Zirk, a former columnist for The Maneater, and Columbia resident Carl Neitzert with buttons to promote April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month at Rock Against Rape on April 10 at the Cherry Street Artisan.

Musician E. Marino performs during the Rock Against Rape event April 10 at the Cherry Street Artisan. Marino was one of four artists to play at the concert, which benefited The Shelter and the L.E.A.D. Institute.

Graduate student Joe Hammer, senior Kourtney Mitchell and sophomore Dylan McFatrich meet for a Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault meeting on Tuesday in the Rape Education Office. The discussion included reviewing their recent showing of ‘Boyz n the Hood.’

Rape Education Office workers Hannah Bush and Aja Junior pin buttons on each other in preparation of Rock Against Rape April 10 in the office. The office, located on the second floor of Brady Commons, also sponsors the Take Back the Night event in September.

MU freshman Lisa Hoscheidt waits for the Rock Against Rape event to begin on April 10 at the Cherry Street Artisan. The Rape Education Office sponsored the event in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, held annually throughout April.

William Woods senior shortstop Kyle Christiansen jumps over sliding Missouri designated hitter Jacob Priday to turn a double play during Wednesday’s game at Taylor Stadium. Priday hit two home runs to break the MU home run record as the Tigers won 16-9.

Freshman infielder Abby Vock swings against Kansas in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at University Field. Missouri swept Kansas after winning the first game 7-2.

William Woods senior outfielder Ryan Dickerman trips over senior shortstop Kyle Christiansen, but makes a catch as sophomore infielder Brian Bishop watches during Wednesday’s game at Taylor Stadium.

Rep. Judy Baker, D-Columbia, discusses her experience on the Missouri BIO Benchmarking tour with Missouri Biotechnology Association Executive Director Kelly Gillespie and Rep. Kathlyn Fares, R-Webster Groves, at a life sciences panel Thursday in Monsanto Auditorium. Baker emphasized the role of higher education in research and the economy at the panel.

UM system President Gary Forsee addresses the Missouri Students Association Senate during its meeting Wednesday at Memorial Union. Forsee spoke about keeping MU’s student body diverse through affirmative action.

By Any Means Necessary Coalition member Antonio Williams distributes information about the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative outside Plaza 900 before the march begins. BAMN is a youth-led organization that has been active in promoting a new civil rights movement across the country.

Marching though Tiger Plaza, senior Rickey Lee chants with fellow protesters on Monday. The Missouri Civil Rights Initiative aims to ban most forms of affirmative action from Missouri jobs, contracts and schools on the November ballot.