The Maneater

Nov. 11, 2019

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.

The women of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority lip sync and dance to 'My Strongest Suit' Friday night at The Blue Note in the talent competition for Rockin' Against Multiple Sclerosis. Kappa Alpha Theta won first place in the category for sororities.

Academic Retention Services Director and Greek Graduate adviser Linda Garth answers question during the “Ask a Black Greek Forum” sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council Monday in Memorial Union.

The new Ragtag Cinemacafé location on Hitt Street is home to two auditoriums and Uprise Bakery. 9th Street Video will also be moved into the new location.

Flanked by members and advisers of MU’s Interfraternity Council, IFC President Bryan VanGronigen holds the Council Management Award presented to the IFC by the Mid-American Greek Council Association this weekend in Chicago. To be eligible, current executive board members submitted two binders detailing all of the council’s procedures throughout the year.

Lathrop Hall Coordinator Barbie Banks dances Friday night at the Residence Hall Ball at the Upper Crust Bakery and Cafe. During the ball, senior Bobby Wood and junior Nate Ballance were announced as next year’s Residence Halls Association executive leaders.

Before the first showing of the film 'I'm Not There,' bartender Barry Hibdon pours a glass of wine for customer Susan Marshall Roberts on Friday at the Ragtag Cinemacafé. The Ragtag opened at its new location on Hitt Street on Friday.

Stephanie Joseph

Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, presents his case during a Feb. 13 hearing about a bill that would give the 'student curator' a vote on the Board of Curators if the 2010 state census reduces the number of congressional districts. The bill is scheduled for consideration before the full Senate.

Sophomore guard J.T. Tiller moves up court against Kansas Feb. 4 in Lawrence, Kan. If the Tigers end up in the No. 12 seed in the Big 12 Championship tournament, they will play against the No. 5 seed on March 13.

DeMarre Carroll takes the ball upcourt against Kansas on Feb. 4 in Lawrence, Kan. Carroll said Hannah’s dismissal from the basketball program has resonated with the team on and off the court.

Senior guard Stefhon Hannah drives to the basket past Fordham sophomore guard Herb Tanner in November at Mizzou Arena. Since Hannah’s dismissal, other players have spent more time on the court to make up for the loss of their leading scorer.

State Auditor Sean Spence speaks to former MU veterinary medicine professor Al Hahn at The Pasta Factory on Thursday night. Spence, an MU graduate, is running to represent the 25th district.