The Maneater

Jan. 25, 2021

]Seven-year-old Columbia resident Margot Burns marches alongside her mother Tootie Burns at an AIDS awareness march at Stephens Park on Sunday. The march was organized by Rain, a regional STD prevention organization.

Seven-year-old Columbia resident Micah Prenger tosses a bean bag through a hole while playing a game in Stephens Park prior to an AIDS awareness march organized by Rain on Sunday.

Freshmen Lexxie Lawson and Brittany Billingsley march around Stephens Lake at an AIDS awareness march organized by Rain on Sunday. Marchers held flags with red ribbons as they marched around the park, which was adorned with the flags.

Columbia resident Sarah Ridenhour and her husband Stephen Colony collect litter Saturday on College Avenue as a part of Cleanup Columbia. This year’s effort included 1,900 volunteers who picked up trash all over Columbia.

Veterans riding motorcycles leave Anderson, Mo., in 2006 after attending a 19-year-old Army private’s funeral in order to keep Westboro Baptist Church pastor Fred Phelps and his followers from protesting at the funeral. Research conducted by an MU law professor indicates that state statutes regulating funeral protests might be violating First Amendment rights.

Runners make their way down Rollins Street during the Greek Week Chad 5K run/walk Saturday. More than 100 runners participated, and dozens of fraternity and sorority members lined the route to cheer them on.

Princeton sociology professor Robert Wuthnow speaks on 'The Global Reach of American Christianity' to a large crowd of students and faculty Monday in Stotler Lounge. Wuthnow addressed different issues, including the effects American missionaries have in the world, the decline in Christian followers in the United States and Europe and the increase in the number of Christians in the rest of the world.

Juniors Stephanie Schuman and Denise Warzak skate together at the annual Pride Prom on Saturday at Empire Roller Ring. Attendees were not held to any particular dress code and were free to skate around the rink at their leisure.

Junior pitcher Ian Berger pitches against Texas on Sunday afternoon at Taylor Stadium. Berger allowed two homeruns, contributing to Missouri's 9-2 loss.

Dave Roberts, Senior Coordinator for the Leadership Development in the Office of Community Development, presents senior Linden Fornoff the Gold Leadership Shield at the Chancellor’s Excellence Awards on Saturday in Stotler Lounge. Two faculty members, 33 students and five student groups received awards in the ceremony.

Hispanic American Leadership Organization members Sergio Ramirez and Chatchai Pinthuprapa examine the work of their group during the HALO Regional Conference on Saturday in Memorial Union.

New members of the Legion of Black Collegians executive board are sworn into their positions Sunday at the Reynolds Alumni Center. The newly elected officers will officially begin serving their terms next semester.

The new Ellis Fischel Cancer Center wing in a surgical tower under construction at University Hospital would cost about $54 million to complete. Because the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority skipped its quarterly payment to the state, Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, asked Gov. Matt Blunt to release funds to build the new facility at the cancer center.

MUTV General Manager Sarah Schultz and Director of Station Operations Lee White speak at the Missouri Students Association Senate meeting about a $12,000 budget request on Wednesday at Memorial Union. Shultz discussed the losses in productivity MUTV is experiencing due to a lack of equipment and funding.

Players exit the field after the game was canceled due to rain. Because the game was official, Missouri won 8-4, the score at the time the delay was enacted.

After a 15-minute rain delay in the game, a lone fan walks to the exits.

Missouri State players pull a tarp over the infield of Hammons Field.

In the top of the seventh inning, after the Tigers loaded the bases with no outs, umpires called the grounds crew to cover the field.

Missouri State junior infielder Chris Playter bats in the sixth inning as rain continued to pour down in Springfield, Mo.

Missouri second baseman Greg Folgia slides back to second base after a pickoff attempt in the sixth inning. Folgia reached third base on the play.