The Maneater

Jul. 03, 2020

Mayor Darwin Hindman discusses a proposal to create policy and guidelines concerning Tax Increment Financing during the Columbia City Council meeting Monday in the Daniel Boone City Building. Another topic the council addressed is a downtown leadership council that would serve as the administrative body for downtown projects and development.

Columbia resident Catherine Parke reads a poem Friday as a part of the 12th Annual Women’s Poetry Night in Memorial Union. Parke, an art volunteer for Columbia Public Schools, also has a studio at Orr Street Studios downtown.

Members of the South Asian Students Association dance down the runway Saturday at the SASA Fashion Show in Memorial Union. The show raised awareness of human trafficking issues and presented traditional and modern clothing from South Asia.

KCOU/88.1 FM chief engineer Jonathan Hutcheson describes the new digital upgrades to KCOU on Sunday in the KCOU studio. The station has expanded its coverage of sports after receiving positive feedback from listeners.

Senior Suzanne Bergman plays Dorothy from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and oils up senior Kyle Zick as the Tin Man during an Engineers’ Week skit at Deja Vu Comedy Club last Tuesday. Engineering students put on five skits featuring E-Week King and Queen candidates.

Engineers’ Club president Emily Gogel stands beside St. Patrick as Chancellor Brady Deaton is made an honorary knight of St. Patrick as a part of the Engineers’ Week ceremonies. Those knighted were deemed to have made significant contributions to the field of engineering.

Engineering students gather on Francis Quadrangle on March 7 following a ceremony during which the dome of Jesse Hall was lit green. The dome stayed lit for Engineers’ Week, an MU tradition that ties St. Patrick’s Day to engineering.

The remains of a chicken wing-eating contest cover a table at Kappa Delta sorority’s Wingman competition Saturday at Carnahan Quadrangle. The event featured a variety of competitive events; all involved chicken wings or hot sauce.

Lambda Chi Alpha senior Alex Ricke attempts to catch wings on Saturday at Carnahan Quadrangle. Twenty-one teams signed up to participate in Kappa Delta sorority’s third annual Wingman competition.

Friends look on as Phi Kappa Theta fraternity sophomore Scott Yanta dives for wings at the Kappa Delta sorority’s Wingman competition Saturday afternoon at Carnahan Quadrangle. The event raised money to benefit charities and organizations, including the Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center.

Stephens College sophomore and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri volunteer Alison Leonard helps 6-year-old Andrew pick out a sticker at the Big Carnival on Saturday at Columbia College. The Missouri Students Association worked with student government organizations at Stephens College and Columbia College to host the event, which gave children in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program a place to spend time with their mentors.

Pulitzer Prize-winning music critic Tim Page speaks about growing up with Asperger Syndrome on Monday in Memorial Union. Mr. Page offered advice to those with Asperger’s Syndrome and said, “keep looking for that driftwood that can keep you afloat.”

Sophomore Tanner Tucker pumps up the STRIPES team by jumping through a massive plastic cup tower at the STRIPES house Saturday. Later that night, Tucker answered phone calls and dispatched drivers to pick-up people around Columbia.

Burnt debris and a foundation are all that remain after an explosion happened at 308 McNab Drive. Officials suspect that the explosion was a result of a gas leak at the house.

Junior Leah Fowler leads a tour group of prospective students toward Brady Commons on Monday. The university is increasing recruiting efforts to counter a national decline in high school graduation rates.

Texas A&M sophomore forward Chinemelu Elonu dunks over Kansas freshman center Cole Aldrich in Saturday's semifinal game. In front of a home crowd, the Jayhawks advanced to the Big 12 Championship game with a 77-71 win.

Texas A&M sophomore forward Bryan Davis and senior forward Joseph Jones get a jump ball call against Kansas freshman center Cole Aldrich during Saturday's semifinal game. The Jayhwaks won 77-71.

Kansas junior guard Brandon Rush drives to the net against Texas A&M during Saturday's semifinal game. Rush had 28 points including five three-pointers in the Jayhawks' 77-71 victory.

Texas junior forward Connor Atchley scores for the Longhorns against Oklahoma during a semifinal game on Saturday. The Longhorns won 77-49.

Texas sophomore guard D.J. Augustin dribbles upcourt past Oklahoma senior guard David Godbold during a semifinal game on Saturday. The Longhorns beat the Sooners 77-49 and advanced to the Big 12 Championship game to play Kansas on Saturday.