The Maneater

Jan. 25, 2021

Columbia College junior Caitlin Cunningham helps Columbia resident Dinis Trindade launch a kite Saturday in Douglass Park. Cunningham volunteered for Columbia College’s education club, Student Leaders Advocating Teacher Excellence, at the event.

Ten-year-old Columbia resident Ethan O’Loughlin runs across Douglass Park on Saturday to lift his kite higher into the air. Contests were held for the largest, smallest and highest flying kites.

Kansas City resident Walt Lantzy holds a kite string as his grandson, 2-year-old Columbia resident Graham Lantzy, stares up at the kite. Columbia Parks & Recreation hosted the two-hour event.

Janet Wheeler, Vice President of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority Board of Directors, speaks to the Columbia City Council on Monday night. Wheeler said the council should "support all reasonable measures which have the potential to increase the safety and security of students."

MU sophomore Trevor Turner and first-year MU law student Brianna Lennon converse with State Auditor spokesman Sean Spence at a mailing party Saturday morning. Spence is running for the 25th District Seat in the Missouri House of Representatives.

Missouri Victory Campaign Coordinator Chuck Poplstein speaks at the Missouri College Republicans Convention on Saturday at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Polstein spoke on how college students can get involved with political campaigns and the benefits of doing so.

David Bennett and Karen Hinde play to a crowd at the benefit concert held by Students Taking Action Now: Darfur on Friday at the Cherry Street Artisan. The concert included four musical productions and was held to raise awareness for the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan.

Drag king Princeton Makavelli, decked out in a pink suit, gets a tip from Miss P at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday. The event, co-sponsored by Triangle Coalition and the LGBT Resource Center, showcased amateur and professional performers.

Drag queen Alexis Principle makes her entrance during one of her performances at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday at Jesse Auditorium. Principle was named 2007 Missouri Entertainer of the Year and has appeared in the annual Drag Show several times.

Drag queen Miss Honey Graham performs a moving gospel song with backup dancers at the Missouri Students Association’s annual Drag Show on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Miss Honey Graham is a veteran performer in the MSA Drag Show and also co-hosted the Mr. and Miss Drag Mizzou Pageant in March.

Former MU students Kimberly Tate and John Doerflinger dance at the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Pride Prom at T.A. Brady’s in May 2006. Events for this year’s Pride Month are emphasizing the role of allies in the LGBTQ community.

Jewish Theological Seminary student Annie Lewis conducts the Havdalah service Saturday at the MU chapter of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life during its 60th anniversary celebration.

A sign on the front door of Mark Twain residence hall alerts residents and visitors of the 'shelter in place' drill in progress.

Drag queen Kitty Litter strikes a pose during the Missouri Students Association Drag Show on Saturday night in Jesse Auditorium. Kitty Litter hosted the annual event, which showcased amateur and professional entertainers.

David Bennett and Karen Hinde are one of four acts to play in the Students Taking Action Now: Darfur benefit concert Friday night.

The MU Army ROTC, based in Crowder Hall, was honored as the top unit of its size in the western region of the United States. The ROTC program will be recognized at a ceremony at Fort Leonard Wood next weekend.

Seniors Dominic Bonano, Brent Adams and Anthony Knollhoff lend a helping hand for Caring for Columbia on Saturday at the Ceder Creek Therapeutic Riding Center.

Tiger Wheelchair Basketball coach Steve Paxton speaks at the education station during the Wheelchair Relay on Saturday in the Student Recreation Complex. Paxton spoke about efforts underway to make wheelchair basketball a recognized NCAA sport.

Junior Jamie Schmittgens and senior Megan Schulze of the Student Occupational Therapy Association navigate the mine field event at the Wheelchair Relay on Saturday in the Student Recreation Complex.

Sophomore Justin Siebert takes his shot during the eighth annual Wheelchair Relay on Saturday in the Student Recreation Complex. The relay raised disability awareness.