Apr. 05, 2020
UM system President Gary Forsee speaks at a welcome reception Tuesday in Stotler Lounge. Forsee, whose term began Feb. 18, is the former chief executive of Sprint Nextel.
Pianist Bruce Barth accompanies jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford during an MU Studio Jazz Band rehearsal Monday. Members of the band listened to a performance by the Terell Stafford Quintet before the professional jazz musicians answered questions from the students.
Jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford offers stylistic suggestions to the MU Concert Jazz Band after the band performed John Clayton’s ‘I Be Serious ‘Bout Dem Blues’ at rehearsal on Monday. The clinic was part of the educational aspect of Stafford’s residency, which will also include programs at elementary schools and a lecture-demonstration at the Columbia Public Library.
Jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford listens as fellow musician Tim Warfield improvises on the tenor saxophone during a packed matinee performance by the Terell Stafford Quintet at Murry’s Restaurant Sunday. The quintet’s two 'Sundays at Murry’s' performances began Stafford’s three-day residency in Columbia, presented by the 'We Always Swing' Jazz Series.
Sophomore guard J.T. Tiller dribbles during Saturday’s game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the game 60-53 and now hold a 4-0 winning streak over the Buffaloes.
Sophomore Sarah Shire backflips on the balance beam Friday night at the Hearnes Center. Shire scored a 9.900 on beam and vault, with an all-around score of 39.325.
Kansas sophomore guard Sade Morris dribbles the ball upcourt against Missouri junior guard Alyssa Hollins' defense Sunday in Mizzou Arena. The Tigers snapped their 10-game losing streak after defeating the Jayhawks 62-59.
Namette Chun-Ming Ward, program coordinator for the Columbia Human Rights Commission, gives the opening remarks for the annual 'Let's Talk, Columbia!' community forum at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Friday. The meeting brought teenagers and adults together for an open dialogue on teen violence.
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.