The Maneater

Jul. 13, 2020

Sophomore Mike Barcroft describes the first course served by his team, the Caribbean Jerks, to the judges at the Iron Chef Mizzou ‘08 competition on Thursday in Brady Commons. The five teams had one hour to prepare at least two dishes, each of which had to feature a citrus fruit.

A total lunar eclipse was visible to most of North and South America on Wednesday. The totality phase, as pictured from Memorial Union, lasted about 50 minutes.

Sophomore Sarah Shire reaches for the high bar during the uneven bars on Feb. 8 during the Beauty and the Beast competition at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers defeated Southeast Missouri State 195.425-193.50 on Friday.

Swimmer Michael Phelps reacts to a second-place finish in the men’s 100-meter backstroke during the Missouri Grand Prix at the Student Recreation Complex. Phelps, who has won eight Olympic medals and broken world records, was one of the several world-renowned swimmers to compete this weekend.

Mexican National Team swimmers Manuel Sotomayor and Juan Floras talk on the practice pool’s deck during the Missouri Grand Prix on Saturday at the Student Recreation Complex. Sotomayor and Floras came to Columbia from Mexico City for the event.

Missouri freshman guard Jasmyn Otote drives past Kansas State freshman guard Shalin Spani on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers’ 56-40 loss brought their conference record to 8-16.

Seniors Martha Haddock and Kirby Moore perform 'A Six-Year-Old Was Asked...' during the dress rehearsal for 'The Vagina Monologues' on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. The piece features an interview had with a six-year old girl who gives some humorous and unconventional answers to questions about her anatomy.

Production advisor Struby Struble goes over the plans for the cast’s curtain call during the dress rehearsal Saturday. Jesse Auditorium was filled nearly to capacity for the production’s one performance this year.

Senior Lindsay Toler performs ‘The Flood’ as part of ‘The Vagina Monologues’ on Saturday at Jesse Auditorium. ‘The Flood’ detailed a woman’s reasons for suppressing her sexuality. Toler is a former staff member of The Maneater.

Production advisers Katie Blair, Jenny Dills and Struby Struble address the audience before MU’s seventh annual production of ‘The Vagina Monologues’ on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Forty-one students performed in the production.

Surrounded by ‘The Vagina Monologues’ cast, adviser Struby Struble thanks the audience during the curtain call Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Profits from the production benefited The Shelter and the L.E.A.D. Institute.

North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Katie Hoff swims in the women’s 200-meter individual medley preliminaries Sunday evening with a time of 2:10.91. Overall, Hoff dominated the Missouri Grand Prix, winning five events and breaking two American records.

Stephen Kinzer, a former foreign correspondent for The New York Times, speaks during a presentation titled 'The Folly of Attacking Iran' Friday in Waters Auditorium. The presentation, which is in the form of a 22-stop, cross-country tour, highlights the need for progressive foreign policy with other countries.

Former president Bill Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally Feb. 5 at the Student Recreation Complex. Clinton announced the initiation of the university branch of the William J. Clinton Foundation, which promotes global awareness and public service.

Columbia City Council members Jerry Wade and Laura Nauser discuss a bill to instate a 5-hour parking zone on Conley Avenue. "Can we get parking on that figure-8 thing?" Wade jokingly said in reference to Carnahan Quadrangle during the City Council meeting Monday.

Freshman Amanda Peiffer examines some healthy snacks while on break from volunteering at the first student wellness fair held at Memorial Union on Wednesday. Peers Advocating Smoke-free Solutions and the Wellness Resource Center joined forces to host a the wellness fair.

Swimmer Michael Phelps competes in the men’s 400-meter individual medley preliminaries Saturday night during the Missouri Grand Prix.

Chancellor Brady Deaton, along with faculty from several MU colleges, officially opens the expanded section of Schweitzer Hall Monday morning. The $10 million dollar addition will house laboratory and office space for seven faculty members in the MU biochemistry department.

Chancellor Brady Deaton talks with junior Dominique Robinson in Brady Commons Monday. Deaton, his wife and other members of the MU administration took time to discuss university life issues with students, visitors and prospective students.

Hip-hop artist W-A-R-R-I-O-R speaks at the History of Hip-Hop forum Monday night at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. W-A-R-R-I-O-R, who has been rapping since he was seven, told the crowd that a return to hip-hop music's roots and the demand of negative lyrics are mutually exclusive.