The Maneater

Ally Appelbaum

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Columbia resident Jarad Lanham's dog, Betty, wades into the pool at the Oakland Family Aquatic Center on Tuesday evening for the first Pooch Plunge. After closing the pool to the public on Monday, Columbia Parks and Recreation invited dog owners to bring their pets out for a splash. (Sep. 04, 2008)
Senior Jessica Giuggioli prepares a forehand strike during the Mizzou Invitational on Friday at the Green Tennis Center. The Tigers went undefeated in the first round of the tournament and Guiggioli won the Singles Bracket A title. (Sep. 15, 2008)
Senior Jessica Giuggioli prepares a forehand strike during the Mizzou Invitational on Friday at the Green Tennis Center. The Tigers went undefeated in the first round of the tournament and Guiggioli won the Singles Bracket A title. (Sep. 15, 2008)
Junior Joe Boyer eyes a shot during a billiards tournament Sept. 9 at Brady Commons. Boyer won his game against freshman Jared Grafman in the weekly competition. (Sep. 18, 2008)
Piles of used tires wait to be loaded onto trucks Saturday afternoon at Reactor Field as part of a tire and electronics recycling drive. For a small fee, Columbia residents could dispose of unwanted items in the effort led by the Mid-Missouri Solid Waste Management District. (Sep. 29, 2008)
Senior pitcher Stacy Delaney delivers in the first inning against Meramec, the second game in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at University Field. Delaney and the rest of the Tigers' pitching staff dominated, striking out 24 batters without surrendering a run in either contest. (Sep. 29, 2008)
Freshman Jamie Mera prepares for a return as her partner, sophomore Mallory Weber, watches during Saturday's match against Southern Methodist University at the Green Tennis Center. The Tigers had more success in singles matches compared to doubles in the 'Ace for a Cure' tournament over the weekend. (Oct. 06, 2008)
Sophomore Kaitlyn Ritchie aims a backhand shot during her doubles match Saturday at the Green Tennis Center. Ritchie's partner Jessica Giuggioli went on to win her singles bracket in the 'Ace for a Cure' tournament. (Oct. 07, 2008)
Sophomore Kaitlyn Ritchie aims a backhand shot during her doubles match Saturday at the Green Tennis Center. Ritchie's partner Jessica Giuggioli went on to win her singles bracket in the 'Ace for a Cure' tournament. (Oct. 07, 2008)
Texas forward Emily Anderson fights for the ball with senior defender Kat Tarr. The Tigers scored first, but the Longhorns tallied two goals in the final 15 minutes of the game. (Oct. 26, 2008)
Senior midfielder Mo Redmond heads the ball over Texas midfielder Lucy Keith and forward Stephanie Gibson during Sunday's game at Walton Stadium. The Tigers outshot the Longhorns 20-15 but Texas won, 2-1. (Oct. 26, 2008)
A skeleton sign welcomes visitors to the Dia de los Muertos celebration Sunday night in Memorial Union. The event, commemorating the Mexican Day of the Dead, was sponsored by the Hispanic and Latin American Faculty and Staff Association, the Hispanic American Leadership Organization and the Girl Scouts. (Nov. 03, 2008)
Samantha Brito-Sampablo attends the Dia de los Muertos celebration Sunday dressed as a witch. The event was open to the community and costumes were encouraged. (Nov. 03, 2008)
A remembrance shrine sits on display during the Dia de los Muertos celebration Sunday. Traditionally, those celebrating the holiday, which remembers the departed, will construct private alters made up of offerings, toys and Catrinas. (Nov. 04, 2008)
Marisa Medina purchases a raffle ticket from Jemese Edmonson as sophomore Maggie Wisemore sorts through a stack of T-shirts. Proceeds from the raffle went to funding for Centro Latino and prizes included gift certificates and T-shirts. Centro Latino is a resource center for Latino families in mid-Missouri. (Nov. 04, 2008)
Francielie Quinn looks at one of the displays set up in Memorial Union during the Dia de los Muertos celebration. In addition to the displays, the event featured authentic Mexican food, music and a fundraising raffle. (Nov. 04, 2008)
An extra week of campaigning due to technical problems with an online voting system led to a flurry of new signs and posters promoting Missouri Students Association presidential candidates around campus. All slates commented that the delays had an effect on their strategies and hope for a smooth conclusion to the election, which began last night. (Nov. 18, 2008)
Junior Aimee Hukill swims in the women's 400M individual medley Saturday at the Student Recreation Complex. Both the women's and men's swimming and diving teams placed first in the Mizzou Invitational over the weekend, which included seven other college teams. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Sophomore forward Shakara Jones and junior forward Jessra Johnson trap Kansas State's Jalana Childs during Wednesday's game at Mizzou Arena. Johnson's 17 points and nine rebounds contributed to the Tigers' 52-43 upset of the No. 16 Wildcats. (Feb. 19, 2009)
Sophomore forward Shakara Jones puts up a shot past Texas' Ashley Lindsey and Earnesia Williams during Tuesday's game at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers came out strong against the Longhorns but couldn't finish, losing 66-56. (Feb. 26, 2009)
Junior Valerie Insinna shouts "Pussies unite!" during her monologue 'Because He Liked to Look at It' in a rehearsal for MU's presentation of the Vagina Monologues on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Insinna is a former member of the Maneater staff. (Mar. 02, 2009)
Women's Center adviser Struby Struble directs the cast of the Vagina Monologues how to line up for curtain calls during a dress rehearsal prior to Saturday's performance in Jesse Auditorium. Thirty-five actors participated in this year's performance. (Mar. 02, 2009)
Sophomore Danielle Moser performs a monologue called the 'The Vagina Workshop' during a dress rehearsal Saturday. Proceeds from the Vagina Monologues benefited The Shelter and L.E.A.D. Institute. Moser is a former member of the Maneater staff. (Mar. 02, 2009)
Freshman Lauren Olson and sophomore Rachel Ternik hold hands during a rehearsal of their monologue 'My Vagina Was My Village.' The Vagina Monologues are held in conjunction with V-Day, a movement to increase awareness of and stop violence against women worldwide. (Mar. 02, 2009)
Senior Lindsay Toler acts out a fake orgasm during her rendition of 'The Woman Who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy' at a rehearsal for MU's eighth production of the Vagina Monologues on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. The monologues were written by Eve Ensler in 1996 and based off her interviews with 200 women. (Mar. 02, 2009)
Junior Valerie Insinna shouts "Pussies unite!" during her monologue 'Because He Liked to Look at It' in a rehearsal for MU's presentation of the Vagina Monologues on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Insinna is a former member of the Maneater staff. (Mar. 03, 2009)
Senior forward DeMarre Carroll reaches in to block the shot of Oklahoma's Juan Pattillo during Wednesday's game at Mizzou Arena. Carroll had 15 points and 10 rebounds as the No. 12 Tigers knocked off the No. 5 Sooners. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Junior forward Keith Ramsey and Oklahoma's Blake Griffin fight for a rebound. The Tigers held Griffin, a national player of the year candidate, to only five second half points. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Senior forward Leo Lyons speaks to junior guard J.T. Tiller before shooting free throws. Tiller scored 13 points on the night as the Tigers improved to 25-5 and 12-3 in the Big 12. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Freshman Laurence Bowers guards Oklahoma's Blake Griffin as he goes up for a layup. The Tigers committed only nine turnovers while forcing Oklahoma to 22. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Junior guard J.T. Tiller and Oklahoma's Tony Crocker fight for a loose ball during Wednesday's game at Mizzou Arena. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Sophomore forward Shakara Jones pushes past Iowa State's Nicky Wieben during Tuesday's game at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers lost their final home game of the season 62-47. (Mar. 06, 2009)
Junior Rosa Medrano attempts to block a spike by junior Catie Wilson during the Black and Gold game Friday evening at the Hearnes Center. The Black team took three of four games against the Gold team. (Aug. 24, 2009)
Members of Sigma Sigma Sigma cheer for their sorority during Bid Day on Saturday afternoon on Francis Quadrangle. This was Sigma Sigma Sigma's first time participating in formal Recruitment Week, as last year was the chapter's first on campus. (Aug. 24, 2009)
Sophomore forward Laurence Bowers blocks a shot from Oklahoma State junior guard James Anderson on Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. With the Tigers' win over the Cowboys, they improved to 4-2 in Big 12 play. (Jan. 30, 2010)
Gay pride flags hang from lamp posts around the Carnahan Quad and 1,752 red flags represent how many suicides have resulted from discrimination of the LGBTQ community in the past year. The Triangle Coalition placed the flags to raise awareness and rally for a change in attitude toward the LGBTQ as a part of Pride Month. (Apr. 30, 2010)