The Maneater

Katie Currid

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  • Arts & Entertainment Editor (Fall 2010)
  • Photo Editor (Fall 2009-Spring 2010)
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Nadia Navarette and Wanda Parscal present their dishes at the Tomato Festival on Thursday at the Bradford Research and Extension Center. The festival showcased dozens of varieties of tomatoes and tomato recipes. (Sep. 04, 2008)
Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick rises for a header against Vanderbilt on Friday at Walton Stadium. Bonnick scored the first goal of the Tigers' 3-0 win. (Sep. 13, 2008)
Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick rises for a header against Vanderbilt on Friday at Walton Stadium. Bonnick scored the first goal of the Tigers' 3-0 win. (Sep. 13, 2008)
Heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ike left many portions of Boone County flooded over the weekend, including the town of McBaine near the Katy Trail State Park. The flooding contributed to the death of a Columbia woman. See related articles on page 13. (Sep. 16, 2008)
Columbia residents Justin and Laura Hopkins carry their daughter Freya through a community peace march Sunday. The march began at Douglass Park and ended at the Boone County Courthouse. (Sep. 22, 2008)
Activist bumper stickers and anti-war slogans line the truck of Columbia resident Paul Searles, who participated in Sunday's rally marking the International Day of Peace. The International Day of Peace was created by the United Nations in 1981. (Sep. 22, 2008)
Columbia resident Heather Windham uses a megaphone to welcome fellow rally participants at Douglass Park Sunday. Windham led the rally and encouraged those who attended to approach peace at a local level by volunteering for neighborhood watch organizations. (Sep. 22, 2008)
Columbia resident Ricky Patton draws a pro-peace poster at Douglass Park on Sunday. Many local children attended the rally and march on the United Nations' International Day of Peace hosted by community organizations. (Sep. 22, 2008)
Lily Tinker Fortel, community outreach coordinator for Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, participates in a screening of the documentary "Iran (Is Not The Problem)" Monday in the Agriculture Building. Tinker Fortel returned from Iran four months ago after serving on a fact-finding operation. (Sep. 22, 2008)
Despite a successful textbook rental program in use at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, no departments at MU have shown interest. If such a program were to come to MU, only certain classes with large enrollments would likely be eligible. (Sep. 26, 2008)
Neon lights and tiki torches illuminate the outdoor patio of Buckingham Smokehouse Bar-B-Q. (Sep. 30, 2008)
Jamaican Jerk Hut employee Collin Russell tends to chicken on a grill Saturday at the Columbia Festival of the Arts. (Sep. 30, 2008)
Cashier and cook Dane Wilson works the counter at Smokin' Chick's BBQ on Friday night. (Sep. 30, 2008)
Volunteer Jenna Jordan hands out pamphlets as students wander through the Alcohol Responsibility Month Resource Fair on Wednesday in Brady Commons. The fair showcased tables from several campus organizations that advocated responsible consumption and alternatives to drinking. (Oct. 02, 2008)
Sophomores Matt Wheeler and Bradley Peters hand out bottles of water to promote STRIPES at the Alcohol Responsibility Month Resource Fair. STRIPES provides free rides home for anyone between Thursday and Saturday nights, regardless of intoxication level. (Oct. 02, 2008)
Jessica Omoile works the Sexual Health Advocate Peer Education table and passes out Trojan condoms, lubricant and pamphlets about responsible sex at the fair. SHAPE teaches students about sexually transmitted infections, birth control options and healthy relationships. (Oct. 02, 2008)
First-time KCOU/88.1 FM DJ Kyle Brynsvold sits in the KCOU studio on Tuesday. KCOU provided DJ training classes for new students, and all new personalities were required to pass a Federal Communications Commission rules test before going on-air. (Oct. 03, 2008)
Cheering to the beats of Marching Mizzou, sophomore cheerleader Tena Ball leads the crowd Thursday night during a pep rally for the MU football team on Carnahan Quadrangle. The Tigers take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a much-anticipated game Saturday in Lincoln, Neb. (Oct. 03, 2008)
Columbia police patrol the area outside of Ridgeway Elementary School on Thursday after reports of shots being fired nearby. There were no injuries, and police found no evidence at the scene. (Oct. 03, 2008)
The KCOU/88.1 FM radio tower, which has sat atop Hudson residence hall for 30 years, will lose power when the hall closes for renovations in January. Buying either a new tower or installing a power supply to the old tower would cost $30,000 or $36,000, respectively. (Oct. 07, 2008)
KCOU/88.1 FM leaders began a 'Save KCOU' campaign this week, which includes a Web site and posters critical of the Missouri Students Assocation. KCOU has been a student-run campus radio station since 1963, but will need about $200,000 in funds to cover expenses to continue to broadcast. (Oct. 07, 2008)
KCOU/88.1 FM General Manager John Dobson browses through the station's CD library last Tuesday. KCOU's future is in question and needed funds are subject to approval by the Missouri Students Association. (Oct. 07, 2008)
Invisible Children advocate Pat Campbell speaks after a showing of the documentary 'Go' Wednesday night in Bush Auditorium. The film followed American students building schools in Uganda, and Campbell outlined ways for MU students to offer aid. (Oct. 09, 2008)
A pride flag waves in Lowry Mall on Thursday in support of Coming Out Week, a national annual event that recognizes the identities of those in the lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, questioning and ally community. Students from MU's LGBTQ Resource Center were at the display in support of the celebration. (Oct. 09, 2008)
Triangle Coalition President Joshua Barton presents his Coming Out Tutorial on Wednesday in Memorial Union. Barton and those present discussed their own coming out stories. (Oct. 09, 2008)
Students and allies gather at the steps of Jesse Hall for the annual National Coming Out Day photo shoot. The LGBTQ Resource Center has organized the photo since 1996. (Oct. 09, 2008)
Signs were placed around Lowry Mall on Thursday to bring attention to those participating in Live Homosexual Acts for Coming Out Week. The demonstration was meant to show that being gay does not affect how people go about their everyday business. (Oct. 09, 2008)
Triangle Coalition members Cat Edmonds and Troy Arrandale socialize and do homework as a part of Live Homosexual Acts on Thursday at Lowry Mall. (Oct. 09, 2008)
Chris Kelly, Democratic candidate for the state's 24th District House seat, rallies a crowd during Demstock on Thursday at The Blue Fugue. The event was organized by the Young Democrats of Missouri, Stephens College Democrats and Columbia College Democrats. (Oct. 17, 2008)
KCOU/88.1 FM General Manager John Dobson, Program Director Jonathan Hutcheson and several other staff members and supporters of the station react to discussions during a Missouri Students Association Senate meeting Wednesday in Memorial Union. A bill that would have set aside money for a new transmitting tower for KCOU was defeated by 13-13 vote with two abstentions, but both sides have pledged to continue working toward a funding solution. (Oct. 17, 2008)
The Rev. Wilson Goode speaks Thursday at the St. Paul AME Baptist Church on behalf of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Missouri, an organization that provides mentoring services to children, including those with parents in jail. The discussion was part of a two-day conference about prisoners re-entering society. (Oct. 24, 2008)
Both candidates for Missouri's U.S. 9th Congressional District have spoken in favor of alternative energy sources. Solar energy is already being offered to local customers through Columbia Water and Light's Solar One program. (Oct. 27, 2008)
Department of Student Services Director Jordan Paul leads participants Tuesday on a safety walk through campus. Student organizations walked with public safety and Campus Facilities officials to identify potentially unsafe areas on campus. (Oct. 30, 2008)
Missouri Students Association presidential candidate Joe Fessehaye and his running mate Lindsey Abell discuss their opposition to trayless dining halls during a Residence Halls Association question-and-answer session Monday. Presidential candidate Jordan Paul and his running mate Colleen Hoffmann support the measure. (Nov. 04, 2008)
Art professor J. Brett Grill displays his two-foot model of a sculpture of former President Gerald R. Ford in his studio Thursday. Grill was chosen to design a nine-foot bronze sculpture of Ford that will be unveiled at the U.S. Capitol next year. (Nov. 06, 2008)
Freshman Alyssa Ledbury receives her official ballot for Tuesday's election at the Reynolds Alumni Center. According to exit polling, 68 percent of voters in the 18 to 24 age group voted for Barack Obama. (Nov. 06, 2008)
Missouri Students Association presidential candidate Jordan Paul debates with candidate Phyllis Williams, left, during The Maneater/Four Front debate Wednesday night. Williams sharply criticized Paul's platform, including his proposed installation of security cameras in parking garages. (Nov. 07, 2008)
Triangle Coalition President Joshua Barton and Ryan Black, interim coordinator of the LGBTQ Resource Center, discuss the definition of transgender in a meeting Monday night. The discussion, "The 'T' in LGBT," kicked off the first-annual Transgender Awareness Week. (Nov. 10, 2008)
Olga Mafotsing and other African Students Association members dance in traditional African dress at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Wednesday during Heartbeat of Africa. The event included a fashion show, authentic Nigerian food and a culture discussion. (Nov. 13, 2008)
During a discussion for Transgender Awareness Week, Emily Colvin reflects on others' perceptions of her transitional period. Colvin transferred to MU this year after negative responses from some people in the Joplin area. (Nov. 17, 2008)
Becky Dahm, a member of the band Celandine, watches Joe Pug, another Midwestern artist, Friday at The Blue Fugue. Many artists playing Bluebird supported other bands in the festival by attending their shows. (Nov. 18, 2008)
Joe Pug juggles the guitar, harmonica and vocals at The Blue Fugue on Saturday for the Bluebird Music and Arts Festival. Although many of the performers at the festival were local to Columbia, Pug hails from Chicago. (Nov. 18, 2008)
Katie Currid/Staff Photographer Brothers Dave and Dick Pruitt of The Bel Airs rock out at Mojo's on Saturday. The local band joined other musicians from the Midwest for the Bluebird Music and Arts Festival, which took place Friday and Saturday. (Nov. 18, 2008)
Local hip-hop artist Steddy P raps with other Indyground Entertainment artists at The Field House on Saturday for the first Bluebird Music and Arts Festival. Artists and musicians performed at 10 different venues around Columbia for the festival. (Nov. 18, 2008)
Senior Lea Crawford looks on during a tour of the new Student Center on Friday. Construction is slated for completion in January. (Nov. 18, 2008)
Morale Team member Alex Zaccone demonstrates the Morale Dance, a compilation of songs and dance moves that were performed every hour during a dance marathon Saturday at the Student Recreation Complex. The eight-hour marathon raised money for the Children's Miracle Network. (Nov. 18, 2008)
Missouri Students Association President-elect Jordan Paul stands with campaign manager Domingo Pacheco after Board of Elections Commissioners Chairman Justin Mohn announced the results of the election Wednesday at Jesse Hall. Paul and running mate Colleen Hoffman won 42 percent of the vote, defeating the slate of Phyllis Williams and Jonathan Snipes by 21 votes. (Nov. 19, 2008)
Katie Currid/Staff Photographer Two Weimaraners paw against the cage of their kennel at the Central Missouri Humane Society. The shelter is open to the public Thursday to Sunday for people looking to adopt pets. (Dec. 02, 2008)
Adoptions counselor Lindsay Akens flips through paperwork at the Central Missouri Humane Society. Akens has worked at CMHS for about month, guiding potential pet owners through the adoption process. The shelter is open to the public Thursday to Sunday. (Dec. 02, 2008)
Volunteer Alicia Berry attempts to control kittens in the 'Cat Room' at the Central Missouri Humane Society. CMHS relies on both volunteers and paid workers to operate. (Dec. 02, 2008)
Tabby cats Agyei and Chairman Meow take a peak into the 'Cat Room' at the Central Missouri Humane Society. The cats are just two of the 6,394 animals at the CMHS. (Dec. 02, 2008)
Kennel technician Ann Williams handles roaming cats at the Central Missouri Humane Society last month. CMHS is working on a proposal to ask the city of Columbia for more funding, as 53 percent of the animals at the shelter come from Columbia. The shelter is having a difficult time due to increases in food prices and other economic conditions. (Dec. 02, 2008)
Hundreds of shoppers line up on sidewalks early Black Friday morning at Zona Rosa in Kansas City. Despite low expectations, Black Friday sales increased over last year according to the National Retail Federation. (Dec. 02, 2008)
Missouri Students Association President-elect Jordan Paul shakes supporters' hands after Board of Elections Commissioners Chairman Justin Mohn announced the results of the MSA election Nov. 19 at Jesse Hall. Paul and running-mate Colleen Hoffman won by just 22 votes. (Dec. 02, 2008)
John Worden helps to prepare students in his Elements of Health Education class for an upcoming exam. Worden is pursuing a doctorate degree at MU. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Sgt. John Worden looks out his window while a photo of his family sits on his desk at the Columbia Police Department. Worden balances his two jobs with spending time with his wife and four children. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Trinkets and a hat belonging to John Worden's stepfather sit on a bookshelf in Worden's office at the Columbia Police Department. Worden's stepfather served with the Kansas City Police Department for 28 years before dying from a heart attack on the job; his service inspired Worden to become a police officer later in life. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Katie Currid/Staff Photographer John Worden lectures his Elements of Health Education class about sexually transmitted infections. In addition to his job with the Columbia Police Department, Worden has a passion for education and teaches at MU. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Columbia Police Department Sgt. John Worden speaks to Sgt. Lloyd Simons in his office at CPD headquarters about new hires for the police force. Worden has been with the department for 18 years and oversees the Personnel Development Unit. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Senior Heather McGuire looks up the stock on an item while working a shift Monday at Best Buy. McGuire is a photojournalism major who also is involved in a work-study program at MU. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Large pieces of meat wait to be sold Monday at Schnuck's. In a recent cattle auction run by MU Extension, livestock sale prices fell well below expectations despite rises in cost for feed and fertilizers, hurting farmers' profits. (Dec. 08, 2008)
Decorative lights wrap the columns of the Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity house Tuesday night as a part of the Interfraternity Council Holiday Light Celebration. Sigma Nu fraternity won the competition, which was judged by a panel of Greek representatives. (Dec. 11, 2008)
The Ironweed Blue Grass Band plays in front of a video feed from the Mid-Atlantic Inaugural Ball during an event at The Blue Note on Tuesday to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama. With a theme of 'Tatters to Tuxedos,' the event was free to the public. (Jan. 21, 2009)
The Ironweed Bluegrass Band plays in front of a video feed from the Mid-Atlantic Inaugural Ball during an event at The Blue Note on Tuesday to celebrate President Barack Obama's inauguration. The event, themed 'Tatters to Tuxedos,' was free to the public. (Jan. 23, 2009)
Junior Michelle Slinkard copies pages for her microeconomics class in Ellis Library on Thursday. Due to departmental budget cuts, many professors are requiring students to print their own syllabi and class documents. (Jan. 23, 2009)
Boone County Democratic Central Committee member Bill Allen and MU professor emeritus John Kultgen are served chili at an annual supper Monday at the Knights of Columbus Hall. (Jan. 26, 2009)
Secretary of State Robin Carnahan speaks at the Boone County Democratic Party Annual Chili Supper on Monday at the Knights of Columbus. Carnahan used excerpts from President Barack Obama's inaugural speech to rally local Democrats. (Jan. 26, 2009)
Islamic Circle of North America representative Sabeel Ahmed gives a presentation about Islam intended for non-Muslims on Friday in Ellis Auditorium. Ahmed spoke about the five pillars of Islam, as well as misconceptions about the religion. (Jan. 27, 2009)
Stock is running low on digital converter boxes at local electronics stores, including this RadioShack on Worley Street. Congress shot down a bill Wednesday that would have delayed the nationwide switch to digital television until June; the deadline will remain Feb. 17. (Jan. 30, 2009)
Seniors Tori Nelson and Laurie Carson listen as professor So-Yeon Yoon, center, provides insight on the their work in an interior design class Tuesday. The interior design program in the architectural studies department was ranked in the top 10 nationwide for curriculums of its type. (Jan. 30, 2009)
Freshman forward Christine Flores is defended by Oklahoma State's Jennifer Wallenmeyer while driving toward the basket during Wednesday's game at Mizzou Arena. (Jan. 30, 2009)
Cars drive on a bridge over Hinkson Creek near Reactor Park on Monday. City Council decided at its Monday meeting to hold a public hearing to approve funding to rebuild the bridge. (Feb. 02, 2009)
Freshman Thomas Leonard withdraws money from an ATM at Commerce Bank on Thursday using his debit card. Leonard was hit with overdraft fees in October and was unaware of the scope of fees at the time. According to the FDIC, almost half of young adults have overdrawn their bank account at least once, leading to sometimes expensive fees from spending money they don't have. (Feb. 05, 2009)
Peter Bradford, a former member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, speaks Tuesday against a bill in the Missouri Senate that would fund a new nuclear plant by raising utility rates. The bill would repeal a ban on charging customers for construction work in progress. (Feb. 05, 2009)
Secretary of State Robin Carnahan speaks to local Democrats at a chili supper Jan. 26. Carnahan announced Wednesday she will run in 2010 for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Republican Sen. Kit Bond. (Feb. 05, 2009)
Campus Dining Services employee Matt Rose flips burgers and grilled cheese Thursday at Mark Twain Market. The Missouri Students Association Student Affairs Committee proposed improving healthy eating options in dining halls and CDS is already looking toward changes. (Feb. 05, 2009)
Women's and Gender Studies Director Jackie Litt and Chief Diversity Officer Roger Worthington co-authored a study with professor Jeni Hart that examines the value of a faculty involved in diversity efforts. (Feb. 06, 2009)
Cell phones sit for sale at Green Mobile on Monday. Sales of cell phones and revenue for cell phone companies are dropping, as many people already own a phone. (Feb. 09, 2009)
Professor and former Faculty Council Chairman Frank Schmidt listens to a presentation by Betsy Rodriguez, UM system vice president for human resources, during a meeting Thursday. Faculty Council engaged in a heated debate regarding potential pension cuts, retirement contributions and furloughs. (Feb. 13, 2009)
Camille, played by senior Kat Gleeson, sings 'Strange Things' during Thursday's production of 'The New Guy' at the Newman Center. The annual musical, part of Newman Week, brings in donation to benefit Refugee and Immigration Services. (Feb. 13, 2009)
Rachel, played by freshman Gaylemarie Easton, sings 'Don't Worry, Be Happy' to fellow choir member Betsy, played by junior Kaitlin Bender, during Thursday's production of 'The New Guy' at the Newman Center. (Feb. 13, 2009)
Carson, played by senior Sean Dwyer, conducts his displeased choir in song. (Feb. 13, 2009)
At the end of Act I of 'The New Guy,' Sonia, played by sophomore Carla Jimenez, yells at Camille, played by senior Kat Gleeson, for being too concerned with winning a choir competition. (Feb. 13, 2009)
A wind turbine spins Monday on The Alpaca Company property. Spending to increase renewable energy is included in the $787 billion stimulus bill expected to be signed into law today. (Feb. 16, 2009)
Sophomore Alex Lehman of Delta Chi fraternity takes the stage of The Blue Note with his fraternity brothers, performing as Jersey Boys at the Rockin' Against Multiple Sclerosis preliminary contest Monday. Preliminaries continue Tuesday, with finals Friday. (Feb. 17, 2009)
Former child solder Ishmael Beah recounts childhood stories during a panel discussion Thursday in Waters Hall. "There is nothing more important than to speak from the heart and to listen from the heart," Beah said. (Feb. 19, 2009)
Ishmael Beah signs a copy of his book 'A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Solider' during a reception Thursday at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Beah, a UNICEF advocate and former child soldier, is a refugee from Sierra Leone. (Feb. 19, 2009)
Ibtisam Barakat and Laura Simms share a moment during Thursday's panel. Both Barakat and Simms are authors and human rights advocates. Simms is also known as the American 'mother' of Ishmael Beah. (Feb. 19, 2009)
Female students from the Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars dress in apparel from the Tong Dynasty of China during International Night on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Ten ethnic student associations representing multiple continents displayed fashion, music and dance from their homelands. (Feb. 23, 2009)
As a part of the "Saturday Pike Fever" skit during the Rockin' Against Multiple Sclerosis finals Friday at The Blue Note, Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity member Jason Lietz dresses as a policeman from The Village People. Pi Kappa Alpha took first place in the fraternity dance competition for RAMS. (Feb. 23, 2009)
Thai Student Association members demonstrate the art of Muay Thai boxing Saturday at Jesse Auditorium during International Night. (Feb. 24, 2009)
Sophomore Chelsea McDowell of the Chef's Mix team hands the ingredients of her team's dish to judge Mark Lucas during the Iron Chef Mizzou competition Thursday in Bingham Commons. Team Cosmo Cramers won the competition by cooking tiger pudding and red rice timbales. (Feb. 27, 2009)
Sparky's employee Tony Layson scoops mango ice cream into a cone Wednesday. Sparky's opened Wednesday for the True/False Film Fest and will remain open for the rest of the school year and into the summer. (Feb. 27, 2009)
Juniors Stephanie Mathews and Lisa Kendzior embrace each other during the rite of peace at an Ash Wednesday service at the St. Thomas More Newman Center. The Newman Center had four services Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of Lent. (Feb. 27, 2009)
Triangle Coalition President Ashe Kolieboi speaks about transgender issues during a Transgender Awareness Week discussion in November. The Triangle Coalition, Missouri Students Association and other student groups are teaming up to petition the UM system Board of Curators to include a gender identity clause in the UM system non-discrimination policy. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Allies in Action secretary Monica Wolff holds up a sign Thursday on Lowry Mall to solicit donations. The money was to assist the 25 percent of homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning teens who are kicked out of their homes after coming out to their parents. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Freshman Sarah Erickson grooms Storm for training Thursday at South Farm. The facility is one of several, including the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, that could receive funding under a new $700 million spending proposal in the Missouri legislature. (Mar. 05, 2009)
Carl Houchins examines his rifle as he prepares to haggle for a price with a prospective customer at the gun show Saturday at the Copper Kettle in Ashland. Houchins, who is retired, sells his private collection at the biannual gun show. (Mar. 09, 2009)
The Student Health Center does not require domestic students to carry health insurance but strongly recommends students get insured because the student health fee only covers certain services. Nationwide, health care coverage has taken a toll as more people are unable to afford plans because of the economy. (Mar. 09, 2009)
Status of Women Committee Co-chairwomen Ellen McLain and Barbara Townsend embrace as Townsend is awarded the Distinguished Service Award at a Tribute to Women ceremony in Memorial Union on Thursday. (Mar. 13, 2009)
People gather for a reception Wednesday at the Craft Studio in Memorial Union for an exhibit recognizing women in the arts. (Mar. 13, 2009)
University of Illinois student Eeshan Roy sings a solo to 'Stitched Up' during the Chai Town concert Friday in Bengal Lair. The South Asian Students Association sponsored the Hindi-English a cappella group's performance. (Mar. 16, 2009)
Volunteers Eric McDavid and Shelly Hubbard farm compost from Rollins Dining Hall in the community garden at the corner of St. Joseph and Ash streets Monday. Sustain Mizzou's service learning class will receive increased support from the Missouri Students Association. (Mar. 17, 2009)
Columbia Police Department Chief Ken Burton kisses wife Linda after she pins on his badge during a swearing-in ceremony Monday at City Hall. Burton is taking over for Interim Chief Tom Dresner, who has held the position for nine months. (Mar. 30, 2009)
Papers run off the presses Thursday afternoon at the Tribune Publishing Company on Fourth Street. As more and more newspapers are facing the red or even shutting down, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., proposed a bill to bailout newspapers by allowing them to become non-profits, thereby exempting them from taxes. (Apr. 02, 2009)
Residence Halls Association representative Sasha Rowles roasts a hot dog over a bonfire in the South residence hall courtyard during Mizzou Blackout on Wednesday night. RHA and the Greek community planned several events to encourage energy conservation. (Apr. 02, 2009)
Papers run off the presses Thursday afternoon at the Tribune Publishing Company on Fourth Street. As more and more newspapers are facing the red or even shutting down, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., proposed a bill to bailout newspapers by allowing them to become non-profits, thereby exempting them from taxes. (Apr. 03, 2009)
Alyssa and Denise Swanson sit by their luminaries Saturday night at the Relay for Life Luminary Ceremony at Stankowski Field. The Swansons purchased four luminaries, which benefit efforts to find a cure for cancer and honor friends and relatives who had died from cancer. (Apr. 06, 2009)
Relay for Life participants walk the track of Stankowski Field on Saturday night. Attendees walked laps to raise money for Relay for Life, organized by the American Cancer Society. (Apr. 06, 2009)
Freshman Nick Berry plays Kool-Aid pong at Stankowski Field during Relay for Life. Students camped at the field from 6 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and were entertained with games, an inflatable obstacle course, a performance from Comedy Wars and more. (Apr. 06, 2009)
Krishang Patel plays with a small yellow kite Saturday at Douglass Park with family members nearby. The Parks and Recreation Department sponsored the kite flying contest to bring families out to the park. (Apr. 06, 2009)
A dessert plate sits at Encore Wine and Dessert Bar on Saturday night. The Upper Crust, located on Elm Street, turns into Encore from Thursday through Saturday, with ambient lighting and soft jazz music. (Apr. 07, 2009)
A stout brownie sundae, a Flat Branch favorite, sits on a table at the pub and brewery Sunday. Flat Branch, located on Fifth Street, uses its own beer in the delectable concoction. (Apr. 07, 2009)
A plethora of baked goods and desserts sits on display on the countertop of Uprise Bakery, part of the Ragtag Cinema. (Apr. 07, 2009)
Freshman Mykala Smith poses on her bed in Stafford residence hall. Smith, who is originally from Memphis, Tenn., says she has experienced racism while on campus and sometimes feels out of place as a black student. (Apr. 09, 2009)
MU graduate Mike Hall lies on the ground while Comedy Wars actor Lauren Zima and alumnus Ross Taylor perform a human sacrifice skit in Bengal Lair on Wednesday. Comedy Wars celebrated its 10th year with an anniversary show, bringing back old members to improvise with the current troupe. (Apr. 09, 2009)
Erin Wilson, a kennel technician at the Central Missouri Humane Society, walks a dog at the facility in November. The CMHS works with state organizations including the Missouri Department of Agriculture to discover and dismantle puppy mills. (Apr. 09, 2009)
Tables with research poster boards sit in McQuinn Atrium at the Life Sciences Center on Monday for Life Sciences Week. The Department of Life Sciences celebrated its 25th year with seminars, research competitions and exhibits. (Apr. 14, 2009)
Zeta Tau Alpha sorority member Jessica Luebbering holds the hand of her friend, sophomore Jessica Voris, while she gives blood during the Greek Week Blood Drive on April 9 in the Hearnes Center. The annual blood drive is one of the largest in the world. (Apr. 16, 2009)
Service Committee Chairman Bruce Kasser stands near a box of canned goods during the Greek Week food drive at the Hearnes Center on April 9. The drive, which benefited the Central Missouri Food Bank, collected 9,000 pounds of food this year, up from last year's collection of 6,000 pounds. (Apr. 16, 2009)
Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Pi Beta Phi sorority team up to tell the story of Captain Hook's demise in 'Hook is Not a Crook' Tuesday night in Jesse Hall. (Apr. 17, 2009)
The Gingerbread Man, played by Hillary Overfelt of Delta Gamma sorority, leaps in the air after stealing the wand of the Fairy Godmother in the skit 'Farquuad's Folley,' performed by Delta Gamma sorority, Sigma Nu fraternity and Sigma Chi fraternity Wednesday in Jesse Hall. Sororities were paired up with two fraternities and assigned an evil character to write a skit about, telling the tale of why they were evil or misunderstood. (Apr. 17, 2009)
The production team performs a dance to commence the Greek Week flings Wednesday in Jesse Hall. All proceeds from Greek Week activities and service projects supported eight local beneficiaries. (Apr. 17, 2009)
Service Committee Chairman Bruce Kasser stands near a box of canned goods during the Greek Week food drive at the Hearnes Center on April 9. The drive, which benefited the Central Missouri Food Bank, collected 9,000 pounds of food this year, up from last year's collection of 6,000 pounds. (Apr. 17, 2009)
Protesters hold pride flags Friday around Speakers Circle as Brother Jed Smock preaches. LGBTQ members and allies protested an alleged verbal assault by Smock against a transgender student Thursday. (Apr. 20, 2009)
Protesters hold pride flags Friday around Speakers Circle as Brother Jed Smock preaches. LGBTQ members and allies protested an alleged verbal assault by Smock against a transgender student Thursday. (Apr. 20, 2009)
Brother Jed Smock preaches Friday at Speakers Circle as students from Triangle Coalition and Gamma Rho Lambda sorority form a circle around him. Friday was the National Day of Silence, when members and allies of the LGBTQ community refrain from speaking to represent the harassment and silence that affects them. (Apr. 20, 2009)
Protesters stand in solidarity around Brother Jed Smock on Friday at Speakers Circle. When Smock was asked to comment on his verbal assault of a transgender student the day before, he said, 'It's OK to make fun of gay people.' (Apr. 20, 2009)
Members of Triangle Coalition and Gamma Rho Lamdba sorority join hands with sophomore Elizabeth Fuller, second from left, during a silent protest Friday. Fuller and other students joined the circle when Brother Jed Smock asked if anyone supported them. (Apr. 20, 2009)
Protesters stand in solidarity around Brother Jed Smock on Friday at Speakers Circle. When Smock was asked to comment on his verbal assault of a transgender student the day before, he said, 'It's OK to make fun of gay people.' (Apr. 21, 2009)
Drag queen D'Manda Respect, also known as David Ragsdale, dances with Janine Ingram at Bengal Lair during a drag show sponsered by Triangle Coalition on Saturday night. At the drag show, Wayne Boykin II, performing as Amanda Lay, was crowned Miss Diva 2009 and Asher Kolieboi, performing as Ashe Thrash, was crowned Mr. Diva 2009. (Apr. 21, 2009)
Four-year-old Arlo Toppins and 3-year-old Kit Lewis play on the playground Thursday at the Student Parent Center. Students with young children can enroll their children in daycare at the center for reduced fees. (Apr. 21, 2009)
Allies in Action members Rachael Francis and Monica Wolff hold a banner while leading Thursday's Pride March down Conley Avenue. Members of Allies in Action gathered at Jesse Hall to promote visibility of the LGBTQ community. (Apr. 23, 2009)
Missouri Legacy Beef owner Mark Mahnken grills burgers Wednesday on Lowry Mall during the first campus farmers market. The Wellness Resource Center and Healthy for Life sponsored the event in conjunction with Sustain Mizzou. (Apr. 23, 2009)
Bob Dixon, industry vice chairman for the Alliance to Save Energy, speaks on reducing building energy consumption during the Missouri Energy Summit in Jesse Hall on Wednesday. Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order to reduce energy consumption at the state level through building improvements on Thursday. (Apr. 23, 2009)
Worshippers celebrate mass on Ash Wednesday at the Newman Center. A study by the American Religious Identification Survey found the number of Christians in the U.S. decreased from more than 86 percent in 1990 to 76 percent in 2008. (Apr. 23, 2009)
Junior Brian Satzinger parks the School of Engineering's hydrogen-fueled car, Tigergen 1, in front of Jesse Hall during the Missouri Energy Summit on Wednesday. Several universities and national energy experts including T. Boone Pickens attended the first-ever summit. (Apr. 23, 2009)
Male participants wearing heels begin to run down the track at Stankowski Field for the 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' benefit Saturday. The event, sponsored by the Panhellenic Association, raised more than $1,500 for The Shelter, a center for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. (Apr. 27, 2009)
Dustin Lance Black, screenwriter and Oscar winner for 'Milk,' speaks to an audience Sunday in Conservation Hall. Black addressed visibility within the gay community, his Morman upbringing and the reason Proposition 8 passed in California. (Apr. 28, 2009)
Professor Emeritus Arvarh Strickland unveils a plaque in the Walter C. Daniel Resource Center on Wednesday. The center, which houses a collection of Daniel's personal books, as well as other publications for the black studies program, was named after the first vice chancellor of the university. (Apr. 30, 2009)
Sam Bullington lectures to his class, Social Perspectives on Women, Race and Class, on Monday in Stewart Hall. Bullington, the only transgender professor on campus, was fired after failing his third year review. (May. 04, 2009)
James Minor, right, and Samuel Norwood III await donations from swipes for charity Saturday afternoon in the amphitheater near Plaza 900. Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority worked with the Missouri Students Association Multicultural Issues committee, who sponsored the event, to encourage students to use leftover swipes from their meal plans to donate food to the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Missouri. (May. 04, 2009)
Junior Ben Hinkebein hands out flyers while senior Josh Chittum holds a sign against the war on drugs Wednesday in Speaker's Circle. The protest, sponsored by Students for Sensible Drug Policies, raised awareness for the number of people killed in the war on drugs every year. (May. 08, 2009)
Seniors wave goodbye to Jesse Hall on Thursday as they pass through the columns toward Columbia for Senior Send-off. It is an MU tradition for seniors to pass through the columns to signify their release back into the world as they leave the university. (May. 08, 2009)
Local resident Angie Galik and professor Sam Bullington talk to supporter Margaret Wessner while speaking out against marginalization Wednesday in Speaker's Circle. The demonstration allowed students to submit anonymous tales of when they felt personally oppressed, which were later read aloud by Galik and Bullington. (May. 08, 2009)
Sophomore Sean Jarvis and senior Asher Kolieboi hold hands while protesting Brother Jed Smock during the Day of Silence on April 20. Include Me MU worked to add "gender identity and expression" to the protection clauses of student groups and governments. (May. 08, 2009)
Columbia Water and Light, the Missouri Water Resources Research Center and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources are working to lower the levels of cancer-causing chemicals in Columbia's water. The main chemical that is linked to cancer, trihalomethane, is a by-product of the disinfection process that is used for the city's drinking water. (Jun. 02, 2009)
Columbia Second Chance volunteer Mike Olson sits with his foster dog, Rex, on Saturday during Paws in the Park at Stephens Lake Park. Foster owners keep a dog or cat for a short period of time before they are adopted by another family. (Sep. 14, 2009)
Columbia Canine Sports Center instructor Jennifer Riess shows off tricks with her German shepherd, Jet, on Saturday during Paws in the Park at Stephens Lake Park. Riess later demonstrated CCSC's training methods in the running of an obstacle course with dogs. (Sep. 14, 2009)
Poodles and owners mingle Saturday at Paws in the Park at Stephens Lake Park. The event was sponsored by various animal-related businesses in the Columbia area, from dog groomers to kennels to dog treat chefs. (Sep. 14, 2009)
Senior Kourtney Mitchell, Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center staff member, holds a candle to honor victims of sexual violence or rape during the Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday at Speakers Circle. The vigil, organized by Men Against Relationship and Sexual Violence, welcomed participants to speak openly about accounts of sexual violence that have affected them. (Sep. 17, 2009)
Columbia resident Christa Jeffries twirls a light-up hula hoop Friday during the Black Joe Lewis set at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival in downtown Columbia. (Sep. 28, 2009)
Booker T. plays an encore during the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Saturday at the MPIX Stage at Seventh and Locust streets. Booker T. was one of 27 artists who participated in the festival, featuring bands celebrating blues music and other similar genres. (Sep. 29, 2009)
Lucky barbecue team member Chris Marks reaches into a hunk of cooked pork butt to sample during the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Saturday. The festival featured a barbecue contest with five categories that had to be cooked on-site during the festival. (Sep. 29, 2009)
A Columbia Police Department vehicle drives by protests from the Westboro Baptist church and counter-protests from Columbia residents Friday on the corner of University and College avenues. Specific officers were assigned to patrol the area and keep a watchful eye. (Oct. 05, 2009)
The Outer Limits Dance Team performs during the regional semifinals for the Sprite Step Off competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center. The competition showcased fraternities and sororities from the National Pan-Hellenic Council who competed to move on to the national finals in Atlanta. (Oct. 05, 2009)
Keyonda Lumpkins bows her head, crying, during prosecuting attorney Dan Knight's final statement at her trial Monday in the Boone County Courthouse. Lumpkins was sentenced to 24 years in prison for the murder of her 2-year-old son, Cortez Johnson. (Oct. 05, 2009)
Junior tailback Derrick Washington attempts to dodge a couple Huskers during the game Thursday at Faurot Field. Although the Tigers started the game off well, they fell to the Huskers in the second half with a final score of 27-12. (Oct. 09, 2009)
Swimmers dive into the water to race the individual medley during the Show-Me Showdown on Saturday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. The women's swimming and diving team went on to win the meet, which consisted of teams from around Missouri, and the men placed second behind Missouri State. (Oct. 12, 2009)
Students cheer on the Tigers during the Nebraska game Thursday at Faurot Field. Heavy rain caused a power outage, making the PA system and new scoreboard unusable for the entire game. (Oct. 12, 2009)
Rapper X.Q.Z., also known as freshman Steve Eanet, battles Bilbo Baggins on Sunday, Sept. 13 at Tenth and Walnut streets. No Coast Battles feature aspiring rappers in Columbia. (Oct. 15, 2009)
Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk does a handstand during the street course part of his demo Saturday at Columbia Skate Park. Hawk's visit to Columbia was announced as a part of a secret scavenger hunt via Twitter with the hashtag THTH (Tony Hawk Twitter Hunt). (Oct. 19, 2009)
Columbia resident Tristan Floid, 6, yells to get Tony Hawk's attention Saturday at Columbia Skate Park during the Birdhouse Skateboards demo. Children and aspiring skateboarders were in attendance at the event, attempting to show off or get autographs. (Oct. 19, 2009)
Birdhouse amateur skateboarder Aaron (Jaws) Homoki hangs on the top of the course Saturday at Columbia Skate Park. Tony Hawk brought a team of skateboarders to perform a demo on the street course and vertical ramp. (Oct. 19, 2009)
Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk soars over the crowd Saturday at Columbia Skate Park. Tony Hawk brought a team of skateboarders to perform a demo on the street course and vertical ramp. (Oct. 19, 2009)
A helicopter flies over Central Bank at the corner of High and Madison streets Tuesday. Jefferson City Police, SWAT, and State Troopers were at the site to investigate a potential hostage situation at the Governor Office Building down the street. (Nov. 10, 2009)
A Missouri State Trooper hides in the brush Tuesday on Madison Street during a potential hostage situation in the Governor Office Building. State Troopers and Jefferson City police reported to the scene after a 911 call from the building reported a hostage situation. (Nov. 10, 2009)
People evacuate from the Governor Office Building located at 200 Madison St. in Jefferson City, Mo. on Tuesday. Workers were evacuated after a call was made to local authorities claiming there was a hostage situation in the area. However, no hostage situation was confirmed and no shots were fired. (Nov. 10, 2009)
Junior tailback Derrick Washington celebrates after a successful play against Kansas on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. Washington gained 115 yards rushing during the game. (Nov. 28, 2009)
Junior tailback Derrick Washington celebrates after a successful play against Kansas on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. Washington gained 115 yards rushing during the game. (Nov. 28, 2009)
Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel throws his visor in anger after a referee call during the game Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. Pinkel was faced with difficult decisions during the game against the Jayhawks, but eventually came out on top with a close 41-39 victory. (Nov. 28, 2009)
Clothes hang on the line Monday behind University Village apartments, a graduate student housing option. The Department of Residential Life is looking to improve housing at University Village or find alternatives in lieu of recent complaints. (Nov. 30, 2009)
Senior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon proudly displays a hanged Jayhawk after Missouri's victory against Kansas on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. (Nov. 30, 2009)
Anna D’Agostino times a rap battle for No Coast Battles on Sunday, Sept. 13 in downtown Columbia. D’Agostino has been hosting open mic events at various locations in Columbia for the past four years. (Dec. 03, 2009)
Jodi Taylor and Anita McGill mourn the loss of Karen Kahler on Thursday in front of the Activity and Recreation Center. (Dec. 03, 2009)
Senior wide receiver Danario Alexander eludes the grasp of Kansas junior safety Philip Strozier last Saturday during the Border Showdown in Kansas City. Alexander holds the record for single-season receptions, yards and touchdowns at MU. (Dec. 03, 2009)
Columbia resident Carl Bassinger and RAIN Operations Manager Kimberly Wright stand on the corner of Ninth and Broadway streets Tuesday for World AIDS Day. Organizations RAIN and Trail to a Cure, in addition to Columbia residents, came out to support research and outreach for AIDS. (Dec. 03, 2009)
Children join in the living displays in the windows of Makes Scents on Friday on Ninth Street. The Living Windows Festival featured designs by fashion students at Stephens College. (Dec. 07, 2009)
Redshirt freshman Rolandis Woodland celebrates with fans after a victory in the Border Showdown on Saturday, Nov. 28, at Arrowhead Stadium. The Tigers have accepted a bid to play in Houston against Navy on Dec. 31. (Dec. 07, 2009)
Senior wide receiver Danario Alexander celebrates a successful touchdown during the first quarter Thursday at Reliant Stadium in Houston. At the end of the first half, Missouri was down to Navy, 14-10. (Dec. 31, 2009)
Players look to see if Navy gained enough yards for a first down Thursday during the Texas Bowl in Houston. Navy defeated Missouri 35-13. (Dec. 31, 2009)
Junior safety Jarrell Harrison falls to the ground as Navy senior splitback Cory Finnerty runs past him Thursday at the Texas Bowl in Houston.. The Tigers suffered an upset by the Midshipmen at Reliant Stadium, only scoring one touchdown within the first minute of the game. (Jan. 01, 2010)
Columbia residents Samantha Hentschke, Samantha Jones and Tianna Simenson enjoy frozen yogurt Saturday at Yogoluv. Despite the cold weather and high number of similar establishments, the newly opened Yogoluv has not struggled for customers. (Jan. 22, 2010)
A disappointed Missouri fan sits in the nearly empty stands during the fourth quarter of the Texas Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 31 in Houston. Missouri received less money from the Big 12 to go to the bowl, resulting in a loss of $10,000 to $20,000. (Jan. 22, 2010)
Junior Justin Safford reaches to help sophomore teammate Kim English as he falls after a jump during a game against Kansas on Monday in Allen. The Kansas defense held English to 9 points, less than his average of 15 points per game. (Jan. 25, 2010)
Kansas junior center Cole Aldrich jumps to block a shot by Missouri junior forward Justin Safford on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse. Safford and the Tigers welcome Oklahoma State on Saturday to Mizzou Arena. (Jan. 28, 2010)
Chairman Brett Dinkins bows his head as Treasurer Matthew Sheppard announces he is stepping back from his leadership position with the College Republicans during its Tuesday meeting in Strickland Hall. Dinkins and other executive board members expected Sheppard to resign completely, but he did not. (Jan. 28, 2010)
Sophomore Steve Moore and freshman forward Roger Franklin both go up for a rebound Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers defeated the Cowboys with a final score of 95-80. (Jan. 30, 2010)
Junior forward Marshall Moses and sophomore guard Kim English both go up for a rebound Saturday at Mizzou Arena. English lead the Tigers in shooting against the Cowboys with 20 points. (Jan. 30, 2010)
Redshirt senior guard Zaire Taylor powers to the net, but is blocked by Texas A&M players Khris Middleton and Bryan Davis on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers lost to the Aggies, ruining their 32-game winning streak at home. (Feb. 04, 2010)
Columbia Mall, located at 2300 Bernadette Dr., is a Mecca for Midwestern mallrats. The mall contains a carousel, food court, Barnes and Noble and the enigma known as Target. (Feb. 11, 2010)
Senior forward Keith Ramsey and junior forward Justin Safford go up for a block against Texas A&M freshman forward Khris Middleton on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Ramsey, Safford and the Tigers will play Texas on Wednesday at home. (Feb. 15, 2010)
Polar BRRR team members gasp as they exit the cold water during the Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday at Stephens Lake Park. The event, which started at Osage Beach in 1994, benefits Special Olympics Missouri. (Feb. 15, 2010)
Polar Bear Plunge participants bear the cold even before entering the water Saturday at Stephens Lake. The plunge, which typically involves people clad in outlandish costumes jumping into frigid water, raised more than $57,000 this year for Special Olympics Missouri. (Feb. 15, 2010)
Juniors Rebecca Amitin and Andrea Horowitz attempt to warm up after exiting Stephens Lake on Saturday during the Third Annual Polar Bear Plunge. To enter the event, participants had to raise $50 from donations and sponsors. (Feb. 15, 2010)
Mayoral candidate Paul Love prepares for The 3rd Annual Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday at Stephens Lake Park. Love said that something exciting like the plunge was something he had always wanted to do. (Feb. 15, 2010)
Sophomore guard Kim English goes up for a layup as Texas junior forward Gary Johnson tries to block him Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. English lead the Tigers in shooting during the night with 18 points. (Feb. 18, 2010)
Sophomore guard Kim English goes up for a layup as Texas junior forward Gary Johnson attempts a block Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. English lead the Tigers in shooting during the night with 18 points. (Feb. 18, 2010)
Junior forward Justin Safford and Texas senior center Dexter Pittman simultaneously go up for a rebound during the game Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers finished with an above-average rebounding total. (Feb. 18, 2010)
Junior forward Justin Safford and Texas senior center Dexter Pittman simultaneously go up for a rebound during the game Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers finished with an above-average rebounding total. (Feb. 18, 2010)
Granny's House, located at 302 Trinity Place, will be one of the 14 beneficiaries for Greek Week 2010. The Greek Week directors are aiming to donate $10,000 to each of the organizations. (Feb. 19, 2010)
A lite chicken salad, complete with blueberries, organic greens, pecans and multigrain bread, can be devoured while viewing art and dance at Sven's Kafe & Gallery. The exhibition 'Art of Dance II' is on display at Sven's, with paintings depicting the in-house studio, Missouri Contemporary Ballet. (Feb. 19, 2010)
Junior forward Justin Safford and Texas senior center Dexter Pittman simultaneously go up for a rebound during the game Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers finished with an above-average rebounding total. (Feb. 19, 2010)
Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller makes a layup as Texas freshman guard Avery Bradley goes up to block Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Since losing to Texas A&M on Feb. 3, the Tigers have won four of their last five games. (Feb. 22, 2010)
Freshman Robert Partyka passes a finished plate to a co-worker during his shift Sunday at Noodles and Company. If a bill, proposed by Sen. Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles, passes through the Missouri Senate, state minimum wage for teenagers could be cut up to 25 percent. (Feb. 22, 2010)
Freshman Robert Partyka passes a finished plate to a co-worker during his shift Sunday at Noodles and Company. If a bill, proposed by Sen. Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles, passes through the Missouri Senate, state minimum wage for teenagers could be cut up to 25 percent. (Feb. 22, 2010)
Students walk by cotton balls strewn on the sidewalk Friday outside of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture. The cotton was believed to be placed in front of the building around 2 a.m. Friday morning. (Feb. 26, 2010)
Students walk over cotton balls strewn across the sidewalk Friday afternoon in front of the Black Culture Center. The vandalism, which occurred between 1:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday morning, is believed by some to be a racially motivated. (Feb. 26, 2010)
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Sophomore guard Kim English puts up a shot against Texas freshman guard Avery Bradley on Feb. 17 at Mizzou Arena. English is Missouri's leading scorer, but the Tigers have also gotten big offensive games from other players. (Mar. 01, 2010)
Missouri sophomore midfielder Tyler Ferrell takes down Miami freshman midfielder Alex Manners on Sunday at Stankowski Field. Both teams received a penalty for the action, Missouri for the foul and Miami for teammates running onto the field. (Mar. 01, 2010)
Co-owner of Abigail's Susan Schapira takes a break from making lunch Thursday in her restaurant, located in Rocheport. Susan and her husband, Todd, own Abigail's, which they named after their daughter. (Mar. 05, 2010)
Village Glass Works, located on 315 N. Tenth St., sells glass artwork and beads and offers classes in glass bead making, soldered jewelry and mosaics. The building that houses Village Glass Works is a renovated Italianate-style home from 1882. (Mar. 05, 2010)
Missouri sophomore forward Laurence Bowers goes up for a rebound Jan. 25 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. Missouri gets a rematch with Kansas this Saturday after losing to the Jayhawks earlier this year. (Mar. 05, 2010)
Kansas junior guard Cole Aldrich knocks over Missouri sophomore guard Kim English on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Jayhawks defeated the Tigers, 77-56. (Mar. 06, 2010)
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Chancellor Brady Deaton and Anne Deaton sign the unity sign Friday in the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. A potential diversity course requirement would not affect incoming freshmen any earlier than fall 2011. (Mar. 09, 2010)
President Barack Obama speaks to the audience about the importance of health insurance reform Wednesday at St. Charles High School. Obama addressed concerns raised by seniors receiving Medicare and also discussed a plan that would allow children to be covered by their parents' health insurance until the age of 26. (Mar. 12, 2010)
Protest and patrons supporting President Barack Obama line the streets outside St. Charles High School on Wednesday before Obama's speech inside the school. Obama visited St. Charles to speak about health insurance reform. (Mar. 12, 2010)
Senior Sarah Shire performs her beam routine Feb. 26 at the Hearnes Center. Missouri lost to Illinois this Saturday in Champaign, Ill. (Mar. 15, 2010)
Gov. Jay Nixon speaks Wednesday at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis during President Barack Obama's visit. Nixon proposed a plan to cut state-funded scholarships for private school students Thursday. (Mar. 15, 2010)
Missouri sophomore guard Marcus Denmon goes for a layup as Kansas junior guard Cole Aldrich attempts to block him March 6 at Mizzou Arena. Denmon is expected to be a key player in the first NCAA Tournament matchup against the Clemson Tigers on Friday in Buffalo, N.Y. (Mar. 19, 2010)
Protesters and supporters of health care reform line the streets outside the Renaissance Grand Hotel on Wednesday, March 10, in response to President Barack Obama's visit to St. Louis. Obama's key piece of domestic legislation, health care reform, passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday night by a 219-212 vote. (Mar. 23, 2010)
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Missouri junior third baseman Brett Nicholas tosses the bat after being walked against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 24 at Taylor Stadium. Nicholas is playing in his first year with Missouri and has found a fit with the Tigers. (Apr. 05, 2010)
Missouri freshman Lauren Swankoski performs her floor routine Feb. 26 at the Hearnes Center. Swankoski, along with the other freshmen on the team, has adjusted to college athletics in her own way. (Apr. 05, 2010)
Missouri junior outfielder Rhea Taylor slides into third base between the legs of Wichita State senior third baseman Lauren Coleman Wednesday at University Field. Taylor and Missouri have struggled since the start of conference play. (Apr. 05, 2010)
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Freshman Amber Flood and date junior Emily Colvin chat during the Pride Prom on April 9 in the Mark Twain Ballroom. The semiformal's theme was 'Vegas nights and city lights.' (Apr. 12, 2010)
Gov. Jay Nixon speaks March 14 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis during President Barack Obama's visit. The tuition freeze deals between Nixon and Missouri four-year public universities protecting in-state undergraduate students will remain in place for the next academic year. (Apr. 15, 2010)
Missouri senior first baseman Aaron Senne slides into second base as UAPB freshman second baseman Brandon Maddox reaches to catch the ball March 24 at Taylor Stadium. Senne extended his hitting streak to 18 games against Missouri State. (Apr. 16, 2010)
The Columbia Fire Department responded to a fire at El Maguey at 6:34 a.m. and arrived at the scene at 6:36 a.m. (Apr. 16, 2010)
Redshirt freshman wide receiver Kerwin Stricker gets tackled by redshirt freshman lineman Adam Burton on Saturday at Faurot Field. Missouri defense had four interceptions in the Black & Gold Game. (Apr. 19, 2010)
Missouri football players enter Faurot Field on Saturday before the Black & Gold Game. (Apr. 19, 2010)
The Division of Information Technology texted students, faculty and staff Thursday to test MU's emergency mass notification system. Students received three of these messages as a result of an error from DoIT. (Apr. 22, 2010)
Patrons come and go Thursday at the Conley Avenue Walmart. Walmart provides everything anyone could ever want, from bras to razors or DVD players to frozen dinners. (Apr. 23, 2010)
New LSV inductee Alyssa Ruth is unveiled Friday in Jesse Auditorium. Tap Day ceremonies were held inside due to inclement weather. (Apr. 27, 2010)
Cedar Creek rider Jordan Reeves, 4, hands a blue ribbon to a rider after a performance during the Prince of Wales Charity Show at the Stephens College Equestrian Center. (Apr. 27, 2010)
The Lee Street Deli is considering changing its late-night hours after being vandalized. LSD cook David Hornig said a newly repaired screen door was torn, a sign for the deli was stolen and a newspaper rack went missing. (Apr. 27, 2010)
Freshman Sean Fitzgerald and witness Joseph Windsor exit the Boone County Courthouse on Thursday after the sentencing for the cotton ball incident. Fitzerald and senior Zachary Tucker, who plead guilty to littering, were each sentenced to two year unsupervised probation and 80 hours community service. (Apr. 29, 2010)
Legendary musician B.B. King plays the guitar Wednesday night in Jesse Auditorium. (Apr. 30, 2010)
Junior outfielder Rhea Taylor eyes the ball March 31 at University Field. After Thursday's game against Central Methodist, Taylor is batting .404 and scoring 1.04 runs per game. (Apr. 30, 2010)
Guide Randall Clark plucks a gooseberry from its branch Wednesday while giving a tour on Shooting Star Trailhead in Rock Bridge State Park. Clark has led weekly wildflower walks every Wednesday for 28 years, but will be giving his last tour this month. (May. 04, 2010)
Missouri freshman infielder Eric Garcia eyes a foul ball during a game against University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff on March 24 at Taylor Stadium. Underclassmen, such as Garcia, have led the team throughout the season. (May. 04, 2010)
Columbia resident Jack Waters voices his opinion about a potential Providence Road crosswalk during the Columbia City Council meeting Monday in the Council Chambers. During the meeting, members decided to fund the Columbia Police Department's purchase of license plate scanners for their officers. (May. 04, 2010)
Coach Rick McGuire chats with senior Nick Adcock and junior Lars Rise on Wednesday at Audrey J. Walton Stadium. McGuire will retire at the end of the season after 27 seasons with the Tigers. (May. 07, 2010)
Sewer Utility Supervisor Dale Cline hands out hunters' permits to attendants of a class on crossbow hunting Wednesday at the Activity and Recreation Center. Hunters who attended the workshop can hunt deer on designated city property beginning Sept. 15. (Aug. 27, 2010)
Alumnus Alvin Newhouse dances with the women of Zeta Phi Beta on Thursday during the Welcome Black Barbeque at Plaza Amphitheater. The Legion of Black Collegians sponsored the barbecue, which also featured a DJ. (Aug. 27, 2010)
Affiliate Coordinator Elizabeth Tate talks to prospective volunteers during the Volunteer Action Center recruitment fair. Tate works for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. (Sep. 03, 2010)
Robb Schuster helps Orion Harman stretch before they take on sword fighting Wednesday at Peace Park. The Society for Creative Anachronism gathers every Wednesday at the park to fight and be merry. (Sep. 14, 2010)
Alum Blum attempts to hit the bell on a game at the Carnivoil on Monday in Lowry Mall. The Carnivoil was sponsored by Clean Energy Works, who used the carnival to show the effects of the oil spill. lum attempts to hit the bell on a game at the Carnivoil on Monday in Lowry Mall. The Carnivoil was sponsored by Clean Energy Works, who used the carnival to show the effects of the oil spill. (Sep. 14, 2010)
Athena Peterson munches on strawberries during snack time Monday at the Student Parent Services daycare center. The center is one of the options for student-parents on campus to help them balance their lives as students and parents. (Sep. 17, 2010)
Dax Durban, 5, presses against his mother, Amanda Durban, during a candlelight vigil Tuesday outside of Planned Parenthood. The vigil was a part of the 40 Days for Life campaign to end abortion. (Sep. 24, 2010)
Ashlee James grabs the face of fellow actress Michelle Wilke during a rehearsal for "Our Leading Lady" on Wednesday at Stephens College. The play, based on a troupe of thespians who performed at Ford's Theater the night Lincoln was shot, will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday. (Sep. 24, 2010)
Zoey Martinez, 4, of Fulton waits patiently as her face is painted by Susie Getzlaff during the 10th annual MU Gold Ribbon Day on Friday near Stankowski Field. Martinez was treated at the MU Children's Hospital for a brain tumor, but has been in remission for two and a half years. (Sep. 28, 2010)
Grant Bracken of Woodhaven, a center for people with developmental disabilities, rappels down the top of The Tiger Hotel on Wednesday during Over the Edge. The event was part of a fundraiser for Special Olympics Missouri. (Oct. 01, 2010)
A woman jaywalks across College Avenue on Thursday. The Columbia City Council approved the building of medians on College Avenue to make it safer for people to cross the street. (Oct. 01, 2010)
Site Safety Supervisor Brian Dickerson straps in volunteer Grant Bracken on top of The Tiger Hotel on Wednesday. Both participated in the Over the Edge event to benefit Special Olympics Missouri. (Sep. 30, 2010)
E.Z. Charge could expand to the downtown Columbia area as early as fall 2011, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs said. The expansion would be a product of efforts from the Missouri Students Association and the Department of Student Life. (Oct. 01, 2010)
Tate Hall, which housed the English department, is undergoing renovations and additions and will be finished in fall 2011. The windows in the building, as well as all heating and electrical systems, are being replaced. (Oct. 01, 2010)
Children play on a wall outside of Flat Branch Park on Friday during Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival. Festival-goers who do not have tickets to the festival can experience free music at the KOPN Community Stage in Flat Branch. (Oct. 02, 2010)
Sam Bennett of Lucky's barbecue team slices meat Friday on Cherry Street during Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival. Lucky's plans to compete in Saturday's barbecue contest but mostly comes out to enjoy the festival. (Oct. 02, 2010)
Senior diver Abby Zepeda flips off the diving board Saturday morning at the Student Recreation Complex during the Show-Me Showdown. The MU swimming and diving team took first place in the showdown over other Missouri schools. (Oct. 05, 2010)
Defensive end Jacki Ray helps tight end Telia Bledson up from the ground after a play during practice Saturday at Rock Quarry Park. The two are players for the Columbia Enforcers, an up-and-coming team in the Women's Spring Football League. (Oct. 05, 2010)
Senior Ben Hoemann and junior Sam Hargrove fire the cannon Sunday, affectionally dubbed "Little Joe," during the football game against Colorado at Faurot Field. The Cannon Crew works the football games, firing the cannon after touchdowns and doing push-ups for each point earned. (Oct. 12, 2010)
Missouri junior quarterback Blaine Gabbert leaps over a Colorado player during the Tigers' game Saturday on Faurot Field. Gabbert sustained a hip-point injury during the game but didn't tell the coaching staff until later in the game. (Oct. 12, 2010)
Tan Time's contract with the Student Recreation Complex is set to end Dec. 31. Tan Time and the university are at odds regarding Tan Time's option to renew its lease after the fall semester. (Oct. 15, 2010)
Anastasia Pottinger works on a photo project, taking pictures of centenarians. The photographs depict the landscapes of the bodies of people more than 100 years old. (Oct. 22, 2010)
Freshman Jacob Waidmann gets gravy for his biscuits during the Almost Midnight Breakfast on Thursday in Greektown. The event was one of the first Homecoming activities and offered eggs, sausage and hash browns at 10 p.m. (Oct. 22, 2010)
Delta Sigma Theta junior Karry Parran of Stephens College holds up the Delta sign during the National Pan-Hellenic Council Step Show at Plaza 900 Amphitheater on Saturday. The show featured NPHC sorority and fraternity members who stepped for a large audience. (Oct. 26, 2010)
Redshirt sophomore defensive back Kip Edwards hugs teammate junior defensive back Trey Hobson before the game Saturday at Faurot Field. Hobson's cousin, Aaron Hobson, 22, was fatally shot in the chest Saturday morning after he was robbed at a Break Time on Nifong Boulevard. (Oct. 26, 2010)
Freshman cymbal player Shannon Flanakin is hoisted onto the shoulders of sophomore Kyle Mack Mankowich after the Missouri victory over No. 1-ranked Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday. (Oct. 26, 2010)
Missouri freshman tailback Henry Josey gets laid out by a pack of Oklahoma Sooners on Friday at Faurot Field. The Tigers will take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers this weekend. (Oct. 29, 2010)
Kyra Fogle, 6, of Ashland, holds hands with her dancing partners while contra dancing Friday at the First Christian Church. The Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers gather multiple times per month to do contra dancing, a form of folk dancing. (Nov. 02, 2010)
Natalia Groshong, 12, makes her dog, Gracie, sit during a gathering of all Supermen, Supergirls and Superwomen at Superhero Day for Columbia Public Schools on Sunday at Rock Bridge High School. Attendees attempted to break the world record for most people dressed as superheros in the same place, but only gathered about half the required number. (Nov. 02, 2010)
Then-MU redshirt senior guard Zaire Taylor, who graduated in the spring, reaches for the ball before Texas senior guard Damion James on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Mizzou Arena. MU ranks near the top in student-athlete graduate rates on a national level in Division I, with the most recent rate at 80 percent. (Nov. 02, 2010)
About 500 students were surveyed about their thoughts on and experiences with the Student Health Center. Most students said they were satisfied with their experiences. (Nov. 05, 2010)
Pamela Gibbs dances with her partner during contra dancing Oct. 29 at the First Christian Church. Patrons and members of the Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers gather at the church often to participate in contra dancing. (Nov. 09, 2010)
Graduate student August Kryger braces himself as his domestic picture story is judged during College Photographer of the Year on Wednesday in Tucker Forum. Kryger tied for first in the category for his story, "The Solitary Life of Mr. Potter." (Nov. 16, 2010)
Students walk by cotton balls that were strewn in front of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center in a racial discrimination incident in February 2010. (Oct. 05, 2015)
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