The Maneater

Nichole Ballard

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The Garadsil vaccine is being administered by the Columbia/Boone County Health Clinic for free. The vaccine, which comes in three shots, protects women from the human papillomavirus. (Sep. 21, 2009)
Sophomore Aver Yakubu speaks on behalf of the African Students Association on Wednesday in Stotler Lounge. Representatives from various student organizations wrote stereotypes that had affected them on cardboard boxes, building a wall of the bricks before knocking it down. (Sep. 24, 2009)
MU graduate Erin Ryan performs with belly dancing group, the Deva Dancers, during the seventh annual Mid-Missouri Pagan Pride Day on Sunday in Peace Park. The dance group is the oldest belly dancing troupe in mid-Missouri. (Sep. 28, 2009)
MU Police Department officer Brian Frey and his partner, Enzo, search the area around Faurot Field for explosives before the Furman football game Saturday, Sept. 19. Officer Frey and Enzo have been a team within MUPD since August 2008. (Sep. 28, 2009)
Patrons leave the Hollywood Stadium 14 movie theater Saturday after an exclusive showing of 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.' The theater accomodated children with autism and allowed toys, blankets and pillows into the theater. (Sep. 28, 2009)
Monday at Jesse Auditorium, Andrea Cooper recited a poem from her daughter's journal about the rape she went through that later resulted in her suicide. Cooper raises awareness of rape and suicide through the story of her daughter, Kristin Cooper. (Sep. 29, 2009)
Students dig into ice cream, cake and pizza at the MUTV premiere launch party Thursday night in Stotler Lounge. The event presented the first recorded episodes for the organization. (Oct. 01, 2009)
Japanese-trained student puppeteers from the Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe perform the opening act for the Imada Puppet Theater traditional Japanese puppet show Monday night at Jesse Auditorium. This is the second time the 300-year-old Imada Puppet Theater has been to the United States. (Oct. 05, 2009)
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Andrea Hayes works with the Domestic Violence Enforcement Unit to prosecute domestic violence perpetrators. DOVE was formed in 1998 and includes investigators, advocates and three prosecuting attorneys. (Oct. 07, 2009)
Live-action role players from Amtgard Barony of Falcon Tor compete in Medieval combat tournaments Sunday during the Central Missouri Third Annual Renaissance Festival at the Boone County Fairgrounds. (Oct. 19, 2009)
Jackie Rains and David Bell recreate a Medieval marriage ceremony during the Central Missouri Third Annual Renaissance Festival on Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Rains and Bell have been part of the live-action role playing group Kingdom of Talamnh ni Chroix for more than a decade. (Oct. 19, 2009)
Professor Gay Albright teaches a business class Monday night in Cornell Hall as part of the MU in the Evening course offerings. The MU in the Evening program is being considered for a merge with regular MU programs. (Dec. 07, 2009)
Tires were recently stolen Monday, Jan. 11 from the Bob McCosh Chevrolet car dealership at 1 Business Loop 70. Bob McCosh Chevrolet is the most recent lot involved in a string of dealership burglaries. (Jan. 21, 2010)
Tires were stolen Monday, Jan. 11, from the Bob McCosh Chevrolet car dealership at 1 Business Loop 70. Bob McCosh Chevrolet is the most recent lot involved in a string of dealership burglaries. (Jan. 22, 2010)
Graduate student Janice Neumann stands outside of Calvary Episcopal Church on Friday afternoon at Ninth and Locust streets. The church is the outlet through which Neumann received her internship for the Episcopal Church's Office of Government Relations in Washington last semester. (Jan. 25, 2010)
"Gravity" by Debo Crites (front) and "Propagandist" by Ian Shelly (back) are two of the pieces of artwork displayed from Jan. 22- Feb. 4 in the Bingham Gallery. The exhibit, entitled The Showcase Showdown, annually hosts artwork of current graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts program. (Jan. 25, 2010)
Senior Ilana Weiss, American Association of University Women president, speaks during the organization's first informational meeting Wednesday night in Memorial Union. AAUW is new to MU but was originally founded in 1881 and is one of the oldest national women's organizations. (Jan. 28, 2010)
Students board the bus Thursday afternoon outside the University Bookstore. Shuttles are provided free to students and run through the evening while classes are in session. (Feb. 02, 2010)
Cornel Pewewardy presents his American Indian imagery in sports lecture Thursday night in Jesse Wrench Auditorium. The lecture followed the Tuesday night showing of the documentary, 'In Whose Honor?' (Feb. 05, 2010)
Junior Mallory Weber serves during her match against Purdue on Sunday afternoon at the Green Tennis Center. Weber lost her doubles and singles matches. (Feb. 08, 2010)
Senior Brooke Boehmer performs her balance beam routine Saturday during the fourth annual Beauty and the Beast at the Hearnes Center. Boehmer received a 9.575 on the beam. (Feb. 08, 2010)
Wynna Elbert, Columbia resident and civic activist, participates in a discussion regarding President Barack Obama's first year in office Wednesday night at the Armory Sports and Community Center. The discussion covered topics, including job production, health care reform and the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' military policy. (Feb. 11, 2010)
Recently promoted Lt. Ken Hammond points out the types of criminal public files the Columbia Police Department Records Unit files Thursday at its headquarters. The records unit employs five full-time staff positions and three part-time positions to handle the thousands of police records on file. (Feb. 19, 2010)
Adam Saunders of the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture explains the workings of the not-for-profit group's chicken coop on the corner of St. Joseph and Walnut streets Saturday after the informational workshop.  A new city law allows people to own up to six chickens within city limits. (Feb. 22, 2010)
Mizzou Quads at Campus Lodge has provided Residential Life with extra space after two years of record enrollment. Mizzou Quads will remain open next year, though there will be a drop-off in the rooms available for Residential Life. (Feb. 22, 2010)
Grindstone Canyon 3101 Old 63 South (Mar. 12, 2010)
The Reserve 2500 Old 63 South (Mar. 12, 2010)
Graduate student Zach Coble works on cataloging old recordings for KOPN/89.5 FM on Monday afternoon in the common area of their office. The radio station celebrated its 37th birthday March 3. (Mar. 15, 2010)
Amy Stephenson reorganizes the literary section of her used bookstore, Get Lost, located on Ninth Street in downtown Columbia. Stephenson acquired the store two weeks ago and has taken on the task of customizing the shelving system. (Apr. 09, 2010)
Organic, locally grown produce is available at the Root Cellar daily. The Root Cellar has a wide variety of products, from chocolates to meats and coffee beans to vegetables. (Apr. 09, 2010)
Campus Eastern Foods offers a variety of exotic spices, baked goods, drinks and frozen meals of the international persuasion. Campus Eastern Foods is located off Locust Street in downtown Columbia. (Apr. 09, 2010)
Senate Speaker Evan Wood introduces a bill Wednesday during the Missouri Students Association meeting in Hawthorn Hall. The bill would create an Amicus Curiae position, which would serve students going through the student conduct process. (Apr. 30, 2010)
Families watch Columbia's Independence Day celebration, Fire in the Sky, from the roof of Turner Avenue Parking garage. (Jul. 07, 2010)
Columbia City Council candidates watch as city officials discuss the city's most pressing issues Saturday morning at Columbia City Hall. The election will be on April 5. (Jan. 25, 2011)
Shakespeare's Pizza owner Kurt Mirtsching spoke in support of rezoning the area along College Avenue, between East Ash Street and East Walnut Street to accommodate a four-story, 100-unit apartment complex downtown Monday evening at the City Council meeting. (Feb. 08, 2011)
Mayor Bob McDavid presents a resolution of appreciation to the retiring Fire Chief Bill Markgraf at the City Council meeting Monday night. Markgraf received a standing applause at the meeting for his 22 years of service. (Feb. 22, 2011)
REDI, Inc. President Mike Brooks presents an award of appreciation to retiring city manager Bill Watkins at the start of the City Council meeting Monday. Watkins announced his retirement a year ago after 22 years of service to Columbia. (Mar. 08, 2011)
Mike Matthes meets with Columbia residents and City Council members during a meet-and-greet with the candidates for city manager on Friday at City Hall. Matthes was named city manager at Monday's City Council meeting. (Mar. 22, 2011)
Planning and Development Director Tim Teddy informs the Columbia City Council on the six-stage process MU will take toward developing a comprehensive city plan during the council meeting Monday night. The council agreed to the contract between MU and Columbia with a narrow 4-3 vote. (Apr. 05, 2011)
Mayor Bob McDavid and Second Ward Councilman Jason Thornhill listen to a report regarding parking meter rate increases during the City Council meeting Monday night.  McDavid moved to have the parking meter increases tabled for 45 days to gather more information regarding the decision to finance the Short Street garage. (Apr. 19, 2011)