The Maneater

Tristen Rouse

Activists march at Mid-Missouri Peaceworks’ Walk for the Climate on Sunday, Sept. 24. The event, co-sponsored by the Mizzou Energy Action Coalition, began at 1 p.m. at Courthouse Plaza. Speaking on climate change and its effects, Peacework’s Director Mark Haim said, “It’s all of us. We’re all in this together.” (Sep. 27, 2017)
Director of Mid-Missouri Peaceworks Mark Haim speaks to a crowd in Speakers Circle during Sunday's Walk for the Climate. The event, co-sponsored by Peaceworks and the Mizzou Energy Action Coalition, was organized to raise awareness about the Trump administration’s environmental actions, including the greenlighting of the Keystone XL pipeline and withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. “It’s a very serious situation, and we’ve got Trump fiddling while the planet burns,” Haim said. “We can’t afford that, we’ve got to stop that, and that’s why we’re out here demonstrating.” (Sep. 27, 2017)
Members of the Asian American Association (left to right) Linda Quach, Alice Yu, Isuru Gamlath, Kelilah Liu, Elaine Chen and Matt Walz hosted Thursday’s DACA informational session, co-sponsored by the Association of Latin@ American Students. Gamlath, advocacy chair for AAA, led the presentation, which featured information on both Asian and Hispanic immigration, DACA policy and paths to citizenship. (Oct. 11, 2017)
MU student Molly Stawinoga celebrates during Saturday’s march. Stawinoga attended the event with a group of friends and was overjoyed to see the large, passionate crowd. “It was heartwarming to see people of all ages and genders coming together in solidarity for causes that are vital in this time,” Stawinoga said. “Just standing there looking around was a surreal feeling, with all the love and passion just overflowing from the crowd.” (Jan. 23, 2018)
Garnett S. Stokes addresses the crowd at her farewell reception on Jan. 30, 2018. Stokes, who has served as MU provost since 2015 and as interim chancellor from May to August 2017, was recently appointed as president of the University of New Mexico. During her address, Stokes elaborated on the importance of university administration. “We make a difference in the states that we’re in, and we transform the lives of the students that are here but we also have tremendous impact on everyone in our states,” Stokes said. (Jan. 30, 2018)
Indie-folk band The Sea The Sea played at the Rose Music Hall on Feb. 18. The band is helmed by couple Chuck and Mira Costa (center) and joined by Cara May Gorman (far left) and Steven Struss (right) on drums. (Feb. 28, 2018)
Mira Costa sings, plays guitar and the keyboard for The Sea The Sea, an indie-folk band based out of upstate New York. The group played at the Rose Music Hall on Sunday night. (Feb. 28, 2018)
The MKT Trail, a nine-mile path that connects to the Katy Trail, is one of the many places to hike or walk outside this summer. (Apr. 25, 2018)