COLUMBIA — This week, Missourian photographers took photos of the festivities surrounding Missouri's first football game on Saturday and protests by fast food workers seeking higher wages.
In this photo by Kevin Cook, Stephens College soccer goalie Heather Battenfield awaits shots from her teammates during a practice Tuesday at Stephens Lake Park. After not scoring in any of its eight games last season, the team was hopeful for the 2013 season, which kicked off on Friday.
Unho Yi captured this shot of Justin Foster, right, and Linsey Foster raising the U.S. flag and a Missouri Tigers flag as part of Saturday's tailgate before Missouri football's season opener against Murray State.
Kholood Eid took this shot of Dontay Tolston, an employee at the Hardee's on Providence Road, advocating an increase in fast food workers' wages outside the Taco Bell on Nifong Boulevard.
Sophomore Garrett Malinski, left, and juniors Joe Fulca and Christian Elliott enjoy a drink of water during a break Tuesday at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School's football practice in this photo by Kholood Eid. The Trailblazers began their second season of varsity play on Friday.