April 29, 2008
MU freshman Rachel Rubin sits in Speakers Circle during the Graveyard Memorial Drive. The drive is held during Holocaust Memorial Week to remember Jews who were stripped of their clothes while being taken into concentration camps.
Alex Nuckolls, 6, watches his father, Matt Nuckolls, while their barred Plymouth Rock hens and Reggie the black Australorp rooster move in on some corn on April 18 near Licking. After an improvised explosive device in northern Afghanistan ended his 10-year Air Force career, the military veteran and his wife, Leann, purchased 20 acres in Texas County. They intend to start a pasture poultry operation.
Graduate student Anne Felts helps professor Ronn Phillips lead his class around campus blindfolded on Tuesday in an exercise meant to help these designers learn to see in a new way.
Matt Nuckolls talks with a reporter about his plans to start a pasture poultry operation at his farm near Licking.
Ronn Phillips, an associate professor of architectural studies in the College of Human Enviromental Sciences, leads his class of students blindfolded around campus on Tuesday. The students are designers whom Phillips said were learning to see in a new way.
The fuchsia-colored flowers of the redbud bloom Tuesday afternoon at Stephens Lake Park. A new grove of these trees was recently planted in the park and have just begun to bloom.
April 28, 2008
Brian Wattenbarger serves himself lunch while Lieutenant Brain Wasson has already dug into his salad. The Columbia Fire Department crew at station 3 has made a ritual out of lunch time with meals varying in size, flavor and who cooks them, but they always sit down to eat with every place set at 11 a.m.
Erik Cranmer sits down to lunch with his crew at the Columbia Fire Department station house 3, on Tuesday, April 22, 2008. The menu on Tuesday was small since they were missing part of their team, but baked beans, corn on the cob, and brats rounded out the menu.
Fire Lieutenant Brian Wasson puts his sandwich on the stove to toast while talking with fellow station crew members Brain Wattenbarger and Erik Cranmer during lunch on Tuesday, April 22, 2008. The team at station house 3 in Columbia has made a ritual out of lunch time making sure that they sit down to eat together at 11 a.m. everyday during the week.
Ashley Shelton, 14, of Columbia, joined the Missouri Diving Club five years ago and competed at nationals in 2006.
Christian Head, 13, of Columbia finished in 22nd and 25th places this weekend during the West National Diving Championships, which were held at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
Christian Head makes a dive during the West National Diving Championships held Saturday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Head, 13, was participating in his fourth national competition.
The Ashland Senior Citizen Prom queen, Barbara Calvin, and king, J.T. Mustain, dance with each other during the King and Queen Dance to "Unchained Melody."
Parkade Elementary School students drew what they wanted to see their playground become. Updated equipment was the most popular request among students.
Students at Parkade Elementary School drew pictures of what equipment they would buy for the playground and how they would redesign the space.
Students at Parkade Elementary School used drawings to depict how they would redesign their playground space.
Lily Tinker Fortel is taking a 12-day trip to Iran as a civilian diplomat with the Fellowship of Reconciliation, an interfaith organization, to promote peace through conversational diplomacy. She hopes to gain "a better understanding of the Iranians, their culture and beliefs."