April 5, 2008
Boonville held its 17th annual Big Muddy Folk Festival during the first weekend in April. Musicians traveled from as far as Ireland to showcase their music at this year's festival.
April 4, 2008
El Anatsui's "Adinkra Sasa," made of aluminum and copper wire and fabric, resembles the adinkra mourning cloths of his native Ghana. His first solo show in the U.S. is at the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C.
For El Anatsui, "Wastepaper Bag," created from discarded metal plates used to print obituary pages, represents the wasted lives of many Africans who died too young. It's part of "Gawu," the artist's first U.S. show.
Brendon Dixon and Dorothy Watson stop to talk with McKenzie Bullard at the "True Beauty" exhibit at West Boulevard Elementary School's Children's Museum on Thursday night. Dixon was a student guide who lead guests around the exhibit. "I always have a great guide, they're always very smart and know what they're talking about," Watson said.
Chris Hull demonstrates how to set one of the many mole traps in the back of her car. "They're very effective," Hull said. "I've never pulled one out alive."
MU's Jessica Giuggioli has moved into the No. 1 spot on the tennis team and has a 9-3 doubles record with her partner, Kaitlyn Ritchie.
Kaitlyn Ritchie plays against Stephanie Smith of Kansas at the Green Tennis Center on March 16. Ritchie won the match in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2. She and the rest of the Tigers tennis team take on Texas A&M and Texas on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
Missouri pitcher Aaron Crow pitched a shutout game against Oklahoma State on Friday night. After holding the Cowboys scoreless for nine innings, Crow took the Division I record for most scoreless innings pitched in a row. Crow hasn't given up a run in his last 42.2 innings pitched.
Missouri pitcher Aaron Crow is congratulated as he comes off the field after a shuting out the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Friday night at Taylor Field.
Listen as students, teachers and participants talk about the Third Annual Children’s Museum at West Boulevard Elementary. The museum will be open to the community for a month.
April 3, 2008
Scott Owen, a quarter-time graduate teaching assistant in the business department, said cutting tuition waivers for graduate teaching assistants would hurt MU's ability to attract top students.
Audrianna fast asleep — but for how long?
Steve Calloway, a member of the Columbia School Board, discusses budget cuts at the board's meeting Thursday morning.
The Columbia School Board approved $5.23 million in cuts from its budget with a unanimous vote Thursday morning.
Columbia School Board member Michelle Gadbois converses about the meeting's agenda with language arts coordinators for the district Val Garton and Janet Tilley during a break at the meeting Thursday morning.
Jan Mees skims documents at the Columbia School Board meeting Thursday morning. Mees made the motion to approve cutting about $5.23 million from the budget.
Stacia Schaefer takes the floor at the Columbia School Board meeting during a period for questions and comments from the public.