February 18, 2011
Protesters gather outside of the State Capitol in Madison, Wis., to voice their opposition to a bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers.
Zach Miller, bottom left, a university staff employee, protests Thursday at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis., against a bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers.
Protesters of a bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers yell at the entrance to the governor's office at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis., on Thursday.
February 17, 2011
Columbia College senior Kandace Cross catches a pass from a teammate during Thursday's game against Missouri Baptist.
Columbia College's Wendell Crowder and Henrique Medeiros embrace after Medeiros scored during Thursday's game. The Cougars defeated Missouri Baptist 78-57.
Columbia College's Taylor Evans looks to pass to a teammate against the Missouri Baptist Spartans on Thursday. Evans scored 15 points during the game.
Columbia College's Greg Stegeman defends against the Missouri Baptist Spartans during Thursday's game. Stegeman contributed 10 points in the Cougars' 78-57 win over the Spartans.
Columbia College's Janita Session drives down the court during the game against the Missouri Baptist on Thursday. Session scored 13 points, aiding the Cougars in their 13th consecutive victory.
Rock Bridge senior Josh Gaskins works for position against Hazelwood Central senior DuShawn Fraiser during the first round of the Missouri High School State wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena. Fraiser beat Gaskins, improving his undefeated record to 36-0.
Rock Bridge senior Josh Braselton tries to maintain control of Pattonville senior Jesse Farmer during the first round of the Missouri High School State wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena.
Hickman senior Keith Kimbrough fights to break the hold of Park Hill senior Preston Crouse on Thursday during the first round of the Missouri High School State wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena. Crouse pinned Kimbrough three minutes and one second into the match.
The weather Thursday set a record for warmest temperature at 75.3 degrees. Although drastic change in temperatures isn't uncommon for winter, this week's weather followed subzero conditions and one of the largest snowstorms Columbia has ever seen.
Missouri 125-pound wrestler Alan Waters, left, ties up with Iowa State's Brandon Jones in a match Feb. 13 at Mizzou Arena. Waters, the only true freshman on the Tigers' starting roster this season, is 36-4 and ranked ninth in the country in his weight class.
The rumor that Brad Pitt was on MU's campus went viral on social networking sites like Twitter.
The actor has appeared in numerous blockbuster films, including "Fight Club" and "Inglourious Basterds." He never made an appearance at MU on Thursday.
A group of students gathers outside of the MU Student Center on Thursday afternoon after rumors spread that Brad Pitt was on campus. Photos from Los Angeles clearly showed him to be in that area today and not at MU. The actor attended MU in the 1980s, but he did not graduate.
Harold Kidwell, who has been a Taxi Terry’s driver and supervisor for a little over a year, drives to pick up a passenger from Hanover Estates. Kidwell said he thinks the downtown taxi stand idea will not work, but he agreed to giving it a six-month trial run. “A problem that now exists on Broadway is simply being taken to a new location,” Kidwell said.
Keith Reid, 22, right, waits for his friends to get into the taxi with him after the bars closed on early Sunday morning on Broadway. Taxi stands are being proposed downtown to increase public safety and to reduce the crowding outside of bars when they close.