April 30, 2008
William Pipp sprays the home plate onto the artificial turf used for pre-game batting practice at Taylor Stadium on April 6.
April 29, 2008
Hickman's Bianca Aaron was awarded the prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship.
Frost accumulates on dead leaves at Stephens Lake Park early Tuesday morning. Temperatures in Columbia reached the low 30s overnight.
Daffodils near Shelter Insurance begin to wilt and die as the sun comes up on Tuesday morning after a frost.
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
As part of International Education Week two student organizations hosted MU World Cub Soccer. Eight student organizations participated in the single-elimination tournament, which drew a small crowd despite cool temperatures and cold wind.
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.