September 2, 2010
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A woman watches waves churned up by Hurricane Earl break against the pier in Surf City, N.C. on Sept. 2.
A window is boarded up with a message at the Buxton Beach Motel in Buxton, N.C., on Sept. 1 as Hurricane Earl approaches North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Scott Reese, of Asheville, N.C., packs his surfboards up as he prepares to evacuate for Hurricane Earl, as it heads toward the eastern coast, in Atlantic Beach, N.C., on Sept. 2.
A surfer enjoys the large surf as Hurricane Earl heads towards the eastern coast on Sept. 1 in Virginia Beach, Va.
Justin Curcio, a carpenter from Buxton, boards up a doorway at Hatteras Cabanas in Hatteras, N.C., Wednesday as Hurricane Earl approaches North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Hurricane Earl's position at 5 a.m. Thursday and its projected track.
An offshore oil platform owned by Mariner Energy of Houston exploded on Thursday. The rig is west of the site of the Deepwater Horizon accident and about 80 miles south of Vermillion Bay, La.
September 1, 2010
Missouri freshman Alex Charlebois came to the Tigers from London, Onatario, where she was the 2006 Athlete of the Year at Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School.
Missouri freshman Alex Charlebois, center, finishes morning soccer practice by doing stretches with the rest of her team Wednesday on Faurot Field.
Teammates sometimes refer to Missouri junior Brittney Brimmage as “Scar” because people can find her intimidating.
Rock Bridge defender Tyler Brittain battles for the ball against Rolla on Tuesday in the Bruins' home opener.
Missouri defensive specialist Priscilla Armendariz is frequently found dancing or laughing while she's on the court.
De'Vion Moore, middle, hopes to provide that leadership in the absence of Derrick Washington, who was one of the most vocal leaders on the team..
MU professor of psychological sciences Kennon Sheldon spoke about the science of pursuing happiness Wednesday at Jesse Auditorium. After the lecture, audience members Phyllis Roe and Kay Moss talked about their definitions of happiness and what makes them happy.
Missouri tailback Kendial Lawrence makes a catch during football practice August 13 at Faurot Field. With Derrick Washington’s permanent suspension, Lawrence is now the starter. Backup tailback De'Vion Moore spoke positively about Lawrence’s speed and ability to catch the ball.
Ohio State running back Dan Herron scores a touchdown on a 12-yard reception as the Michigan defense chases during the third quarter Nov. 21, 2009. The rivalry will look different next season when the Big Ten's new divisions will take effect.
Phoenix Program Development Officer Jarin Wood describes the mural displayed in the staircase as an area where people can reflect after a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday at the center. Ashley Drissell and students in her MU ceramics class created and donated the mural to the new Phoenix Program Center. "It's very emotional and touches a lot of people," Wood said.
Ashley Drissoll and her ceramics class at MU designed, created and donated a mural where clients of Phoenix Program composed tiles with quotes and images. Phoenix Program Development Officer Jarin Wood said the mural was put in the staircase because it is a good place to pause and reflect.