December 8, 2010
Walker chalks her hands before attempting her lifts. The chalk increases her grip while working out at Optimus: The Center For Health on Sunday.
Kate Walker adds weight during her work out at Optimus: The Center For Health on Sunday. When competing, Walker does a variety of lifts including the dead lift and bench press.
Kate Walker reaches the fullest extent of her lift while working out Optimus: The Center For Health on Sunday. In addition to being a powerlifter, Walker teaches yoga at Optimus.
Kate Walker of Columbia, is a powerlifter who recently placed first for her lifting weight and age at the World Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation World Powerlifting Championship in Ireland. Walker practices often at Optimus: The Center For Health.
Missouri's Christine Flores moves to shoot against Tennessee-Martin defender Heather Butler. Flores tied her school record with seven blocked shots in the Tigers' victory.
Missouri senior guard RaeShara Brown, who scored 15 points, said a good transition game was a key to the Tigers' victory Tuesday night.
December 7, 2010
Missouri sophomore guard Sydney Crafton sprints with the ball past Tennessee-Martin defender Perica Glenn. Crafton led the Tigers with 15 points and 11 rebounds in Tuesday's victory at Mizzou Arena.
To celebrate the holiday season, Stephens College performed "A Dickens Victorian Christmas" at the Historic Senior Hall parlors on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Oakland Junior High School is celebrating its 40th year of educating Columbia residents. View images from the school as it is today and as it was when it opened in 1971.
Stephen Biddle, right, went to Oakland Junior High School 40 years ago, when it first opened, and his son, Jacob, 14, attends the school now. Jacob's grandfather Gordon Biddle helped pour the concrete in the original building.
The Heibel-March Building is located at the corner of Range Line Street and Wilkes Boulevard.
The inside of the Heibel-March Building (aka "The Corner") on Range Line Street remains in decay. The names on the wall include those who have painted the building and have tried to turn the building into a community center. Central Missouri Community Action has not been able raise enough money over the past eight years to renovate the building and recently had to return it to the city.
Vanderbilt's Festus Ezeli, a 6-foot-11 center, is scoring 13.3 points per game this season for the Commodores.
A letter from the MU provost requesting more information and recommendations from college deans regarding "low-producing" programs.
The state's response to MU's justification of some of its "low-producing" programs.
Here's a look at a city report on a proposal by Legacy Construction to buy and renovate the historic Heibel-March Drugstore at Wilkes Boulevard and Range Line Street.
Interim Columbia Police Chief Tom Dresner announces the arrest of 16 alleged members of the Cut Throat gang at a press conference held on Jan. 29, 2009, at the Columbia Police Administration offices. Dan M. Nelson, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, right, and Dan Jones, FBI Agent in Charge, back right, lead their respective departments in working with the Columbia Police Department in making the arrests.
MU offers a variety of on-campus locations where mothers may privately breast-feed their children. Each of the buildings labeled includes at least one quiet space made to accommodate women who are nursing. Different amenities are offered at each location, such as refrigerators, lockable doors and privacy curtains. Exact room numbers can be found at equity.missouri.edu/learn/lactation-areas.php.
Two members of the Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad look at the bomb robot after it emptied a backpack that was inside a Greyhound bus on Range Line Street on Dec. 7. The bus was pulled over because of suspicious comments made by a passenger. As of 12:45 p.m. no suspicious materials had been found.
In November, a group of men chose to grow mustaches to show support in the fight against prostate cancer. Movember is a worldwide organization that has been adopted by men in the MU community.