Miss Africa Mizzou 2009 [Video]

On Sunday, the African Students Association of MU hosted the Miss Africa Mizzou 2009.

Pinkel argues call [Photo]

Missouri's Gary Pinkel argues a call during the first quarter of Saturday's game against Baylor.

Boone Life Bike Polo [Slideshow]

COMOPOLO, a Columbia-based bicycle polo organization, held its championships at Cosmopolitan Park this weekend. The event attracted teams from across the country, including newcomers from Lawrence, Kan.

Matt Pearce [Photo]

Matt Pearce is a graduate student in the Missouri School of Journalism from Cleveland, Mo.

Baylor Bears upset Missouri [Slideshow]

Despite being ahead at halftime, the Missouri Tigers' weak second half lead to a 40-32 loss to Baylor on Saturday in Columbia.

Sedalia couples plays a dulcimer [Photo]

Linda and George McCollum sit together playing a courting dulcimer in the living room of their home northeast of Sedalia on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009.

Sedalia couple practices old traditions [Photo]

Linda and George McCollum spend time together traveling to various festivals performing music on their dulcimers or demonstrating how to weave chair seats from hickory bark and corn shucks.

Artist collects branches for sculpture [Photo]

Artist Rachel Wilson of Avilla gathers fallen limbs, Oct. 26, 2009. Wilson uses fallen hedge branches as art supplies since they are cheap and close to home.

Avilla artist stands next to hedgewood horse [Photo]

Artist Rachel Wilson of Avilla stands with one of her hedgewood creations. With four young children, a farm to run and limited financial resources, Rachel Wilson needed some art supplies that were close to home and cheap. She found fallen hedge branches.

Piece of Berlin Wall is placed at Westminster College [Photo]

Students gathered near a piece of history Thursday, September 28, 1990, when a section of the Berlin Wall was placed at Westminster College in Fulton.

Parkade Elementary student tries on new clothes [Photo]

Mindaloo Neuman, a volunteer for Operation School Bell, helps a Parkade Elementary student try on new clothes on Wednesday at the Assistance League of Mid-Missouri. The program lets disadvantaged school children pick out roughly 100 dollars in brand new clothes, and have outfitted more than 1,200 children this year.

New girls clothes at the Assistance League of Mid-Missouri [Photo]

Brand new girls pants, shirts, and sweatshirts all wait to be selected by disadvantaged elementary students from around Columbia as a part of Operation School Bell through the Assistance League of Mid-Missouri on Wednesday. The program funds the purchase of new clothing by selling donated clothing in their Upscale Resale shop on Broadway.

Berlin Timeline [Graphic]

Select the years above to see why the Berlin Wall was built, what it looked like and how it influenced the world.

MU lecturer stands with brother at Berlin Wall [Photo]

Olaf Schmidt, left, stands on the western side of the Berlin Wall with his brother Axel on Nov. 10, 1989. Schmidt was born and raised in East Germany and is currently a lecturer in MU's German and Russian Studies Department.

MU lecturer stands at Berlin Wall [Photo]

Olaf Schmidt, currently a lecturer in MU's German and Russian Studies Department, raises a peace sign as he stands alongside the Berlin Wall at Brandenburg Gate in the aftermath of the wall's symbolic fall on Nov. 11, 1989.

Matt Pearce [Photo]

Matt Pearce is a graduate student in the Missouri School of Journalism from Cleveland, Mo.

Berlin Wall [Photo]

A small portion of the Berlin wall still standing in Berlin.

Theatre festival crams weeks into 24 hours [Video]

At 8 p.m. Friday five writers were given a one-line prompt to write a 10-minute play. Twenty-four hours later those plays were performed in front of an audience at Allen Auditorium. Five teams of writers, directors and actors created the work that normally takes many weeks into one day. This was the first 24-hour play festival held at MU. The Graduate Theatre Organization put on the festival in order to raise money for student research and future events.

Edwards hits wall [Photo]

Jeff Gordon (24) skids while trying to avoid cars after Juan Pablo Montoya (42) tapped Carl Edwards (99), sending Edwards against the wall, during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.

Marissa Scott drives toward the basket [Photo]

Missouri senior forward Marissa Scott drives toward the basket during an exhibition game against Central Missouri on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.