February 4, 2011
Associate MU gymnastics coach John Figueroa hugs Alex Skinner after a balance beam routine in a competition against Nebraska on Friday.
MU freshman Alex Skinner competes on the beam during a meet against Nebraska on Friday. Missouri lost the competition by .675 points.
MU sophomore Tori Howard dances on the beam during a meet against Nebraska in the Hearnes Center on Friday.
MU junior Allie Heizelman spins through the air during a floor exercise against Nebraska on Friday.
Hickman athletic director Doug Mirts, left, tells Hickman coach David Johnson, center, and Lincoln Prep coach Reggie Ramsey their game is canceled because of a ceiling leak in Hickman's gymnasium on Friday. The game, which was at the end of the first quarter when canceled, will not be made up.
City crews moved the snow to land adjacent to and owned by Boone Quarries, a rock quarry on the north side of Columbia off of Stadium Boulevard.
MU peer advisers Karen Bossaller and Sarah Ely mug for the camera while shoveling the walk in front of Laws Residence Hall.
An MU Police Department spokesman said this photo from a security camera shows one of the suspects in an armed robbery took place 2 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Rollins Street and East Campus Drive. Police are asking the public's help in finding the suspect.
A man stands inside the ruins of the Missouri Capitol, which burned after being struck by lightning the evening of Feb. 5, 1911, in Jefferson City. City firefighters, state penitentiary inmates and fire crews from Sedalia, Mo., who rushed by train to assist from more than 60 miles away, fought the blaze but the building was a total loss.
The Missouri Capitol burns after being struck by lightning the evening of Feb. 5, 1911, in Jefferson City. City firefighters, state penitentiary inmates and fire crews from Sedalia, Mo., who rushed by train to assist from more than 60 miles away, fought the blaze, but the building was a total loss.
In this Feb. 6, 1911, photo provided by the Missouri State Archives, men stand inside the burned-out ruins of the Missouri Capitol, the day after it was struck by lightening the evening of Feb. 5, 1911, in Jefferson City. City firefighters, state penitentiary inmates and fire crews from Sedalia, Mo., who rushed by train to assist from more than 60 miles away, fought the blaze but the building was a total loss. Prisoners and local residents also helped recover important state documents during the fire.
Massive snow piles line the medians of Forum Shopping Center on Friday after Tuesday's storm left Columbia with more than 17 inches of snow. With temperatures a bit higher and the sun out from behind the clouds, snow is slowly starting to melt and in some places is interfering with road pathways resulting in one way streets.
Cars parked in the Schnucks parking lot on Friday afternoon show the size of the massive snow piles present in several lots around town. Because of the snow that hit Columbia, maintenance crews have been working long hours to ensure clear paths for Columbia drivers and pedestrians.
Shay Hoos and Beau Ottofy use their cell phone cameras Friday to take pictures of a snow wall that was created in the Target parking lot after clearing the 17 inches of snow that hit Columbia on Feb. 1. Hoos and Ottofy said that they have been prowling the city checking out the snow piles and that this is by far the largest one they have found.
Students pass through Memorial Union on Friday for their first day back to classes after a three-day break. Due to a storm that left 17 inches of snow, the University of Missouri was forced to remain closed for three days.
Students step off the commuter bus on Friday morning. Friday was the first day back for University of Missouri students who were given three days off from classes due to the massive storm that hit mid-Missouri on Tuesday, leaving Missouri with more than 17 inches of snow.
Alicia Dolbashian makes a snow angel while waiting for the snowball fight to commence Thursday afternoon.
"Snow Brawl" attendees run through the Francis Quadrangle during the snowball fight on Thursday afternoon.
JT Scarpinato, an MU freshman, defends himself from a snowball thrown by Maggie Omastiak during the snowball fight Thursday afternoon.