December 4, 2009
Brothers Charles and Tony Iyoho make up the rap group Rhyme University. They both have advanced degrees from MU, Charles is a journalist in Texas and Tony is an engineer for caterpillar. Charles Iyoho is performing at 8 p.m. tonight at Mojo's.
Junior guard RaeShara Brown works on her shooting during an MU women's basketball practice Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Brown led the Big 12 last season with 79 steals for the Tigers.
Senior guard Ricky Kreklow shoots free throws at a Bruins basketball practice Thursday.
December 3, 2009
A letter about the potential impact of cap and trade legislation on MU
Friends, family and coworkers gathered outside the Activity and Recreation Center on Thursday to celebrate the lives of Karen Kahler, her daughters Lauren and Emily Kahler and her grandmother, Dorothy Wight. Karen Kahler was a personal trainer at the ARC and a close friend to many co-workers and trainees.
A photo of Lauren, Emily and Karen Kahler taken on Thanksgiving Day rests on a table outside the Activity and Recreation Center during a candlelight vigil held for the Kahlers on Thursday. About 80 people attended.
David and Lysa Holmes close their eyes during the final prayer at the candlelight vigil held for the Kahler family Thursday outside the Activity and Recreation Center. Karen Kahler, who was killed Saturday along with her two daughters, was a personal trainer at the ARC.
A poem, "Karen's Farewell," was read at the vigil at the ARC on Thursday.
Horace Johnson, sits in court Thursday morning next to his attorney, Stephen Wyse. Johnson was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the death of his 2-year-old son, Cortez.
Mandy Sutherland leads a chant, "Forsee lacks foresight," during a protest against University of Missouri System President Gary Forsee's stance on cap and trade legislation. Forsee sent a letter earlier this week in opposition to federal climate change legislation. Protesters demonstrated on Thursday outside of University Hall.
This house was designed by William Bernoudy, who studied architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright. It's unique because it is on a fairly flat plot of land, whereas many Bernoudy houses are on hills or more uneven surfaces. It is two stories high with the bedrooms on the second floor and an indoor balcony facing the large glass windows overlooking a large front yard filled with trees.
Missouri guard Zaire Taylor, left, fights for a loose ball with Vanderbilt forward Steve Tchiengang in Wednesday night's loss in Nashville, Tenn.
Sachiyo Ito, center, leads her Japanese dance class in a walking exercise at the Historic Senior Recital Hall at Stephens College. The students will be giving a free performance at the school on Friday.
Sachiyo Ito demonstrates movements with a dance fan for her Japanese dance class at Stephens College.
William Bernoudy was a St. Louis native who studied architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright. A few of his houses were built right here in the Columbia area, and they're still standing today amid trees and atop picturesque bluffs. Here's a look at the outsides and insides of just a few of his works.
Hickman varsity girls basketball players Ashley Davis, Shaunece Ballenger and Paige Nelson laugh with each other during practice Wednesday.
December 2, 2009
Boone County Circuit Judge Kevin Crane looks at pictures of evidence before Boone County Prosecutor Dan Knight presents it to the jury during the murder trial of Horace Johnson on Wednesday. Johnson is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old son that took place on June 25, 2008.
Douglas Miller, specializes in neuropathology, testifies at the Johnson trial on Wednesday. Miller examined Cortez Johnson's brain after his death. Miller explained the cause of death was pressure and swelling of the child's brain.