January 28, 2008
Art Smith, host of the Burns Night celebration, glances at an image of the poet Robert Burns after "The Toast to the Lassies," a humorous salute to the women at the event. Later in the evening, Art's wife Amanda presented "The Lassies Response" to the men.
Laura Billingsley, left, and Dave Mosby, members of the Columbia band Wooden Voices, perform during Burns Night, a celebration of Scottish poet Robert Burns at the Riechmann Indoor Pavilion on Sunday. The celebration also included performances by the Mid-Missouri Bagpipers.
Dancers and musicians from the Central Missouri Celtic Arts Association perform a traditional Scottish dance during the Burns Night celebration at Riechmann Indoor Pavilion on Sunday. The association meets on the second Friday of each month at the First Christian Church to dance and socialize.
Art Smith, host of the Burns Night celebration, glances at an image of the poet Robert Burns after "The Toast to the Lassies," a humorous salute to the women at the event. Later in the evening, Art's wife, Amanda, presented "The Lassies Response" to the men. Dancers and musicians from the Central Missouri Celtic Arts Association performed traditional Scottish dances during the Burns Night celebration at Riechmann Indoor Pavilion on Sunday.
Alyssa Hollins, right, is second in the Big 12 in three-pointers made, but is a combined 2 for 10 in her last two games.
Chelsea Clinton answers a question from Sophia Beausoleil, a 19-year-old MU sophomore in journalism and business, about Hillary Clinton's policy toward the war in Iraq at Memorial Union on Monday.
A television camera records Chelsea Clinton's campaign visit to MU's Memorial Union on Monday.
Coach Larry Smith coached the MU Tigers football team for seven years, making two bowl games. He died Monday at the age of 68.
January 27, 2008
David Abbott and Pamela Thomas share their recollections of Schoolhouse Rock, including a few lyrics from “How a Bill Becomes a Law.”
Cardinal John Foley
Cardinal John Foley
Stacie Ayers, who works at The Bread Basket and has three children, wants to take her kids on a vacation and buy them new clothes with her rebate.
MU senior Sarah Menefee plans to put her rebate straight into her savings account.
Blake Wetzel, who recently moved to Columbia from Champaign-Urbana, Ill., wants to spend his stimulus package on tickets to a Cardinals-Cubs game this summer in St. Louis.
John Hankley, who works at Hollywood Rebel Tattoo, said he's likely to spend his rebate on random things over time.
Jenna Forbis, right, caresses her Chihuahua, Rex, while her boyfriend, Dustin Stewart, holds Lulu, her other Chihuahua, during a photo session with photographer Orville Clark on Sunday at Award Pet Supply. Assistants help the photographer get the dogs’ attention by waving feathers and toys before the dogs. The shop owners, Chuck and Bobbi Everett, organize photo shoots for pet owners every year before Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter and in October for fall pictures. Most of the money that results from selling pictures to dog owners goes to Columbia Second Chance organization.
Adam Spudich plans to spent some of his rebate and put the rest in a bank account for his daughter.
Christine Thomas, left, and her boyfriend, Josh Baker, pose with their dogs for photographer Orville Clark on Sunday afternoon at the Award Pet Supply in Columbia. Baker and Thomas bring their dogs for pictures every time the shop organizes photo sessions. The three German shepherds are kept at Baker's family's farm in Millersburg. The shop owners, Chuck and Bobbi Everett, organize photo shoots for pet owners every year before Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter and in October for fall pictures. They started the photo sessions in 2000 when they opened the shop and Clark has been part of the initiative since the beginning. Clark doesn't charge money for his time, and most all of the money that results from selling the pictures to the owners go to the Columbia Second Chance organization. Pet owners can have a sheet that contains a 5x7 picture and 4 wallet size images for $10.
Kristy Brown, right, and Julie Trammell, left, help photographer Orville Clark by waving feathers and toys to get the attention of a border collie on Sunday at Award Pet Supply in Columbia. Brown is a volunteer for Columbia Second Chance organization. Trammell is a New Bloomfield resident and accompanied her friend Carol Green and her border collie, Parker, to get the dog's picture taken. Clark said that over the years he had the chance to photograph all kinds of pets, including, cats, lizards, iguanas, birds and even a pig. Clark said it is easy to work with the pig, and that the most difficult pets that he has to work with are cats because they tend to get scared. Also, Clark admitted that he doesn't like snakes and said he wouldn't want to have to photograph one.