January 23, 2010
As popularity of whole grains continues to increase, getting educated about whole grains is important. A whole grain is most commonly found milled up into flour and used to make breads, cereals, pasta, crackers and other grain-based foods. Its health benefits include, but are not limited to: reduced constipation, fewer hemorroids, lower risk of diverticular disease, lower cholesterol levels, decreased risk of cardiovasular disease, reduced risk of cancer and reduced risk of Type II diabetes.
January 22, 2010
Senior Danielle Guider performs her floor routine during the Pink Out meet against Iowa State. Guider set new season highs in all three events she competed in.
MU gymnasts Allie Heizelman and Sandra Ostad sign T-shirts for Erica Mingus, Katie Bagley, Sarah Bagley and Mia Hale. The four girls were part of a group from Fairview Elementary School that attended the Pink Out meet.
MU gymnast Sarah Shire wraps up her floor performance during the Pink Out meet against Iowa State on Friday night at the Hearnes Center. Shire recorded a 9.950 on floor and slid into third place on the Missouri all-time list.
Douglass senior Darrius Edwards dribbles up the court on a fast break followed by senior Tanner Cassil.
Douglass senior Tanner Cassil loses control of the ball while sophomore Justin Myers watches and Russellville junior Rusty Calvin attempts to block.
Frederick Douglass junior Lorenzo Estes takes a jump shot against Russellville on Friday at Smithton Middle School. The Frederick Douglass Bulldogs beat the Indians 60-59 in a close contest.
Valerie Kaussen, an MU French professor, and Archie Blumhorst discuss the economic status of Haiti after Kaussen spoke to an overflowing room about Haiti's poor conditions during a talk at the Peace Nook on Friday.
Valerie Kaussen, an MU French professor, spoke to an audience at the Peace Nook on Friday night about the plight in Haiti. After Kaussen finished, $825 was raised for Haiti by passing a hat.
A mix of art mediums was on display Friday at the Showcase Showdown, a gallery exhibit featuring the work of current graduate students in MU's Art Department.
Steve Woods tries to explain one of the exhibits to his 4 year-old daughter, Jane, at the MU art department's graduate student showcase on Friday.
Jake Johnson looks at the exhibit "It's a Pig Eat Pig World" at a showcase sponsored by the MU art department Friday. Johnson is a graduate student in the department and had work on display at the gallery.
Ian Shelly helps Nancy Brown put the finishing touches on her display, "It's a Pig Eat Pig World," in the few minutes before the annual graduate student showcase for the MU art department opened on Friday.
Writers Warren Dalton (right) and David James (center) discuss their book, "Historic Downtown Columbia," with Marge Berchek, a volunteer for the Missouri Theatre History Committee, and patron George Wilson. Warren is a columnist for the Columbia Daily Tribune, and James is a retired professor who taught courses in hotel management at MU. Their book features photos of buildings in Columbia alongside commentary detailing their history. The books sell for$30 each with half of the proceeds going directly to the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts.
From left, Kiffer Slate and Travis Burton of Slate Towing & Performance load Zane Hildreth's Grand Prix onto their tow truck. Hildreth collided with a Ford driven by Gene Cunningham, 82, after Cunningham drove the wrong way onto Hwy 63.
Columbia College's Aleksander Eric looks for a hole in the Missouri Baptist defense.
Columbia College men's basketball coach Bob Buchard argues with an official about an uncalled foul late in the second half of Thursday's game again Missouri Baptist University. The Cougars fell 78-71 to the Spartans.
Baylor's 6-foot-8 freshman Brittney Griner guards Oklahoma's Danielle Robinson during a women's basketball game Wednesday in Waco, Texas. Baylor comes to Missouri on Saturday to face the Tigers.
January 21, 2010
Jim Johnson was part of the 1962 Missouri football team that went 8-1-2 for coach Dan Devine.