September 24, 2010
Missouri's Alyssa Diggs, battling Caitlin Noble of Kansas, tries to keep the ball in bounds near the Jayhawk goal. Missouri led Kansas 14-2 in shots on goal and won 4-1 in the conference opener at Walton Stadium.
Krista Kruse,center, celebrates the go-ahead goal with teammate Kelsey Mulcahy in the 63rd minute.
New members of the Columbia College Alumni Association stand next to a commemorative stone after completing the ivy chain ceremony on Friday. The ceremony originated at the Columbia campus in 1900, and there is a movement to implement the tradition on all 34 campuses across the country, said Susan Davis, senior director of alumni relations.
Lollie Zander Reed, a 1968 graduate of Columbia College, stands during the ivy chain ceremony on Friday. When Reed was a student, Columbia College was a two-year school for women called Christian College. The name changed in 1970.
Lynne Stuver Baker (left) laughs with Susan Davis (right) during the ivy chain ceremony on Friday in front of Columbia College. Graduates of the college participate in the ceremony each May; a special processional was held Friday to initiate the new alumni association members.
Rock Bridge High School cheerleader Courtney McKnight waves to the crowd as the homecoming parade moves down Broadway on Friday.
The Hickman High School marching band marches down Broadway as part of the combined Hickman and Rock Bridge homecoming parade on Friday.
Dean Van Winkle from Barnsdall, Okla., sews together a journal cover at the Missouri Samboree on Friday. Van Winkle has been making leather goods for at least 4 years, and sells them at craft shows and other Samborees around the country. Besides journal covers, Van Winkle also makes photo album covers, purses, jewelry and leather pouches of various sizes.
RVs line up at the Boone County Fairgrounds for the Missouri State Samboree on Friday. Travelers from all over the country came to enjoy crafts, concerts and other activities throughout the weekend.
Columbia College Alumni Association's strategic plan 2010-2015
Junior Matt Kelly, who scored three varsity goals as a freshman but slumped as a sophomore, is now Rock Bridge's leading scorer with 12 goals in 12 games.
With a new initiative, Columbia College plans to build a state-of-the-art science building on Range Line Street at an estimated cost of $13 million.
Police investigate an accident between a car and a bicycle at the intersection of College and University avenues on Friday. Both people involved in the accident were MU students. The bicyclist was taken to University Hospital, and as of 2:30 p.m. her condition was unknown.
The parking structure at Fifth and Walnut streets will be the tallest garage in Columbia, just two feet shorter than The Tiger Hotel.
Construction is still under way on a parking garage near Walnut and Fifth streets. The 10-level garage is to be completed in December 2010, and it will hold 703 parking spaces.
The San José Mine in Copiapó, Chile, collapsed August 5, trapping 33 miners underground. The miners won't be able to leave for months, according to the technicians in charge of the rescue.
At 10 stories and 115 feet, the new parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets is not the tallest in Missouri, but it’s up there. St. Louis is the only Missouri city where garages taller than Columbia’s can be found, with five garages above 10 stories. The tallest is 14 stories.
Carlos Martínez, an MU freshman, poses for a portait in his dorm room in South Hall on Thursday. Although Martínez hasn't been back to Chile since he left for school, the saga of the 33 trapped miners still affects him.
Architectural renderings show views of what the garage Fifth and Walnut streets will look like when it is completed.
MU freshman Carlos Martínez poses next to his Chilean flag in his dorm room in South Hall on Thursday. Martínez said he has strong feelings about the way the miners and the way his country have been represented in the Chilean and American media.