March 15, 2010
Vicky Banda of the Hispanic Heritage Dance Group performs on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. The performance was part of the rally to promote the U.S. Census. The rally was held to help encourage census participation. The state could lose one of its seats in Congress this year.
From left, Yelenia Guillen, Alfonso Garcia, Jennifer Martinez and Vicky Banda perform on the steps of the Capitol building Monday. The performance was part of a rally held to promote interest and participation in the 2010 U.S. Census.
MU art professor Lampo Leong is an internationally-known artist specializing in Chinese calligraphy.
March 14, 2010
Jerry Wade discusses how the city might shore up its revenue shortfall.
Sid Sullivan discuss how the city might shore up its revenue shortfall.
Sean O'Day discusses how the city might correct its revenue shortfall.
Sean O'Day answers: What do you think are the most important issues related to transportation in Columbia?
Sean O'Day answers: How would you rate city government in terms of transparency, and what, if anything, would you do to improve it?
Sean O'Day answers: What do you think the primary goals of the city's new sustainability director should be?
Sean O'Day answers: Columbia's population now exceeds 100,000, and ward boundaries will have to be redrawn after the 2010 census. Do you believe the city should add more wards and council members?
Sean O'Day answers: Would you vote to put a renewal of the city's sales tax for parks on the November ballot?
Sean O'Day answers: What are your thoughts on comprehensive growth management planning now under way?
Sean O'Day answers: What incentives, if any, should the city offer to bring in new businesses?
Sean O'Day answers: Do you support the ballot issue calling for the city to place security cameras downtown?
Sean O'Day answers: Is crime a problem in Columbia? If so, what do you believe to be the best way to curb crime in the city?
Sean O'Day answers: Should the city be looking at new sources of revenue in tight economic times? If so, what are the best options?
Sean O'Day answers: There's been quite a bit of debate on the balance of power between the City Council and city manager. Do you think council members should have more input in executive decisions?
Left to right: Cindi (no last name given), Judy Jones, the Midwest associate director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), and Adam (no last name given), pass out leaflets after Mass at the St. Thomas More Newman Center on Sunday to show solidarity with the victims of the recent reports of sexual abuse by priests in Europe. The protest was one of many nationwide hosted by SNAP. Surnames of the protesters weren't given because of SNAP policy to protect the identities of the victims, some who were present at the vigil.
Clemson coach Oliver Purnell watches his team in a 59-57 loss to North Carolina State last Thursday in the opening round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. "I guarantee that these guys will be ready to play," Purnell said on Sunday after learning Clemson will play Missouri on Friday in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament.
Missouri men's basketball players Steve Moore, left, and John Underwood watch the NCAA Tournament selection show Sunday at the Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena. Missouri earned a No. 10 seed and will play No. 7 seed Clemson on Friday in Buffalo N.Y.