April 9, 2010
On Friday, Justice John Paul Stevens announced his intent to resign from the Supreme Court after serving more than 34 years. He will turn 90 this year.
Cristi Cook, an assistant professor at the MU College of Veterinary Medicine, volunteers to train dogs to serve as service animals.
Ryan Whithaus, right, smacks his lips as Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, reads aloud "Gingerbread Baby." No doubt the subject matter led Whithaus to start thinking about lunch.
Children enjoy their guest reader, Rep. Chris-Kelly, D-Columbia, who visited the MU Child Development Lab on Friday.
From left, Nathan Boren, Minoo Jang, and Ryan Whithaus listen as Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, reads aloud. Each child chose a book for Kelly to read to the group.
John Boucher, 22, pots Pazazz Red Flare flowers at Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises on March 19. Boucher has been preparing plants for CMSE's greenhouse opening scheduled for mid-April.
Christy Craig, 45, pots mandevilla at Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises on March 19.
John Boucher pots Pazazz Red Flare flowers at Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises on March 19. Boucher has been preparing plants for CMSE's greenhouse opening scheduled for mid April.
Pazazz Red Flare flowers are displayed at Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises. CMSE plans to open greenhouse in mid-April.
April 8, 2010
At Wednesday’s practice, Missouri softball player Rhea Taylor, right, imitates the batting stances of her teammates to the hysterical delight of Shana White, Micaela Minner and Marla Schweisberger.
Rock Brdige's Jimmy Hunter charges the net during his match against Hickman's Ben Levin on Thursday at Bethel Park. Hunter won the match 6-2, 6-3.
Rock Bridge's Jimmy Hunter returns the ball during the match against Hickman's Ben Levin on Thursday at Bethel Park. Hunter won the match 6-2, 6-3.
Hickman senior Ben Levin listens to his coach Andy Materer during his match on Thursday at Bethel Park. Rock Bridge's Jimmy Hunter beat Levin 6-2, 6-3.
Josh Hancock skates at the Cosmopolitan Park skate park on Thursday. Hancock, 23, says he has been skating for 17 or 18 years.
Tom Watson watches his hit on the 12th fairway during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday in Augusta, Ga. Heading into the second round, the Kansas City native sits in a five-way tie for second at 5-under par.
Missouri women's basketball head coach Robin Pingeton hold her son Black after a press conference on Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Pingeton has spent the past seven years as the head coach at Illinois State University where she finished with a record of 144-81 including two trips to the NCAA Tournament.
Coal Free Mizzou co-chair and MU senior Mallory Schillinger blows up a beach ball that has been painted as part of the group's protest that began in Speakers Circle at MU and went to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill's office in downtown Columbia to deliver a letter protesting MU's use of coal. "We're wearing floaties, goggles and other beach attire to show how coal use causes global warming which leads to rising sea levels," said MU senior and protestor Katie Reinarman.
From left, MU students Ashley Frayne, Erin Richeson, Thomas Leonard, Brian Roach, Mallory Schillinger, Katie Reinarman and Lauren Hystead stop on the way of protesting MU's use of coal. The protesters were part of "Coal Free Mizzou" that is working to eliminate MU's coal usage.