May 12, 2010
Jim Devine, an associate dean at the MU School of Law, passed away Wednesday.
T. Boone Pickens gestures as he answers a question during a news conference Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Pickens commented on the Big Ten's expansion desire by saying Oklahoma State should remain in the Big 12 Conference.
People walk to Mizzou Arena to see the MU-KU rivalry basketball game March 6.
Gary Newton puts jigs in place to hold glass on the sculpture being constructed in front City Hall on Wednesday. The sculpture was designed by Howard Meehan and should be completed by Friday or Saturday depending on the weather.
Howard Meehan watches Wednesday as workers attach jigs for the glass on the sculpture he designed. Meehan enjoys creating large art installations and said, “I wanted something that would empower citizens as they walk through because they are a part of the community, they have a vested key.”
Nancy and Phil Harter are shown in Vermont, while taking a break from biking.
These documents, obtained by the Missourian through a Missouri Sunshine Law records request, contain the participating officers' individual reports of the Feb. 11 SWAT raid on 1501 Kinloch Court in which police officers shot and killed a pit bull.
The Central Humane Society has temporarily relocated to 2105 Paris Road.
Nancy and Phil Harter biking in Vermont.
Phillip Ortiz, left, and Henry Garcia align the structure over the base as it is suspended by a crane in front of City Hall on Wednesday. The rods were set into the concrete bases earlier in the day as part of the daylong project of constructing the piece of art.
Phillip Ortiz blows the air out of holes drilled into the base that will support the new artwork in front of City Hall on Wednesday. Each hole will hold a metal rod that is secured by a setting agent and matches up with holes on the bottom of the artwork.
Howard Meehan, left, observes as Phillip Ortiz, center, and Henry Garcia install his sculpture in front of City Hall on Wednesday. Meehan designed the metal and glass structure that is part of the City Hall remodel.
Phillip Ortiz, left, and Henry Garcia align the metal structure for the artwork that will sit in front of the new Columbia City Hall on Wednesday. Ortiz used hand signals to communicate with the crane operator as part of the setup.
Kara Ward, 18, begins her first day volunteering at the Central Missouri Humane Society's temporary location on Paris Road. The temporary shelter is an old showroom, previously used by Mid-City Lumber.
The Big Ten conference generates a substantial amount of revenue from its television contracts with the Big Ten Network, ABC and ESPN. The Big 12 generates substantially less money through its contracts with ESPN and FSN, and it distributes it unevenly.
A map of Big Ten and Big 12 stadiums in relation to MU's Memorial Stadium. Click on a dot to find details about each stadium.
With rumors flying that MU has been invited to join the Big Ten NCAA conference (the athletics department discredited these claims Monday), take a look at which conference really is “bigger” and, some might say, better.
May 11, 2010
Jenna Marston's father, the coach of her high school baseball team, said she had average speed and above average arm strength compared to the boys.
Before MU freshman softball player Jenna Marston joined the Tigers, she had the highest batting average on her high school's baseball team.
Rock Bridge senior Alan Hatfield is the second student from his school to be named a Presidential Scholar. He was recognized by the Columbia School Board on Monday.