October 12, 2009
The populations of these 11 schools experienced measurable increases and decreases because of No Child Left Behind Act transfers in the 2009-10 school year. They are represented by percent change.
Juniors Brian Kirn and Sheldon Price read off of the script for "Identity Politics," a play that will be put on by the Interactive Theater Troupe. The play deals with affirmative action and racial identity in a college environment.
Doctoral student Noah Lelek, front, runs through the script of the play "Identity Politics" with fellow doctoral student Emily Rollie and former faculty member Sally Foster at the Fine Arts Annex on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The script was written by the University of Missouri's Chief Diversity Officer Roger Worthington.
From left, Meongsu "Aric" So, Taejun "Arnold" Kim and Sungja "Saint" Cho, watch Sara Sieker as she demonstrates difference between the vowel sounds in "beat" and "bit" at MU's Accent Modification Program on Thursday, Oct. 1. So, Kim and Cho all moved to Columbia from South Korea, and have been taking weekly classes to improve their pronunciation of the English language.
From left, Sungja "Saint" Cho, Meongsu "Aric" So and Taejun "Arnold" Kim study the difference between the vowel sounds in the words "bit" and "bet" under the instruction of Sara Sieker. Cho, So and Kim all moved to Columbia from South Korea and have been attending weekly sessions with Sieker to improve their pronunciation of the English language.
Taejun "Arnold" Kim carefully pronounces the word "myth" under the instruction of Sara Sieker at MU's Accent Modification Program. Kim moved to Columbia from South Korea and has been attending weekly sessions with Sieker in order to improve their pronunciation of the English language.
From left to right, Michael Ugarte, Mary Mosley, Bill Monroe and Emily Monroe wait for speakers to begin at the "Eight is (More Than) Enough: End the Wars Peace Rally" at Courthouse Square on Sunday, Oct. 11. Bill Monroe came to the rally from Fulton, where he works with Democracy for Missouri.
Axel Littlepage-Holmes, 3, presses his peace sign into the face of his father, Colan Holmes, at the "Eight is (More Than) Enough: End the Wars Peace Rally" at Courthouse Square. The rally marked the 8th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan.
A crowd begins to gather at Courthouse Square for the "Eight is (More Than) Enough: End the Wars Peace Rally" on Sunday, Oct. 11. The rally featured music and speeches from Michael McPhearson, executive director of Veterans for Peace, and Bill Ramsey, the founder of the Human Rights Action Service.
Axel Littlepage-Holmes, 3, plays with a leaf in his peace sign at the "Eight is (More Than) Enough Peace Rally." His father, Colan Holmes, brought him to the rally.
October 11, 2009
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, right, pulls in a 40-yard touchdown pass as Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Will Allen defends. The Oct. 11, 2009 game saw Maclin score his first two NFL touchdowns.
MU graduate student Nicole Scott tries to get her cat, Mia, to perk up for the camera after dressing her as a bumble bee at the Halloween photo shoot at Award Pet Supply. The photo shoot is a benefit for Columbia Second Chance with all proceeds going to the animal shelter.
Photography assistant Cathey Clark, right, gives a treat to Pierre, dressed as PePe Le Pew, while Pierre's owner Rachel Wilkinson, far left, tries to get him to pose for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 11. A Halloween photo shoot at Award Pet Supply was held to benefit Columbia Second Chance. All proceeds from the photos will go to the animal rescue organization.
The 50th annual Boone County Art Show ran Oct. 10 and 11 at the Boone County National Bank in downtown Columbia.. The show displayed over 300 works by professional and non-professional Boone County artists.
Cartoonist Jeremy Burt sketches Saturday at his home in Columbia. Burt has been drawing the "Jeremy and Tim" comic strip since he was 8 years old and now uses computers to illustrate his comics. Burt says he draws inspiration for his plot lines from everyday moments.
The "Jeremy and Tim" cartoon strip, created by Jeremy Burt, is modeled after his childhood self and one of his brother's stuffed animals.
The Bookmobile is organized every two weeks by Boone County Regional Library Outreach Services. It visited the Bear Creek neighborhood on Sept. 15, ready with literary projects for the children.
The mobile library stops on Elleta Boulevard in the Bear Creek Neighborhood on Sept. 15. Once the library opens, children gather, play and go through shelves of books.
October 10, 2009
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs through the rain on the way to a second-quarter touchdown Thursday against Nebraska.
Gators quarterback Sam Patterson looks for an open receiver in Upward League football competition.