September 25, 2007
Rain drops cover a leaf along the South Stadium Boulevard access to the MKT Nature and Fitness Trail on Tuesday in Columbia.
MU alumnus and New York Times best-selling author Lee Strobel returns to Columbia this week to discuss his personal religious journey.
Hickman High School cross country runner Sam Masters relieves stress before running by playing with his Rubik's Cube.
Columbia College goalie Zach Clem blocks a shot on goal.
The sculpture features eight discs that highlight new breakthroughs by researchers at MU. Al McQuinn, a 1954 MU graduate, commissioned the artwork.
A sculpture by artist and architect Kenneth vonRoenn (above) is dedicated at MU’s Life Sciences Center on Tuesday. The artwork is titled “Joy of Discovery.”
MU students talk about their wait for the new video game outside Tiger Tech on Monday night.
September 24, 2007
Missouri's Michelle Collins, left, is second on the team with 17 points and shares the lead in goals.
Missouri's Crystal Wagner, center, steals the ball from fallen TCU player Kat Tarr.
Dave Hamilton, left, and Rex Martensen pose for a photo while on a hike in New Mexico on the Ted Turner Ladder Ranch during the Cougar Field Workshop. Organizers of the event led participants on an excursion to locate and identify mountain lion sign.
Dave Hamilton with a bobcat in 1979.
From left, Kayla Rodes, 14, Carly Lancaster, 14, and Emily Peel, 14, play volleyball on a floating platform in Hulen Lake while Jack David, 14, in front, Andy Blackburn, 14, and James Carter, 14, attempt to operate a semi-functional paddle boat on Saturday. The group of West Junior High School students spent a couple hours swimming and playing water volleyball at a private residential neighborhood beach on Hulen Lake, located west of Stadium Boulevard off West Rollins Street.
Spikes in fecal coliform and e. coli levels in lakes often occur after rainfall. It is suspected that the runoff from geese feces increases these levels. On Sunday, geese gathered at Katy Lake, off of Scott Boulevard south of Chapel Hill Road. In August, Katy Lake’s fecal coliform count was above Environmental Protection Agency’s recommndations, but September levels have dropped below acceptable EPA levels.
As children poured through the front gate, anxious to witness the spectacle of Carson and Barnes traveling circus, ring master Brad Lee, left, and high wire and trampoline tumbler Eric Fernandes pass the time at the performer’s entrance. The circus was in Columbia on Monday for one night only.