September 22, 2010
Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker speaks at Westminster College’s John Findley Green Foundation Lecture on Wednesday. In his hour-long address, titled “The Case for Pragmatic Idealism," Baker discussed ways to successfully implement foreign policy.
Melissa McMillin and Jeremy Gebhardt of Columbia are the winning couple for the “Today” show wedding contest. Each week, viewers vote on different aspects of the wedding, including rings, reception location and wedding dress. Click the timeline below to see what has already been chosen and what’s in store for the couple before their big day.
Since 1991, a close-knit group of retirees have built about 75 percent of the Habitat for Humanity homes in Columbia. They don't plan on stopping anytime soon.
Jacob Ahlfield makes a phone call while his car is loaded onto a tow truck after wrecking it at the intersection of 10th Street and Elm Street on Wednesday. Ahlfield was delivering sandwiches for Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches, but one of his co-workers picked up the sandwiches to finish the delivery.
In this Wednesday photo, Louisa Solano of Cambridge, Mass., hugs a dog while she and her dog Macedo, left, visit a dog park in Cambridge. Boston artist Matthew Mazzotta devised the "Park Spark," which powers a connected gas light with the methane gas given off by droppings collected at the park.
Students duck under umbrellas to keep themselves dry as they walk to and from class at MU on Sept. 22. The rain is expected to continue until the evening, and then pick up again tomorrow evening.
September 21, 2010
The Boston Celtics' 1980-81 NBA Championship team photo. Wayne Kreklow (No. 20) is second on the left in the back row.
Miami of Ohio defensive back Dayonne Nunley dives on a fumble by Florida's Mike Gillislee in the Redhawks' loss on Sept. 4 in Gainesville, Fla. Last week, the Redhawks forced four turnovers in its win over Colorado State, while its offense gave up none. Missouri, however, threw two interceptions and lost a fumble Saturday.
Participants in the Take Back the Night march finish the demonstration in front of Memorial Union on Tuesday. The march was hosted by Stronger Together Against Relationship and Sexual Violence (STARS) and Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP).
Lysaundra Campbell, a junior at MU, writes "Take Back the Night" on a poster to be used during the march on Tuesday. Campbell became active with Take Back the Night and the associated organizations after learning that a classmate had been affected by domestic violence.
Paul Reeves, left, and Morgan Insley march down Rollins Street as part of Take Back the Night on Tuesday. The march was hosted by Stronger Together Against Relationship and Sexual Violence (STARS) and Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP).
Participants in the Take Back the Night March walk down Conley Avenue past Jesse Hall on Tuesday.
Students share their favorite and least favorite ideas for the new mascot and colors for the new high school being built in northeast Columbia. These 6th grade students at Smithton and Lange Middle Schools may be part of the schools' first freshman class when it opens August 2013.
The American and Missouri flags reflect in the front window of Grant Elementary School on Monday, September 20. The school is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year.
Matt Will and his two children, Oliver, 5, and Stella, 7, (front) leave Grant Elementary School riding tandem bikes on Monday. After 100 years of existence, transportation to and from the school continues to evolve.
Grant Elementary School third graders Jack Welshons, Isaiah Wilson and Nathan Schneider run out to the playground at the beginning of recess on Monday. The school is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year.
First grade students at Grant Elementary School line up after recess on Monday. The school is celebrating 100 years of being the "All-stars".
A hallway on the main floor of Grant Elementary School is lined with artwork by students. The school, celebrating its centennial anniversary this year, changed the height of the ceilings when new lighting was installed but the rest of the infrastructure has gone untouched.