Water Aerobics Class [Photo]

Annette Simpson, bottom center, teaches a water aerobics class at the Activity and Recreation Center in Columbia Monday morning. The class offers a low-impact form of exercise that is ideal for people with joint problems, she said. "It's an all-around good workout." Simpson said her classes are larger now, due to many people making New Year's resolutions to work out more. "It starts big at the beginning of the year, but they start weeding out," she said.

Water Aerobics Weight Training [Photo]

Sharron Kelly participates in the Water Aerobics class at the Columbia Activity and Recreation Center Monday morning. The class offers a low-impact alternative to additional exercise, according to instructor Annette Simpson. It's safer on your joints, and it's excellent exercise," she said.

Water Aerobics Group [Photo]

Sharron Kelly, bottom center, participates in the Water Aerobics class at the Columbia Activity and Recreation Center on Monday morning. According to instructor Annette Simpson, the class offers strenuous exercise with minimal impact on joints, making it a safe alternative to traditional exercise.

Water Aerobics [Photo]

Marilyn Stone reacts to her swimming friends at Columbia Activity and Recreation Center on Monday morning. Stone was participating in the morning Water Aerobics class at the ARC. Instructor Annette Simpson said the class offers a safe and low-impact alternative to aerobic exercise.

Jina Yoo's MU-themed sushi tray [Video]

The sushi team at Jina Yoo's Asian Bistro was called upon by MU football staff to create a sushi tiger mosaic. It was the centerpiece for a spring recruitment dinner Saturday.

Chef checks in [Photo]

Chef Mike Odette of Sycamore Restaurant greets guests at the Whole-Hog Dinner hosted by his restaurant and the Slow Food Katy Trail on Sunday.

Whole-hog menu [Photo]

Dory Colbert pauses to review the 9-course menu for the Whole-Hog Dinner hosted by Slow Food Katy Trail at Sycamore Restaurant on January 24.

Jayhawks get pumped up [Photo]

Kansas guard Sherron Collins celebrates at the end of an Wednesday's game against Baylor. The Bears gave the Jayhawks a tough game, but Kansas extended its home winning streak to 53.

Get to know your grain (PDF) [Document]

As popularity of whole grains continues to increase, getting educated about whole grains is important. This full-page, PDF poster can help.

Get to know your grain [Photo]

Caritas Habimana helps African refugees in Columbia [Video]

Caritas Habimana is developing a center to carry on her life mission of providing assistance to African refugees resettling in the Columbia area.

African Refugees [Photo]

Caritas Habimana, left, and Juditha Mbonimpaye laugh during an English lesson in a small classroom next to a laundromat in the Columbia Housing Authority. Habimana teaches African refugees English a couple of days a week. The refugees prefer lessons with her over lessons at Douglass High School because Habimana speaks their language and is a close friend.

Refugees in Columbia [Graphic]

The number of refugees from across the globe has increased in Columbia over the past two years.

Miguel Paul attacks the basket vs. Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri's Miguel Paul puts up a shot at the basket in front of teammate Laurence Bowers on Saturday in the Tigers' victory over Nebraska at Mizzou Arena.

MU basketball's Justin Safford [Photo]

Junior forward Justin Safford takes a jump shot against Nebraska on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Safford finished the game with nine points and a career-high 11 rebounds.

MU men's basketball player Justin Safford vs. Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri's Justin Saffard goes up for a shot against Nebraska on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Safford led the Tigers with 11 rebounds against the Cornhuskers.

Vandiver car accident [Photo]

Kiffer Slate, left, and Travis Burton of Slate & Towing load Zane Hildreth's Pontiac Grand Prix onto their tow truck on Highway 63 near Vandiver Dr. in north Columbia on Friday. Gene Cunnigham, 82, drove the wrong way on Highway 63 with his Ford F-150 and collided with Hildreth.

MU men's basketball player Marcus Denmon vs. Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri's Marcus Denmon drives against Nebraska's Brandon Ubel, front left, and Ray Gallegos, back left, in Saturday's Tigers victory at Mizzou Arena.

Three Creek land sale [Graphic]

Realtor John John is negotiating with the Department of Conservation to buy and sell land around the Three Creeks Conservation Area.

MU women's basketball player Christine Flores vs. Baylor [Photo]

Missouri's Christine Flores, center, moves to the basket against Baylor on Saturday afternoon against Baylor. Flores had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers.