Freshman listen to parents about college accessories [Photo]

Jared Lyons holds his "puke bucket" while preparing to move into his dorm room. "It wasn't my idea," said the MU freshman from Peoria, Ill. Lyons' mom suggested the bucket because it is sometimes hard to get to the bathroom in time. "It's a mother thing, I guess," Robin Lyons said.

Freshman keeps longboard in dorm [Photo]

Ray Rutz, a freshman from Chicago, shows off his longboard on Tuesday. Of the select items freshmen choose to fit in their limited dorm space, Rutz decided his board made the cut.

Freshman shows fish [Photo]

Kylie Turner, a freshman accounting major from Jefferson City, kisses her papier-mâché fish at Laws Hall. She was one of the first to move into the residence hall on Tuesday. Her fish does more than add personality to her dorm room, she said. "It matches all my stuff."

Freshman displays gift from friend [Photo]

MU freshman Allison Roebuck of Merriam, Kan., displays an owl statue she got from her friend as a gift. "She wanted to creep me out at night," she said, while moving into Jones Hall.

Student shows off poster [Photo]

A framed photo of "Kissing on VJ Day" will make Victoria Goodwin, a freshman from O'Fallon, Ill., feel more comfortable on campus. "Bringing it to my dorm will make it feel like my room again," she said as she held it up outside her dorm.

Missouri River 340 boat built by student apprentices, instructors [Video]

This multimedia piece documents the construction of the boat and paddles, as well as the first training runs in preparation for the race. Team Beauties and Barnacles will race from Kansas City to St. Charles in the orange boat.

Families help students get situated in dorms [Photo]

Matt McCabe talks with his grandmother, Mary Ernst, about coordinating how his college gear should be moved into his new residence hall room on Tuesday at Hudson Hall.

Students carry belongings into dorms [Photo]

Alicia Bradley and Gwendolyn Whiteside carry belongings of Bradley’s sister, Janae Bradley, into her new residence hall room on Tuesday in Discovery Hall. Alicia Bradley, a fifth-year accounting student at MU, helped Janae with the move-in process since she had already been through it.

Riley after arrest [Photo]

David Riley five hours after his arrest on Sept. 28, 2009.

Tired travelers [Photo]

Robert and Sheila Bailey arrive in Brielle, Netherlands after 16 days riding across Germany.

In Germany [Photo]

Robert and Sheila Bailey at a German Bed & Breakfast.

U.S. trip [Photo]

Sheila and Robert Bailey show off their shirts recognizing their trip across the U.S.

A bicycle built for two [Photo]

Sheila and Robert Bailey have 13 years of stories to tell about how long-distance cycling has changed their relationship.

Fair queen [Photo]

Boone County Fair queen Amy Wilsdorf poses for a portrait in her Columbia apartment. Wilsdorf won runner-up in the Missouri State Fair pageant in Sedalia.

Columbia Police Department statement [Document]

The Columbia Police Department issued this statement — in addition to a number of audio and video files, plus transcripts — on Monday afternoon. The department disputes claims made by private investigator Rick Gurley about the arrest of David Riley on Sept. 28, 2009.

Audio transcript of David Riley's arrest [Document]

WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE. This audio transcript, provided by the Columbia Police Department, captures the arrest of David Riley on Sept. 28., 2009. Riley's supporters dispute the claim that Riley said "Give me your (expletive) wallet," as indicated in the transcript.

David Riley booking room transcript [Document]

WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE. This transcript of a booking room video shows David Riley talking about his Sept. 28, 2009, arrest.

MU football player L’Damian Washington at practice [Photo]

Missouri redshirt freshman L'Damian Washington claimed the top X-receiver spot on Monday's updated depth chart.

TaserProtest [Photo]

Bill Easley and Lily Tinker-Fortel hold up signs encouraging a taser-free Columbia during a protest at City Hall on Monday. The demonstration occurred ahead of a scheduled city council vote to ban tasers from the city that evening.

Kilpatrick Obit [Photo]

In this April 1, 1965 black-and-white file photo, then-Richmond News Leader editor James J. Kilpatrick, testified on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kilpatrick's wife said the widely syndicated political columnist has died at age 89.