December 13, 2009
Randy Fletcher continues his holiday tradition of lighting the Magic Tree. The tree can be seen at 303 Hickam Drive until Jan. 6.
Senior guard Zaire Taylor defends against a Fairleigh Dickinson player during the Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won and extended their homecourt winning streak to 24.
Senior guard Zaire Taylor, left, and freshman guard Michael Dixon, center, talk with their teammates near the end of Saturday's game against Fairleigh Dickinson at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri senior forward Marissa Scott goes for the basket during a game against Murray State University on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.
Freshman guard Michael Dixon drives the ball down the court in Saturday's game against Fairleigh Dickinson at Mizzou Arena.
Freshman guard Michael Dixon drives the ball down the court against Fairleigh Dickinson on Dec. 12 at Mizzou Arena.
Clay Flaugher dribbles the basketball down the court during halftime of the Missouri women's basketball game Sunday at Mizzou Arena. Flaugher plays for the Eldon Mighty Mustangs, a Special Olympics basketball team. The Mighty Mustangs played the Russelville Rowdy Ones.
RaeShara Brown, a junior guard for Missouri, drives to the basket for the Tigers during their game against Murray State University on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers beat the Racers 71-32.
Missouri sophomore forward Laurence Bowers and freshman guard Michael Dixon defend against Fairleigh Dickinson guard Mike Scott in Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena. Before coming to MU, Dixon was listed as one of the top 100 recruits in the nation.
Missouri junior guard RaeShara Brown, left, and sophomore forward Christine Flores stretch to gain control of the ball during a game against Murray State on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri senior guard Toy Richbow defends her opponent from Murray State University during Sunday's game at Mizzou Arena.
Senior guard Zaire Taylor prepares to push the ball past a Fairleigh Dickinson defender during Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won 87 to 36.
Curator Laurel Wilson walks through the Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection.
Rwanda’s history is full of tragedy. Two ethnic groups, the Hutus and Tutsis, live in the country, which was originally colonized by Germany. Colonizers favored the minority Tutsis, providing them with special privileges and providing them with government positions.
Through a new study abroad program, MU professor Rangira Béa Gallimore takes students to her native Rwanda to teach them about the genocide that happened there in 1994. Here she talks about her native country, the crime of genocide and the people involved.
Eight students learned firsthand about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda by studying there, meeting survivors and perpetrators of the killings.
Three University of Missouri students discuss their experiences in Rwanda, learning about the 1994 genocide, the country and its people today.
Kids crowd around MU convergence journalism senior Melissa Urscheler during her visit to Rwanda as she demonstrates how to use a camera.
Notable changes in women’s clothing from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Chair climber Andrey Moraru balances on chairs during a run-through to check lighting for Cirque Dreams: Illumination on Saturday in Jesse Auditorium. Two shows will be performed Sunday, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.