March 3, 2010
This mural, "The Pony Express Rider," is from the General Services Administration office in Kansas City.
"Indians watching stagecoach in distance" is from the General Services Administration office in Kansas City.
In this Missourian file photo, the Columbia City Council discusses a project proposal to widen Forum Boulevard at a Monday meeting. "The Pony Express Rider" hangs in the background.
Missouri election law requires candidates to file reports 40 days before, eight days before and 30 days after the election. Candidates running for mayor and City Council seats filed campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission last week.
Four of the five candidates running for a School Board seat with the Columbia Public School District filed campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission last week.
March 2, 2010
Missouri's J.T. Tiller puts up a shot against Iowa State's LaRon Dendy in Tuesday's overtime victory for the Tigers. TIller tied a season high with 17 points.
Missouri's Zaire Taylor, left, is embraced by teammate Michael Dixon after Taylor scored the winning basket in Missouri's 69-67 overtime victory Tuesday at Iowa State. It was the fourth game-winning shot of Taylor's career.
Iowa State's Justin Hamilton, left, and Missouri's Steve Moore, top, and Keith Ramsey battle for a rebound in Tuesday's game in Ames, Iowa.
Gov. Jay Nixon began meeting on Tuesday with legislative leaders to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from next year's budget. This year's budget will also see cuts after a second straight month of double-digit declines in Missouri's revenue.
In a letter submitted to Chancellor Brady Deaton five years ago, the Legion of Black Collegians demanded a diversity course requirement at MU, among other demands.
Cloe Whittaker and Tyson Jerry give a presentation about sustainability to an environmental science class at Rock Bridge High School on Tuesday. Whittaker and Jerry are driving around the United States and Canada in a van fueled by vegetable oil in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest journey by car using alternative fuel.
The two founders of Driven to Sustain, Cloe Whittaker and Tyson Jerry, stop by Rock Bridge High School on Tuesday to educate students about making sustainable living choices. The two Canadians are driving their van — powered by waste oil from restaurants — across Canada and the United States to break the Guinness World Record for longest journey by car using alternative fuel.
Missouri women's basketball head coach Cindy Stein discusses her decision to leave the program after 12 seasons during a news conference Tuesday.
Jennifer Pruett of Jacob's Vineyard holds her glass of wine up to light to check for color and sediment during a wine tasting in Eckles Hall on Monday. The wine tasting was hosted by University of Missouri's Institute of Continental Climate Viticulture and Enology and brought in wine experts from around Missouri to evaluate 25 varieties of wine.
James Fashing looks at the list of wines he had just tasted during a wine tasting hosted by the University of Missouri's Institute of Continental Climate Viticulture and Enology in Eckles Hall on Monday. The wines were tasted without the participants knowledge of which wine was which in order for them to evaluate the tastes.
March 1, 2010
Since the 2005-06 season, Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein has not seen the Tigers finish better than 10th in the Big 12 Conference.
Missouri sophomore Steve Moore, left, fights Kansas State's Luis Colon and Chris Merriewether for a rebound in the first half Saturday at Kansas State.
Bishop Lorenzo Lawson addresses MU faculty and administration and those gathered at the Town Hall Meeting called by the Legion of Black Collegians at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Monday.
MU graduate student Jimmie Jones addresses MU faculty and administration and those gathered with his comments at the Town Hall Meeting called by the Legion of Black Collegians at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Monday.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and MU Chief Diversity Officer Roger Worthington go over notes prior to the start of the Town Hall Meeting called by the Legion of Black Collegians at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Monday.