October 30, 2009
Xiaoling Song cleans out a pumpkin into which she and other students have carved the Chinese characters for "Halloween" during the Multicultural Community Hour at MU's Memorial Union on Thursday. Song says the characters literally translate to "a lot of ghosts festival."
Women’s cross country runners Aimee Bonte, Kinsey Farren, Emily Baker, Bailey Belvis and Laura Roxberg practice Wednesday in preparation for the Big 12 conference meet Saturday, which Missouri is hosting.
The men’s cross country team prepares for the Big 12 Conference meet that will be held Saturday in Columbia. This will be Missouri’s second time hosting the event.
Sophomore offensive lineman Dan Hoch (No. 77) goes through defensive drills with junior tight end Andy Loyd during football practice Tuesday at the Daniel J. Devine Pavilion.
Missouri sophomore linebacker Will Ebner sacks Texas quarterback Colt McCoy during the Tigers' homecoming game against the Longhorns last Saturday.
Hickman football coach Jason Wright talks to his players after the Kewpies' loss to Liberty on Aug. 24, 2009.
October 29, 2009
Virginia Druhe, a St. Louis resident, traveled to Honduras as part of a delegation from Witness for Peace in September. She went to protest President Manuel Zelaya's removal and ask for his reinstatement.
David Kerr was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon as the state's new economic development director. Kerr comes to the state from the Kansas Department of Commerce, where he has served as the department's secretary since 2007.
Garret Fresh helps Stephanie Nieman, a fourth year student at Stephens College, get ready for the dress rehearsal of "Ah, Wilderness" at Macklenburg Playhouse on Wednesday. Nieman plays Belle in the play and said, "I feel like I have the prettiest dress in the whole show."
Charles Evans, left, and Alex Herrera, both fourth-year students at Stephens College, get ready for dress rehearsal of "Ah, Wilderness." The play is scheduled to open Friday.
Stephanie Nieman, a fourth-year student at Stephens College, and Melissa Boatright, a second-year Stephens student, stand backstage during dress rehearsal for "Ah, Wilderness" at Macklenburg Playhouse on Wednesday.
Hend El-buri, a senior from Columbia and a member of the MU Muslim Student's Organization, works at the group's Pink Hijab day table outside Memorial Union.
Zahra Resool, a freshman from India, works on an intricate henna tattoo during National Pink Hijab Day outside of Memorial Union on Wednesday. Resool is a member of the MU Muslim Student's Organization which worked to raise awareness about breast cancer, as well as try to dismantle stereotypes surrounding Muslim women.
Police Officer Jason McClintick examines damage to a red Chevy on Wednesday. The car was totaled after it hit a Jeep stopped at the intersection of Providence Road and Worley Street.
Although there are no set rules on how to wear a hijab, here are step-by-step instructions to help get you started.
Performing Arts in Children's Education rehearses "The Diary of Anne Frank" at Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Tuesday. Abby Kempf, left, and Matt Howard are on the rehearsing stage. Kempf plays the role of Anne Frank.
Performing Arts in Children's Education rehearses "The Diary of Anne Frank" at Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Tuesday. From left, Matt Haward, Aaron Broderson, Haley Huskey, Brady Mcdowell, Abby Kempf, Jacob Huskey Hillary Pfeffer perform. Kempf, center, plays the role of Anne Frank.
Susan Hagan, left, comforts her granddaughter as she prepares to get an H1N1 vaccine at Columbia/Boone County Public Health & Human Services on Wednesday. Margaret Hagan got special directions from the registered nurse about the way to hold her daughter during the flu shot.
Madison Heckart, age 3, sits in her mother's arms while waiting in line for the H1N1 vaccine at Columbia/Boone County Public Health & Human Services on Wednesday. Tiffany Heckart and her daughter waited in line for almost three hours. "She's doing well for not having a nap," Tiffany Heckart said.
Missouri freshman golfer Stuart Ballingall, right, makes a short putt while Missouri golf alumnus Topper Glass looks on at the annual alumni-varsity match Oct. 23, 2009 at The Club at Old Hawthorne. Current players and alumni enjoyed the camaraderie of the event that took place over Homecoming weekend.