May 9, 2008
While waiting for the Big 12 Conference Awards ceremony to begin, members of the Missouri softball team lounge in the grass Friday at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
Missouri freshman Rhea Taylor accepts her award for being named to the all-conference first team. Taylor was also named Big 12 Freshman of the Year at the Big 12 Conference awards ceremony on Friday in Oklahoma City.
Maplewood Barn, Columbia's only local outdoor theater, opened its 35th anniversary season with Shakespeare's "King Lear."
Hear poet Mike Barrett read from his recent work, "Phideas, Heidegger, Adorno," which he performed in April in Orange, Calif., in the living room of his home in Columbia's First Ward.
Listen to Branson Interactive Zoo and Aquarium’s Husbandry Director, Breck Wakefield, talk about what makes this travel destination unique.
May 8, 2008
China's Deputy General-Director of Narcotics Control Liu Yuejin is joined by John Walters, director of National DrugControl policy, right, U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey, center, and Mexico's Public Security Secretary Eduardo Medina Mora, as he signs a joint statement from the three countries pledging to cooperate in the continued fight against the manufacture and trafficking of methamphetamine, on Wednesday in St. Louis.
Garrett McCaffrey posted a video on Floswimming.org that filmed a portion of a race during the Missouri Grand Prix in February. The video led to a suspension of his press credentials.
Swimmers warm up in the diving pool next to the competitive pool at the MU Student Recreational complex during the Missouri Grand Prix on Feb. 16.
Charles Thompson works on his garbage collecting route in northern Columbia on May 2. A city employee for more than four years, Thompson is one of the leaders of a movement to get changes made to the work conditions for the city's solid waste division.
Charles Thompson takes a break from his garbage collecting route in northern Columbia on May 2. A city employee for more than four years, Thompson is one of the leaders of a movement to get changes made to the work conditions for the city's solid waste division.
Eric Lancaster, Jr., 2, dries off after playing at the Stephens Lake Park sprayground on Monday. The sprayground is a new addition to the park and opened to the public on May 1.
Actor Barret Brooks walks off stage after rehearsing a scenefrom Shakespeare's "King Lear" on Tuesday evening at the Maplewood Barn Theater in Columbia. The community theater opens its production of "King Lear" this Friday and will run the show every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through May 25.
Mikayla Logan, left, practices running 100m sprints at a track practice at Hickman High School. Last year, she finished fourth in the 200m race at the Hershey's Track and Field Meet North American finals.
Bruin Cole Cameron finished his season and likely his tennis career with an 8-1 victory over Fulton's Dylan Enderle.
Missouri freshman Rhea Taylor set a Big 12 record for steals with 52 in her freshman year. She also led the Big 12 in runs, hits and batting average.
MU faculty listen to fellow faculty members as they share their opinions about MU's financial cuts on Thursday.
Stephen Montgomery-Smith was of the five petition drafters who called for and attended the faculty meeting on Thursday.
Michael Porter, a faculty member from the department of communication, participated in the faculty meeting to show his support, on Thursday.
May 7, 2008
Ken McRae, co-owner of alleyCat Yoga on Cherry Street, demonstrates a typical position for Yoga Nidra before leading a session. Practitioners of Yoga Nidra usually use pillows, blankets and eye covers to reduce external stimuli and help induce complete relaxation.