February 8, 2010
Engineer Rachel Smith helps Han Jeon remove the firefighter's uniform she tried on Monday at the Columbia Fire Department. Jeon is a student in the English and Professional Immersion, or EPI, program run by the Asian Affairs Center at the University of Missouri.
On Monday, Columbia Second Chance began moving from its location on Ash Street to its new headquarters, which sits on 38 acres off Highway 179 in Cooper County, about 13 miles west of Columbia.
This semester, at least 25 MU professors require their students to read books which bore those professor’s own names on the cover, either as authors or editors. These professors are not known to earn anything from the books or violate the university’s conflict of interest policy, which requires them to donate the royalties derived from such assignments to the university or to a charity. At the MU Bookstore, a used book costs 75 percent as much as a new one.
Rene Cruz prepares chicken wings for frying by tossing them in flour at CJ's in Tiger Country on Saturday. He said that game days are especially busy. "If it's Mizzou related, then this place is packed," Cruz said.
Quentin Stevenson mixes chicken wings and sauce at CJ's in Tiger Country on Saturday. "We're more like a family. It makes me love Columbia a lot more," Stevenson said.
Rene Cruz prepares to add more chicken wings to the trays already frying in the kitchen at CJ's in Tiger Country on Saturday. "The atmosphere in the kitchen is awesome," Cruz said. "Jack FM is probably my second favorite part of working here."
Ferguson’s lawyer, Kathleen Zellner, filed a Motion to Remand based upon newly discovered evidence, asking the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District to send the post-conviction case back to the trial court for reconsideration based on the new evidence. The court could also deny the motion and make its decision based on the evidence already presented.
Ferguson’s lawyer, Kathleen Zellner, filed a Motion for Extension of Time at the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District to request more time to file an appeal.
Chuck Erickson in court in 2004 when he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Kent Heitholt . Erickson's testimony helped send his former high-school classmate Ryan Ferguson to prison with a sentence of 40 years for murder. Erickson has recently recanted his original story and now says he acted alone. Pool photo by Don Shrubshell.
February 7, 2010
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees holds his son Baylen after the Super Bowl on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts in Miami.
University of Missouri women's basketball forward Shakara Jones, center, fights for possession of the ball against Iowa State players Alison Lacey, left, and Anna Prins, right. The tigers lost the match at Mizzou Arena 39-65 on Sunday.
University of Missouri forward Amanda Hanneman, left, attempts to pass the defense of Iowa State players Kelsey Bolte, center, and Alison Lace, right during their game on Sunday The tigers lost the game in Mizzou Arena 65-39.
MU junior guard RaeShara Brown attempts to move past Iowa State senior guard Denae Stuckey on Sunday in Mizzou Arena. Iowa state won the game 65-39.
Terry Adamson, a visitor to Columbia from Illinois, peruses an exhibit of Paul Jackson's watercolor paintings at the Boone County Historical Museum on Sunday. Adamson enjoys going to museums and was pleased to see a local artist's work.
Iowa State senior guard Alison Lacey blocks MU junior forward Shakara Jones on Sunday in Mizzou Arena. Iowa State won the game 65-39.
Paul Jackson, Eagle Scout and accomplished watercolor painter, debuted an art show on Sunday as part of the 100 Years of Scouting celebration at the Boone County Historical Museum. Jackson became an Eagle Scout at age 13 and has since continued to be involved with the Scouts.
Missouri red shirt freshman Brent Haynes pins Oklahoma University senior Eric Lapotsky in the 197 lbs weight class during MU's Beauty and the Beast dual meet Saturday at the Hearnes Center.
Quintin Imler fights gender stereotypes in child care as the only male employee of Child's World Play School. Only 4.4% of child care workers are male, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Missouri senior Max Askren works for control over Oklahoma State junior Clayton Foster at the team's final home match. Missouri lost the match 24-9.
MU senior Nicholas Marable wrestles OU freshman Tyler Caldwell in the 165 lbs. weight class while MU freshman gymnast Tori Howard performs her floor routine during the Beauty and the Beast dual meet on Saturday in the Hearnes Center.