April 29, 2010
Ferdous Al-Faruque is a former reporter and editor for the Missourian.
MU senior Stefanie Kienstra will head to New York this week to meet the man whose life she saved. David Jolley, who was diagnosed with leukemia, received a bone marrow transplant from Kienstra two years ago.
April 28, 2010
Valerie Teter is now a student assistant for the Columbia College softball team.
Rock Bridge pitcher Ryan Phillips has a 6-0 record, 0.66 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched. He is only 5-9, but he throws a fastball in the high 80s to accompany that breaking ball. He is the team’s ace, Bruins coach Justin Towe said.
Macon Mayor Dale Bagley greets Gov. Jay Nixon prior to President Barack Obama's speech at the POET Biorefining facility in Macon on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama greets members of the audience after finishing his speech at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday.
After being given a tour of POET Biorefining on Wednesday, President Barack Obama spoke to a small crowd of employees and guests.
President Barack Obama speaks to employees and guests at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday. Obama spoke about the importance of biofuels after being given a tour of the facility.
President Barack Obama speaks to a small crowd of employees and guests at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday.
The MU Research Reactor Center currently uses highly-enriched uranium as fuel. The Obama administration recently ordered all U.S. research reactors to reduce their uranium grading to low-enriched.
Marcia and John Behr show their support for the Tea Party movement at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plant in Macon on Tuesday.
Pastor Greg Berglund from the Church of the Open Door in Macon speaks at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plan Tuesday. Berglund was one of six speakers to address the crowd.
Hundreds gathered at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plant in Macon on Tuesday.
Missouri Americans for Prosperity director Carl Bearden speaks at a rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plan in Macon on Tuesday. The group called the rally to protest Wednesday's visit to the area by President Barack Obama.
At an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plant in Macon on Tuesday, Republican State Senator John Loudon holds up a sign that a rally attendant brought.
April 27, 2010
Lana Mims, a sprinter and long jumper for the Missouri track and field team, is the daughter of three-time Olympian runner Madeline Manning Mims, who now serves as an Olympic chaplain.
As the only park ranger in Columbia, Rosanna Arens is solely responsible for patrolling the city's parks. Although she finds pleasure in her work, she said she thinks the city could benefit from adding more park rangers.
Park ranger Rosanna Arens answers her cell phone at the Garth Nature Area after informing a park-user about the parks department's leashed dogs policy. She often visits the area to ensure visitors keep their unleashed dogs inside the dog park, which is a leash-free zone.
Park ranger Rosanna Arens closes a roadway gate that was left open at the Thomas E. "Country" Atkins Jr. Memorial Park. In addition to law enforcement, Arens said she also maintains the parks' appearances and helps with maintenance.