Looking for name on mock Berlin Wall [Photo]

Maureen Tuthill, right, and her 9 year-old son, John, look for his name on a painted section of the mock Berlin Wall that Westminster college students tore down on Monday. John and his classmates helped paint portions of the wall, and with the help of his mom and dad, he was able to break a piece off to show his friends.

Gorbachev signs autographs [Photo]

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, center, signs autographs for a boy as Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit, right, looks on while crossing the Bornholmer Bruecke, Bornholm bridge in Berlin on Monday The Bornholm bridge used to be a border crossing between East and West Berlin in 1989.

Rummaging through remains of mock Berlin Wall [Photo]

Students of Westminster College rummage in what's left of their mock Berlin Wall on Monday outside the Winston Churchill Museum in Fulton. A ceremony was held to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall, and students destroyed a mock wall built of wood and drywall.

Decorated dominoes stand at site of Berlin Wall [Photo]

Giant domino pieces installed along a stretch of the Berlin Wall's original path are seen at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Monday during celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Students look at mock Berlin Wall remains [Photo]

Westminster college students from left to right, sophomore Lee Goatley, junior Logan Ray and freshman Emma Ray look down at what's left of the mock wall in front of the eight sections of the real Berlin Wall on Monday at Westminster College in Fulton. Students claimed their own painted pieces of the mock wall during a ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Holding a piece of mock Berlin Wall [Photo]

Westminster College freshman Emma Ray holds a piece of the mock Berlin Wall after a ceremony on Monday at Westminster College. Students constructed and then tore down the mock wall in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Diplomats attend Berlin Wall commemoration [Photo]

Front row from left, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German President Horst Koehler, Berlin's Mayor Klaus Wowereit and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wave to the crowd in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Monday during the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov.9, 1989.

Unemployment Rates [Graphic]

The rate in Missouri has consistently been higher than the national unemployment rate until the beginning of this year. The unemployment rate represents the number of people unemployed as a percent of the labor force.

Coaches conference [Photo]

Hickman girls basketball coach Tonya Mirts talks with members of the Kewpies girls basketball team during the first day of tryouts on Monday.

Basketball workout [Photo]

Hickman senior Adam Baker encourages sophomore Collin Gilmore during a push-up drill Monday during the conditioning portion of the first day of basketball tryouts Monday.

Rock Bridge basketball manager [Photo]

Rock Bridge sophomore Arid Henderson watches the Bruins' basketball team scrimmage while running the scoreboard. "I was a point guard, but I tore my ACL," Henderson said. "Now I'm the manager."

Hickman's Cheyenne Finney shoots [Photo]

Hickman sophomore Cheyenne Finney lines up her shot during the first day of basketball tryouts Monday. Finney helped Oakland Jr. High finish 19-0 last season.

Columbia College women's basketball players Whitney Davis and Whitney Widaman [Photo]

Columbia College teammates Whitney Davis, left, and Whitney Widaman celebrate a successful play in the Cougars' victory Monday night over Avila in their 2009 women's basketball home opener.

Pile of rope [Photo]

Each rope the teams use for the circuit-style workout is 25-feet long and weighs one pound per foot, making each of the ropes 25 pounds.

Plank practice [Photo]

Missouri junior Spenser Lauver, left, practices planks as part of the rope training that the men's and women's swimming teams are using.

Missouri rope training [Photo]

The Missouri women's swimming team trains with 25-foot ropes and bands at the pull-up bars on the east side of Stankowski Field. The ropes are part of a new training technique the team has implemented.

Miss Africa Mizzou 2009 [Video]

On Sunday, the African Students Association of MU hosted the Miss Africa Mizzou 2009.

Pinkel argues call [Photo]

Missouri's Gary Pinkel argues a call during the first quarter of Saturday's game against Baylor.

Boone Life Bike Polo [Slideshow]

COMOPOLO, a Columbia-based bicycle polo organization, held its championships at Cosmopolitan Park this weekend. The event attracted teams from across the country, including newcomers from Lawrence, Kan.

Matt Pearce [Photo]

Matt Pearce is a graduate student in the Missouri School of Journalism from Cleveland, Mo.