February 23, 2008
This photo of a young woman whose lantern exploded in her face was taken by Stephen M. Katz of The Virginian-Pilot, who was selected as Newspaper Photographer of the Year by the Pictures of the Year International contest.
Nannette Ward of the Columbia Human Rights Commission, leads the discussion at the Let's Talk, Columbia! community forum.
February 22, 2008
The members of the Knights of Columbia get together to provide a Lent-approved dinner on Friday. About 1,000 people were expected to show up for fried and baked fish between 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm.
Bryan "B-Love" Fulcher is a disk jockey for radio station KOLQ/106.1 FM in Columbia.
Bryan "B-Love" Fulcher, disk jockey for radio station KOQL/106.1 FM in Columbia, talks to a listener during his 6 p.m. to midnight show on Feb. 14.
Missouri's Alyssa Hollins fights Kansas State's Danielle Zanotti for a layup at Mizzou Arena on Sunday. The Tigers lost 56-40.
Theology professor Thomas Groome works Thursday in his office where he now directs a program in church management at Boston College in Newton, Mass. A large number of U.S. churches have been victims of embezzlement over the years, and experts say one reason is that many budgets are managed by volunteers or employees without proper guidance or training. Now, some colleges are hoping to prevent such faith-shattering abuses by offering programs devoted specifically to managing church finances and personnel.
Professor Thomas Groome, left, talks with church management student Jon Jakoblich, 25, of Burnsville, Minn., on Thursday.
In this Sept. 12, 2007, file photo, the Rev. Michael Jude Fay, 56, former pastor of St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Darien, Conn., leaves U.S. District Court in New Haven, Conn. Fay pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of money obtained by fraud.
Caroline Baker, manager of Busch's Florists on Paris Road, prepares a flower arrangement for a delivery on Feb. 11.
Caroline Baker has 40 years of experience as a florist and is manager of Busch's Florist, which opened last summer.
Newly diagnosed cancer patient Bernie Brann is shown in her home in Lansing, N.Y., on Feb. 4. She has found that bad advice, or just too much of it, can compound the trauma and damage done by cancer itself. Friends and relatives are important for support, but when these untrained people act as cancer coaches, they can sway people to make poor decisions about their care.
Stephanie Joseph, an MU sophomore studying strategic communication, died Thursday of chemotherapy-induced acute leukemia. "Even when she was in pain, she carried on as if nothing was wrong," her brother said.