October 26, 2009
Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery are creating a mandala sand painting through Wednesday in MU’s Ellis Library. The mandala is meant to rededicate the earth and represent a deity. The design, a combination of geometric shapes and symbols, takes about three hours to create using a ruler, compass and white pencil.
Instructor Chris Pruitt gives ballroom dancing lessons Oct. 15 to Lorraine Cannistra, a resident of Lawrence, Kan. Cannistra is a member of Groovability, a Kansas City wheelchair ballroom dance troupe that will host a Dance-a-Thon to raise money this weekend.
Participants of the Arthritis Walk round the track at Stankowski Field on Friday, September 11, 2009. Rebecca Staggemeier and Jackie Piel brought the Arthritis Walk to Columbia.
Susan Hughes suffers from rheumatoid arthritis and walks five to six days a week to help with the pain.
Pins lie at the registration table of the event which raised about $5,000 for the Arthritis Foundation.
Knitters of Ravelry Happy Hour meet at True Blue Fiber Friends on Oct. 16, 2009. Michelle Fobbs continues to work to try and finish her project even while other knitters take a break.
Barbara Gruner, left, Mandy Huelsmeyer and Bex Oliger chat on their way out after the group's Happy Hour.
Alex Inneco leads the choir and signals a sound technician during a dress rehearsal at the Missouri United Methodist Church on December 2, 2007. On October 31, he will be directing the 9th Street Philharmonic Orchestra's "Un-Halloween Concert," which will feature Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Mendelsshon’s Symphony No. 5 and Brahms Hungarian Dances No. 5 and 6.
Carisa Schuster and Bill Chisenhall chat while knitting. Chisenhall learned how to crochet a year ago in order to make his girlfriend a bikini.
Tibetan monks will spend two days creating a mandala sand painting at MU's Ellis Library. The finished design will be approximately five feet by five feet. The mandala is meant to rededicate the earth and represent a deity.
October 25, 2009
Denny Hamlin does a burn out as Carl Edwards heads to the pits Sunday after the Tums 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va.
Senior midfielder Bree Thorton drives the ball down the field during Missouri's game against the Nebraska on Sunday.
Kendra Collins, a sophomore forward for the Tigers, dribbles the ball past her opponent Sunday. The Missouri Tigers defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers 5-0 to win the Big 12 championship.
Missouri women's soccer players, from left, Kendra Collins, Alysha Bonnick and Bree Thorton celebrate after winning the Big 12 regular season championship on Sunday.
Senior defender Crystal Wagner dribbles the ball away from a Nebraska opponent.
The Missouri women's soccer team hoists the Big 12 championship trophy Sunday.
Texas wide receiver Jordan Shipley steps into the end zone after catching an 8-yard pass for a touchdown during the first quarter Saturday.
Costumes from theatrical productions of several eras were sold in a rummage sale called "Blast from the Past" on Saturday. The sale was held at the Warehouse Theatre on the campus of Stephens College. The event was directed by theater department students to raise money for the theater and the Playhouse Costume Shop.
Tavareon Patrick, 6, picks up trash along the fence surrounding the baseball field at Douglass Park. Patrick is enrolled at Fun City Youth Academy, which organized the community service project.