May 24, 2008
Native Americans gathered at the Boone County Fairgrounds the weekend of May 24, to join together in traditional dancing and drumming at the First Annual For the People Pow Wow. Dona McKinney, event coordinator, and John Bechtold, dancer, explain how powwows, such as the one held at the fairgrounds, are important to Native Americans.
May 23, 2008
Brandon Stewart poses with other graduate students at the GPC Happy Hour at Bengal's on Sixth Street on May 2.
Jordan Carter laughs at a joke told by one of her classmates during their journalism class on May 1. After a brief lecture by the teacher, the class breaks up into smaller groups and works with each other on their upcoming assignments.
Smith-Cotton High School senior Cecilia Sotelo, left, and junior Ceci Perez
Brandon Stewart poses in Bengal's Bar and Grill during the GPC Happy Hour on May 2. Stewart has been criticized for acting white throughout his education.
Jordan Carter waits to hear back from a source during her journalism class at Hickman High School on May 1. While she waits, Jordan chats with her classmates about how they will be spending their afternoon.
Josh Copeland waits for his turn during a game of Uno on May 9 at the Stop Day Carnival in the MU Activity and Recreation Center.
Samuel Martin, one of the junior guidance counselors at Rock Bridge High School, monitors the halls after school on May 12.
Samuel Martin monitors the halls after school on May 12.
Spencer Selby, center, and the rest of the Sooners celebrate their victory as Missouri catcher Trevor Coleman, right, holds the ball after Selby scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Amanda Renth broke MU’s single season home run record this year with 20, more than any Alabama player. But the Crimson Tide have 74 home runs to the Tigers’ 65.
PETA protesters wrap themselves in cellophane to mimic meat packages.
Jennifer Perlow, an owner of the Perlow-Stevens art gallery, speaks about the works of Columbia artist Keith Crown.
May 22, 2008
Missouri shortstop Andrew Thigpen throws to first base after forcing out Texas baserunner Cameron Rupp at second base.
Former Missouri wrestler Ben Askren, top, is competing at the Olympic Trials on June 13-15 in Las Vegas.
Mary Ann Groves, top right, a real estate agent at RE/MAX Boone Realty, leads fellow members of the Columbia Board of Realtors on a tour of rural homes. The growth of Columbia has been a catalyst for the demand of rural properties, such as this home at 1802 Moss Creek in the Vineyards.
Members of the Columbia Board of Realtors take a tour of a rural home at 10851 E. Hwy WW.
Frank Lusk waits in his bus near a barn at 1468 Road 256 in rural Boone County after transporting members of the Columbia Board of Realtors to tour the property.