February 25, 2009
Constance Stanley, left, who plays Minnie Dove Charles; Alesha Harmon, who plays Sophie Washington; and CortneyJo Washington, who plays Miss Leah in the MU production of "Flyin' West," sit around the dinner table during a rehearsal of Act I.
The cast of "Flyin' West," an MU theater department production directed by Clyde Ruffin, rehearses on Feb. 18. The show opens Thursday.
Afton Thomas plays the role of Fannie Dove in "Flyin' West" during a rehearsal on Feb. 18 at MU's Rhynsburger Theatre. Fannie Dove is the mild-tempered mediator between the bickering pair of Sophie Washington and Miss Leah.
The Missourian's second installment of the Economy 101 series features Brenda Procter, an associate state extension specialist in personal financial planning, talking about the pitfalls and questions surrounding the practice of payday lending.
After a weekend of Carnival and Mardi Gras festivities, many Christians participate in a 40-day period of repentance and humility known as Lent.
February 24, 2009
Missouri's RaeShara Brown goes after a loose ball against Texas' Erika Arriaran on Tuesday.
MU’s Shakara Jones, left, tries to control the ball against Texas’ Ashleigh Fontenette on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Students, faculty, parents and community members were invited to Rock Bridge High School on Tuesday to attend a student-driven dialogue about the rising global AIDS epidemic, hosted by Matt Cone's Contemporary Issues class. The figure is a part of student Kelsey Saragnese's project.
Kelsey Saragnese, a student in the Contemporary Issues class at Rock Bridge High School, discusses the rising rate of AIDS in India as part of an informative seminar led by students on Thursday. Saragnese and the other students made works of art to serve as illustrations during their intimate dialogue with listeners.
Rock Bridge High School students in Matt Cone's Contemporary Issues class met Tuesday morning to use artwork they had made about the AIDS virus as a starting point for intimate dialogue about the epidemic to interested students, parents, teachers and other community members. The Contemporary Issues students had a rigorous test last week about AIDS that helped prepare them for this event.
UM System President Gary Forsee speaks with Jim Moody after the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Feb. 24, 2009.
The Big 12 meet will be the end of Jeff Wolfert's college diving career. He will be signing with an agent in hopes of landing an NFL contract.
MU's Shakara Jones, 44, and RaeShara Brown, right, go for a rebound against Texas on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Texas' Yvonne Anderson tries to shoot over Missouri's Toy Richbow during the second half Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. Anderson had three points and three rebounds.
Rock Bridge coach Jim Scanlon talks to his players during practice Tuesday. The Bruins start the postseason against Holt on Wednesday.
Kansas State's Darren Kent will likely start for the 26th time this season when the Wildcats face Missouri on Wednesday.
Rachel Ellersieck, the director of “Moonlight and Valentino,” gives the cast directions on how to perform the curtain call at the end of the play during a rehearsal on Monday.
Director Rachel Ellersieck, left, discusses lighting with lighting designer Juliana Jones on Monday during a rehearsal for “Moonlight and Valentino“ at Stephens College's Warehouse Theatre.