April 16, 2008
Three campus Christian organizations organized a vigil Wednesday, April 16, for victims of last year’s shootings at Virginia Tech. Listen as students and community members gather on Carnahan Quad for song, verse and prayer.
University of Missouri students protested against proposed legislation that would change affirmative action as it stands in the state today. To read about the protest click
MU’s environmental group, Sustain Mizzou, organized Bike Fest to raise awareness about bike services in Columbia. Participants could register their bikes with the Columbia Police Department, learn about safety and enter a raffle for a free bike.
April 15, 2008
New Columbia School Board president Michelle Gadbois, left, congratulates the new vice president Steve Calloway on Monday evening. Gadbois takes the place of school board member Karla DeSpain for the next term.
Rosaries are displayed among the merchandise commemorating Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Washington. The rosaries were on sale at the gift shop at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington on Monday, April 14, 2008.
Margaret Trone, of Bethesda, Md., holds a hat and other merchandise commemorating Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Washington.
Sister Susan Mary Born, left, and Stephanie Eklund, right, both of Upper Darby, Pa., pose with a cutout replica of Pope Benedict XVI, part of the merchandise commemorating the Pope's visit to Washington, on Monday, April 14, 2008.
President Bush escorts Pope Benedict XVI, left, upon his arrival today at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.
Pope Benedict XVI arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., today on his first visit to the U.S. as pope.
Lorena Gonzalez of Silver Spring, Md., cleans the seating area in the upper deck Monday, April 14, 2008. She and others were making preparations at the recently dedicated Nationals baseball park for the upcoming outdoor Mass of Pope Benedict XVI later this week in Washington.
Robert Miller and Matthew Hess won the grand prize in the for-profit category at the New Venture Idea Competition with their DropClip Mobile Coupons application that sends savings coupons right to the user's cell phone.
From left, Shanel Carter, Lanee Bridewell, and Khadiga Tejan, in the foreground, and LaChelle Livingston and Michelle Careym, in the background, march with protesters against the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative at MU's Speakers Circle on Tuesday afternoon. The march began at the Plaza moving to Brady, Speakers Circle, and ending outside Jesse Hall. Protesters chanted, listened to speakers and passed out information about MoCRI.
Madonna Corbett, far right, is marching on the MU campus with other student protesters who are against the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative.
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The new City Council sat together for the first time Monday night following a ceremony to honor Almeta Crayton and swear in members Paul Sturtz and Laura Nauser.
April 14, 2008
MU Water Polo player Tim Hoffman pulls back for a shot during the team's 15-7 victory over Kansas. The game was played as part of an eight-team tournament hosted this weekend by the club.
Missouri's goalie Andy Kiel, wearing the red cap, lunges in a failed attempt to block a shot from Kansas' Jordan Himmel.
Paul Sturtz is sworn in by City Clerk Sheela Amin at City Hall Monday, April 14, 2008. Sturtz is the newly appointed City Councilman for the First Ward.
City Clerk Sheela Amin, front, talks with newly elected Paul Sturtz after he was sworn into the City Council as the First Ward Councilman. Former First Ward representative Almeta Crayton leaves after a tearful goodbye.
Mayor Darwin Hindman