February 1, 2010
Textbooks available for rental are marked with a large pink sticker on the cover and can be found in the same area as regular textbooks.
MU senior Vincent Ayala, a hotel and restaurant management major, searches for a biochemistry book with the help of Louie Terbrock, a University Bookstore sales associate and junior in civil engineering, at the MU bookstore on Thursday. The bookstore currently has 65 textbooks available for rental. "I had heard about rental textbooks, but none of my books were available," Alaya said.
Jennifer M. Wilmot is a graduate student at MU and a columnist for the Missourian.
Dan William Peek is the president of Grandparents and Others On Watch, a child advocacy organization dedicated to the prevention of the rape and sexual molestation.
January 31, 2010
Rock Bridge Bruins junior guard Matt Kelly goes up for a basket against the Kirkwood defense Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Bruins won 69-49 against the Pioneers in the MFA Oil Break Time Shootout.
Rock Bridge Bruins senior guard Ricky Kreklow looks for a teammate to pass the ball to in a game against the Kirkwood Pioneers Sunday at Mizzou Arena. Kreklow scored his 1000th point in the game.
Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller catches the ball on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 in Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won 95-80 against the Cowboys, securing their 32nd home game victory in a row.
January 30, 2010
Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller scores on a layup Saturday in the Tigers' victory over Oklahoma State.
Columbia College senior Kristi Wilkerson stands with her grandmother Francis Bohannon, a 25-year breast cancer survivor, during the post-game Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising event.
Columbia College sophomore Amanda Phillips is fouled by William Woods sophomore Megan Aubuchon as she attempts a basket during Saturday's game. Columbia College beat William Woods 68-63.
Columbia College guard Aleksander Eric drives the ball against Woods forward Vern Watkins during Saturday's game in Columbia.
Columbia College guard Taylor Evans takes a shot against William Woods forward Adam Otto. Columbia College won 74-56 on Saturday.
Missouri senior forward Amanda Hanneman tries to take the ball through the Kansas defense Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri senior forwards Marissa Scott, right, and Jessra Johnson converge on Kansas freshman forward Carolyn Davis in Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena.
Schmidt not only beat the record set in 2005 for teeth lifting; he more than doubled it, by lifting 221.5 pounds 50 times in one minute. The previous record was 24 repetitions with 220.5 pounds.
Steve Schmidt created a new Guinness World Record. With his teeth.
The event had an estimated attendance of 1,500 people from throughout mid-Missouri, and by 10 a.m. the line for food was out the front door of the building. Attendees varied in age, from the Cosmo Club's current longest active member, Jack Sapp, to newcomers as young as Ruth Marie Schloss, a 2-month-old infant in town to meet her aunt for the first time. More often than not, if attendees weren't members of the club, they had been coming to the Pancake and Sausage Day event for years.
Tony Bartal, a member of Cosmo Club since 1973, said, "You'll see everybody — almost every walk, every profession."
On Saturday, the Cosmopolitan International Club in Columbia celebrated the 60th anniversary of its annual Pancake and Sausage Day. The club works through various social and fundraising events in Columbia to raise money and awareness for diabetes research, as well as for local institutions including Rainbow House, Columbia Art League, Central Missouri Food Bank, Youzeum and many others.
While individual room and board charges vary across the four University of Missouri System campuses based on the facilities and meal plans chosen, all campuses may see an increase in room and board rates beginning with the 2010 Summer Session.
Steve Schmidt on Saturday breaks the world record for most repetitions in one minute while lifting 100 kilograms — with his teeth.
January 29, 2010
The Columbia/Boone County 911 Operations Center received an additional 404 calls this year compared to last year.
H1N1 vaccines were offered in two forms, a nasal spray (left) and a shot (right). The Boone County Health Department has given out 25,000 free vaccinations this season and visited every school in the county at least once.