April 22, 2009
In a simulation of a Guatemalan village, Jill Sander - pastor of Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church - moves goats to the zero-grazing pen to be fed. Sander and her church group traveled to Arkansas to experience global poverty from March 25 to March 27. During the trip, members of the group were assigned to different simulations to experience life as a citizen of poverty stricken regions.
Tom Yancey gives a tour of the art studio that is home to some of his restored and original pieces of art.
Tom Yancey sits in his art studio, located on the second floor of Fayette's oldest building, on April 15.
Maxine the mermaid hangs over Tom Yancey's studio.
A before-and-after shot of a portrait Tom Yancey restored.
Tom Yancey leaves his studio in Fayette.
April 21, 2009
The Missouri House approved a bill that would allow students with permits to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. In addition, the bill would also lower the eligibility age for obtaining a concealed carry permit from 23 to 21. The Missourian spoke to presidents from Missouri universities and sought their opinion on the new bill, which has yet to be approved by the state Senate.
The Missouri House has approved a bill that would allow students with permits to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. In addition, the bill would lower the eligibility age for obtaining a concealed carry permit from 23 to 21. In an informal survey, the Missourian spoke to students and employees to get their opinions on the bill, which has yet to be approved by the state Senate.
Dianne Lynch has been named to replace Wendy Libby, Stephens president since 2003. Libby plans to leave Stephens on June 1.
Benton Bees players Tate Nickleberry (4) and Deric Hern (13) go for a rebound during their weekly Saturday league game. Their coach, Aaron Tatum, says he uses the basketball program to teach life lessons to his players.
A Derby Ridge player gets ready to shoot a free throw against Benton in a Home School Communicator basketball game. The teams began practicing in November and plays every Saturday through mid-May.
Douglas Johnson is the author of "The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars." In 2005, he served on the Abyei Boundaries Commission, a group of experts that was given the task of determining the exact borders of the Abyei territory in south-central Sudan.
Doris Tobin, right, service manager at University Club, smiles and thanks professor Bill Moyes, left, for his patronage as Matt Castulik watches in the University Catering lunch tent on Carnahan Quad on April 1. Professors and students alike frequent the tent because of its convenient location near the business and law schools as well as Strickland Hall.
Lucas Naeger, left, and Matt Castulik arrange ice around chilled bottles of water and cans of soda before the lunch rush at the new University Catering lunch cafe on Carnahan Quad on April 1. The outdoor tent is staffed by employees of University Catering, which is located in Reynolds Alumni Center.
Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim, professor of history at MU and his wife, Mahasin Awadelkarim, sit at the dining room table of their duplex in central Columbia.