MU's Jones goes for the ball [Photo]

MU’s Shakara Jones, left, tries to control the ball against Texas’ Ashleigh Fontenette on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

Art for an epidemic [Photo]

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.

Rock Bridge student Kelsey Saragnese [Photo]

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 students use art to address AIDS epidemic [Photo]

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.

Gary Forsee at Appropriations Committee hearing [Photo]

UM System President Gary Forsee speaks with Jim Moody after the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Feb. 24, 2009.

Wolfert ready for Big 12 meet [Photo]

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.

Up for grabs [Photo]

MU's Shakara Jones, 44, and RaeShara Brown, right, go for a rebound against Texas on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

Anderson returns to Columbia [Photo]

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.

Fire District funding comparisons [Graphic]

Getting ready for districts [Photo]

Rock Bridge coach Jim Scanlon talks to his players during practice Tuesday. The Bruins start the postseason against Holt on Wednesday.

Experienced player [Photo]

Kansas State's Darren Kent will likely start for the 26th time this season when the Wildcats face Missouri on Wednesday.

Curtain call practice for 'Moonlight' [Photo]

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 talks lighting on the set of 'Moonlight' [Photo]

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.

'Moonlight and Valentino' rehearsal at Warehouse Theatre [Photo]

At left, Stephanie Nieman plays Lucy during a rehearsal for "Moonlight and Valentino" at Stephens College's Warehouse Theatre on Monday. In this scene, Nieman's character stands, at an uncomfortable loss for words, as Sarah Pinzl's character, Rebecca, breaks down after the loss of her husband.

the beat 2/24 [Audio]

Fire Service Cooperative Agreement [Document]

Click here to download a PDF of the Fire Service Cooperative Agreement.

English shows his eloquence [Photo]

MU guard Kim English, right, writes poetry and gave a reading Thursday night on campus.

Anderson to cheer on Longhorns [Photo]

MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson will be rooting against the Tigers on Tuesday and for his daughter, a former Hickman Kewpies star who now plays for the Texas Longhorns.

Students learn about compost [Slideshow]

Instructors Bobby Johnson and Daniel Soetaert, and student Dalilah Donnelly-Farbin discuss composting during an interactive class session at the Stephens College Children’s School on Friday, Feb. 23.

Max Scherzer [Photo]

Max Scherzer, the Arizona Diamondbacks’ first-round draft pick in 2006 from Missouri, was so impressive that the Diamondbacks named him to their starting rotation over the winter.