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Biking on MU's campus [Photo]

Many students at MU find that biking is a more efficient means of transportation. Bike corrals are found outside most residence halls and college buildings.

Crowds aboard a shuttle bus [Photo]

Students crowd a shuttle bus for a ride to campus. Shuttles operate on a 20-minute interal during the semester for students who park in off-campus lots.

Computer tower at Columbia Computer Center [Photo]

A computer tower waits to be worked on at the Columbia Computer Center on 1122 Lakeview Ave.

Visiting journalism students from Australia [Photo]

From left, Alexander du Plessis, John Testa, Jillian Kramer, Judith Ngai, Mamta Bhatt, Charlotte Buckley, Olivia Berry and Min-Zhui Lee, visit MU in July. The journalism students are from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

MU Student Recreation Center [Photo]

The MU Student Recreation Complex, at 300,000 square feet of space, offers plenty of exercise opportunities to students and faculty. It was ranked No. 1 campus recreation facility in America by Sports Illustrated.

Brothers of Omega Psi Phi [Photo]

The brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Epsilon Delta Chapter stroll during the MU Black Homecoming celebration on Oct. 25, 2008. Omega Psi Phi is one the the nine historically African-American fraternities and sororities on campus and have been around for 38 years at MU.

MU Student Health Center [Photo]

The Student Health Center is within walking distance of campus for students at MU.

Draft regulations for urban chickens [Graphic]

Using other Missouri cities' recently changed ordinances as a guide, some Columbia residents are pushing for a new ordinance that would allow people to keep chickens in their backyards.

Artlandish exchange [Photo]

Anne Jacobson, an art teacher at Columbia Independence School, visits with Lisa Bartlett, the owner of Artlandish Gallery on Walnut Street. The two exchanged ideas and materials for collage work. Jacobson has known Bartlett for a number of years and was a patron of Bartlett's old store, The Vintage Shop, on Ninth Street. Bartlett's gallery opened on July 24.

Artlandish items get displayed [Photo]

Items are displayed at Artlandish Gallery, a new art gallery featuring the work of local artists on Walnut Street in downtown Columbia.

Artlandish painting [Photo]

A painting done by Lisa Bartlett, owner of Artlandish Gallery, hangs for sale on a back wall of the gallery. The gallery opened July 24.

Joint motion filed [Document]

Joint motion for dismissal [Document]

Explaining support for chickens [Photo]

Mary Stillwell, left, listens as Gretchen Erb, right, explains her reasons for supporting the Urban Hen Petition on Saturday in Columbia. "My neighbors want a couple of laying hens and it doesn't bother me" Erb said.

Collecting signatures in support of chickens [Photo]

With clipboards in hand, Claire Garden stands at the entrance to the Farmer's Market on Saturday in Columbia. Garden is collecting signatures in support of the Urban Hen Petition.

Chicken ordinance draft [Document]

This is the June 2009 minutes for the Board of Health meeting, including a proposed revision to the city's ordinance regarding chicken ownership. The Board of Health must still vote on a final draft before it goes to City Council. You can find the section on the chicken ordinance in section D under "Animal Control Ordinance."

Keeping chickens [Photo]

The Faaborg family of Columbia raises Barred Rock and Araucana chickens in a coop outside their home. Araucana chickens are known as 'Easter Egg' chickens because of the pink and sometimes blue eggs they produce.

Chickens eating [Photo]

The Faaborg family owns 19 Araucana and Barred Rock chickens. Janice Faaborg chooses to own these laying chickens because she likes knowing where her eggs are being produced.

Chicken chores [Photo]

MU Professor John Faaborg and his family perform everyday duties such as feeding and watering their 19 chickens.

Dogs memorialized in College of Veterinary Medicine scholarship [Photo]

David and Gloria Lowell's golden retrievers Honee and Goldi were the reason for the Lowells' donation. MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announced today that the Lowells have committed $1 million of their estate to create two scholarships for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The scholarships were named in memory of the Lowell’s golden retrievers, who passed away in 2006.
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