February 26, 2009
Missouri's Kim English (24) looks to pass the ball to Leo Lyons (5) during the Tigers' game Wednesday night against Kansas State. Missouri won, 94-74.
February 25, 2009
Leo Lyons drives to the basket against Kansas State on Feb. 25. The Tigers beat the Wildcats 94-74 at Mizzou Arena.
Arianna Parsons, left, Paul Sturtz and Mitch Sawicki set up a path for patrons to follow to the ticket window for the True/False Film Festival in the Cherry Street Artisan Annex on Wednesday.
One of the houses located in the original black community in Columbia north of Broadway and east of Providence, then known as Third Street. The picture is part of the Black Community Photographs collections and was taken between 1958 and 1965. The houses were torn down and replaced with businesses as part of an urban renewal project in Columbia in the 1960s.
Patrons of the True/False Film Festival line up to buy and pick up tickets in the Cherry Street Artisan Annex on Wednesday. The film festival begins on Thursday.
Promotional materials for the True/False Film Festival pile up on a table at the Cherry Street Artisan Annex on Wednesday.
Jonny Pez, left, and Brock Williams of Boxcar Films set up a video camera in the Cherry Street Artisan Annex to film a promotional video for the True/False Film Festival on Wednesday. Patrons lined up around the block to purchase passes to the festival, which begins this weekend.
Freshman Ashley Fleming swings for the ball during a double header against Saint Louis University on Wednesday.
Chris Blackerby plays the role of Frank Charles in the upcoming production of "Flyin' West."
Clyde Ruffin observes a rehearsal of the play "Flyin' West." He is the director.
Constance Stanley, left, who plays Minnie Dove Charles; Alesha Harmon, who plays Sophie Washington; and CortneyJo Washington, who plays Miss Leah in the MU production of "Flyin' West," sit around the dinner table during a rehearsal of Act I.
The cast of "Flyin' West," an MU theater department production directed by Clyde Ruffin, rehearses on Feb. 18. The show opens Thursday.
Afton Thomas plays the role of Fannie Dove in "Flyin' West" during a rehearsal on Feb. 18 at MU's Rhynsburger Theatre. Fannie Dove is the mild-tempered mediator between the bickering pair of Sophie Washington and Miss Leah.
The Missourian's second installment of the Economy 101 series features Brenda Procter, an associate state extension specialist in personal financial planning, talking about the pitfalls and questions surrounding the practice of payday lending.
After a weekend of Carnival and Mardi Gras festivities, many Christians participate in a 40-day period of repentance and humility known as Lent.
February 24, 2009
Missouri's RaeShara Brown goes after a loose ball against Texas' Erika Arriaran on Tuesday.
MU’s Shakara Jones, left, tries to control the ball against Texas’ Ashleigh Fontenette on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.