August 7, 2007
During breaks at band practice, sections lay their horns down grouped by sections.
Louie Markovitz, 16, and fellow drum section band member Alex Robbin, 16, try to stay cool during summer band practice at Rockbridge High School August 2, 2007.
Resident Representative Jeffrey Johnson tours a new minimart in the Bear Creek Public housing community created to give residents access to basic necessities and job experience.
Alpha Chi Omega members line up during walk-out practice Monday afternoon. The heat wave isn’t stopping MU sororities from preparing for formal recruitment, which starts Sunday.
The women of Alpha Chi Omega line up during their walk out practice on Monday afternoon.
Members of Alpha Chi Omega stand in formation in front of their house on Richmond Ave. listening to critiques from senior members about the style and tempo of their walk-out.
Patty Wayland, a former Field Elementary teacher, is pursuing her passion by painting a mural in the school’s media center.
Senior safety, Cornelius “Pig” Brown catches the ball during practice drills on Monday morning. Brown, a junior college transfer, was named one of the team captains this season.
Safety Pig Brown rests between drills Monday.
August 6, 2007
Monica Lusiak, of Columbia, receives her white coat during the Class of 2011 White Coat Ceremony on Sunday. The short white coats that the students receive prepresent their induction into medical school.
Mitra remains active in the community, attending services at Shanthi Mandir, the Hindu temple in Columbia. Here, he sits after services at the temple with his wife, Roma, and daughter, Moonmoon.
Ranadhir Mitra, a research pathologist at the MU Health Center, can often be found working on one of the two computers in his Columbia home.
Lighting incense to begin his daily prayer ritual, Mitra keeps a shrine in his bedroom, complete with pictures of his and his wife’s parents.
Ironweed gave a backyard performance in honor of Ken Benson retiring from MU on July 8. The members, from left are Jake Clayton, Jane Accurso, Dierik Leonhard and Alan Loshbaugh.
Leonhard, left, helps Loshbaugh fill out visa forms during a recording session July 15. The band was recording a CD in preparation for its trip.