MU senior is new director for Boone County Democrats [Photo]

Mark Buhrmester poses outside of Boone County Democratic Headquarters on Walnut Street on Thursday. Monday, Buhrmester will take over as Executive Director of the Boone County Democrats.

MU Hillel reflects on 60 years of Jewish student life [Photo]

A photograph of the original Hillel House located at 1107 University Ave. It was razed in 1969 to make way for the larger B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation Dancinger House – MU Hillel's current building – on the same site.

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This photograph was taken when former President Harry S. Truman visited MU in 1959. He also visited Hillel House for the dedication of the Hillel Chapel in memory of his former partner Eddie Jacobson.

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This flier was circulated when comedian Blix Ruskay visited the Hillel House. The organization has hosted many well-known musicians, entertainers and political figures since its inception.

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AJ Miller of Rock Bridge High School performs a pole vault in the 9th Annual Missouri Relays in Audrey J. Walton Stadium on March 28.

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Hammers lay on the ground next to the feet of a competitor on March 28 at the 9th Annual Missouri Relays Men's Elite Hammer Throw.

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Kristin Klaus of Sullivan High School performs a long-jump in the 9th Annual Missouri Relays in Audrey J. Walton Stadium on March 28.

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Emma Booth of Helias High School performs a long-jump in the 9th Annual Missouri Relays in Audrey J. Walton Stadium on March 28.

Former Tiger Kleiza making solid contributions in the NBA [Photo]

Linas Kleiza declared for the NBA draft after his sophomore year at Missouri, and was taken 27th overall, eventually ending up with the Nuggets.

With tax levy approval uncertain, school board looks at future cuts [Graphic]

T-Shirt Swap [Video]

The Stride gum promotional team spread the word about their “ridiculously long-lasting gum” with a T-shirt swap at Lowry Mall at MU. Students traded in their old T-shirts for either new Stride T-shirts or “vintage” shirts from across the country. For the past five weeks, the Stride gum team has been touring the country to collect T-shirts from various colleges to swap with students at other college campuses, thus answering students’ long-lasting question about what to do with all the free T-shirts that are given to college students.

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A taste of Taiwan [Photo]

Wendy Liu, an MU senior in Personal Financial Planning and a member of the Taiwanese Student Association, plays a matching game Wednesday during the Taiwanese Night Market on Lowry Mall.

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Members of the Taiwanese Student Association clean up after the Taiwan Night Market on Wednesday afternoon. The market offered free Taiwanese food and activities such as Chinese calligraphy.

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Mu senior Wendy Liu uses Chinese calligraphy to create a nameplate for an attendee of the Taiwanese Night Market on Wednesday.

Former wiseguy tells his story [Photo]

Former mafia boss Michael Franzese speaks to a crowd in Conservation Auditorium at MU on Wednesday. Franzese is the founder of the Breaking Out Foundation, dedicated to protecting at-risk youth from gambling addictions.