September 21, 2008
Chris Hansen, a graduate student in the MU fisheries and wildlife department, points toward a night hawk at Forum Nature Center in Columbia on Friday afternoon as Julie Hansen and others look on. Two-hour nature walks were led through the Forum Nature Area by several MU graduate students as part of the fifth annual BioBlitz environmental outreach program.
Nermina Selimovic laughs with her son, Adnan, during a question-and-answer session after the premiere of the documentary film "Neither Here Nor There." The film centers around the Selimovic family, who traveled to Columbia following the war in their hometown of Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, in the 1990s.
Shauna Marquardt of the Missouri Department of Conservation shows off tadpoles she caught at the Forum Nature Area on Friday afternoon as part of the fifth annual BioBlitz. Caroline Bocklade, 10, and friends examine the catch.
The Heritage Festival was held on Saturday, September 20, and Sunday, September 21, at Nifong Park in Columbia. The festival featured an assortment of acts and events honoring many different cultural heritages.
Bluegrass fans enjoyed music by Hoots Hellmous, The Steeldrivers and Big Smith on Friday Sep. 19 at Forrest Park. The park, attached to MoJo's, was dedicated this summer in memory of Forrest Park, a local music icon.
Kim Sorensen, 20, balances her dog grooming business and riding horses every day.
September 20, 2008
Chris Pantas plays a game of “hit the empty beer” can as a way to pass the time before the MU football game Saturday. Many fans, like Pantas, tailgate through the start of the game.
Missouri running back Derrick Washington carries the ball as Buffalo’s Scott Pettigrew tries to tackle him. Washington ran for 89 yards on 18 carries and scored two touchdowns.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel runs downfield as Buffalo’s Raphael Akobundu prepares to make a tackle.
Jeremy Maclin returns a kickoff as Buffalo’s Alex Pierre chases from behind.
Missouri defender Tommy Chavis, right, goes to dive on the ball after it was stripped from Buffalo’s Lawrence Rolle.
Missouri running back Drew Temple celebrates on the sideline after a Tigers touchdown.
Missouri watches the game unfold from the sideline on Saturday. The Tigers were heavily favored, but costly turnovers kept the game close for three quarters.
Jeremy Maclin carries the ball against Buffalo on Saturday. The receiver had 14 catches in the game for 168 yards.
Missouri tight end Chase Coffman caught 10 passes for 84 yards and a touchdown Saturday. But he also lost a fumble, one of three Tigers turnovers. “That’s something that we need to get fixed,” he said.
MU defensive tackle Ziggy Hood runs toward Buffalo punter Peter Fardon during the Tigers’ game Saturday.
September 19, 2008
The Lambda Pi Eta sorority and Intercollegiate Communication Organization of Mizzou co-hosted Pie-A-Professor, an MU fundraising event for prospective communications students, on Friday. Students paid $2 to pie willing professors.
Heather Hoffman, 24, shows her support for state Sen. Chuck Graham at Demstock, held at The Blue Fugue on Thursday night.
Ian Beiersdorf, center, of Al Holiday and The Lucky Stars covers an Otis Redding song for a young and pumped crowd of Democrats. The show was part of Demstock, which was held at The Blue Fugue on Thursday night.