May 15, 2007
Owner Adam Jones, left, and contractor Lee Smith discuss a deck being put on the second floor. The developers’ environmentally friendly efforts got the Frederick on the Green Hotels Association’s list.
Hotel owner Adam Jones puts some last-minute touches on a room in the restored hotel. The hotel reopens today, with 11 of its 24 rooms finished and ready for guests.
May 14, 2007
Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Phyllis Chase
Steve Kullman prepares a donated bike at the Recycle Pednet event Sunday. “This is my third year volunteering now ... and it’s really rewarding,” he said. Kullman was showing 11-year-old Keith Clayton, left, how to maintain used bikes. Keith is a member of a 4-H club and volunteered at the event.
Volunteers take a break at the Recycle Pednet Event on Sunday. People were asked to donate old bikes, which were then repaired and given to other Columbians. The event was held in the Columbia/Boone County Health Department’s parking lot. Volunteers worked all morning preparing usable bikes and taking parts from scrapped bikes.
Britches clothing store on Ninth Street uses sensors to prevent shoplifting. Some stores use radio frequency tags that can set off alarms, while others are using laser trips, invisible beams that can be used to catch a thief.
Rock Bridge senior Logan Gray practices the long jump Wednesday. Gray, who is better known as a quarterback, came out for track this season. Next year, he will attend Georgia on a football scholarship.
Cardinals left fielder Chris Duncan, right, and shortstop Aaron Miles converge, but neither make the catch on a single off the bat of San Diego Padres’ Brian Giles in the seventh inning of their baseball game Sunday in San Diego.
The Royals’ Tony Pena Jr. hits a two-RBI single against the Chicago White Sox during the eighth inning Sunday in Chicago.
Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Phyllis Chase visits with Andrea Morales, left, and Alex Geyer as she assessed student learning during a walkthrough on Feb. 7, 2007, at Mill Creek Elementary School.
Family housing options for MU students
May 13, 2007
Physical therapy graduates prepare to take a group portrait in front of the MU Columns after their Saturday graduation ceremony. From left are Zach Koelling, Tyler Tunks, Ryan Bandermann, Jake Bauman and Derek Parker.
Family and friends take pictures at the Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony at Hearnes Center on Saturday.
Christine Vasquez hugs Darsril outside of Jessie Hall while classmmate Derek Ganzenmueller looks on. All three graduated from the MU Sinclair School of Nursing Saturday.
Students express their relief for the end of the year in different ways at Saturday's graduation ceremony. The College of Arts and Science is both the oldest and largest college at the University of Missouri.
Dean Rosmary T. Porter, left, of the Sinclair School of Nursing, introduces nursing graduate Catherine Janelle Friends during the graduation ceremony at Jesse Auditorium. Friends was one of three students to speak at the ceremony.
Students of the College of Arts and Science wait to walk across the stage on Saturday, May 12 at Hearnes Center.
Caitlin Gee stands in the lobby of Jesse Auditorium shortly after receiving her diploma from the Sinclair School of Nursing. Dozens of family and friends congregated in the lobby after the ceremony to enjoy punch and cookies.
Honor cords hang on the right side of the stage during the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources commencement ceremony. Students representing the top grade point averages were presented with the cords.