Standing on a soap box made of trash [Photo]

Jordan Parshall, senior, stands on top of Recycle Mountain in order to announce campus recycling facts on Wednesday on Lowry Mall at MU. The mountain on which she stands is about 8700 pounds.

Not just going by the numbers [Photo]

Mariana Chilton, who for years directed statistical studies about hunger and food insecurity without hearing the stories of the people that bore the statistics doled out digital cameras to inner-city mothers and made them the chroniclers of a plight often ignored.

Photographing a lifestyle [Photo]

Tianna Gaines tries to feed her 1-year-old toddler Marianna Turner, Thursday, Feb. 26 at their home in Philadelphia, Pa. Gaines was a participant of the "Witnesses To Hunger" photo exhibit in Philadelphia.

Asking for help [Photo]

Imani Sullivan, 29, stands in her home holding a photograph she took of her 2-year-old son Asem, who is holding out his ark, asking a welfare officer for something to eat. Sullivan was a participant in the "Witness to Hunger" photo exhibit.

Worrying about making ends meet [Photo]

As she stands with her son Demire in her kitchen, Imani Sullivan talks about her frustration over trying to care for her two children with her janitor's pay.

Picking trash from the curb [Photo]

Chad Crump of Columbia Public Works collects trash on Wednesday on Bouchelle Avenue in East Campus. Crump and his coworker, Calvin Drone, said they can service about 700 to 1,200 households over a six to seven hour day.

Cleaning up East Campus [Photo]

Chad Crump of the Columbia Public Works Department collects trash on Wednesday on Rosemary Lane in East Campus. East Campus residents have complained that some of their neighbors are leaving trash on the curb days before Wednesday pick-up.

Recycle Mountain educates MU [Video]

VIDEO: On Wednesday, MU students, faculty members and campus visitors who walked through Lowry Mall witnessed a man-made mountain constructed from 8700 pounds of cans, bottles and newspapers. Sustain Mizzou member Alysha Baratta explains Recycle Mountain and what it means for students and faculty members at MU.

Breaking ground on Fire Station No. 9 [Photo]

Mayor Darwin Hindman cuts the ribbon on Columbia's new fire station as, from left, architect Erik Miller, Little Dixie Construction Company contractor John States and Second Ward Councilman Chris Janku break ground behind him during the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.

Animal rights [Photo]

Rockbridge senior prepares to end 4 years of play [Photo]

Guard Kelsey Eckenrode dribbles along the 3 point perimeter at a March 3 practice. Eckenrode is one of three senior girls that have played together all four years of high school.

Positive shot [Photo]

Senior forward Katherine Harry takes a shot in practice on March 3. She is one of three seniors that have played together since her freshman year.

Rockbridge seniors prepare for possible final game [Photo]

Rock Bridge forward Rachel Rutter puts up a jump shot while friend and teammate Katherine Harry, 51, waits under the basket. The two seniors have played together, along with Kelsey Eckenrode, since freshman year.

Second-half breather [Photo]

Senior Alyssa Hollins takes a breather in the second half of the Mizzou-Iowa game on March 3 in Columbia.

Stein calls out referee [Photo]

Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein yells at a referee in the Tigers' game against Iowa State on March 3, 2008 at Mizzou Arena.

Jones defends for MU [Photo]

Shakara Jones, 44, posts up as Nicky Wieben, 5, defends at the MU women’s basketball game against the Iowa State Cyclones at Mizzou Arena on March 3. The Tigers lost the game, 62-47.

Activity pyramid [Graphic]

Video sets atmosphere for MU basketball games [Video]

The idea for the 2008-2009 men’s basketball intro video came from a similar video produced by the NBA’s Boston Celtics. In the Tigers’ version, DeMarre Carroll plays the role of Boston’s Kevin Garnett.

Sooner's star [Photo]

Driving toward basket [Photo]

Senior forward Jordan Dressler drives to the basket in practice on March 3. Dressler scored 19 points in the district finals against rival Hickman.