Missouri basketball hosts clinic for Special Olympics [Photo]

Missouri’s Miguel Paul, far left, and Mike Anderson Jr., left, practice dribbling with Special Olympics during a two-hour clinic held Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Six stations gave participants a chance to learn from Tigers players.

Coffman scores against Baylor [Photo]

Missouri tight end Chase Coffman catches a pass in the end zone over Baylor defender Trenston Hill for a fourth quarter touchdown in the Tigers' victory Saturday in Waco, Texas.

Missour's Ziggy Hood sacks Robert Griffin [Photo]

Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin, center, is sacked by Ziggy Hood during the second quarter of the Tigers' win at Baylor in Waco, Texas.

Necropolis haunted house [Slideshow]

Patrons and employees got into the Halloween spirit at The Necropolis last week. The haunted house promises a set of gruesome monsters, graphic scenes of violence, terrifying noises, electric shocks and laser effects. Although all of the scenes at the haunted house are staged, some of the content may be considered graphic.

Wheeling around the ARC [Photo]

Children were encouraged to ride their bikes on the Activity and Recreation Center track during the second annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel event on Saturday. They were also urged to come in their Halloween costumes. Pedaling their hearts out are, front row, left to right, Haley Kent, 5, and Molly Allen-Thomas, 5; middle row, left to right, Madison Higginbotham, 5, Lucy Allen-Thomas, 2; and back row, left to right, Jenna Withrow, 6 and Grayson Barnes, 5.

Fear Fest haunted house [Slideshow]

Fear Fest haunted attractions draw in screaming customers throughout the month of October with their detailed, creepy ambiance and their staff of frightening actors. Although all of the scenes at the haunted house are staged, some of the content may be considered graphic.

Halloween at Hearnes [Slideshow]

For Tiger Night of Fun, Hearnes Center was turned into a spooky Halloween haven. The event provides a safe, indoor alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating where the children can walk from booth to booth participating in activities and receiving candy from volunteers.

Rock Bridge's Stuart Eiken [Photo]

Rock Bridge running back Stuart Eiken, right, is chased by Blue Springs players Layth Alkateeb, left, and Zach Brady, middle, before getting tackled. The Bruins lost 49-7.

Voters Guide 2008 [Graphic]

Learn everything you need to know to be an informed voter this November 4.

Students read in tent [Photo]

Lauren Tschiggfry and Megan Potthast read in a tent constructed of blankets as part of the Mill Creek Elementary School Read-A-thon on Friday.

Students find cozy spot to read [Photo]

From left, Avery Jennings, Stephen Priest and Brady Hayes read in a tent constructed of blankets as part of the Mill Creek Elementary School Read-A-thon on Friday. As part of the festivities, students were allowed to wear comfortable clothing and bring stuffed animals and blankets from home.

Students participate in Read-A-Thon [Photo]

In her son Todd Daily's first grade class at Mill Creek Elementary School, Tania Daily answers questions after reading a story, as part of the Mill Creek Read-A-Thon. The Read-A-Thon has replaced previous school fundraisers.

Fall package Flash project [Graphic]

Rednecks for Obama [Photo]

Carol Birdsong, left, Tony Viessman, center, and Staci McNally of "Rednecks for Obama" stand in speaker's circle and hand out bumper stickers on Thursday at MU. The group from Rolla travels to rallies for Barack Obama around the U.S.

Scott Cairns [Photo]

Scott Cairns, a poet and MU professor of English, is writing “Young Monks,” profiling a group of spiritual people who have helped him find peace.

Poet, professor, and pilgrim [Photo]

After completing eight trips to Mount Athos, a Greek peninsula and pilgrimage site for Orthodox Christians, Scott Cairns has gradually learned to assimilate the monk's use of self-denial — a skill monks use to enhance their spiritual lives — into his own life.

Generations gather for change [Slideshow]

Barack Obama’s rally on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at the Mel Carnahan Quandrangle brought people from many locations and many generations. Among the voices in the crowd of 40,000 were grandparents visting from Canada and students from Rock Bridge High School.

No to Obama [Photo]

Lauren Stewart, left, confronts anti-Obama protesters at Speakers Circle.

Obama roots for Kansas [Photo]

Lauren Stewart, right, argues with anti-Obama protesters at Speakers Circle at MU before Obama's speech on Thursday night.

No to Obama [Photo]

Brett Dinkins shouts during a protest at Speakers Circle before a rally for Sen. Barack Obama at Mel Carnahan Quadrangle at MU.