January 26, 2008
MU senior Arica Jacinto swims the 200 meter butterfly at Saturday's meet against Iowa, coming in second place with a time of 2:04.13.
MU freshman Cameron Sellers races against Iowa's Brian Farris in the 1000 meter freestyle.
Izzie Baldwin directs a group dance audition for “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr." on Saturday at Benton Elementary. Baldwin attends Stephens College and is the youngest director at Performing Arts in Children's Education.
Izzie Baldwin teaches the first few dance steps of "Interplanet Janet." About 15 children auditioned in the first of two castings.
Evann Twitchell, left, and Chloe White warm up before their auditions. The auditions included learning a small dance routine to "Interplanet Janet" and singing either "My Country Tis of Thee" or "Happy Birthday."
Carson Sitko, Mahogony Thomas, and Lindsey Ausmus prepare for their group dance audition. After learning the dance steps, the group performed twice in front of the director of the play, Izzie Baldwin.
Missouri State Treasurer Sarah Steelman declared her intention to run as a Republican candidate for governor of Missouri at her brother's home in Springfield on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008. The unexpected announcement by Gov. Matt Blunt, a Republican, that he will not seek re-election has opened up the contest.
Missouri guard Jason Horton, left, chases after a loose ball with Colorado guard Marcus Hall in the second half of Missouri's 66-62, come-from-behind victory in a Big 12 basketball game in Boulder, Colo.
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The Missourian has reported on Lana Jacobs as a political activist and community volunteer many times over the years. This timeline shows a sample of her activities that have made headlines.
Local youth read essays and performed music with the theme of "The Garden of Humanity" for a Youth Speak event hosted at the Cherry Street Artisan. The event was held to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Greg Bowers is the Missourian's Sports section editor.
Darrin N. Stokes
Colorado guard Richard Roby, right, dunks over Kansas State forward Bill Walker during the first half of a game in Boulder, Colo., on Wednesday.
Jonas Likos, 4, waits with his mom, Holly Likos, at U.S. Grant Elementary school on Thursday to pick up his older brother, Ben Likos, 6. The Likos family lives close to the school. "If Jonas can handle it (the weather) then we walk," Holly Likos said.
Shaquille Thompson, 16, and Quinton Sanders, 14, race to the basketball hoop at the court outside of The Intersection, an after-school program for youth. "It's freezing! I can't feel my hands or my arms," Thompson said as they went back inside because of the cold.