March 14, 2014
Missouri guard Jabari Brown shoots over Florida center Patric Young during the second half of a Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Friday in Atlanta. Missouri fell to top-ranked Florida, 72-49.
Rachel Stuhlmann, a senior for Missouri tennis, pauses after missing a point during a doubles match against LSU on Friday. Stuhlmann and her partner, Cierra Gaytan-Leach, won their first set.
Tracy Dong, a freshman for Missouri tennis, returns a volley to LSU on Friday. Dong and her doubles partner, Kelli Hine, lost their first set.
Tracy Dong, a freshman for Missouri tennis, returns a volley to LSU during a doubles match Friday. Dong and her doubles partner, Kelli Hine, lost their first set.
Rachel Stuhlmann tosses a tennis ball to get ready for a serve. She and her Missouri tennis doubles partner, Cierra Gaytan-Leach, played LSU on Friday. Stuhlmann and Gaytan-Leach won their first set.
Cierra Gaytan-Leach, a senior for Missouri tennis, returns a volley to LSU on Friday. Gaytan-Leach and her doubles partner, Rachel Stuhlmann, won their first set.
Peter Stiepleman speaks Tuesday at a public forum for the two candidates for Columbia Public Schools superintendent. The board met Wednesday to vote on the finalists. On Friday morning, Stiepleman was announced as the next superintendent.
Bill Easley and Ginny Chadwick, two of the three candidates for the First Ward City Council seat, speak to the Boone County Muleskinners on Friday at the Columbia Country Club. The other candidate, Tyree Byndom, was not at the forum.
Parents from the Student Parent Center, located at the University Village apartment complex, circulated a petition on Friday in Speakers Circle at MU to relocate the day care after an announcement of its future closure. The campaign aims to gain support from the community and get the word out about how important the day care is for students, faculty and staff who are parents. No future plans have been announced for the day care center.
From left, Kimberly Bodner, parent from the Student Parent Center, talks to MU sophomores Charlie Kingwill and Connor DeLine about a petition to collect signatures to raise awareness about relocating the Student Parent Center. The campaign aims to gain support from the community to relocate the Student Parent Center after an announcement of its future closure. Bodner said that before collecting signatures at Speakers Circle at MU, the number of signatures was 856.
Christopher Engelhardt, left, speaks to MU student David Dick, right, about a petition that parents from the Student Parent Center are spreading to raise awareness about the facility on Friday in MU's Speaker Circle. Engelhardt said the parents' goal was to get the word out about how important the day care center is for student parents.
Rachel Winograd, left, holds her eight-week-old son, James Stahlheber, while parents Kimberly Bodner and Christopher Engelhardt stand behind and help Friday at Speakers Circle. "My hope is that sooner rather than later they might find a space that's available on campus," Winograd said. "I know that space is really limited, but a lot of parents rely on this service, and I think its a valuable asset to be kept around."
A visitor talking with a representative of a halal food producer from Saudi Arabia during a halal food exhibition in February in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The global halal food and lifestyle industry is estimated to be worth hundreds of billions of dollars and is multiplying in size as Muslim populations around the world grow. Producers outside the Muslim world from Brazil to the U.S. and Australia are eager to tap into that market.
Peter Stiepleman talks during a public forum at the Neil C. Aslin District Administration Building on Tuesday. The Columbia School Board has selected Peter Stiepleman to be the district's superintendent effective July 1.
Brothers Adam and Justin McMillen stand over a sign for Logboat Brewing Company in Columbia on Feb. 16. Adam has made a number of signs around Columbia for businesses such as Broadway Brewery and Mojo's.
Justin McMillen works on a marble in his workshop that he shares with his brother, Adam McMillen, on Feb. 16. Justin McMillen sells his glasswork on Etsy and also works as a carpenter.
Adam McMillen leans against his worktable at his shared workshop Feb. 16. Adam shares the workshop with his brother, Justin McMillen, a glass blower.
Adam McMillen's name stencils rest on his worktable at the workshop he shares with his brother, Justin McMillen. Adam McMillen uses the stencils to credit himself on his work, which includes signs for businesses.
Tools for glassblowing sit on Justin McMillen's worktable Feb. 16. Justin shares a workshop with his brother Adam McMillen in what is called a "maker space," or a communal workshop with shared tools. The brothers hope that Columbia will have a public maker space for everyone to use in the near future.
A toolbox sits open at the workshop that Justin and Adam McMillen share. Each brother has a side of the shop, with a communal work area, or "maker space," in the center.