December 20, 2014
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., seen Wednesday during an interview with The Associated Press at the Capitol in Washington, said that Democratic tactics were "designed to make us walk the plank. It had nothing to do with getting a legislative outcome."
Darwin Hindman, former mayor of Columbia, was presented with an honorary doctorate in law on Saturday during the MU Honors College ceremony at the Missouri Theatre.
MU Chancellor Bowen Loftin talks about Darwin Hindman's achievements as a public official and commitment to Columbia residents during a commencement ceremony Saturday at the Missouri Theatre. Hindman, a former mayor of Columbia, received an honorary doctorate in law during the MU Honors College ceremony.
Darwin Hindman, former mayor of Columbia, speaks to MU Honors College graduates on Saturday after receiving an honorary doctorate degree in law during the commencement ceremony at the Missouri Theatre. The former mayor helped make Columbia more pedestrian- and bike-friendly, revitalized Stephens Lake Park and helped create the Katy Trail State Park.
Darwin Hindman, left, laughs as Interim MU Provost Kenneth D. Dean, center, helps straighten his mortarboard on Saturday during the MU Honors College commencement ceremony at the Missouri Theatre. MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, right, presented Hindman, a former Columbia mayor, with an honorary doctorate degree in law during the ceremony.
December 19, 2014
Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt, left, is tackled by Alabama defensive back Geno Smith during the second half of a Southeastern Conference playoff game on Dec. 6 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The December commencement ceremony for graduates of the Sinclair School of Nursing was held on Friday at the Missouri Theater.
In a symbolic gesture of her graduation, a recent grad switches her tassel over to the left side of her cap.
Sharla Lynn Lawhorn-Edwards receives her diploma for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Sinclair School of Nursing during the commencement ceremony at the Missouri Theatre.
Casey Eggert wipes a tear off her face at the end of the December commencement ceremony for the Sinclair School of Nursing on Friday at the Missouri Theatre.
Anne Rehor helps Carly Slack adjust her cap before the graduation ceremony for the Sinclair School of Nursing on Friday evening at the Missouri Theatre.
MU staff and students from the Tiger Garden put the finishing touches on flower arrangements and other decorations on Friday at Hearnes Center. Graduations will be held Friday through Sunday at Hearnes Center and the Missouri Theatre. The ROTC commissioning of officers will be held at Crowder Hall Sunday.
Hanna Souther and Spencer Hoagland put together the floral decorations on Friday for MU graduations at the Hearnes Center. Students from the Tiger Garden use poinsettias and other plants to decorate the stage for the graduations.
Poinsettias sit on the floor on Friday in the Hearnes Center. All of the poinsettias used as floral decorations for the graduations are grown in the greenhouse on the MU campus.
Ali Cunningham waters flowers on Friday morning for MU graduations at the Hearnes Center. The Tiger Garden, a student-run flower shop on campus, prepares the flowers for all of the graduations.
The Hearnes Center sits ready Friday morning after final preparations for graduation ceremonies.
December 18, 2014
The twins from Town and Country, Missouri, excel from beyond the arc.
Missouri guard Maddie Stock defends against Colorado guard Lexy Kresl during a women's basketball game Friday at Mizzou Arena. Stock has made 15 3-pointers so far this season, tied for 10th among Southeastern Conference players.