October 16, 2014
Donors have given more than 100,000 pints of blood through the Homecoming blood drive since 1985, according to Daphne Mathew, communications director for the American Red Cross. Donations increased by about 55 percent between 2010 and 2013. The goal for 2014 is 5,250 pints.
Battle High School junior Jerrion Nelson laughs while stretching during football practice Wednesday. Battle's next game is Friday against Hannibal High School.
Battle High School football assistant coach Atiyyah Ellison explains a defensive drill to defensive end Jerrion Nelson during football practice Wednesday. Battle's next game is Friday against Hannibal.
Battle High School junior Jerrion Nelson sprints around a tackling dummy during drills in an afternoon practice Wednesday. Battle's next game is Friday against Hannibal.
Battle High School practices Wednesday. The football team's next game is Friday against Hannibal.
Bruins wide receiver Malik Gleason runs after a catch during a game at Rock Bridge High School on Oct. 3. The Bruins lost 36-14.
Garret Barnette-Kruger goes up for a ball during a game at Rock Bridge High School on Oct. 3. The Bruins host Christian Brothers College High School (8-0) on Friday.
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Marco Gonzales hangs his head after being taken out of the game against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the National League championship series Wednesday in San Francisco.
October 15, 2014
The Battle High School varsity soccer team played Hickman High School on Wednesday. Hickman won 2-0.
Matias Aura, a Hickman varsity midfielder, keeps the ball away from the Battle Spartans. Hickman won the soccer game 2-0 on Wednesday.
Battle High School soccer player Colton Snyder prepared to stop the ball after being kicked by Samuel Hosmer-Quint, a midfielder for Hickman High School on Wednesday. Hickman won 2-0.
Battle soccer player Brandon Adeshakin kicks the ball toward the Hickman side of the field. Hickman won 2-1.
Manon Soraru jumps up for a block at the Columbia College women's volleyball game Wednesday against Benedictine University.
Lydie van Deursen and Manon Soraru block the ball at the Columbia College women's volleyball game Wednesday against Benedictine University.
Rose Fowler is a former vice president of operations at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Wisconsin. She will take over as chief operating officer of Boone Hospital Center on Nov. 3.
DJ Dietrich, center, throws his hands up in celebration at Bengal's Bar & Grill after the Kansas City Royals advanced to the World Series with a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. The Royals, which ended a 29-year playoff drought this season, are looking for their first championship since 1985.
Abbie O'Sullivan leafs through posters at the Ability Exhibit in Stotler Lounge at Memorial Union on Tuesday. O'Sullivan volunteered at the exhibit in the afternoon and describes herself as a "huge advocate for people with disabilities."
Jeff Sewell looks at the last station of the Ability Exhibit in Memorial Union on Tuesday. Allies for Inclusion held the exhibit to promote awareness of disabilities, as well as to promote a better atmosphere of inclusion for people with disabilities on campus. Sewell is a student at MU and is majoring in secondary education.
Emily Wilson takes notes on a poster at the Ability Exhibit in Memorial Union on Tuesday. Wilson attended the exhibit because of a cultural diversity class she is taking, and she will write a reflection paper on the experience.
The traveling Ability Exhibit debuted at Saint Louis University in 2010 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Through various interactive activities, it aims to educate the public about the awareness of disability issues.