May 15, 2013
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith throws the ball during training camp on Wednesday in Kansas City.
Five MU students relieved finals week stress and enjoyed the sunny afternoon on Wednesday at Indian Hills Disc Golf Course. Disc golf is played by throwing frisbee-like discs that vary in weight and size — designed for more accuracy and speed — at a chain basket, which serves as the cup.
Kyle Seuda waits as his friend throws on Wednesday at Indian Hills Disc Golf Course. Seuda carries a bag of discs, ranging from a distance driver to a putter, which are shaped differently for either more accuracy or distance.
Collin Luebbert throws his disc from the tee box on Wednesday at Indian Hills Disc Golf Course. Luebbert and his friends were playing disc golf after finishing finals this week.
While state support decreases, the percentage of MU's budget that is funded by tuition (a product of enrollment growth) has increased.
A man holds a 10 Euro note as he walks through a market Wednesday in Paris. France's economy has fallen back into recession, spelling trouble for the region. The national statistics agency, Insee, said Wednesday that gross domestic product fell 0.2 per cent in the first quarter of the year.
MU student Katie Shay holds Gertie, her newly adopted Chihuahua. Gertie played Bruiser in the Stephens College production of "Legally BLonde: The Musical."
Killian and Justin Kramer hold their newly adopted dog Maude, left, and Tito. Maude, a former foster dog at Columbia Second Chance, was the understudy for the Stephens College production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" and was adopted by the Kramers when the show finished its run.
On Wednesday at Capitol Hill in Washington, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., right, accompanied by the committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., digs into paperwork as the panel meets to consider proposals to the 2013 Farm Bill.
Missouri senior Jace Long drives April 29 at A.L Gustin Golf Course.
Missouri senior golfer Jace Long played nine holes with Missourian sports reporter Andrew Wagaman on April 29 at A.L. Gustin Golf Course.
Officers James Meyer and Jamie Dowler question a resident during a night patrol of the First Ward on Aug. 3.
Columbia Police Department officers talk to residents during a night patrol in the First Ward on Aug. 3.
Officers James Meyer, Scott Hedrick and Jamie Dowler search a car for narcotics during their patrol of the First Ward in early August.
The Columbia Police Department has attempted to repair relations with the First Ward community, specifically in Douglass Park, which the department holds up as an example of community policing. In this Aug. 3 photo, officers James Meyer, Scott Hedrick and Jamie Dowler search a car for narcotics during their patrol in the area.
Sarah Darr is presented with the scholarship by Joe Machens Dealerships owner and president Gary Drewing.
Missouri golfer Jace Long, left, walks with Missourian sports reporter Andrew Wagaman while playing nine holes April 29 at A.L. Gustin Golf Course. Both Long and Wagaman will graduate this weekend, but Long will be in Columbus, Ohio, for the NCAA Regional Championships.
Missouri golfer Jace Long carries his clubs with a Tiger head cover while playing nine holes with Missourian sports reporter Andrew Wagaman on April 29 at A.L. Gustin Golf Course. Long and the Missouri Tigers will play in the NCAA Regional Championships starting May 16.
May 14, 2013
Royals' Alcides Escobar slides into home plate to score on a double by Billy Butler as Angels catcher Chris Iannetta fields the throw during the fourth inning of a game in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday.
St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Beltran is congratulated by Jon Jay after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of a game against the New York Mets on Tuesday in St. Louis.