November 23, 2014
MU alumnus and adjunct professor Eric Sweet's artwork Ideal City (Birkenau), named after the Auschwitz concentration camp, is one of three of his works featured in a gallery at Columbia College. "I think this piece does a great job of illustrating the contradictions inherent any time someone tries to impose their personal vision of the world onto the rest of us," Sweets said.
November 22, 2014
With the 29-21 victory Saturday, Missouri won a program-record 10th straight game on the road.
The Tigers traveled to Knoxville on Saturday to take on the Tennessee Volunteers in the team's final road game of the season.
The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Williams Baptist Church Saturday in a 68-37 blowout. The Cougars used a two-unit system to add variety to their offense.
Swimming and diving teams from around the country competed in the Mizzou Invitational at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
Columbia College women's basketball game beat Williams Baptist College 70-92 on Saturday.
Battle High School Spartans beat out Ladue Horton Watkins on Friday night to advance to the state championship game on Nov. 28 in St. Louis. The Spartans won 34-6.
November 21, 2014
Missouri Contemporary Ballet dancer Kay Whitney uses the stage for balance during rehearsal at the Missouri Theatre on Friday. The dancers were preparing before their last showing of their production of "Nine."
Rock Bridge Elementary School students released two red-tailed hawks and a great horned owl back into the wild on Friday with the help of two Department of Agriculture biologists.
Cameron Hawkins plays the Spartan, the mascot for Battle High School. In addition to cheering on the team, he often leads the athletes in prayer before games.
November 20, 2014
The Stephens College Stars lost to the William Woods University Owls, 76-30, Thursday night. It was the Stars fifth straight loss.
Protestors walked in a circle chanting and holding signs Thursday afternoon in Speakers Circle before stopping for a moment of silence at 3:43, a time chosen in honor of the 43 missing students who disappeared in September in Mexico.
Muriel Williams Battle High School is one win away from the Class 5 State Championship game. This is the first year the Spartans (9-4) are playoff eligible.
Hickman High School students perform Tuesday during a dress rehearsal of "Fiddler on the Roof." The school's production of the musical opens Thursday and runs through Saturday.
Brothers Michael and Jontay Porter play for the Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys basketball team. Michael Porter, a sophomore, returns as the team's leading scorer.
The United Cerebral Palsy Heartland Child Development Center develops its menus with Eat Smart guidelines, limiting sugar and processed foods in their meals and serving fresh fruits and vegetables. The workers at the center plan out the meals and try to make them as healthy as possible.
November 19, 2014
Cynthia Woodcock, center, a nurse practitioner, plans to leave Columbia on Thursday for Liberia to work with those affected by the Ebola crisis.
Missouri men's basketball plays against Oral Roberts on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the game 78-64.
Stephens College women's basketball team practiced at Silverthorne Arena on Wednesday.
Parkade Elementary School hosts its first Hi-Tech Day on Wednesday, where students learn about innovations such as Google Glass, GoPro cameras, a 3-D printer and green screen technology. The students' favorite demonstration was the NAO robot named GlaDOS, who danced to songs such as Michael Jackson's "Thriller."