PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge class of 2014 graduates

Rock Bridge High School holds its graduation ceremony Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle High honors first 2 graduates

Battle High School's first senior class doesn't graduate until next year, but on Thursday, the school honored two students who graduated early.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Feather Place

Abby Arauz, a Columbia resident, owns and operates The Feather Place, a national producer of fashionable feather products

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge baseball vs. Jefferson City

The Rock Bridge baseball team played Jefferson City at Rock Bridge on Wednesday, winning 5-0.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman Review debut party

This year's Hickman Review had its official debut May 9 during an event at Orr Street Studios.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hibbs Flatwork builds foundations

Concrete contractor Joe Hibbs has owned and operated Hibbs Flatwork for 14 years. Hibbs and his team are building the concrete flatwork for several houses in the Copperstone subdivision.

PHOTO GALLERY: Asian carp expert prepares for research trip

Duane Chapman, a research fish biologist prepares for an overnight research trip to collect Grass carp eggs and larvae. Chapman works with the U.S. Geological Survey and is the leader of the Asian carp research team.

PHOTO GALLERY: Air Force ROTC, doctoral candidates celebrate commencements

Sunday marked the third and final day of commencement ceremonies at MU. Among the day's events were the ROTC Commissioning of Officers and the hooding ceremony for doctoral candidates.

PHOTO GALLERY: Woman turns wine bottles into decor

Pat Gerke repurposes empty wine bottles into hummingbird feeders, wine bottle lanterns, wind chimes and other decorative and practical items. She started her business, BottleRedux, on Etsy in July and also sells her items in gift shops. "If I can create something as a gift for someone and they really enjoy it, to me, that's what I want to do," Gerke said.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU softball vs. Kansas

The MU softball team defeated the Kansas Jayhawks Saturday 6-3 in an NCAA regional matchup.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball loses to Arkansas

Missouri lost to Arkansas on Saturday, 7-5.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri wins NCAA Golf Regional

The Missouri golf team finished third in the team race at regionals on its home course and will advance to the NCAA finals at Wichita State.

PHOTO GALLERY: Honors convocation draws crowd

Students in the Honors Convocation* celebrated their graduation from MU at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball falls to insurmountable Arkansas lead

The Missouri baseball team lost 4-0 to No. 24 Arkansas on Friday after the Razorbacks took a three-run lead in the fifth inning. Peter Fairbanks, Missouri's sophomore starting pitcher, struggled to control his pitches, reaching the 70-pitch mark by the time Arkansas took their lead.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball defeats Bradley in NCAA tournament

The Missouri softball team won its NCAA tournament game against Bradley on Friday at University Field. The game was tied until Corrin Genovese, a Missouri junior, made a line-drive hit with bases loaded. The Tigers pulled ahead and won the game 6-5.

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterinary school begins MU commencement weekend

The 100-plus members of the MU College of Veterinary Medicine who graduated Friday afternoon now join the ranks of more than 99,000 veterinarians nationwide and will use skills learned at MU to practice veterinary medicine on both small and large animals. These new veterinarians were the first of more than 5,300 MU students who will celebrate their graduation this weekend in ceremonies across campus.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball loses 9-4 to Arkansas

Missouri baseball lost to No. 24 Arkansas on Thursday at Taylor Stadium.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri golf hosts NCAA regionals

MU Emilio Cuartero(CQ) tees of at the second hole during the NCAA regionals hosted at The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, Mo., on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU graduates face post-degree pressure

Soon-to-be MU alumni worry about their futures as Friday's graduation approaches. Whether they are bound for jobs, research abroad or more schooling, facing change is a challenge across the board.

PHOTO GALLERY: Trio opens Fast Yeti custom T-shirt shop

Fast Yeti Tees specializes in custom T-shirts and embroidery, but also sells custom hats and polos. Reid Lyle, Jordan Roudenis, and Ryan Montgomery, began preparing their shop space in February. The business opened in April.