December 18, 2014
Service-learning students Matt Fasano, Haley Denney and Tony King helped with Encircle Technologies holiday party on Dec. 10.
Douglass High School Principal Eryca Neville holds 12-day-old Joy Hughes, a friend's grandniece, at a Thanksgiving potluck for students and their families, alumni, staff and faculty Nov. 25. "I noticed she was trying to eat one-handed, and I remember those days," Neville said, laughing. "Plus, I get a baby fix, and I can just hand her back."
Eryca Neville chats with Aleyandra Gudino, left, and Curtis Pope at a Thanksgiving potluck for students and their families, alumni, staff and faculty Nov. 25. Neville is the principal of Douglass High School.
Eryca Neville, the principal of Douglass High school, takes a break while helping at the school's Thanksgiving potluck event Nov. 25 for students and their families, alumni, staff and faculty. Neville kept busy making sure things ran smoothly throughout the event.
Douglass High School Principal Eryca Neville talks with Suzette Miller, right, and Robin Scruggs in the administrative office Nov. 25 during a Thanksgiving potluck for students, their families, alumni, staff and faculty. The potluck consisted of an entire Thanksgiving meal, complete with dessert.
Missouri defensive end Shane Ray was named a consensus All-American by various media outlets. Ray set the single-season school record for sacks with 14.
December 17, 2014
Title IX administrator candidate Ellen Eardley speaks during an open forum in Leadership Auditorium at the MU Student Center on Wednesday. Eardley is currently an attorney involved in housing and workplace discrimination casework in Washington, D.C.
Title IX administrator candidate Ellen Eardley addresses questions from attendees of Wednesday's open forum at the MU Student Center. Eardley hopes her law background puts her in a position "to provide a clear articulation of what standards are" for the university community.
Ellen Eardley, a Title IX administrator candidate, emphasizes her approach for addressing Title-IX-related issues during an open forum on Wednesday. Part of that approach would initially include more listening to stakeholders at MU and throughout the UM system.
Students and Columbia residents gather Wednesday in Speakers Circle for a candlelight memorial and prayer session held by the MU Muslim Student Organization for the victims of religious terrorism in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Farina Rashid takes a moment of silence Wednesday in Speakers Circle during the MU Muslim Student Organization candlelight memorial and prayer session for the victims of religious terrorism in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Ismam Islam starts lighting candles Wednesday in Speakers Circle at the MU Muslim Student Organization candlelight memorial and prayer session for the victims of religious terrorism in Peshawar, Pakistan. Islam, who is a member of the Muslim Student Organization, led the memorial.
Missouri freshman forward Jakeenan Gant shoots a free throw against Xavier on Saturday. Gant finished with 13 points, but Xavier topped the Tigers, 74-58.
Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali, right, celebrates after sacking Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr during the second half of Sunday's game in Kansas City, Missouri.
St. Louis Rams cornerback E.J. Gaines, center, and defensive tackle Aaron Donald regroup after a play in the Rams game against the San Diego Chargers on Nov. 23 in San Diego, California.
Stephens College freshman Makayla Butler is a guard on the school's basketball team. Butler posed for a portrait during practice Wednesday.
Stephens College junior Dana Heggemann plays forward for the school's basketball team. Heggemann posed for a portrait during practice on Wednesday.
In this file photo, members of the Missouri High Steppers march on Ninth Street after a bike parade on Sept. 9, 2011. The two events kicked off the Root 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ weekend.
Tourists riding in a classic American car drive by a billboard showing "The Cuban Five" that reads in Spanish "End the injustice. Freedom now." on Wednesday in Havana, Cuba. The men, who are hailed as heroes in Cuba, were convicted in 2001 in Miami on charges including conspiracy and failure to register as foreign agents in the U.S. On Wednesday, three of the five Cubans were released by the U.S. in exchange for U.S. citizen Alan Gross and an unnamed Cuban man who was imprisoned for nearly 20 years for spying for the United States. Two of the Cuban Five had previously been released after finishing their sentences.
Stephens College senior Cheyenne Smith holds her foster cat, Moe, from Second Chance. Students at Stephens College are able to foster cats and dogs through a partnership between the animal shelter and the college.