February 25, 2009
One of the houses located in the original black community in Columbia north of Broadway and east of Providence, then known as Third Street. The picture is part of the Black Community Photographs collections and was taken between 1958 and 1965. The houses were torn down and replaced with businesses as part of an urban renewal project in Columbia in the 1960s.
Patrons of the True/False Film Festival line up to buy and pick up tickets in the Cherry Street Artisan Annex on Wednesday. The film festival begins on Thursday.
Promotional materials for the True/False Film Festival pile up on a table at the Cherry Street Artisan Annex on Wednesday.
Jonny Pez, left, and Brock Williams of Boxcar Films set up a video camera in the Cherry Street Artisan Annex to film a promotional video for the True/False Film Festival on Wednesday. Patrons lined up around the block to purchase passes to the festival, which begins this weekend.
Freshman Ashley Fleming swings for the ball during a double header against Saint Louis University on Wednesday.
Chris Blackerby plays the role of Frank Charles in the upcoming production of "Flyin' West."
Clyde Ruffin observes a rehearsal of the play "Flyin' West." He is the director.
Constance Stanley, left, who plays Minnie Dove Charles; Alesha Harmon, who plays Sophie Washington; and CortneyJo Washington, who plays Miss Leah in the MU production of "Flyin' West," sit around the dinner table during a rehearsal of Act I.
The cast of "Flyin' West," an MU theater department production directed by Clyde Ruffin, rehearses on Feb. 18. The show opens Thursday.
Afton Thomas plays the role of Fannie Dove in "Flyin' West" during a rehearsal on Feb. 18 at MU's Rhynsburger Theatre. Fannie Dove is the mild-tempered mediator between the bickering pair of Sophie Washington and Miss Leah.
February 24, 2009
Missouri's RaeShara Brown goes after a loose ball against Texas' Erika Arriaran on Tuesday.
MU’s Shakara Jones, left, tries to control the ball against Texas’ Ashleigh Fontenette on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Students, faculty, parents and community members were invited to Rock Bridge High School on Tuesday to attend a student-driven dialogue about the rising global AIDS epidemic, hosted by Matt Cone's Contemporary Issues class. The figure is a part of student Kelsey Saragnese's project.
Kelsey Saragnese, a student in the Contemporary Issues class at Rock Bridge High School, discusses the rising rate of AIDS in India as part of an informative seminar led by students on Thursday. Saragnese and the other students made works of art to serve as illustrations during their intimate dialogue with listeners.
Rock Bridge High School students in Matt Cone's Contemporary Issues class met Tuesday morning to use artwork they had made about the AIDS virus as a starting point for intimate dialogue about the epidemic to interested students, parents, teachers and other community members. The Contemporary Issues students had a rigorous test last week about AIDS that helped prepare them for this event.
UM System President Gary Forsee speaks with Jim Moody after the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Feb. 24, 2009.
The Big 12 meet will be the end of Jeff Wolfert's college diving career. He will be signing with an agent in hopes of landing an NFL contract.
MU's Shakara Jones, 44, and RaeShara Brown, right, go for a rebound against Texas on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Texas' Yvonne Anderson tries to shoot over Missouri's Toy Richbow during the second half Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. Anderson had three points and three rebounds.