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Jansen checks out hit-and-run damage

Kurt Jansen surveys the damage on his car after a hit and run on Monday at the corner of Broadway and Ninth Street. Jansen was returning to his car after getting coffee and said he was shocked to find his car on the sidewalk.

Jarod and Charity Quinn on the couch

Charity Quinn and her husband, Jerod, relax at home after a full day's work. Quinn is the executive director of My Life Clinic in Columbia, a not-for-profit resource center that serves women with unplanned pregnancies.

Charity Quinn plays guitar

Charity Quinn, 28, and her husband, Jerod, 29, practice electric guitar in their living room. Charity and Jerod have been practicing together for more than a year. "It's just another thing we can do together, (a way to) spend time together ... and feel cool," Charity said.

MU student Tony Brown demonstrates his app

Student developer Tony Brown demonstrates an Apple iPhone 4 with the NearBuy app he helped develop. The app lets housing shoppers browse real estate listings in their area. Brown created the NearBuy application in 2008 as part of a contest with three other students at MU, earning them a trip to Apple headquarters along with job offers from Google and other technology titans.

Tony Brown shows off his apps

Student developer Tony Brown displays the applications he helped develop, NearBuy and Newsy, on an Apple iPad and iPhone 4 on Tuesday in Columbia. Brown developed the NearBuy application in 2008 as part of a contest with three other students at MU, earning them a trip to Apple headquarters along with job offers from Google and other technology titans. The app allows users to search local real estate listings from mobile devices.

Bird in snowy tree near Boone Tavern

A bird nestles in a tree near Boone Tavern in downtown Columbia on Sunday evening.

Looking onto Regency Hotel parking lot

Parking lot behind Regency Hotel in Columbia on Sunday.

Regency Hotel parking lot

Parking lot behind Regency Hotel in Columbia on Sunday.

Covering forgotten tracks

Snow fills the sidewalks on Broadway in downtown Columbia.

Shoveling a path

Jacob Westbrook, 23, shovels snow off the sidewalks in downtown Columbia on Sunday morning, Jan. 23, 2011. Westbrook has shoved snow off Columbia streets for three seasons. "This is the worst one I've worked," Westbook said. "It's colder, and there's a lot more snow." Westbrook began shoveling at 2am earlier in the week when the snow first arrived. "Once you get through the first snow, it's not so bad," he said.

Waiting in the cold

Shakespeares Pizza parking lot attendant Bethany Bailey, 17, waits for customers to pick up their parking tags. Bailey arrived an hour before Shakespeares opened on a brisk Sunday morning to make sure non-customers did not park in the lot. To help stay warm, "I'll go inside every hour and stick my hands in the oven," she said.

Clearing the way

Todd Berchek, 23, pushes snow off the sidewalks in front of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts Sunday morning, Jan. 23, 2011. This was Berchek's first time shoveling snow in Columbia.

Shoveling snow

Todd Berchek, 23, pushes snow off the sidewalks in front of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, Sunday morning. This was Berchek's first time shoveling snow in Columbia.

MU freshman diver Loren Figueroa vs. Iowa State

Freshman Loren Figueroa leaps from the diving board Saturday during the Tigers' victory against Iowa State at the Mizzou Rec Center.

Former men's basketball players twin brothers Beau and Cliff Minx

Zou Crew fans cheer as signs of the Minx brothers are raised into the air during half time honoring Missouri basketball alumni Saturday night at Mizzou Arena. Twins Beau and Cliff Minx, members of the 1943-44 men's basketball team, were the first brothers to play together for the Tigers.

Mort's, the new hangout at the MU Student Center

Mort's is the new games-and-grill location in the MU Student Center, named for alumnus Mort Walker (BA '48), who created the Beetle Bailey comic. The student hangout features pool tables, foosball, tabletop checkers and a shuffleboard table.

David Hollander and Chris Krigbaum play pool at Mort's

David Hollander, right, a political science student, lines up his shot while playing pool with with his friend Chris Krigbaum. Referring to the game tables, Krigbaum said, "I like that it's free." Although it was Krigbaum's first time at Mort's, he said he would definitely be back often.

MACC student Tim Terrell discusses NASA program

Moberly Area Community College student Tim Terrell talks Friday in his home about the different aspects of participating in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program. Over the next three months, Terrell will learn what it takes to plan a mission to Mars.

Ricardo Ratliffe in game vs. Iowa State

Ricardo Ratliffe attempts a shot over the head of Jamie Vanderbeken in the first period of the game Saturday against Iowa State at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri's Matt Pressey vs. Iowa State

Matt Pressey arcs the ball over the outstretched fingers of Iowa State forward Calvin Godfrey in Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena.
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