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Columbia police direct traffic following accident

The Columbia Police Department directs traffic after a two-car collision at Stadium and I-70 on Friday.

Beetle Bailey fans flock to Walker book signing

Dianne Fendler, who has been a Beetle Bailey reader since she was 10 years old, has her book signed by Mort Walker at the MU Student Center on Friday.

Walker speaks with Kappa Sigma fraternity members

Mort Walker talks to Kappa Sigma fraternity at a private party before his book signing at the new Student Center on Friday.

Mort Walker draws large crowd

People lined up inside the MU Student Center waiting for a book signing with Mort Walker, the creator of Beetle Bailey. Walker created Beetle Bailey in the 50s, and was heavily influenced by MU while he was a Kappa Sigma at the university.

Historic Jefferson Junior High School building

The Jefferson Junior High School building when it opened as Columbia High School in 1911.

Mort Walker attends Student Center festivities

Mort Walker, center, poses for pictures after the Student Center dedication on Friday. Walker attended the dedication before a book signing Friday evening.

MU students sing Alma Mater at dedication

From left, Brian Kirn, Paige Sommerer and Sheldon Price lead the audience in singing the Alma Mater at the end of the dedication ceremony. All three are current MU students.

Chancellor speaks at Student Center dedication

Chancellor Brady Deaton speaks at the Student Center dedication on Friday. The ceremony was part of a two-day event to dedicate the new Student Center during MU's 99th Homecoming weekend.

Creativity shines through on capsule banner

A student's drawing on the time capsule banner will be viewed in 2060 when the capsule is opened.

Time capsule receives student attention

Students sign a banner for the time capsule on Friday. The banner was placed outside the student center, and everyone who walked by was encouraged to sign.

Students leave mark in time capsule

Students sign a banner for the time capsule on Friday. The banner will be placed with the time capsule, which will be opened in 50 years.

Nursing students donate picture frame to time capsule

A photo frame donated by nursing students for the Student Center time capsule sits on display at the dedication on Friday. Student organizations from every area of campus donated items to be placed in the time capsule. The capsule is located on the south side of the Student Center, and the Student Union Programming Board plans to open the capsule in 2060.

The Shack memories relived through famous burgers

MU sophomore Whitley Crawford bites into a Shack burger outside of the Student Center on Friday. The Shack Burger was the staple of the former student hangout, The Shack.

Shack burgers a big hit at Student Center

Do Mundo’s kitchen worker Jacob Petty flips Shack Burger patties on Friday in commemoration of the opening of a new section of the Student Center. The burgers, along with pulled pork sandwiches, were available to students for free as a taste of the past. The Shack Burger was the staple of the former student hangout, The Shack. The Shack closed in 1984, and was consumed by a fire in 1988. The Reynolds Alumni Center now sits on the former site of the Shack.

Crew sets up for GameDay broadcast

Preparation for College GameDay continues at Francis Quadrangle on Friday. Although the quad has a capacity of 24,000, there is no estimate as to how many people will attend the show Saturday morning.

College GameDay draws early crowd

Fifteen-year-old Alex Henderson and his parents check out the College GameDay preparation on a school day at Francis Quadrangle on Friday. Nebraska holds the attendance record of 15,808. Francis Quadrangle has a capacity of 24,000.

Vikings chant after a win

The West Junior High School Vikings cheer after winning the game against the Jefferson Jr. High School Cyclones on Thursday. The Vikings scored two touchdowns during the game, making the final score 14-6.

Scoring the first goal

Jefferson Jr. High Cyclone Brayden Parker cheers after his team scored the first touchdown of the game against the West Junior High Vikings at Hickman High School on Oct. 21. Although the Cyclones scored first, they lost the game 14-6.

A tackle and a fumble

Ryan Bernskoetter of Jefferson Junior High tackles Sabien Cook of West Junior High after Cook intercepted a pass in the third quarter. Kyler Guy, right, helped his teammate up after the tumble.

Watching the band

Emma Grace Gooch, 4, watches the Jefferson Jr. High School band that performed at the half-time of the home football game against the West Junior High School on Hickman High School field on October 21. Emma's mom, a faculty member at Jefferson, takes her daughter to all the home games to watch the cheerleaders and band.
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