October 29, 2009
Police Officer Jason McClintick examines damage to a red Chevy on Wednesday. The car was totaled after it hit a Jeep stopped at the intersection of Providence Road and Worley Street.
Performing Arts in Children's Education rehearses "The Diary of Anne Frank" at Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Tuesday. Abby Kempf, left, and Matt Howard are on the rehearsing stage. Kempf plays the role of Anne Frank.
Performing Arts in Children's Education rehearses "The Diary of Anne Frank" at Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Tuesday. From left, Matt Haward, Aaron Broderson, Haley Huskey, Brady Mcdowell, Abby Kempf, Jacob Huskey Hillary Pfeffer perform. Kempf, center, plays the role of Anne Frank.
Susan Hagan, left, comforts her granddaughter as she prepares to get an H1N1 vaccine at Columbia/Boone County Public Health & Human Services on Wednesday. Margaret Hagan got special directions from the registered nurse about the way to hold her daughter during the flu shot.
Madison Heckart, age 3, sits in her mother's arms while waiting in line for the H1N1 vaccine at Columbia/Boone County Public Health & Human Services on Wednesday. Tiffany Heckart and her daughter waited in line for almost three hours. "She's doing well for not having a nap," Tiffany Heckart said.
Missouri freshman golfer Stuart Ballingall, right, makes a short putt while Missouri golf alumnus Topper Glass looks on at the annual alumni-varsity match Oct. 23, 2009 at The Club at Old Hawthorne. Current players and alumni enjoyed the camaraderie of the event that took place over Homecoming weekend.
Golf alumnus Jack Garvin and redshirt sophomore golfer Chris Johnson walk to their next hole at The Club at Old Hawthorne.
October 28, 2009
Cougar defender Ross Matthew fights to maintain control of the ball against Quincy (Ill.) University's Abe Dirnberger on Wednesday. Columbia College lost its final home game 1-2.
Ross Matthew, center, is honored as a senior on the Columbia College soccer team with his parents, Barrie and Jan Matthew, and his fiancée, Gemma Sadler, by his side. Matthew's family traveled from Scotland to see him play in his last home game Wednesday.
Missouri's Julianna Klein spikes the ball to Kansas State on Wednesday. Klein returned to the court after being out several games with mono.
Missouri volleyball player Julianna Klein (No. 6) celebrates with her teammates after a point against Kansas State on Wednesday at Hearnes Center. The Tigers won all three sets to sweep the Wildcats.
From left, Nicole Fearing, Jen Doty and Dena Higbee gather at the Russell D. and Mary B. Shelden Clinical Simulation at University Hospital.
Ivy White, a certified professional midwife in Columbia, holds 6 week-old William Leigh at the Columbia Community Birth Center before an appointment Sept. 18. A law passed last summer made it legal for midwives like White to assist in the birthing process without the presence of a physician.
Ryann Schmidt was a dorm coordinator at Columbia College. He died Sunday of suspected cardiac arrest. Staff and students of Columbia College will be traveling to funeral services in St. Louis on Thursday. He was 26 and engaged.
From left: Tibetan monks Lobsang Paljor and Tenzin Tashi from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India perform mandala sand painting as part of The Mystical Arts of Tibet tour, in Ellis Library at MU. The tour aims to share Tibetan art and culture, raise awareness about the Chinese occupation of Tibet, and raise funds for exiled student monks in India.
From left: Lobsang Pelger and Yeshi Palden, exiled Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, carefully construct a mandala in the Ellis Library at MU. They rub a tool called a thurma against the ridges of a hollow cone-shaped tool called a chakpur to slowly release the colored sand held within it.
From left: Tibetan monks Lobsang Paljor and Tenzin Tashi use colored sand to paint a mandala. Each mandala carries a special meaning and this one represents Avaloketeshvara, the embodiment of compassion, the deity of which the Dalai Lama is considered a manifestation. Six monks take turns painting over four days, and plan to complete the mandala by noon on Thursday, when it will be ceremonially swept up and dispersed in a flowing body of water to signify the impermanence of all things.
Bowls called ting, full of colored sand, sit on a table next to the tools used to construct the mandala in Ellis Library. About 18 different colors are typically used to paint a mandala and specific colors are used for certain symbols.
October 27, 2009
Cody Hawkins was the starting quarterback for Colorado this season until struggling with interceptions.
In his first start this season, Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen threw for 175 yards and a touchdown in the Buffaloes 34-30 win against previously undefeated Kansas on Oct. 17 in Boulder, Colo.