October 20, 2010
Chaz Freck, 10, and his mom Susan Freck and Jayme Aquino, 24, walk in the candlelight vigil for members of the LGBTQ community who committed suicide. LGBTQ youth led the supporters downtown to the United Methodist Church where they announced the names of those who had committed suicide the previous month, followed by a screening of the movie Bullied. An estimated 250 people attended, a number that far surpassed everyone's expectation, Megan Lee, the volunteer coordinator for The Center Project, said.
MU freshman tailback Marcus Murphy dodges a tackler against Colorado. Murphy said returning kicks for the Tigers gives him a chance to show off his skills.
Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones, right, watches his pass in the first quarter of Saturday's game against Iowa State. Oklahoma won 52-0.
Missouri soccer players try to grab rubber balls at the start of a game of dodgeball during a walk-through session Aug. 27 at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. The Tigers play dodgeball before every road game.
St. Louis Rams receiver Danario Alexander raises both arms in triumph after a diving 38-yard touchdown catch. "For that play to go just like it went, I kind of got emotional at that moment," he said.
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danario Alexander (84) holds onto a pass from quarterback Sam Bradford to score a touchdown Sunday against San Diego Chargers cornerback Antoine Cason.
Three white semi-trucks with ESPN's "College GameDay" park on the Eighth Street circle near Jesse Hall on Wednesday. Setup for the show is scheduled to start on Thursday.
Alpha Gamma Sigma freshman Jonathan Fuller kicks boards in place for his house's decorations Wednesday.
From left, Alpha Delta Pi freshman Leslie Dixon, FarmHouse senior Mark Wehmeyer and Alpha Delta Pi freshman Emily Robinson work on painting FarmHouse's MU Homecoming float Wednesday.
Twenty-first District candidate John Cauthorn, R-Mexico, Mo., speaks at a candidate forum on Oct. 13 at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.
FarmHouse senior Mark Wehmeyer paints the columns on his fraternity's MU Homecoming float Wednesday.
Twenty-first District candidate Kelly Schultz, D-Shaw, speaks at a candidate forum on Oct. 13 at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.
From left, MU students Craig Solomon, Marc Jensen, Brett Jones and Jonathan Fuller work on house decorations Wednesday for their fraternity Alpha Gamma Sigma.
Alpha Gamma Sigma freshman Jonathan Fuller, front, and junior Brett Jones assemble decorations for their fraternity house Wednesday.
One of the many dogs at Tenderheart Kennel in Silex jumps on its fenced enclosure. Tenderheart Kennels is owned by Hubert and Sharon Lavy, and the kennel would be affected if Proposition B passes.
Tenderheart Kennels employee Lynda Bridwell fills the food bowl as the excited recipient looks on during early morning on Wednesday. Bridwell comes over every day around 7 a.m. and spends about 4 to 6 hours cleaning and feeding all of the dogs in the kennel.
FarmHouse senior Mark Wehmeyer, left, and Alpha Delta Pi sisters Emily Robinson and Leslie Dixon paint the FarmHouse fraternity float Wednesday in preparation for the MU Homecoming parade.
Tenderheart Kennels owner Hubert Lavy holds and plays with one of his bulldogs early Wednesday morning. Lavy is an adamant supporter of voting no on Proposition B. "You can't treat all dogs the same, so you can't write a bill that covers everything they need," he said.
The Broncos play against the Packers in the Columbia Youth Football League in Cosmopolitan Park on Tuesday. If Proposition 1 passes, Columbia might see the development of more youth sports fields.
The cover of the Homecoming 2010 special section, a joint publication of the Missourian Advertising Department and the Mizzou Alumni Association