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MU men's basketball at Iowa State

Iowa State's Justin Hamilton, left, and Missouri's Steve Moore, top, and Keith Ramsey battle for a rebound in Tuesday's game in Ames, Iowa.

Talking sustainability

Cloe Whittaker and Tyson Jerry give a presentation about sustainability to an environmental science class at Rock Bridge High School on Tuesday. Whittaker and Jerry are driving around the United States and Canada in a van fueled by vegetable oil in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest journey by car using alternative fuel.

Driven to Sustain

The two founders of Driven to Sustain, Cloe Whittaker and Tyson Jerry, stop by Rock Bridge High School on Tuesday to educate students about making sustainable living choices. The two Canadians are driving their van — powered by waste oil from restaurants — across Canada and the United States to break the Guinness World Record for longest journey by car using alternative fuel.

Stein explains decision to step down

Missouri women's basketball head coach Cindy Stein discusses her decision to leave the program after 12 seasons during a news conference Tuesday.

Checking the wine

Jennifer Pruett of Jacob's Vineyard holds her glass of wine up to light to check for color and sediment during a wine tasting in Eckles Hall on Monday. The wine tasting was hosted by University of Missouri's Institute of Continental Climate Viticulture and Enology and brought in wine experts from around Missouri to evaluate 25 varieties of wine.

Reviewing the wine

James Fashing looks at the list of wines he had just tasted during a wine tasting hosted by the University of Missouri's Institute of Continental Climate Viticulture and Enology in Eckles Hall on Monday. The wines were tasted without the participants knowledge of which wine was which in order for them to evaluate the tastes.

Missouri women's basketball coach CIndy Stein to leave team

Since the 2005-06 season, Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein has not seen the Tigers finish better than 10th in the Big 12 Conference.

Moore gets more playing time

Missouri sophomore Steve Moore, left, fights Kansas State's Luis Colon and Chris Merriewether for a rebound in the first half Saturday at Kansas State.

Community joins in comments

Bishop Lorenzo Lawson addresses MU faculty and administration and those gathered at the Town Hall Meeting called by the Legion of Black Collegians at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Monday.

Addressing concerns

MU graduate student Jimmie Jones addresses MU faculty and administration and those gathered with his comments at the Town Hall Meeting called by the Legion of Black Collegians at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Monday.

Reviewing their notes

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and MU Chief Diversity Officer Roger Worthington go over notes prior to the start of the Town Hall Meeting called by the Legion of Black Collegians at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Monday.

Coordinator discusses incident

Black Culture Center senior coordinator Nathan Stephens addresses students comments during a Town Hall Meeting called by the Legion of Black Collegians on Monday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center to address the incident that occurred outside the Black Culture Center on Friday.

Assessing MU's response

From left, Black Culture Center senior coordinator Nathan Stephens, Deputy Chancellor Michael Middleton, Chancellor Brady Deaton, Faculty Council member Leona Rubin and MU Chief Diversity Officer Roger Worthington listen to comments from graduate student Jimmie Jones during a Town Hall Meeting hosted by the Legion of Black Collegians at Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center on Monday in response to Friday's incident outside the Black Culture Center. Faculty and administration listened to questions and comments from students and community members about the incident and diversity on campus.

Listening to comments about racism

Students listen to comments from MU faculty and administrators during a Town Hall Meeting on Monday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. Students and community members heard comments about the event that had taken place outside the Black Culture Center and about diversity education on campus.

Alexander answers questions

Missouri's Danario Alexander (2) and Georgia Tech's Demaryius Thomas (35) answer questions from reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine Friday in Indianapolis.

Weatherspoon catches a pass

Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon makes a catch as he runs a drill at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Weatherspoon runs a drill

Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon runs a drill at the NFL Scouting Combine Monday.

New Rock Bridge principal

Mark Maus of Oak Park High School in Kansas City is the new principal of Rock Bridge High School.

Chile imposes nighttime curfew following lootings

A woman carries goods while looting a supermarket in Concepcion, Chile, on Sunday. A 8.8-magnitude earthquake hit Chile early Saturday. Officers arrested 55 people for violating a nighttime curfew imposed after looters sacked almost every market in town on Sunday.

Corey Motley

Corey Motley is a Missourian columnist.
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