October 14, 2009
An employee of Doug Perry Towing Inc. works to remove a vehicle from a Harmony Creek on the 3000 block of I-70 Dr. Southwest while officers with the Columbia Fire Department work to remove minor oil spills. The driver of the vehicle sustained only moderate injuries.
Vendoni Colvin looks into what will eventually become the kitchen of the "Earthship" house she is building with her husband, Kenny, on Sunday, Oct. 4, in Brumley.
Cement and aluminum cans form a wall that encircles the load-bearing, dirt-filled, rubber tires in Vendoni and Kenny Colvin's "Earthship" house on Sunday, Oct. 4, in Brumley. The Colvins have been building the house, largely composed of repurposed materials, since April 2003 after visiting some other Earthships in Taos, N.M.
An umbrella hangs off of a coat rack along the interior wall of Vendoni and Kenny Colvin's "Earthship" on Sunday, Oct. 4, in Brumley. This load-bearing wall is composed of tires that have been filled with dirt, a process that Kenny Colvin said takes at least three hours per tire. The tires are then stacked up and coated with a soybean-based insulation foam that makes a water-tight seal. This wall will ultimately be covered up by stucco when the Colvins finish their Earthship.
Vendoni Colvin, Karen Spicer and Kenny Colvin consider the possibilities of what will eventually become the kitchen of the "Earthship" house the Colvins are building in Brumley. The Colvins have been building the house, largely composed of repurposed materials, since April 2003 after visiting some other Earthships in Taos, N.M.
Sal Nuccio, owner of the Eastside Tavern, an alternative rock bar, is running for mayor.
Bruce Walker, dean of the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business at MU, is scheduled to retire.
October 13, 2009
Rick Linhardt, manager of Buck's Ice Cream Place, fills a paper cup with fresh ice cream while Laura Ortinau puts lids on the cups. Within 30 minutes, a team of four workers can fill 1,120 cups.
Rick Linhardt, manager of Buck's Ice Cream Place, scrapes off excess ice cream from the tub with a knife before putting a lid on it. Buck's is located in Eckles Hall at MU.
Sarah Chapin, right, drops off Gus Barnett, 7, left, Shelby Barnett, 8, center, and Maria Turner, 8, at Fairview Elementary in the morning on September 29. Chapin decided to use the option to transfer her children from Parkade Elementary to Fairview after Parkade fell below yearly standards set by the No Child Left Behind Act.
Ten entries have been chosen as finalists in the stormwater management program logo contest.
Shelby Barnett, 8, Ella Chapin, 3, and Gus Barnett, 7, leave their house in the Vanderveen Subdivision for Fairview Elementary School on September 29.. Their mother, Sarah Chapin, transferred Shelby to Fairview after Shelby's previous school, Parkade Elementary, fell below the yearly standard set by the No Child Left Behind Act.
October 12, 2009
Missouri senior goalkeeper Tasha Dittamore earned her 15th shutout with the Tigers over the weekend, giving her the school record for career shutouts.
Missouri forward Alysha Bonnick, right, fights for the ball against Texas Tech's Talor Lytle on Sunday at Walton Stadium
Texas' Jordan Shipley (8) catches a pass as Colorado's Jalil Brown on Saturday in the Longhorn's home victory.
Juniors Brian Kirn and Sheldon Price read off of the script for "Identity Politics," a play that will be put on by the Interactive Theater Troupe. The play deals with affirmative action and racial identity in a college environment.
Doctoral student Noah Lelek, front, runs through the script of the play "Identity Politics" with fellow doctoral student Emily Rollie and former faculty member Sally Foster at the Fine Arts Annex on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The script was written by the University of Missouri's Chief Diversity Officer Roger Worthington.
From left, Meongsu "Aric" So, Taejun "Arnold" Kim and Sungja "Saint" Cho, watch Sara Sieker as she demonstrates difference between the vowel sounds in "beat" and "bit" at MU's Accent Modification Program on Thursday, Oct. 1. So, Kim and Cho all moved to Columbia from South Korea, and have been taking weekly classes to improve their pronunciation of the English language.
From left, Sungja "Saint" Cho, Meongsu "Aric" So and Taejun "Arnold" Kim study the difference between the vowel sounds in the words "bit" and "bet" under the instruction of Sara Sieker. Cho, So and Kim all moved to Columbia from South Korea and have been attending weekly sessions with Sieker to improve their pronunciation of the English language.
Taejun "Arnold" Kim carefully pronounces the word "myth" under the instruction of Sara Sieker at MU's Accent Modification Program. Kim moved to Columbia from South Korea and has been attending weekly sessions with Sieker in order to improve their pronunciation of the English language.