Graduates leave shoes behind to pose for photos

Graduates and attendees leave their shoes behind to pose for photos at Tiger Plaza on May 14, 2010.

Student mother Hicks to graduate Friday

Sarah Hicks picks up her 10-month-old daughter Myra from the MU Student Parent Center on Wednesday. Hicks used the center every weekday while she was in class and will now be graduating this weekend from the MU College of Education.

MU School of Law student Justine Guyer with her daughter Hazel

Justine Guyer poses for a portrait with her daughter Hazel, 3, outside of the MU School of Law on Thursday. Guyer will be graduating from the law school Saturday.

Ensley takes her children to MU Student Parent Center

Kristy Ensley talks to her daughter Jasmine, 5, while her son Jayden, 2, rocks in a rocking chair at the MU Student Parent Center on Monday. Ensley, who has been bringing her kids to the center since the fall of 2005, is graduating from the MU College of Arts and Science on Saturday.

MU runner Leslie Farmer likes being close to home

Sophomore Leslie Farmer says she loves running track for the Missouri, knowing that home in Jefferson City is only a short drive away.

Missouri hurdler Leslie Farmer

Leslie Farmer holds the school record for the 400-meter hurdles, but she says the mark isn't as important as becoming fast enough to compete a the NCAA's national meet.

Close-up of person of interest in arson

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department has released this image of a person of interest in the arson investigation.

Person of interest in arson investigation

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department released this image of a person of interest in the arson investigation.

Theraputty at Boone Hospital Center

Jim Dunne, Boone Therapy Team occupational therapist, holds a piece of Theraputty during a physical therapy demonstration at Boone Hospital Center on Thursday. Simple treatment options like Theraputty provide at-home treatment for patients between visits.

Boone Therapy Team unique diagnostics

Jim Dunne, an occupational therapist for the Boone Therapy Team, explains a piece of equipment at Boone Hospital Center. The Boone Therapy Team uses diagnostic tools like this one to help treat upper-body joint issues.

Posting on social networking sites

With coaches becoming increasingly wary about what their athletes might be posting on social networking sites, groups that monitor athlete activity on such sites have found a niche.

Legislative Dogs

Winston relaxes in Sen. Kevin Engler's office, while Engler works on the Senate floor.

Ridgeway Dog

Rep. Luann Ridgeway's 2 1/2-year-old terrier mix Kaci in Ridgeway's office in Jefferson City.

MU lacrosse club coach Keith Euker

Keith Euker, left, coach of the MU men's lacrosse club, speaks to his team at halftime of a March 6 game along with assistant coach Patrick Sammons, right.

Citizens Police Review Board discusses SWAT raid

Columbia citizens turned out for the Citizens Police Review Board at Council Chambers in City Hall on May 12. The major topic for the night included citizens reactions and comments about the recent SWAT raid conducted by the Columbia Police Department.

Jim Devine

Jim Devine, an associate dean at the MU School of Law, passed away Wednesday.

Pickens likes Oklahoma St. in Big 12

T. Boone Pickens gestures as he answers a question during a news conference Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Pickens commented on the Big Ten's expansion desire by saying Oklahoma State should remain in the Big 12 Conference.

Fans walk to basketball game at Mizzou Arena

People walk to Mizzou Arena to see the MU-KU rivalry basketball game March 6.

Keys to the City Sculpture

Gary Newton puts jigs in place to hold glass on the sculpture being constructed in front City Hall on Wednesday. The sculpture was designed by Howard Meehan and should be completed by Friday or Saturday depending on the weather.

Sculptor watches Keys to the City installation

Howard Meehan watches Wednesday as workers attach jigs for the glass on the sculpture he designed. Meehan enjoys creating large art installations and said, “I wanted something that would empower citizens as they walk through because they are a part of the community, they have a vested key.”