Sen. McCaskill discusses financial aid

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to an audience of financial aid counselors, students and parents from universities and public school districts across the state via teleconference at an education roundtable in MU's Ellis Library on Friday. The roundtable allowed Missouri residents to discuss their financial aid concerns with the senator.

Fraternity member works on homecoming decorations

Kyle Kuschel, a sophomore at MU and member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity, drills together boards that will support the house decorations designed in conjunction with the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity and the Phi Mu sorority on the lawn of the Alpha Gamma Sigma house on Thursday night.

Fraternity and sorority members work on scaffolding

Members of Alpha Gamma Sigma and Delta Sigma Phi fraternities work on scaffolding to assemble the framework for the homecoming house decorations they designed and built around the theme of "The boy who cried wolf" with the Phi Mu sorority on the lawn of the Alpha Gamma Sigma house on Thursday night.

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy has the right name for the job

Playing against a football team with a quarterback named Colt McCoy is like playing poker against someone with the same first name as a city. If you're at any sort of felt-covered table and a guy sits down and introduces himself as "Memphis," you walk away.

Pouring wine

Linda Schlick of Jackson, left, visits Hunter Valley Winery in Cape Girardeau with a group of her friends on October 17. It was Schlick's first time to a local winery, and this is the first year the winery has been open. The winery is only open on the weekends, which has proven to be successful in their first year of operation.

Tearful testimony

Trial witness Kelley Cordrey wipes her eyes while answering public defender Jennifer Bukowsky's questions during William Clinch's first-degree murder trial on Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse. Cordrey testified that Clinch's victim, Jeremy Bohannon, did abuse his children and that nobody had reported him to law enforcement. Clinch testified on Wednesday that he killed Bohannon to protect the children from further harm.

Hickman's Kyle Asbury

Senior defensive back Kyle Asbury runs during a Hickman football practice Wednesday. Asbury and his younger brother, Ryan, both play for the Kewpies.

Hickman's Ryan Asbury

Junior running back Ryan Asbury throws the ball during a Hickman football practice Wednesday.

MU cornerback Carl Gettis

Junior cornerback Carl Gettis (19) practices for the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday.

MU soccer pep talk

MU women’s soccer coach Bryan Blitz talks to his team after practice Thursday about the importance of the last games of the season. The Tigers are ranked first in the Big 12 and will play two home games this weekend.

MU women's soccer practice

MU soccer player Kristin Andrighetto competes for possession with Kelsey Stokes during a soccer practice Thursday at Dan Devine Indoor Pavilion.

MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs out of the pocket while trying to find an open receiver.

Rock Bridge's Michael Bush

Michael Bush, a 17-year-old junior at Rock Bridge High School, is both an offensive tackle for the Bruins football team and a member of the school's marching band.

High school volleyball senior night

Rock Bridge's Emily Holt, right, spikes the ball over Hickman's Kortney Heidy during the senior night volleyball game Thursday at the Hearnes Center.

MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson at the 2009 Big 12 Media Day

Missouri coach Mike Anderson speaks to the media Thursday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

Herzog discusses bailout

David Herzog, the chief financial officer of American International Group, Inc., discussed the structure of AIG and its role within the bailout during a talk on Thursday at Bush Auditorium in Cornell Hall.

Herzog answers a question

David Herzog, left, the chief financial officer of American International Group, Inc., answers a question from Bruce Walker, dean of the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business, about how Herzog manages his time during a talk on Thursday in Bush Auditorium in Cornell Hall.

"How bout them Tigers?"

Catalin Abagiu received a second-place award from the Missouri Press Association for this photo of Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon from the 2008 Cotton Bowl.

Drum roll, please

D.J. Tucker, left, and David Champlin, right, the crew of "Big Mo," the drum used to lead the MIZ-ZOU cheers, watch a play in the second quarter of the game pitting the Missouri Tigers against the Furman Paladins on Sept. 19 at Faurot Field. The Tigers defeated the Paladins 52-12.

Drumming up support

David Champlin leads an MIZ-ZOU cheer by beating "Big Mo," an oversized drum on wheels, on Sept. 19's football game with the Missouri Tigers opposing the Furman Paladins at Faurot Field. The Tigers defeated the Paladins 52-12.