April 26, 2010
Based on designs by early-20th-century landscape architect Jens Jensen, the council ring was inspired by American Indian council rings and embraces the idea that all people come together as equals. It is a place where groups could gather for discussion or as a place for solitary reflection.
There are currently 90-100 veterans enrolled with the Harry S. Truman Veterans' Memorial Hospital homeless programs. Katie Burnham, the Homeless Program Coordinator at the Hospital, admits that the numbers underrepresent the real population of homeless veterans in the area.
Anesia Mattox, executive director of Welcome Home Incorporated, speaks with the veterans living in the shelter, during a weekly group meeting. The shelter is currently housing 11 veterans in a space intended for 10.
April 25, 2010
Missouri junior catcher Ryan Ampleman heads toward the Missouri dugout Sunday after an inning of play against Kansas State.
James Harris is executive director of ShowMe Better Courts.
Water creeps up on an abandon trailer and unsuspecting tree as rain continues to pour Sunday in Columbia. The soccer fields and entrance to the MKT Trail off Scott Blvd are completely under water.
Rain soaks the MKT Trail off Scott Blvd on Sunday. According to Weather Underground, Columbia received a record amount of 2.84 inches of rain yesterday, beating out 2.5 inches set in 1950.
Elizabeth Vieira side steps with her horse during the Prince of Wales charity horse show at Stephens College Equestrian Center on Saturday. The Prince of Wales horse show is a fundraiser for Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center which helps people with physical, social or mental disabilities heal.
Rachel Keefe rides past the crowd during the Prince of Wales charity horse show at Stephens College Equestrian Center on Saturday.
Neil S. Brown is the editor of the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times.
The volunteers were given trash bags during Cleanup Columbia on Saturday to leave on the side of the road. Volunteers picked up more than 1,600 bags of trash during the event.
The Delta Upsilon fraternity cleaned Stadium Boulevard from College Avenue to Old Highway 63 during Cleanup Columbia on Saturday. More than 1,500 people volunteers participated the annual event “Cleanup Columbia.”
Members of Greek life helped clean dirty portions of Stadium Boulevard as part of their philanthropy on Saturday in Columbia.
Members of Delta Upsilon clean the roads of Stadium Boulevard on Saturday in Columbia.
Lauren Flaker, a senior sprinter for Rock Bridge, runs a drill during practice on Friday. Flaker specializes in the 100-meter dash but is also training for the 400-meter dash.
April 24, 2010
Chelsea Thomas, who was diagnosed with a stress fracture in her throwing wrist in March, will apply for a medical hardship waiver and an extra season of eligibility.
Attendees check out booths in Jesse Hall.
Plant Sciences graduate student Deanna Boardman shows students seeds from various crops at MU's "Adventures in Education" fair in Jesse Hall.
Brandy Huff, an MU biology undergraduate, helps her daughters Maryssa, 8, and Hannah, 5, make a construction paper caterpillar at a booth during Saturday's "Adventures in Education."
Eliot Battle reads "Buzz Said the Bee" to children on Friday at the Nora Stewart Early Learning Center located at 505 E. Ash St. The Minority Men's Network is launching a reading program for preschoolers to get them interested in reading and also to get men involved in reading to serve as positive role models.