March 5, 2009
Rock Bridge senior Skylar Tolson goes in for a layup at a practice on Thursday. Tolson is known by his teammates as an emotional leader and for his skills from beyond the arc.
Former Missouri defensive tackle Ziggy Hood performs a drill at Thursday's MU Pro Day at Devine Pavilion.
From left to right, Sarah Shire, Adrianne Perry, Alicia Hatcher and Liz Straatmann trained together during high school at the Great American Gymnastics Express, before they became teammates at MU.
Max Askren will attempt to win his third straight Big 12 individual title on Saturday at the Big 12 Championships. Askren is ranked No. 4 in the country in the 197-pound weight class.
Zaire Taylor goes for a basket as OU player Austin Johnson jumps up to defend the basket. The Oklahoma Sooners lost to MU 73-64.
Senior DeMarre Carroll jumps over OU senior Taylor Griffin to shoot during the MU-OU game at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. Carroll had 15 points and 10 rebounds during his last home game as a Tiger.
DeMarre Carroll of Missouri tries for a basket while being guarded by Cade Davis of Oklahoma. The Tigers played the Sooners at Mizzou Arena, the last home game of the season.
Marcus Denmon of Missouri is congratulated by fans after the Tigers beat the Sooners at the last home game of the season.
Senior DeMarre Carroll shows emotion as the seniors are announced at the MU vs. OU game Wednesday. It was senior night and MU's last home game of the season.
Leo Lyons of Missouri and Cade Davis of Oklahoma vie for the basketball during the the last home game at Mizzou Arena.
Junior J.T. Tiller prepares for a layup as OU freshman Willie Warren attempts to block the point at during the home game against OU in Mizzou Arena on Wednesday March 4. Mizzou beat the Sooners 73-64.
Senior DeMarre Carroll readies a block as OU junior Juan Pattillo attempts to score in Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. The Tigers kept their streak alive to remain undefeated at home for the 08-09 season.
Senior DeMarre Carroll hugs OU senior Taylor Griffin after the Tigers bested the Sooners 73-64 on Wednesday March 4 in Mizzou Arena. The game was Carroll's last home game as a student at MU.
Leo Lyons of Missouri hugs Blake Griffin of Oklahoma before the Mizzou vs. Oklahoma match at Columbia on March 04, 2009. Mizzou won the match 73-64.
March 4, 2009
Sustain Mizzou, a non-profit student organization at Mizzou, organized Recycle Mountain, which consists of 8,700 pounds of recycled materials that were brought to Lowry Mall at MU by Columbia Recycling. The six bales were put into place by a fork-lift. Each bale weighs approximately 1500 pounds, and each bale represents what could be recycled on campus every day.
Jordan Parshall, senior, stands on top of Recycle Mountain in order to announce campus recycling facts on Wednesday on Lowry Mall at MU. The mountain on which she stands is about 8700 pounds.
Mariana Chilton, who for years directed statistical studies about hunger and food insecurity without hearing the stories of the people that bore the statistics doled out digital cameras to inner-city mothers and made them the chroniclers of a plight often ignored.
Tianna Gaines tries to feed her 1-year-old toddler Marianna Turner, Thursday, Feb. 26 at their home in Philadelphia, Pa. Gaines was a participant of the "Witnesses To Hunger" photo exhibit in Philadelphia.
Imani Sullivan, 29, stands in her home holding a photograph she took of her 2-year-old son Asem, who is holding out his ark, asking a welfare officer for something to eat. Sullivan was a participant in the "Witness to Hunger" photo exhibit.
As she stands with her son Demire in her kitchen, Imani Sullivan talks about her frustration over trying to care for her two children with her janitor's pay.