October 18, 2009
MU sophomore Liz Hinz opens up the worship service hosted by The Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the nightclub Deja Vu. A young adult ministry of Community United Methodist Church, The Branch has held weekly services in Deja Vu since its beginning in August.
MU senior Brittney Stevens listens to sophomore Amy Jackson talk about the biblical King David and forgiveness during a worship service hosted by The Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Deja Vu. Each weekly service features worship music, a message, fellowship and an informal activity.
Sign-up sheets for various subgroups within the young adult ministry, The Branch, greet those who come to weekly services at Deja Vu. Co-coordinator Liz Hinz said Branch leadership combed downtown Columbia for a regular location for their services. After Ragtag Cinemacafe was unable to provide such a location, the group came to Deja Vu. "We walked in here and said, 'This is perfect,'" Hinz said.
October 17, 2009
Oklahoma State running back Keith Toston stiff arms Missouri's Zaviar Gooden during the first half of the Tigers' loss to the Cowboys on Saturday.
Kayla Burri, foreground, works on her putting with teammate Meghan Mueller at a Rock Bridge practice.
Missouri’s Weiwen Wang tries to get the ball past Nebraska blockers Lindsey Licht (No. 4) and Kori Coper (No. 15) in Thursday's home match against Nebraska. The Tigers lost their first match at Hearnes Center.
Ernest Hildebrand demonstrates wood turning at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
The annual Missouri Chestnut Roast, held Saturday in New Franklin, Mo., is a family oriented event. Hundreds of visitors each year enjoy samples of sweet, Missouri-grown roasted chestnuts at the MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Center.
Unhusked chestnuts are used as decorative objects at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Debbie Milks of Chestnut Charlie's roasts chestnuts at the Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Artist Shepard Fairey, 39, signs his Barack Obama "HOPE" poster in Los Angeles on Jan. 12. The poster became the subject of a lawsuit with Fairey claiming he had the right to use a news photo to create his poster.
A 23-year-old veteran, Rod Hauser, also known as Sir Hirsch Eichman, was king for the first time Saturday. "The memories and experiences are incomparable," Hauser said.
Members of the SCA are able to choose from any culture from the time period and learn skills from fellow participants. "All these people are volunteers. A lot of folks are able to share a common interest," Tim Jones.
The Society of Creative Anachronism met Saturday in Peace Park for a scribe seminar and some practice fighting. Saturday's event attracted SCA members to travel Nebraska foe daylong classes.
Gentleman Auction House performs at The Blue Note during the Bluebird Festival on Friday.
Pomeroy performs at Mojo's on Friday. Micah Burdick plays the guitar while David Fairbanks performs on tambourine.
Members of the Readers Board include, top row: Celestine Hayes, John Pizzitola, Ruth Miluski and Toni Messina
Second row: Georgia Nolph, Scott Vince, Stephanie Fuchs and Pat Fowler.
Bottom row: Stefan Denson and John Schultz.
October 16, 2009
Rock Bridge head coach A.J Ofodile talks to his team after the Bruin's loss to Liberty High School on Friday night. Ofodile told the team that they have to practice harder, and they will improve.
Jordan Farris, a junior safety, lowers his head before taking a tackle during the Bruins' senior game against Liberty High School on Friday night. Liberty won the game 35-20.
From left, Calista Schupp, 8, Bailey Self, 6, and Anna Hollinger, 7, play with the Rock Bridge mascot during the Bruins' game against Liberty High School on Friday night.