August 18, 2010
Erik Sarnello of Itasca, Ill, a juror in the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, talks to reporters inside his home on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010. Sarnello, 21, said the panel was deadlocked at 11-1 in favor of convicting the former Illinois governor of trying to sell or trade President Obama's former Senate seat.
James Matsumoto, foreman of the jury in the Rod Blagojevich federal trial, speaks to reporters in the backyard of his home on the northwest side of Chicago, following Tuesday's verdict.
August 17, 2010
Last season, Missouri kicker Grant Ressel was 26-of-27 on field goals and 39-of-39 on extra points.
Journalism major Katherine Blek from Orono, Minn, can't leave her tiger for a single day since she was 5 years old. So this tiger is lucky enough to travel with her to Mexico and Canada and to 49 states in the U.S. "She is 14 years old. I am sure she will live long and keep company with me for my whole life."
Even the acid from a single apple can upset Chris Flores' stomach, so the MU freshman from Plano, Texas, made sure he came to college equipped with Rolaids. "I down like a bottle a week," he said.
Jared Lyons holds his "puke bucket" while preparing to move into his dorm room. "It wasn't my idea," said the MU freshman from Peoria, Ill. Lyons' mom suggested the bucket because it is sometimes hard to get to the bathroom in time. "It's a mother thing, I guess," Robin Lyons said.
Ray Rutz, a freshman from Chicago, shows off his longboard on Tuesday. Of the select items freshmen choose to fit in their limited dorm space, Rutz decided his board made the cut.
Kylie Turner, a freshman accounting major from Jefferson City, kisses her papier-mâché fish at Laws Hall. She was one of the first to move into the residence hall on Tuesday. Her fish does more than add personality to her dorm room, she said. "It matches all my stuff."
MU freshman Allison Roebuck of Merriam, Kan., displays an owl statue she got from her friend as a gift. "She wanted to creep me out at night," she said, while moving into Jones Hall.
A framed photo of "Kissing on VJ Day" will make Victoria Goodwin, a freshman from O'Fallon, Ill., feel more comfortable on campus. "Bringing it to my dorm will make it feel like my room again," she said as she held it up outside her dorm.
Matt McCabe talks with his grandmother, Mary Ernst, about coordinating how his college gear should be moved into his new residence hall room on Tuesday at Hudson Hall.
Alicia Bradley and Gwendolyn Whiteside carry belongings of Bradley’s sister, Janae Bradley, into her new residence hall room on Tuesday in Discovery Hall. Alicia Bradley, a fifth-year accounting student at MU, helped Janae with the move-in process since she had already been through it.
David Riley five hours after his arrest on Sept. 28, 2009.
Robert and Sheila Bailey arrive in Brielle, Netherlands after 16 days riding across Germany.
Robert and Sheila Bailey at a German Bed & Breakfast.
Sheila and Robert Bailey show off their shirts recognizing their trip across the U.S.
Sheila and Robert Bailey have 13 years of stories to tell about how long-distance cycling has changed their relationship.
Boone County Fair queen Amy Wilsdorf poses for a portrait in her Columbia apartment. Wilsdorf won runner-up in the Missouri State Fair pageant in Sedalia.
August 16, 2010
Missouri redshirt freshman L'Damian Washington claimed the top X-receiver spot on Monday's updated depth chart.
Bill Easley and Lily Tinker-Fortel hold up signs encouraging a taser-free Columbia during a protest at City Hall on Monday. The demonstration occurred ahead of a scheduled city council vote to ban tasers from the city that evening.