December 11, 2009
The Dressler family poses for a family photo outside of Mizzou Arena for Jordan Dressler's high school graduation in May 2009. From left to right: Mark Dressler, Ashley Dressler, Jordan Dressler, Hannah Dressler, Jennifer Dressler.
Missouri forward Mark Dressler attempts to block a pass from Kansas guard Darnell Valentine in the Tigers' Big Eight postseason tournament semifinal loss to the Jayhawks on March 5, 1980.
Hickman senior point guard Lyle Harris, No. 3, catches his breath with his teammates during a Kewpies practice Dec. 10 at Hickman High School.
Missouri senior Sarah Shire practices her routine on the balance beam during Monday's gymnastics practice.
December 10, 2009
Freshman guard Sydney Crafton dribbles down the court in Thursday night's game. The Jefferson City native played nine minutes in the second half.
Sophomore Kendra Frazier takes a shot during the second half of the game against Texas-Pan American. Frazier saw 13 minutes of playing time during the Tigers' win.
Missouri's Bailey Gee drives toward the basket past Texas-Pan American's Sherrell Davis.
Texas-Pan American's Shavon Walker puts up a shot, and Missouri's BreAnna Brock falls to the ground while defending the basket Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri won the game 83-34.
MU forward Shakara Jones goes for a layup against Texas-Pan American on Thursday night. The Tigers blew out the Lady Broncos 83-34.
Amanda Hanneman, guard for the MU women's basketball team, prepares to pass the ball during the first period of the game against Texas-Pan American on Thursday at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Missouri won the game 83-34.
Kevin Kelly runs a small business from home just outside of Columbia. He develops software for chemistry applications. Kelly has a strong background in chemistry and this is why he says that "people that worked in the laboratory understand better what users want."
Kristy Ensley chases her son, Jayden Wilkes, 2, around the playground so they can go home from the Student Parent Center in University Village on Thursday, Nov. 19. Ensley, a biology student, said the day care is a blessing because of its affordability and close proximity to campus.
Naomi Clark and her 7-month-old daughter, Liberty, at the Student Parent Center in University Village on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009. Clark is a member of MIZFIT, an organization that helps MU student-parents network and support one another.
Stormwater Logo Contest runners-up Allie Smith, left, and Megan Pearson pose for a picture taken by Smith's mother, Valerie Brightwell, at the Boone County Commission Chambers on Wednesday. Both girls are sophomores at Centralia High School.
From left, Megan Pearson, Hunter Allen and Allie Smith pose on Wednesday with the their designs for the Stormwater Logo Contest. Allen won $100 for first place and Pearson and Smith were given $50 as runners-up. "I'm going to buy a Christmas gift for the girlfriend, to be honest," Allen said about how he would spend the reward money.
Rock Bridge freshman guard Travis Jorgenson dribbles the ball down the court during the Bruins' game against Moberly on Saturday.
December 9, 2009
Wynonna Judd sang "Silent Night" as her opening song Wednesday in Jesse Auditorium. Judd performed as part of the University Concert series.
Freshman Andrew Dolgin relaxes in his room at the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house Monday underneath a lamp specifically set up to mimic sunlight. The lights help prevent the onset of seasonal affective disorder, a variation of depression that is aggravated in the winter months.