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MU students host launch party for black-perspective publication

From left, senior Veronica Wells, a convergence major; senior Daryl Kirkland-Morgan; a broadcast major; and senior Victoria Uwumarogie, a magazine major, unpack food for the BLACKout launch party in the Black Culture Center on Jan. 29. Wells and Uwumarogie revived the student-led publication in September 2009. "We want to report on the black community on campus and nationally because you don't get to hear about those so much," Uwumarogie said.

MU students celebrate launch of black-perspective publication

From left, Veronica Wells and Victoria Uwumarogie smile as they watch the video that Wells prepared for the Blackout launch party in the Black Culture Center on Jan. 29.

MU students celebrate BLACKout launch

Attendants at the BLACKout launch party dance together in the Black Culture Center on Jan. 29.

Nebraska super fan Anthony Ainslie

Anthony Ainslie, 15, says he knows the whole Nebraska women's basketball team.

MU women's basketball player Toy Richbow vs. Nebraska

Missouri's Toy Richbow tries to take the ball around Nebraska defender Yvonne Turner in Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena.

MU women's basketball player Jessra Johnson vs. Nebraska

Missouri's Jessra Johnson attempts to shoot around Nebraska's Cory Montgomery on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Performing diabolo at 'China Night'

Chris Chen from Taiwan performs diabolo during "China Night" at Jesse Auditorium on Saturday night. The Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars organized the event to celebrate the lunar new year.

'China Night' draws smiles

The audience enjoy the "China Night" performers at Jesse Auditorium on Saturday night. "China Night" was organized by the Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars to celebrate the lunar new year.

Chinese performers dazzle crowd

Nan Hao performs during "China Night" at Jesse Auditorium on Saturday night.

'China Night' at Jesse Auditorium

Chinese performers dance during "China Night" at Jesse Auditorium on Saturday night.

Blue light, 'China Night'

The audience watches as the Chinese performers dance at Jesse Auditorium on Saturday night. The Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars organized the event to celebrate the lunar new year.

Chinese performers dance at Jesse Auditorium

Chinese performers dance during the "China Night" at Jesse Auditorium on Saturday night. The Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars organized the event to celebrate the lunar new year.

Udoh tips in winner vs. Missouri men's basketball team

Baylor's Ekpe Udoh, left, tips in the game-winning basket over Missouri's J.T. Tiller in the finals seconds on Saturday in Waco, Texas.

Singing for Justice at the State Capitol

Visitors listen to the Heartland Men's Chorus perform their show "And Justice for All" on Wednesday in the rotunda at the state Capitol in Jefferson City. The chorus' show featured songs from black, women and LGBT civil rights movements.

Crowds gather to protest performance

A small group of protesters clog the east corner of Ninth and Locust streets before the Heartland Men's Chorus performed their show "And Justice for All" on Wednesday at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. The protesters were outnumbered by a group of counter-protesters across the street.

Chorus captures Capitol in Jefferson Ciy

The Heartland Men's Chorus walks up the stairs to the State Capitol in Jefferson City. The Kansas City chorus sang for the first time in Jefferson City.

Heartland Men's Chorus gathers before performance

Members of the Heartland Men's Chorus wait in the basement of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts before the performance of their show "And Justice for All" on Wednesday. The chorus' mission strives to build community, working together toward a common goal of civil rights activism. For many of the members, the group is like an extended family with strong camaraderie.

Preparing for premier performance

Ben Proffer, second from left, and his brother Alex, center, get ready on a charter bus for their first performance with the Heartland Men's Chorus. The chorus' show featured songs from black, women and LGBT civil rights movements.

Projecting Justice

The Heartland Men's Chorus performs their show "And Justice for All" on Wednesday at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. The performance used narration and projected multimedia to enhance their message promoting black, women and LGBT civil rights.

2010 Vancouver Olympics

A snowboarder jumps through the Olympic rings during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday.
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