November 12, 2008
According to Abby Staysa, this is the bridge leading up to the emperor's palace in Kyoto, Japan. Behind the bridge is a heavily guarded grassy patch since the hill leads up to the palace. The photo was taken last summer in 2008 during Staysa's trip with an exchange program through Columbia Public Schools and Hakusan City.
During Abby Staysa's trip to Japan in the summer of 2008, the group did a tour of local schools including Torigoe Junior High School where this photo was taken of a math class.
John Davis will play a benefit concert for the "Blind" Boone home on Saturday.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaks during a news conference at the Treasury Department in Washington on Wednesday.
November 11, 2008
Bridget Tobin, 16, shouts her support for Barack Obama for president on the corner of College Avenue and Broadway on election night Nov. 4, 2008. Tobin, a Hickman High School sophomore, joined a group of student campaigners from Rock Bridge High School, Stephens College and Columbia College shortly before polls closed to encourage last-minute voters to choose Obama for president.
Sam Engemann, left, and Brad Thebeau receive instructions on how to fill out their ballots at Memorial Union on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
Iowa State quarterback Austen Amaud reacts after running back Alexander Robinson was stopped while trying to carry the ball in for a one-yard touchdown against Colorado in the fourth quarter of Colorado's 28-24 win on Saturday.
Students wait in line at MU's Memorial Union to cast their votes during the 2008 presidential election. About 23 million Americans under age 30 voted Nov. 4, about 3.4 million more than in 2004, according to Tufts University's Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.
The photo of Mary (Painter) and Jack Cooper holding Life magazine, as it appeared in a newspaper. To read more about Cooper, go to http://www.columbiamissourian.com/obits/obit/895/.
Mary (Painter) Cooper's family in 1958. The family was featured in Life magazine. To read more about Cooper, go to http://www.columbiamissourian.com/obits/obit/895/.
Some of Mary (Painter) Cooper's family. To read more about Cooper, go to http://www.columbiamissourian.com/obits/obit/895/.
Mary (Painter) and Jack Cooper with the edition of Life magazine in which Mary Cooper's family was featured. To read more about Cooper, go to http://www.columbiamissourian.com/obits/obit/895/.
Columbia Fire Lt. Doug Thoma suffered burns to his right hand while fighting a fire Tuesday morning. He is reported to be doing well after minor grafting procedures Tuesday afternoon at the George Peak Memorial Burn Center, according to a news release from the Columbia Fire Department. Thoma was expected to be released from the burn center Wednesday.
November 10, 2008
Freshmen center Steve Moore, left, says he has benefited from practicing against Zaire Taylor and his MU teammates.
Members of the Big XII champion MU women's soccer team await the announcement of their NCAA tournament seeding Monday night at D. Rowe's Restaurant in Columbia. From left, sophomore Brittany Hopkins, junior Tasha Dittamore, senior Kat Tarr and senior Lindsay McCoy.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel, left, is hit by Kansas State defensive end Eric Childs in Saturday's victory over the Wildcats.
Shakara Jones, a sophomore on the MU women's basketball team, goes for a basket while Cortney Shewmaker tries to defend. The Tigers won the game, 80-50, against the Bearcats in Columbia on Friday.
Mary Hussmann, left, and Nathan Stephens stand outside of the Columbia Police Department on Monday to protest Officer Mark Brotemarkle's return to Hickman High School after his involvement in breaking up a fight between students in October. Hussmann has no children in the school system, but said she believes police policy needs to be changed. Stephens said Brotemarkle perpetuates "unnecessary roughness."
Donnie Hoffmann works in the main kitchen of Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital on Nov. 6, 2008. Hoffmann is a veteran of the current Iraq war.
Arnita Jordan, center, looks on while Rev. Ray Warren, right, of Mt. Celestial Baptist Church prays during a protest Monday outside the Columbia Police Department. Around 10 protesters gathered in response to Officer Mark Brotemarkle's return to Hickman High School after his involvement in breaking up a fight between several students October 15. Columbia Police Department policy allows officers to remain in their positions unless there is a serious incident, such as an officer shooting.