February 6, 2010
"In a 1949 article for The Quill, Otha Spencer, a participant at the first Missouri Photo Workshop, described Columbia: 'Instead of being a simple college town … Columbia, upon close inspection, was a city with a race problem, and being situated right on top of the Mason-Dixon Line, the problem was more than ever evident.' The workshop is a laboratory for photographers to improve their visual storytelling skills but also holds up a mirror to the community."
“View from Cemetery Hill” is a photo taken by Howard Sochurek for the first Missouri Press Workshop in 1949 in Columbia. Its caption reads:
Randy Judkins performs mime with his students during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre.
Randy Judkins juggles during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre.
Becca Nelson, center, a dance major at Stephens College, juggles with a scarf with other students during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre.
Randy Judkins rides an unicycle during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre, Friday. Judkins is a visiting circus arts and physical comedy teacher at Stephens College.
February 5, 2010
Students at Robert E. Lee Elementary School are led to their buses Friday following an early dismissal due to inclement weather. Snow showers are expected throughout the day and into the evening.
Adrianna Furtwangler, 9, and Isaac Milarsky, 8, wait for their parents to pick them up from Robert E. Lee Elementary School after the district let out early due to inclement weather. Columbia Public Schools notified parents of the early release via text, email and phone calls.
This July 14, 2008, photo shows a worker moving a load of beer inside Boulevard Brewing of Kansas City. In the year since InBev, a Belgian-based brewing company, bought Anheuser-Busch, Boulevard has not only gained bragging rights as Missouri's largest home-based brewery but has seen its grocery sales increase 26 percent in the St. Louis market.
From left, Ellen Bromstedt, Reilly Long, Morgan Shellady, Eugy Ngassi and Chavez Coz hold the "pop jars" they created for the penny wars competition at Gentry Middle School.
Coach John Burns helps a player improve during basketball practice on November 18, 2009. Burns was hired as head coach for the Hickman boys basketball team last May and has traveled the country visiting premier basketball programs to find out what makes coaches successful.
February 4, 2010
Columbia College guard Aleksander Eric, right, moves past Williams Baptist's Marcus Massey as he drives to the basket during Thursday night's game.
Columbia College men's basketball coach Bob Burchard cheers on his players after a timeout during the second quarter of Thursday night's game against Williams Baptist. Columbia College won the game 75-51.
Columbia College forward Greg Stegeman shoots for two points during Thursday night's game against Williams Baptist.
Hickman senior guard Shaunece Ballenger breaks past Holt freshman guard Riley Reddin during the game on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010. Hickman won 49-44 against Holt at Hickman High School.
Hickman Kewpies junior guard Aqua Corpening, 42, breaks away from Holt senior guard Megan Gatschenberger, 40, and drives the ball down the court on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010. Corpening was the highest scorer for Hickman with a total of 22 points.
Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser will receive the National League of Cities' Leadership Award.
A the 2009 Beauty and the Beast meet, MU gymnast Alicia Hatcher preforms her floor routine while MU wrestler Raymond Jordan, left, competes against Central Michigan wrestler Mike Miller.
Joseph Jacobs, a fourth grader at Robert E. Lee Elementary School, shows off his new 'Fitness badge' during the Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet at Missouri United Methodist Church Thursday.
Westley Denny of Robert E. Lee Elementary School eats a piece of pizza during the Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet at Missouri United Methodist Church Thursday.