June 1, 2008
Missouri's Jacob Priday, left, slides past Mississippi's Tim Ferguson to steal second base in the top of the eighth inning during a baseball game in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional on Sunday on the campus of the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla.
Kyle Busch carries the checkered flag to his car after he won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Best Buy 400 auto race Sunday at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del.
Bob Dynamite uses wood slabs instead of canvas and paints with Wite-Out, acrylics and watercolors. With the exception of the clown painting, which is titled The Toothache, the titles of Dynamite’s paintings are the same as the word that is in the speech bubble. Eight out of the 10 paintings shown at the CARE gallery were sold.
May 31, 2008
Erin Roesler, an MU freshman, walks through the Thomas Hart Benton 1930s exhibit on display at the State Historical Society of Missouri at MU.
Benton's lithograph "The Prodigal Son," completed in 1939, is on display at the State Historical Society of Missouri.
The Hickman High School class of 2008 waits to receive their diplomas during commencement at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.
Michael Jeffers, principal of Hickman High School, addresses the class of 2008 at commencement at Mizzou Arena in on Saturday.
The Hickman High School Senior Ensemble sings the Star Spangled Banner prior to commencement for the class of 2008 on Saturday afternoon.
Nanda Kurwadkar, right, helps her son, Siddaharth, 3, as Stephanie Clark helps Kurwadkar’s daughter, Gaya, 2, create crafts during the Vesak festivities.
People create a mandala using colored sand. Rev. Dhammaruchi said the mandala will be destroyed once it is completed to illustrate the impermanence of objects.
Maridee Williams explains the colors of Tibetan prayer flags. Children created flags similar to the Tibetan flags during the event. Each color represents a light that radiated from Buddha.
The meditation area of Vipassana Buddhist Church is set up for Saturday’s Vesak festivities. The statue of Buddha is made of Burmese marble.
Students of Rock Bridge Senior High School's graduating class listen to fellow senior Sheela Lal's commencement address during Saturday evening's program at Mizzou Arena. This year's class was the largest in Rock Bridge history with 551 graduates.
Graduating senior Sheela Lal delivers the commencement address during Rock Bridge High School's graduation program Saturday evening at Mizzou Arena. Lal, who was elected by a committee of her peers to deliver the speech, spoke about overlapping social circles and being connected in today's world.
Students of Rock Bridge High School's graduating class look for family and friends during the processional to begin this year's graduation program at Mizzou Arena.
May 30, 2008
Father Emmanuel Hatzidakis of St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia sings a hymn during Vespers, or evening prayer service, on May 3. Father Emmanuel wrote a book on the Divine Liturgy, a Greek Orthodox communion service, entitled "The Heavenly Banquet."
Father Emmanuel Hatzidakis delivers a brief message to the congregation following the evening service at St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church on May 3.
Father Emmanuel Hatzidakis reads from a liturgical text during the evening service, or Vespers, at St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church on May 3.
Photo illustration showing some of the elements of the Eucharist.
Missouri pitcher Aaron Crow gave up just three hits to the Rebels in nine innings.