October 17, 2008
James Cook, inventor of the TightRope procedure, has seen few complications resulting from the more than 800 cases he has tracked of veterinarians performing his procedure on dogs experiencing knee problems.
Lauren Allmeyer applies stage makeup to age her face. "It's fantastic. I'm so excited about my old lady face," Allmeyer said.
Introduction to Stage Makeup students use a textbook, which provides instructions and examples for completing the looks assigned each week.
Lauren Allmeyer, a junior majoring in interdisciplinary studies, applies highlights, shadows and wrinkles to age her face.
Fonzie Geary laughs about the old-age looks with his students in MU's Introduction to Stage Makeup class.
Introduction to Stage Makeup students Lauren Allmeyer, left, Katie Wenzlick, middle, and Kathleen Blakeney, right, apply makeup and practice facial expressions during their Monday afternoon class.
Veterinarian James Cook, center, performs TightRope on a blue heeler at the MU veterinary school earlier this month alongside two students. Cook said he hopes TightRope will avoid the extreme surgical complications, which he's seen occur after the use of other canine knee-repairing procedures.
The material used in TightRope, a knee-repairing technique developed at MU by veterinarian James Cook, is part of what makes his surgery unique. Cook used the Kevlar-like "rope" above earlier this month when he operated on the joint of a blue heeler at the MU veterinary school.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., met for their final presidential debate on Oct. 15, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.
Rock Bridge junior running back Stuart Eiken has gained 45 pounds in the past two years.
MU freshman Kelly Goldthorpe helped create H-ZOU-O, a new cheering section for the Missouri swimming and diving teams.
October 16, 2008
Ryan Perrilloux,left, is now the quarterback at Jacksonville State in Alabama. Out of high school, he planned to play at Texas then changed his mind at the last minute and chose LSU, where he never caught on in a starting role. After Perrilloux disappointed Texas, the Longhorns asked Chase Daniel if he would reconsider his commitment to Missouri.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel celebrates at the end of the Tigers' victory Oct. 4 at Nebraska. It's hard to imagine the success the Tigers have had without Daniel on the team.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., answers a question during a presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Wednesday.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., answers a question during a presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Wednesday.
Lance Pierce writes a message on the back of the flag during a flag removal ceremony on Thursday. According to Pierce, every five hours a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer person will commit suicide, and 20 more will attempt suicide due to homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.
Adam Roark pulls a flag out of the ground during a flag removal ceremony on Thursday. The event was held to memorialize the number of suicides that occur each year among members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. The event was sponsored by Allies in Action.
The MU organization Allies in Action places 1,752 flags on Carnahan Quadrangle on Thursday to represent the number of suicides that occur each year among members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.
Mahogany Thomas, center, plays a game called "Honey, If You Love Me..." with the cast members of the play "Check Under the Bed," which she is directing.