May 12, 2008
Michael Hillmann looks for any items he could salvage from his mother's home on Sunday after a tornado on Saturday caused major damage and caused at least 25 deaths in Missouri, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama Hillman's mother, Susan Roberts left her car and home and survived, but another woman seeking shelter climbed into Susan's car and was killed.
Text of reasons University of Missouri System Board of Curators object to giving a student member voting privileges.
Columbia Police Chief Randy Boehm will be retiring and has accepted a job as manager of security for MU Health Care.
May 11, 2008
Bobby Turley helps pack up a coworker's belongings from his destroyed home near Racine on Sunday. A series of deadly storms killed at least 21 people in southwest Missouri and northeast Oklahoma on Saturday night.
Andrew Thomas, left, and Jay Gentry play a doubles game of pingpong April 24 at Mojo's Doctor Pong night. The next Doctor Pong night will be May 14.
MU student Maggy Rhein returns a ball during a pingpong game April 24 at Mojo's, a bar in downtown Columbia.
Dr. Pong disc jockeys Chris Bahn, left, and Nick Newlin pose at their house in front of the "pingpong wall," which features pictures of celebrities playng pingpong.
DJ Nick Newlin spins during Doctor Pong night on April 24 at Mojo's.
Professor Donato Ndongo pauses before beginning his class, The Literature of Equatorial Guinea, on May 5.
During one of the final classes of the semester, Professor Donato Ndongo talks to his class about the literature they read over the weekend.
Ken McRae, co-owner of alleyCat Yoga on Cherry Street, demonstrates a typical position for Yoga Nidra before leading a session. Practitioners of Yoga Nidra usually use pillows, blankets and eye covers to reduce external stimuli and help induce complete relaxation.
Hickman baseball coach Dave Wilson will be leaving Columbia and moving to north Kansas City after the season in order to be closer to his family.
May 10, 2008
MU senior, Bisserat Tseggai, participates in Glimpse of Eternity III which took place at the MU Baptist Student Union on Friday. The event was organized by Campus Crusade for Christ in conjunction with other Christian student organizations on campus and featured worship bands and speakers.
Julie Hutton, left, and Missi Trask, right, from the Chi Alpha Band, sing at Glimpse of Eternity III at the MU Baptist Student Union on Friday. The event was organized by Campus Crusade for Christ in conjunction with other Christian student organizations on campus.
Three generations of the Bruck family gathered in Oklahoma City on Saturday for Tiger softball and Mother's Day. Ashanti Bruck, 1, watched from the bleachers next to her grandmother Dee Bruck, as her mother, Tiger pitcher Jen Bruck, took the mound against Texas Tech. Pictured from center left are Jen Bruck, Ashanti Bruck and Dee Bruck among Mizzou players following the game.
Mizzou pitcher Jen Bruck shares a moment with her daughter, Ashanti, 1, following the Tigers' 5-3 loss to Texas Tech in Oklahoma City on Saturday.
Ashanti Bruck, 1, reaches for her mom's ice pack after Mizzou's game against Texas Tech on Saturday. Tiger pitcher Jen Bruck, the only mom on the team, was cheered on from the bleachers by her parents, Dee and Chris Bruck, and her daughter, Ashanti.
Dee Bruck watches her daughter, Jen Bruck, at bat during Mizzou's game against Texas Tech. Bruck and her husband, Chris, traveled from St. Peters, Mo. with their granddaughter, Ashanti, 1, to watch their daughter play on Mother's Day weekend.
Rock Bridge Bruin Aaron Frank plays a singles match against Lebanon's Matt Oursbourn at the high school tennis district meet Saturday at Rock Bridge High School.
Hickman's Brandon Page plays a singles match against Jefferson City's Andrew Scheperle at the high school tennis district meet Saturday.