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Movember mustaches

From left, Jeremy Bowles, Brice Cox, Dave Igleheart, Billy Giordano and Logan Carter enjoy a moment while showing off their mustaches Nov. 18 at Room 38 Restaurant and Lounge. The men grew mustaches for Movember, a cause aimed to raise awareness of men's health issues such as prostate and testicular cancer.

Raising donations during Movember

Amber Treece tapes mustaches to the wall Nov. 18 at Room 38 Restaurant and Lounge. People could sign their names on the mustaches after donating one dollar for Movember, a movement that encourages men to grow mustaches to increase awareness for men's health issues and raise money for cancer research.

Mustache power

Elliot Hasse, 23, co-owner of Rad Tank Tops, began growing his mustache this summer. Hasse is a senior at MU.

No Shave November

No Shave November is the annual, monthlong dedication to not shaving for men to celebrate masculinity. Mike Stagg and Craig Eck pose for a portrait.

'Staches come into style

Davis Dunavin shows off his mustache outside of Lakota Coffee Company on Nov. 12. Davis has been sporting a mustache since September 2008.

Tigers emerge victorious in Border Showdown

The MU football team bangs on the drum awarded to the winner of the Border Showdown following their last-minute win over the Kansas Jayhawks on Nov. 28 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

Furniture Ministry warehouse helps low income residents get furniture

Nancy and Chris Cady move a donated table into the Furniture Ministry warehouse Saturday, Oct. 24. The couple started the non-profit in Columbia after Hurricane Katrina.

Roy Parker and Scott Eohl move a donated armoire

Roy Parker and Scott Eohl move a donated armoire into the Furniture Ministry warehouse Saturday, Oct. 24. The Furniture Ministry was hosting a donation drive to provide for immigrants, low-income families and others in need.

2009's hot toy: robotic hamster

The Zhu Zhu Pets robotic hamster costs only about $10 and is made by a St. Louis company. Demand is exceeding supply, though, so if you want for Christmas, you might have to hunt hard.

Even the little ones are helpful at Everybody Eats

Six-year-old Christopher Grant moves plates of pumpkin and pecan pie at the annual Everybody Eats dinner, held this year at Stephens College. Volunteers had prepared enough food for 300 people.

Volunteers fry turkeys for Everybody Eats

Mike Hayes, left, holds a tray for Johnny Bethea, who lowers in a deep-fried turkey for the Everybody Eats dinner.

Volunteers deliver food from Everybody Eats

Volunteers Zamora Rolley, center, and Briana Grant walk the food line to fill takeout containers at the Everybody Eats dinner on Thanksgiving Day. The dinner is held every year by former City Councilwoman Almeta Crayton for those who might not otherwise enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. The volunteers will deliver the takeout meals to people who can't get out to attend the event.

MU international students discuss health care

Clockwise, from top left: Tom MacLean, Lischen Reeves, Giang Nguyen, Annie Liao, Cecilia Turin and Jerryl Peralta.

Tom MacLean

Tom MacLean, 20, is an exchange student in journalism from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

Lischen Reeves

Lischen Reeves, 20, is an undergraduate student in magazine journalism and political science, and vice president of African Student Association, from Liberia.

Jerryl Peralta

Jerryl Peralta, 21, is an undergraduate student in pre-nursing program and president of the Filipino Students Association. He is from St. Louis.

Giang Nguyen

Giang Nguyen is a 19-year-old student in business and finance from Vietnam.

Cecilia Turin

Cecilia Turin is a 38-year-old doctorate student Peru.

Annie Liao

Annie Liao is a 23-year-old graduate student from Taiwan.

Columbia running coach Dana Hughes

Dana Hughes discusses nutrition with members of Columbia’s chapter of Team in Training at a recent workout at the MKT Nature and Fitness Trail. The group is preparing for next year’s GO! St. Louis Marathon and raising at least $1,700 each for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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