April 10, 2009
Six-year-old Debany Ramirez walks past balloons during her cousin's quinceanera reception party on Saturday.
Angela Davis talks about the differences between human and civil rights at MU's Jesse Auditorium on Thursday. Davis, a social justice activist, was invited to speak about human rights and dignity.
April 9, 2009
"New Beach Scene" is one of the paintings exhibited by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios.
"Eating With A Fork" is part of artist Ming Zhou's display at Orr Street Studios.
"Good Taste" is one of the paintings displayed by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios through May 15.
Ming Zhou, right, interacts with Dennis Murphy during the inauguration of her paintings at Orr Street Studios on Friday. Zhou said the paintings are her critique of China's new middle class, which she feels is mimicking the West and paying no attention to the spiritual aspects of traditional Chinese culture.
April 8, 2009
Rock Bridge golfer Tyler Kolb, far left in second row, traveled to Rwanda with Kanakuk, a Christian athletic camp. While there, he learned first hand about the devastation still remaining from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.
Hickman junior Ben Levin returns a serve during a practice session at Cosmo Park on April 8, 2009. Levin is the No. 1 singles player for the Kewpies this year.
Missouri's Aaron Senne rounds the bases in Wednesday's 20-5 victory.
Kewpie dolls behind them, senior Diego Brown, juniors Candace Hayes and Ashley Atkinson eat lunch at Hickman High School on April 2, 2009.
An unidentified soldier carries an assault rifle on a street in Afghanistan.
Tricia Bhatia of Medway, Mass., stands in front of a drawing of her brother, Michael Bhatia, at the family's home in Medway.
A man stands with an assault rifle on a street in Afghanistan. Michael Bhatia, who took this photograph, was killed in the area of Khost, Afghanistan, in May 2008 while working for the Human Terrain System program.
Personal effects once belonging to Michael Bhatia are seen in the Bhatia family home in Medway, Mass. Bhatia, an academic, was killed in Afghanistan in May 2008 while working for the Human Terrain System program. The personal effects, including a notebook with entries from Afghanistan, background, and two identification patches, were sent to the Bhatia family by the U.S. Military following Bhatia's death.
Emily Bates, who played the lead in Be The Shoe Productions' film "American Gothic," acts out a scene with Peter Jacques in "Salad Daze."
Writer/director Randy Prywitch, right, films a scene for "Salad Daze" between Emily Bates and Peter Jacques. The film was shot from May to August on a $2,500 budget.
The cast of the film "Salad Daze." In front stands David Rosenfeld, Jake Rubin and Jamie Anderson, and in back, Scott Bates, Emily Bates and Gary C. Warren
April 7, 2009
Missouri outfielder Aaron Senne awaits the pitch with the bases loaded in the fifth inning Tuesday against Minnesota.
Second Ward City Council winner Jason Thornhill talks with friend and supporter Kevin Hayward at Thornhill's watch party at Bandana's BBQ on Tuesday. Thornhill won the election with 636 votes to Allan Sharrock's 607, according to the Boone County clerk.