May 26, 2010
Spectators of the 9th Street Summerfest gather in front of The Blue Note on Wednesday, May 26, ready to enjoy a night of music and dance.
Twins Erin and Meghan Kennedy, 17, catch bubbles floating through the crowd at the 9th Street Summerfest Wednesday, May 26. They drove in from St. Charles to see the band Of Montreal.
From left, Aaron Bulejski, 18, Stacey Robinson, 18, Hillary Bird, 19, Hannah Hinton, 19, and Scott McDonald, 19, dance to the rhythm during the 9th Street SummerFest concert in front of The Blue Note on Wednesday, May 26.
Katie Obermark carries her tray to the trash at the Plaza 900 dining hall on Monday, May 10. Tim Reinbott is trying to build a composting system with the university dining halls to create a system where food scraps from the dining halls could be composted and used to grow new food.
Art Linkletter, host of "People Are Funny" died in Los Angeles at 97.
A worker shovels oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La., Monday.
Douglas Inkley, left, from the National Wildlife Federation, stands near oil-soaked vegetation on an island impacted by oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Barataria Bay just inside the coast of Louisiana on Tuesday.
May 25, 2010
Elizabeth D. Moffett
Rock Bridge second baseman Todd Reller reaches out to get the force out of Fort Zumwalt North's Ryan Fox during the MSHSAA baseball sectional championships on Tuesday. The Bruins won 3-2 to advance.
Rock Bridge pitcher Ryan Schmidt throws a pitch against Fort Zumwalt North during a high school sectional game on Tuesday at Rock Bridge High School. The Bruins won 3-2 to advance to the Class 4 semifinal round of the 2010 MHSAA baseball tournament.
U.S. flags hang at the neighborhood of Pfc. Jason D. Fingar in Columbia on May 25. Pfc. Fingar, 24, died in Afghanistan of wounds after his military vehicle was attacked by an IED (improvised explosive device).
Danette Knedler sits on the bench at her house across the street from Jason D. Fingar's house in Columbia on May 25. PFC Fingar, 24, died in Afghanistan of wounds after his military vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device.
May 24, 2010
Tyler Stone saw limited action last season as a freshman on the Missouri men's basketball team, and when the season ended, the team announced that Stone and sophomore guard Miguel Paul were transferring to seek more playing time. Two days later, the Tigers signed a pair of the country's top-rated junior college transfers.
KCOU general manager Jonathan Hutcheson encourages students and residents to support the radio station at a rally in Speaker's Circle on MU's campus in October 2009.
Courtesy of KCOU
Mayor Bob McDavid fields a question from Councilman Jason Thornhill about the type and allocation of taxes related to the recently-announced IBM deal during Monday's special council meeting. The project will bring a new IBM facility to Columbia with a projection of new jobs and increase in tax revenues for the city, all of which were under scrutiny during the public forum.
Former councilman Karl Skala addresses the council and audience during Monday's public forum held to discuss concerns and sing praise for the IBM deal announced on May 17 that will bring at least 600 jobs to a new facility in Columbia.
Columbia resident Joan Beard voiced her concerns about the new IBM project coming to Columbia, including cost for the city, property taxes, the $1 proposed rent and the lack of transparency on the deal. "I'm glad IBM is coming," Beard said, "but is this the way?"
Chase Rother, business director of KCOU, organizes CDs at the radio station. KCOU is currently located in the basement of Pershing Hall but is moving to the new MU student center in December.
Hip-hop artist Brother Ali performs at KCOU on April 29.