September 11, 2008
Members of the Miles Manor community gather in front of Earl Miles' home (from left, front row: Earl Miles, Beatrice Kelly 2nd row: Barbara Horrell, Genevieve Hill, Bettie Nunnelly 3rd row: Leroy Smith, John Kelly, Louis Nunnelly). Earl and Clara Miles founded the development in 1959 and finished building their home in 1965.
September 10, 2008
Missouri's Tiger logo was embedded in ice during the opening ceremony for the journalism school's Centennial celebration on Wednesday evening at the Mizzou Arena. The evening's menu was created by MU alumna Sarah Copeland who now works with Food Network as a recipe developer.
Officer Todd Henderson licks his fingers clean after eating what he said were the best ribs he ever had. Mike Mills, far right, began preparing the meat for the journalism school's Centennial celebration at midnight and still had the energy to converse with 1969 MU grad Lowell Fox, an independent contractor for Forbes magazine, outside the Mizzou Arena on Wednesday evening.
Truman the Tiger descends from the ceiling of the Mizzou Arena on Wednesday night during the Journalism School Centennial's barbecue bash. After speeches from Chancellor Brady Deaton and Dean Mills, "Freedom Sings" performed.
Ted Farnen, left, honors Missouri's dean of the journalism school Dean Mills on a the success of 100 years of educating students. Farnen is chief of staff for Missouri State Senator Chuck Graham and graduated from MU in 1987.
USA Today editor Ken Paulson holds up "Freedom Sings" T-shirt with the First Amendment rights printed on the back during the centennial opening barbecue on Wednesday night at the Mizzou Arena. Paulson introduced the members of the band and entertained the crowd as he hosted the performance.
"Farm Auction" by Jackson Lee Nesbitt, contributed by MU's Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, is from about 1946 and is egg tempera on composition board.
Outside Hitter Lauren Nuckolls prepares to serve during practice.
Civic Recycling welcomed a steady flow of aluminum cans on Monday morning, with a majority coming as a result of the first Tigers football home game over the weekend.
After weighing out one Columbia resident's 188 pounds of aluminum cans, Derrick Ivy issues the receipt that will pay the person for their contribution on Monday morning at Civic Recycling. Ivy said that the price of aluminum per pound fluctuates but is usually around $0.70-0.80.
Michael Hollander of Los Angeles, examines a portrait of Morris Harris in the World's Journalism Exhibit in Walter Williams Hall on Wednesday. Hollander graduated from the journalism school in 1979 and currently is the Los Angeles bureau manager for CNBC.
Missouri punter Jake Harry chooses a ball to use during practice. Harry initially began his college career at Oregon State but left after his first season there. He attended community college for a year and then came to Mizzou.
Jake Harry stretches out with the team after practicing punting for a half hour. Although he saw no action during the 2007 football season, Harry, now a junior, will be MU's main punter this year.
September 9, 2008
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden waits to speak during a campaign stop at the Activities and Recreation Center in Columbia on Tuesday.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden paces along the crowd barriers during his speech at the Activity and Recreation Center on Tuesday. Audience members in the front rows waited for two hours before Sen. Biden took the stage before the standing-room-only crowd and spoke about his own political career, the economy, the war in Iraq, education, John McCain and Barack Obama's "Campaign for Change."
Judy Baker, Democratic candidate for Missouri's 9th Congressional District, is thanked by Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden after leading the opening prayer in the Activity Recreation Center on Tuesday.