February 25, 2010
Columbia College's Aleksander Eric drives past Harris-Stowe's Robert Mumphard during the Cougars' last home game Thursday at The Arena of Southwell Complex.
Columbia College's Denise Rosario attempts a shot in front of Harris-Stowe's Gwendelyn Ellis.
Columbia College's Rachel Oswald dribbles the ball down the court during the Cougars' game against Harris-Stowe Thursday at The Arena of Southwell Complex.
Missouri men's basketball trainer Pat Beckmann and coach Mike Anderson tend to junior forward Justin Safford, center, after he tore his ACL in the first half of Missouri's 92-63 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night.
Firefighters from the Columbia Fire Department stand on the back deck of a house at 4117 Derby Ridge Drive on Thursday. The Fire Department arrived on scene to find flames visible from the back of the house, which was occupied by a family of five with three small children.
From left, Steve Schmit, Chaz Prymek, Ian Accord and James Miska of the band Bramble from Salt Lake City play outside the True/False Film Festival box office at the corner of Ninth and Cherry streets Thursday. The band was playing for people waiting in line to pick up tickets for this weekend's films.
"An Evening of Words and Conversation with Lyah Beth Leflore," at which the author will read from her latest novel and sign her books, will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Historic Senior Hall, 100 Waugh St. The event is free.
Karith Foster will do a comedy show at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall, 6 N. College Ave. She will present "Keys for Being an Extraordinary Leader" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Kimball Ballroom. Both events are free.
MU senior and stage manager Madeline Bender checks her to-do list after a dress rehearsal of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” on Tuesday at the Rhynsburger Theatre. Bender makes sure everything from costumes to lights are put away correctly.
February 24, 2010
Missouri forward Laurence Bowers drives past Colorado forward Shane Harris-Tunks on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Bowers scored eight points as the Tigers beat the Buffaloes 92-63.
Missouri basketball public address announcer Randy Wright is leaving for a job at the University of Florida. Wright has been announcing at Missouri games for 22 years, since he was a sophomore at Missouri.
Senior guard J.T. Tiller puts up a shot in front of Colorado's Alec Burks on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Tiller finished the game with 10 points and nine assists.
The Salvation Army Harbor House shelter is currently over capacity, with approximately 70 people sleeping there each night. "They've really been providing for us," said resident Sharon Nevels. "I'm really surprised that they can feed everybody."
Sharon Nevels talks on the phone in the cafeteria at the Salvation Army Harbor House while her son, Taye Grayson, looks at his phone.
Sharon Nevels talks with her daughters during dinner at the Salvation Army Harbor House. Nevels and her children have been homeless for 8 months and moved into the shelter about 1 month ago. "You just gotta humble yourself," she said. "If it wasn't for the Harbor House, where would we be?"
Sharon Nevels poses with her bible in her room at the Salvation Army Harbor House. Nevels and 3 of her 4 children have lived in the shelter for about a month. "I know my God is gonna pick me back up again," she said.
Columbia College junior center Denise Rosario, a native of Caravelas, Brazil, has become a force for the Cougars, averaging 16.5 points and seven rebounds in her past four games.
A decked-out Columbian talks with volunteers minutes before they began distributing tickets to True/False pass holders. The True/False box office at Ninth and Cherry Streets opened its doors at 5 p.m. Wednesday for pass holders.
Customers picking up their passes at the True/False box office in downtown Columbia stop to check out the available merchandise on Wednesday. The box office opened at 5 p.m. for pass holders, and customers were lined up waiting for distribution twenty minutes prior.
Volunteer Danielle Chastain hands out pens to pass holders to help speed up the process of picking up tickets on Wednesday. Chastain has been volunteering at the True/False Film Festival since it started seven years ago.