October 18, 2009
Mike Brabo looks over rows of vegetables.
Mike Brabo looks over purple cauliflower on the rural farm he owns with his wife, Carol, and their two children.
Curious turkeys flock toward a row of Hungarian paprika peppers, Friday in Clarkesville. Mike and Carol Brabo are part of a growing movement that reflects back to a time when food came from over there rather than overseas.
Freshman Amanda Masters swims the 100-yard breaststroke against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in the Mizzou Aquatics Center. Masters placed fourth in that event.
Freshman Dominique Bouchard swims the 200-yard backstroke against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at the Mizzou Aquatics Center. Bouchard placed first in that event.
Junior Morgan McCleery swims the 200-yard breaststroke against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at the Mizzou Aquatics Center. McCleery placed second in that event.
Freshman Cassie Cunningham glances at the scoreboard before beginning her 200-yard backstroke heat against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at the Mizzou Aquatics Center. Cunningham finished sixth in that event.
Oklahoma State running back Keith Toston scores a touchdown against Missouri in the Tigers' loss on Saturday.
MU sophomore Liz Hinz opens up the worship service hosted by The Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the nightclub Deja Vu. A young adult ministry of Community United Methodist Church, The Branch has held weekly services in Deja Vu since its beginning in August.
MU senior Brittney Stevens listens to sophomore Amy Jackson talk about the biblical King David and forgiveness during a worship service hosted by The Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Deja Vu. Each weekly service features worship music, a message, fellowship and an informal activity.
Sign-up sheets for various subgroups within the young adult ministry, The Branch, greet those who come to weekly services at Deja Vu. Co-coordinator Liz Hinz said Branch leadership combed downtown Columbia for a regular location for their services. After Ragtag Cinemacafe was unable to provide such a location, the group came to Deja Vu. "We walked in here and said, 'This is perfect,'" Hinz said.
October 17, 2009
Oklahoma State running back Keith Toston stiff arms Missouri's Zaviar Gooden during the first half of the Tigers' loss to the Cowboys on Saturday.
Kayla Burri, foreground, works on her putting with teammate Meghan Mueller at a Rock Bridge practice.
Missouri’s Weiwen Wang tries to get the ball past Nebraska blockers Lindsey Licht (No. 4) and Kori Coper (No. 15) in Thursday's home match against Nebraska. The Tigers lost their first match at Hearnes Center.
Ernest Hildebrand demonstrates wood turning at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
The annual Missouri Chestnut Roast, held Saturday in New Franklin, Mo., is a family oriented event. Hundreds of visitors each year enjoy samples of sweet, Missouri-grown roasted chestnuts at the MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Center.
Unhusked chestnuts are used as decorative objects at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Debbie Milks of Chestnut Charlie's roasts chestnuts at the Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Artist Shepard Fairey, 39, signs his Barack Obama "HOPE" poster in Los Angeles on Jan. 12. The poster became the subject of a lawsuit with Fairey claiming he had the right to use a news photo to create his poster.
A 23-year-old veteran, Rod Hauser, also known as Sir Hirsch Eichman, was king for the first time Saturday. "The memories and experiences are incomparable," Hauser said.