December 23, 2007
James Lee, a Hong Kong-born resident, misses the city's colorful Christmas.
Shinya Yuge, a Japanese postdoctoral student, likes to spend Christmas with American families.
Jagat Lamsa, a Nepalese doctoral student, enjoys seeing the Christmas decorations in Columbia.
December 22, 2007
Students hoping to raise awareness about AIDS on Friday included, from left, Caelum Johnson, Jennifer Heman, Lauren Orschelm, Laura Oberbeck, Maggie Kauffman, Sainy Hussam and Daniel Burke-Agüero.
Friday’s fundraising walk included elements of a “kick-me” campaign, playing off signs placed on kids’ back as a prank. This sign, worn by 17-year-old Rebecca Akutekha, is meant to encourage activism.
Jay Morgan Sr., the Santa Claus at the Mid America Harley Davidson shop, talks with customers’ kids.
Jay Morgan Sr. is the Santa Claus at the Mid America Harley-Davidson shop.
MU defensive lineman Stryker Sulak stands on the sidelines and watches his teamates during practice Friday in Columbia. Sulak is from Rockdale, Texas, and is among several Tigers returning to their home state to play in the AT&T Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1.
Illinois' Shaun Pruitt, top right, puts up one in a sequence of shots from under the basket for what became the winning points Saturday in the annual Braggin Rights game against Missouri in St. Louis.
Missouri's Keon Lawrence covers his face after loosing the ball in the final seconds to give Illinois the victory Saturday in St. Louis.
December 20, 2007
Former Sprint-Nextel CEO Gary Forsee gives his inaugural speech as the new president of the four-campus UM System at the Reynolds Alumni Center at MU in December of 2007.
Gary Forsee, former chief executive of Sprint Nextel Corp., is introduced as the new president of the University of Missouri System at a news conference Thursday at the Reynolds Alumni Center on the MU campus.
Gary Forsee, former CEO for Sprint Nextel Corp., is introduced as the new president of the University of Missouri System by Don Walsworth, president of the Board of Curators, at a news conference Thursday at the Reynolds Alumni Center.
Marty Siddall, left, Mary Margaret Coffield, center, and Leandra Spangler engage in a short conversation minutes before the start of a ceremony in which Rock Bridge High School's Performing Arts Center dedicated a piece of artwork to Paige Siddall, a former student who died in a car accident in November 2006.
Stefhon Hannah, shown here earlier this season against North Carolina A&T, and the MU men's basketball team will be looking to break a seven-game losing streak to Illinois on Saturday night.
Ziggy Hood runs drills during practice Thursday while his teammates look on.