March 16, 2008
Rebecca Segovia-Johnson, far left, shares a meal with family members in early March. Segovia-Johnson is being deployed to Kosovo, her first overseas deployment in more than 23 years with the Missouri National Guard. Joining her from left are her husband, David Johnson; Maggie Lister; and Andrew and Katie Hastie and their children, Serendipity and Thane.
Rebecca Segovia-Johnson prepares for a family dinner.
Sgt. Garrett Poole spends time relaxing with his wife in their home . Two days later, Sgt. Poole left for his final training before being deployed to Kosovo.
Sarah Lupescu, 19, an MU freshman in pre-journalism, joined the Missouri National Guard when she was 17 and was deployed for a peace keeping mission in Kosovo on Monday.
MU pitcher Ian Berger delivers a pitch during the second inning of Missouri's game against Toledo on Saturday The two teams will meet again for a double-header today.
MU Tigers Stacy Delaney pitches against North Dakota State on Sunday morning, March 16, 2008, at the University Field in Columbia, Mo.
Out fielder Aaron Senne catches the ball in the second game of the day versus Toledo on Sunday.
Mark Haim, director of Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, halts traffic at Ninth Street and Broadway as attendees of the 1,000 Strong for Peace March pass through the intersection Sunday. The march began with a rally at Courthouse Square and ended with another rally at Peace Park.
An attendee of the 1,000 Strong for Peace March rests under a protest sign at Peace Park as other attendees gather for a rally following a march from Courthouse Square on Sunday. The march was organized by Mid-Missouri Peaceworks to mark the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war.
Victoria Day, a member of Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, participates in a jamboree following a post-march rally at Peace Park on Sunday. Participants played homemade drums made out of recycled propane tanks and painted with messages of peace and protest.
An attendee of the 1,000 strong for Peace March play drums on a refrigerant tank during a post-march rally at Peace Park on Sunday.
An attendee of the 1,000 Strong for Peace March holds a war protest sign during a pre-march rally at Courthouse Square on Sunday.
Folk singer Lizzie West performs during the 1,000 Strong for Peace Rally at Courthouse Square on Sunday. West spoke and sang in protest of the war in Iraq and the possibility of war in Iran.
March 15, 2008
A plastic model of a spine welcomes patients to the check-in desk at the new Spine Center on the fifth floor of Boone Hospital Center.
Matthew Cozad and Emily Gogel escort "St. Patrick" as they exit the 102nd annual knighting ceremony as fellow knights do the traditional grand kow-tow on the shamrock between Lafferre and Switzler Halls at MU on Friday. The knighting ceremony is one of the oldest traditions at MU and of E-week. The grand kow-tow started as a tradition with St. Patrick's first visit to campus in 1905. It is done in reverence and respect for the great patron saint.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton is knighted by St. Patrick as an honorary knight as he kisses the sacred Blarney Stone at the 102nd annual knighting ceremony on the shamrock between Lafferre and Switzler Halls at MU on Friday.
Amy Conick is knighted by St. Patrick as she kisses the sacred Blarney Stone at the 102nd annual knighting ceremony on the shamrock between Lafferre and Switzler Halls at MU on Friday. The Knighting Ceremony is one of the oldest traditions at MU and of engineering week. The tradition is held as a way to honor the achievements of engineer seniors.
Parveen Manchanda, right, and Varsha Pherwani socialize at the "We Can Make a Difference" banquet celebrating the second anniversary of the Hindu Temple and Community Center at the Courtyard by Marriot Friday.
Mario Manzinni does magic tricks at the "We Can Make a Difference" banquet celebrating the second anniversary of the Hindu Temple and Community Center.
Mario Manzinni does magic tricks to celebrate the second anniversary of the Hindu Temple and Community Center.