July 24, 2008
Jake Sherlock is the Missourian's opinion editor.
Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism, is the moderator of the weekly radio program "Global Journalist." It airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at www.globaljournalist.org.
George Kennedy writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.
J. Karl Miller writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.
Rose Nolen writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.
MU student Brandon Neish, center, explains design changes he made to classmate Heather Benson, left, and their instructor, Barbara Buffaloe, on MU's campus on Monday. The students are considering the environment, including sunlight and wind, to help design an efficient and comfortable house.
July 23, 2008
Three young men sneak a peek at the race track through the fence at the grandstand during car racing at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night. This is the first year that car racing has been held during the Fair.
From left to right, Brittany Westhues, 10, Trent Barrett, 13, Cole Burkett, 11, and Rachel Maun, 16, enjoy a ride at the carnival during the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night.
A view of the carnival at the Boone County Fair from the top of the Ferris Wheel. Fair goers packed the carnival because admission was discounted to $10 for unlimited rides.
Hunter Martin, 6, of Moberly looks out from the Dizzy Dragons ride in the carnival section of the Boone County Fair on Wednesday evening.
J.T. Taylor, 14, waits in line for a ride with girlfriend Ashton Miller, 14, at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night.
Cameron O'Neal-Vaughn, 4, stands in line for the Hang-Glider ride with parents Joseph Vaughn and Kelly O'Neal at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night.
Daniel Browning, 29, speeds down the Super Slide at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night.
Fair goers ride the Hang-Glider at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night.
Fair goers enjoy a spin on the Super Sizzler ride during the carnival at the Boone County Fair Grounds Wednesday night. Wristbands for unlimited rides were discounted to $10 from $15, boosting crowds looking to enjoy the night's nice weather.
A baby camel waits in its pen at the petting zoo at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday.
Kim Newberry, left, with her children Bailey, 9, and Landon, 13, visit the petting zoo at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.