September 21, 2008
Zerina Omeragic tries a sample of baklava before the premiere of the documentary "Neither Here Nor There," a film about a Bosnian family in Columbia who fled their country to come to the United States. Baklava is a sweet pastry native to the Bosnian area and is made with several layers of thin, crispy dough and usually stuffed with chopped nuts and honey.
Mirnes Kelestura, a singer of the South Side Bosnians, a rap group out of St. Louis, performs one of the group's songs from the film "Neither Here Nor There."
Before the premiere of the film, Armin Karabegovic plays traditional Bosnian music on his guitar. Karabegovic's music was featured in the documentary "Neither Here Nor There," which is about a family that lives in Columbia after having fled Bosnia-Herzegovina to escape the war that was raging in their hometown of Srebrenica in the mid-1990s.
Marian and Braeden Morris take a moment to look for bugs during a nature walk through Forum Nature Area.
Chris Hansen, a graduate student in the MU fisheries and wildlife department, points toward a night hawk at Forum Nature Center in Columbia on Friday afternoon as Julie Hansen and others look on. Two-hour nature walks were led through the Forum Nature Area by several MU graduate students as part of the fifth annual BioBlitz environmental outreach program.
Nermina Selimovic laughs with her son, Adnan, during a question-and-answer session after the premiere of the documentary film "Neither Here Nor There." The film centers around the Selimovic family, who traveled to Columbia following the war in their hometown of Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, in the 1990s.
Shauna Marquardt of the Missouri Department of Conservation shows off tadpoles she caught at the Forum Nature Area on Friday afternoon as part of the fifth annual BioBlitz. Caroline Bocklade, 10, and friends examine the catch.
September 20, 2008
Chris Pantas plays a game of “hit the empty beer” can as a way to pass the time before the MU football game Saturday. Many fans, like Pantas, tailgate through the start of the game.
Missouri running back Derrick Washington carries the ball as Buffalo’s Scott Pettigrew tries to tackle him. Washington ran for 89 yards on 18 carries and scored two touchdowns.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel runs downfield as Buffalo’s Raphael Akobundu prepares to make a tackle.
Jeremy Maclin returns a kickoff as Buffalo’s Alex Pierre chases from behind.
Missouri defender Tommy Chavis, right, goes to dive on the ball after it was stripped from Buffalo’s Lawrence Rolle.
Missouri running back Drew Temple celebrates on the sideline after a Tigers touchdown.
Missouri watches the game unfold from the sideline on Saturday. The Tigers were heavily favored, but costly turnovers kept the game close for three quarters.
Jeremy Maclin carries the ball against Buffalo on Saturday. The receiver had 14 catches in the game for 168 yards.
Missouri tight end Chase Coffman caught 10 passes for 84 yards and a touchdown Saturday. But he also lost a fumble, one of three Tigers turnovers. “That’s something that we need to get fixed,” he said.
MU defensive tackle Ziggy Hood runs toward Buffalo punter Peter Fardon during the Tigers’ game Saturday.
September 19, 2008
Heather Hoffman, 24, shows her support for state Sen. Chuck Graham at Demstock, held at The Blue Fugue on Thursday night.
Ian Beiersdorf, center, of Al Holiday and The Lucky Stars covers an Otis Redding song for a young and pumped crowd of Democrats. The show was part of Demstock, which was held at The Blue Fugue on Thursday night.