Missouri's Julianna Klein

MU sophomore outside hitter Julianna Klein spikes the ball for a kill in the second game Wednesday against Colorado. Klein led the team with nine kills as the Tigers swept the Buffaloes to move from ninth to seventh in the Big 12 standings.

Brad Lager

Brad Lager

A night at the funnies

Animator and cartoonist, Don Hertzfeldt, discusses the process in which he films his movies with 1940s film cameras. Hertzfeldt showed several of his short films at Ragtag Cinema on Wednesday night.

Hickman cross country

Galit Rudelson, a first-year member of the Hickman cross country team after making the switch from gymnastics, stretches during practice Wednesday.

Hickman football practice

Hickman head coach Jason Wright has led the Kewpie football team to a 3-5 record this season. The team has played a particularly difficult schedule, facing some of the state's best teams and players.

Decorating the District

Von Davis, a freshman in Sigma Nu, fills the final window on the front of Campus Bar and Grill with gold paint on Wednesday. Students from MU's Greek houses decorated storefronts of downtown businesses in preparation for this weekend's homecoming celebration.

Marking up downtown

Amanda Klohmann, a sophomore in the Delta Gamma sorority at MU, decorates the windows of Campus Bar and Grill.

Making their mark

Amanda Klohmann, a sophomore in Delta Gamma at MU, decorates the windows of Campus Bar and Grill on Wednesday. Klohmann is in charge of the design.

Scaring away the competition

Jordan Scotten, a sophomore in the Chi Omega sorority at MU, paints the window of Noodles and Company on Wednesday. Chi Omega, Farm House and Alpha Epsilon Pi were assigned to decorate Nothing But Noodles. Kasey Holdinghausen, a sophomore, is in charge of the design. She chose the theme, "Scaring Away the Competition," mixing Halloween and homecoming.

Explore the corn maze

Keegan Adkins, 6, turns around to wait for the rest of the group as Jordan Taylor,10, and Cameron Dorth, 11, continue through the maze.

Decorating downtown

Abbey Trescott, a senior in the Kappa Delta sorority at MU, draws a Truman Tiger with chalk on the wall of Starbucks Coffee on Wednesday.

corn maze questions

Cameron Dorth, 11, punches out the answer to one of ten questions on her card on Friday, Oct. 10, at the corn maze at Shryocks Callaway Farms.

Glitter for homecoming

Laura Cayce, a junior in the Kappa Delta sorority at MU, sprinkles glitter on a 'T' as part of the window decorations outside of Starbucks Coffee.

Pumpkins for MU

Members of the Kappa Delta sorority decorated MU pumpkins to sit outside Starbucks Coffee on Ninth Street on Wednesday.

Painting Kaldi's

Emily Baldwin paints Truman the Tiger's face onto a window at Kaldi's Cafe on Wednesday afternoon. Baldwin was decorating on behalf on her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. Sororities and fraternities spread themselves throughout downtown Columbia to decorate for MU's homecoming celebration this weekend.

Irwin to perform in Columbia

Drew Irvin will be giving a concert on Saturday at Missouri United Methodist Church.

Art reception for Poppy

Chris Vance, whose work is featured in the restaurant Bleu, will have a reception at Poppy on Friday. Vance created abstract paintings specifically for Bleu's opening earlier this year.

Bleu brings in art from Iowa

After seeing his work at an art show in Des Moines, IA, Barbara McCormick and Liz Tucker, owners of Poppy, knew Chris Vance's work was just what Bleu needed. Bleu's owners were looking for artwork to display in the restaurant when it opened earlier this year. Vance was sent blueprints and fabric samplings to create custom art for the restaurant.

VIDEO: Blaine Luetkemeyer speaks

Watch video of 9th District candidate Blaine Luetkemeyer at a debate outside of St. Louis.

He answers the question: What can the federal government do to improve the academic performance of our students coming out of high school, and our colleges and universities?

Volunteers Obama headquarters wear signs bearing Carole King lyrics

Volunteers at the Obama headquarters in Columbia wore signs bearing Carole King song names Tuesday evening to welcome the singer-songwriter.