The Maneater

Feb. 26, 2021

Tattoo artist Mikey Wheeler works on a tattoo on Dan Ryan's arm at Hollywood Rebels Tattoo on Saturday. Besides working at the tattoo parlor, Wheeler is a guitarist for Bald Eagle.

Columbia resident Dan Ryan watches tattoo artist Mikey Wheeler work on a tattoo on Ryan's arm Saturday at Hollywood Rebels Tattoo. Ryan also works at the tattoo parlor as a piercer.

Loni Flaks gets a tattoo on her upper back from tattoo artist Gabe Garcia on Saturday at Hollywood Rebels Tattoo. Flaks and her mother had tattoos done on the same day at the shop.

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., swept all the primaries and caucuses this weekend and overtook opponent Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., in number of delegates.

Columbia resident Bill Lautenschlager votes electronically as campaign worker Jeff Legg explains how to use the system on Feb. 5 in Memorial Union. The U.S. Supreme Court has begun hearings to determine the constitutionality of an Indiana law that requires voters to show a state-issued ID before casting their ballots.

The U.S. and Missouri flags fly at half-mast in front of the Boone County Courthouse Monday evening. In honor of the victims of the Kirkwood City Council shootings last week, Gov. Matt Blunt ordered that all flags in Missouri be flown at half-staff on Monday.

Ryan Ferguson talks with supporters at the end of the first day of his murder trial in October 2005 at the Boone County Courthouse. Ferguson's family has released a fourth video to promote awareness of Ferguson's case.

Junior Sam Ellison chooses a tiger from 200 tigers and 200 bears at the Caring, Bearing and Sharing event Monday in Memorial Union. An hour after the event began, all 400 stuffed animals were sold, ending the night with $1,088 and 1,080 canned goods for the Central Missouri Food Bank.

Rep. Margaret Donnelly, D-Mo., speaks to a small group of students at the MU School of Law on Friday during a forum sponsored by the Women's Law Association. Donnelly urged the students to use their experience in law to give back to their community through political involvement.

To encourage recycling among students, Residential Life employees have placed recycling containers for paper, as well as receptacles for plastic and aluminum products, in residence halls.

Arizona artist Ron Burns is auctioning off several of his paintings, including 'Barkley’s House.' Money raised from the auction at the Perlow-Stevens Gallery will go to the creation of Barkley House, a temporary home for sick animals to be located near the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.

Junior Andrew Sherry tries to escape from Oregon State sophomore Keegan Davis in their match Sunday at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers won their final home duel 28-13 over the Beavers.

Andretti, a 6-foot-long, 20-pound Columbian boa constrictor, sits while new members of the MU Herpetological Society get a chance to hold him. The herpetological society started up this month at MU and is open to students interested in learning about reptiles and amphibians.

Catholic Students Association members Nicholas Guntli and Nancy Meuth rehearse for the musical ‘Building the House’ at the St. Thomas More Newman Center on Monday. The musical is a fundraiser to finance a new Newman center at Truman State University.

It’s been four years since Missouri-based Adam Stanley released his first record, Simply Randy. Requisite Renaissance (quite the mouthful) will be released Friday.

The Mars Volta: heir to the prog-rock throne or an overblown jam band? The debate will rage on, but At the Drive-In will never be forgotten.

Sophomore guard J.T. Tiller gets ready to shoot a basket against Kansas State Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers lost to Kansas on Monday.

Freshman guard Jasmyn Otote keeps possession despite a desperate dive for the ball by Baylor freshman guard Melissa Jones in January at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers have suffered six straight losses and face Oklahoma tomorrow at home.

Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence dribbles the ball up court in the first half of the men’s basketball game against Kansas on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. Lawrence finished with a team-high 25 points, but Missouri still lost 90-71.

Freshman Christopher Spurlock spends his Saturday morning phone banking for Barack Obama at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center in preparation for today’s primaries. Youth voter registration has been on the rise since 2004.