Marjaneh Rezaei tears are wiped away as she’s released from TSA detainment at Tom Bradley International Terminal (LAX) on Jan. 29, 2017. Rezaei is an American citizen born in Iraq, one of the countries that was listed on President. Trump’s travel ban executive order which targeted countries with a majority Muslim population.

Ruby Saigon (center) and a group of protesters stand in front of Los Angeles City hall chanting “Not my President” during a protest of the Presidential Inauguration of Donald J. Trump on Jan. 20, 2017.

Battle High School linebacker Elias Edwards shows his emotions at halftime on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Fort Osage High School in Independence. The Spartans faced a 10-point deficit after two quarters, and lost 46-30 in the state semi-final game.


After getting laid off from 3M in 2002, Rick McGavock’s “life got thrown for a loop” causing him to move to Florida where his work in the railroad industry began. He began his career in the railroad industry, doing everything from programing and testing automated train safety programs to teaching up-and-coming railroad technicians how to use the technology he helped build. Fifteen years later, the software he wrote is still used for the majority of railroad crossings in the U.S. Now McGavock works out of a home office located in Columbia.

Farah El-Jayyoushi participated in a group meditation at a Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Workshop on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the University of Missouri’s campus. The workshop held a series of discussions and practice sessions that dealt with natural disasters in order to help build a connection between Columbia residence to prepare for community lead disaster relief.

Johnny Turano photographed during a counter protest conducted to “March for our Lives” protest in downtown Los Angeles on March 24, 2018. The protests came about after a series of school shooting occurred throughout the country. Turano was on the side of the protest that voiced their support for guns and the current presidential administration. They chanted phrases such as, “too chicken to shoot back, your lives are in your own hands.”