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DEAR READER: Before athletics or official actions, the ESPN report is about a violent attack on a woman
ESPN's "Outside the Lines" report on an MU swimmer is a sad example of the epidemic of sexual violence on college campuses.
The design and layout of a daily newspaper is a complex process. Here's how we design the front page of the Missourian, according to design editor Erica Mendez Babcock.
The biggest barrier to closing the gap isn’t race or gender or geography. It’s poverty. Or, as the Missourian Readers Board put it this week, the divide between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider and with little evidence that things are changing.
Young people don't read newspapers anymore, right? Missourian Sports Editor Greg Bowers finds that his son begs to differ.
MU and Columbia College search committees vetting candidates for new leaders were sworn to secrecy. Both cited the need to keep candidates confidential. But Columbia College chose to make its finalists public. In doing so, it gave everyone involved a voice.
From now on, except in direct quotes where the word is used, the Missourian will not refer to the Washington, D.C., professional football team by its nickname.
The Columbia Missourian, a hands-on laboratory for School of Journalism students, receives financial assistance from MU. But Missourian journalists are expected to report on MU without special treatment or fear of retribution.
Columbia is getting a large dose of Missouri sports this weekend.
The Missourian instituted a membership model for access to its digital content, online and on mobile/tablet devices, in the fall of 2012.
Headlines written for ColumbiaMissourian.com are different from headlines written for the print edition.
A reporter reflects on the Missourian's policy to publish life stories as a service to the community.
An exchange of ideas between news editors, reporters, artists and graphics editors result in the creation of a Missourian graphic.