Rose Nolen columns
The ongoing war against drugs in Missouri is straining resources and tainting the state's image.
Working youths of today don't seem to have the ethical understanding or drive to abide by the rules of the workplace.
A new apartment's lack of storage space forced the end of a rewarding habit.
There was a time when older people stabilized the community. Today they seem to be left stumbling through the community as "at-risk" as everyone else.
Living in an apartment offers a freer lifestyle and less responsibility than owning property.
If we weren't so "busy" being entertained, we might have a chance at using our brain for something constructive.
Technology may simplify the act of connecting and communicating. But what toll does that take on our ability to connect to real people in the real world?
Separation of church and state needs to be re-emphasized.
The luxuries of the current work landscape need to be recognized by younger generations, and they need to realize that things like a 40-hour workweek were fought for by past generations through unions.
The United States should not presume to tell another country how it should run.
Large families can provide enrichment and enough stories to tell for generations.
Many Americans' isolation is not limited to the snow piled outside their doors, but due to ignorance and fear of the world community.
Choosing a pet is a very personal matter, and pet-loving friends usually want to give you their opinion regarding what kind of animal to pick.
Hate speech and free speech continue to conflict and overlap as Black History Month begins.
America's irreconcilable viewpoints permeate its value system.
The recent violence in Arizona is another sign that Americans face rampant social problems.
King's legacy is a reminder that even when justice is delayed, it wins in the end.
If ROTC is allowed to have programs in high schools, there should be other service-based programs offered for students as well.
We are not taking full advantage of the public education system we have, so we are not adequately training tomorrow's leaders.