Celebrating Robert Burns

Adopting a practice that dates back to the early nineteenth century, Art Smith hosted the premier "Burns Night Columbia" on Sunday at the Riechmann Pavilion in Stephens Lake Park.

Illegal immigrants should be of prime concern to voters

Illegal immigrants are invading America, and Ron Paul is the only presidential candidate who offers a real solution to the problem.

Elected officials need to consults citizens before making decisions

From the Columbia School Board to the president’s administration, elected representatives should be discussing important long-term decisions with voters.

Rep. Emerson won't join race for governor

After some “soul searching,” Rep. Jo Ann Emerson decided against a gubernatorial campaign in favor of remaining in the House.

Musical Restoration

Clinton confident she can win in Missouri

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she has a breadth and depth of support that can help her win in Missouri.

Chelsea Clinton campaigns for mom at MU's Memorial Union

Chelsea Clinton spoke at a packed student lounge Monday morning about her mother’s bid for the Democratic nomination.

McCain and Clinton top choices among Missouri voters

The latest polls are in, showing that McCain and Clinton are the favorites among Missourians who plan to vote in next week’s primary elections.

Obama to stop in St. Louis on Saturday

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will be in St. Louis this weekend. The event is free and open to the public.

Two-party system destructive to the country

Many voters want to change the government, but for the first time in their lives, some will boycott the voting booths.

23-year-old Columbia man dies in motorcycle crash

Columbia police said alcohol was a factor in an early-morning motorcycle crash on East Walnut Street in which 23-year-old Brian L. Ricketts was killed today.