From the Newsroom
Shuttered offices and websites have shown some of the many ways we’re affected by our federal government. Tell me the shutdown doesn’t touch you, and I’ll suggest you aren’t looking hard enough.
When people angrily refuse to answer a simple question, it can be a clue — a bright green light with a “Rough Road Ahead” sign.
The new members of the Readers Board, a panel of community members who help improve the Missourian, introduce themselves.
Walking for the University's Million Step Pedometer Program meant some extra effort, but it yielded the reward of noticing the things that otherwise go unseen.
Slate magazine will no longer us the word "Redskins" to refer to the NFL team from Washington, D.C. The name debate, which has lasted for decades, isn’t going away.
On Wednesday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer cut a third of its newsroom staff, and Thursday, Gannett newspapers laid off at least 223 newsroom employees across 37 worksites. The question this all brings us to: How does the decline of these newsrooms affect the health of the cities they serve?
The board meets monthly to talk about what's most important to the community and how the Missourian should best reflect that. Apply to be a part of it here.
In the digital future, the past might remain hidden as information could become less available.
The positive response to the Missourian's 100 Ages, A Century of Voices project prompts an idea for a celebration of the diversity of lives in mid-Missouri.
The Missourian is collecting stories from people who remember what it was like in mid-Missouri 20 years ago.
According to author Jeff Jarvis, Gutenberg is a geek of the highest order. Like Steve Jobs and other, he created something that opened up the world.
Doonesbury is taking a break. But don't worry, Prickly City and it's cast of characters are here in the meantime.
Inspired by a Belgian photographer, graduate photojournalism student Alyssa Goodman found more than 100 stories from Boone County residents.
Communities around the topics of Columbia, Mizzou and Missouri on Reddit are talking about different things such as a recent shooting, luxury housing and if Missouri is considered southern.
A month after the incident, the public has yet to receive details about Brandon Coleman's death. With the case becoming a growing part of community discussion, it's time for the Columbia Police Department to answer questions.
Journalistic efforts coupled with a knowledgeable network of people who are deeply embedded in the places they live can work together to make sure change agents have what they need to solve problems.
We're doing some reporting on the ways people in Columbia are reducing their impact on the environment. Will you share your perspective?
Four new book acquisitions provide inspiring reading for the summer.
In preparation for Father's Day, share one word that best describes your dad.
Battle High School cost nearly $76 million, a cost equivalent to five new MU softball complexes or six Short Street garages. The Missourian is marking the opening by producing coverage in four ways.