No matter how you define state support for higher education — per capita, per income, as a percentage of state budget — Missouri ranks near the bottom in every category.
Columbia is getting a large dose of Missouri sports this weekend.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri voters, not legislature, should make decision on marijuana legalization
The issue of marijuana legalization must go to the voters, not the legislature, Colorado resident Stan White writes.
The first black president of South Africa will be remembered for his uncompromising efforts for peace and equality.
Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, is a leadership model for all of us to emulate. He willingly connected himself to people who were oppressed.
R. Bowen Loftin, MU's new chancellor, shares — if not echoes — University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe’s goals of a quicker-moving, more tightly focused, more productive flagship.
Missouri officials could learn from Pope Francis' views of a consumer-driven society in light of Boeing, IKEA decisions.
Congressional negotiators try to find common ground on a farm bill. The key discussion will be about feeding the poor.
Gov. Jay Nixon's actions do not call for impeachment, and the process of judicial review should be left to the courts and not the Missouri General Assembly.
It has become impossible to defend President Obama's promise that his health care scheme would make the system work "better for everybody."
Before approving on adding another Boeing in Missouri, lawmakers need to be informed exactly about economic benefits it would bring to the state.
Missouri is one of several states competing openly for a Boeing contract and the thousands of jobs that would come with it. Many analysts regard Boeing’s courtship of Missouri and other states as a ploy to squeeze even more incentives out of the state of Washington.
The sugar daddy economic theory is that the federal government will pay and not charge citizens anything. In a recent editorial, Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, stated that the federal government will pay for all of the Medicaid cost through 2016.
Don’t ruin the holidays by spending time in a hospital, holding cell or courtroom.
In order to entice Boeing Co. to build its newest plane in Missouri, legislators must submit a proposal by Dec. 10. The stakes are high, and many other states have expressed interest.
When government takes over a market removing competition, it is no longer free to compete with other like businesses.
Incidents of non-U.S. citizens voting, or people voting under the wrong identities, are far less common than the glitches and barriers that prevent or discourage citizens from exercising their right to vote.
The word "solidarity" is a little worn, and, at times, poorly understood, but it refers to something more than a few sporadic acts of generosity.
The suspension of its nuclear ambitions hardly means the Iranians are our friends. Congressional leaders have good cause to be skeptical of the agreement.
Since August, the Missourian has worked to create an opportunity for dialogue about sexual assaults on campuses. It will also be releasing a special report on the Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence, including interviews with 13 people on the task force.