Obama's State of the Union address reminds us that change doesn't come instantly.
Public works estimates that only 28 percent of Columbia residents recycle. An avertising agency, Pure, has been hired to help increase education and awareness about recycling, and a program replacing blue bags with plastic bins will start in some parts of the city. How else can Columbia improve recycling?
People have different definitions of ethics, but Missouri residents must come together to decide on a code of ethics to which we can hold legislators accountable.
A recent article in the Missourian referred to the Columbia Library as being "updated." Completely tearing down the old library and building a new one isn't "updating," it's creating a completely new building.
Both the tigers of Louisiana State University and the University of Memphis have a live tiger that is present at home football games. The president of MU’s Missouri Students Association is trying to acquire one for MU football games.
A certain dependence on being immersed in media has developed in America, but are the benefits really all that worthwile?
A plan is needed to rid Missouri of initiatives that conflict with the free market and disrupt economic gains of Missouri citizens. Gov. Jay Nixon should promote programs that allow the free market to function.
UM System President Gary Forsee sent an e-mail Jan. 18 to employees about an online survey to find out what they value in their benefits package. Despite what System officials claim, some people are worried that this may lead to budget cuts.
Missouri legislature is working to make changes in ethics laws. However, similar reforms have yet to yield the desired results. The solution is not the imposition of more rules, rather, it is one of electing to office men and women of honesty, integrity and character.
Too many well-intentioned parents aren't giving young people what they need today more than ever — a strong foundation.
Doing so will require impartial information.
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer applauds Missouri's effort to curb federal spending while urging the U.S. Congress to do more.
People put a lot of time and effort into MU's online campus map. I wish they hadn't.
Newspapers around the country are being forced to do more with less. But what happens when readers spot spelling and grammar mistakes?
After two breaches of personal information within the last two years, MU is receiving flak for being unwilling to to pay for fraud protections for its students and faculty. Should MU have to provide this protection?
Stuart Loory and guests discuss the recovery effort from last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti.
There wasn't much hands-across-the-aisle action last session, despite how Nixon seemed to remember it in his State of the State speech.
America is a country of mixed races, religions, ethnicities and cultures, so it's impossible to make us simply fill in one survey bubble.
Children hold the world's future in their hands. Don't cut fourth- and fifth-grade science teachers.
Columbia City Council won't vote on the issue in April, but the idea sparked debate among council memebers.