On every story, readers of ColumbiaMissourian.com have the opportunity to offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. Here, we offer a digest of some of the most interesting of those conversations from last week.
Stuart Loory interviews past and present contributors to Global Journalist about what the program has meant to them and how it helps today.
Missouri politicians in Washington D.C. are not representing the people that elected them.
The new council chamber and upcoming Census provide a perfect excuse for adding two or more members to the Columbia City Council. We shouldn't fall for it.
TODAY'S QUESTION: Should news organizations let users delete their comments as social media sites do?
Not filling out a Census form is the equivalent of your local community losing $1,500.
The legislative responses to Missouri's urgent problems have been short-sighted, partisan and ideological
Governors have better purpose and form in debating health care than does Congress. Congress members are too concerned with their public image to logically solve problems that must be addressed. Governors should do more than set an example for Congress, they should propose their own health care reform.
While the media banters over Tiger Woods' apology and Joe Stack's actions after crashing a plane into an IRS building in Austin, Texas, they are missing the real issue, which is Congress.
Curling has captured the attention of Americans these past few weeks despite the lack of success by the U.S. teams.
NBC's Olympic coverage has failed to adjust to the Internet age, showing many events on tape delay when most of the country already knows the results
With the signing of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, MU must determine how to achieve carbon neutrality and confirm a date when the goal will be completed.
Congress needs to quit delaying health care reform and stop special interests from taking away abortion coverage for women.
After key victories in Virginia, Massachusetts and New Jersey, Republicans should look to build upon that momentum in taking back Congress in 2010.
In today's fast-paced and tech-crazy society, many people have reached high stress levels brought on by several aspects of modern living. This stress has led many people to lose the individualist attitude held by those who founded America and become more vulnerable to 'scared out of their wits' political tactics.
The Missouri business community must speak up for Missouri to allow a bond issue for higher education imporvements to pass. A similar issue was proven successful in the past, and currently, Missouri needs the jobs. State legislators must put the needs of Missourians before politics.
There has been debate concerning how to define Thursday’s plane crash into an Internal Revenue Service office in Austin, Texas.
A lot of claims have been made so far about K2, but few have been substantiated.