What do you think about the city's proposal to cut social services funding? If possible, are there better ways for Columbia to save money in 2010, or is a cut simply a byproduct of a bad economy that every department must expect to face?
The health care debate is the latest example of America missing an opportunity to correct its mistakes of the past and display the ideals of the country.
Regardless of whether standardized test scores actually measure a student's knowledge or the quality of a class of freshmen, schools continue to use them as a means of comparison.
The most distressing realization of this summer's debate over health care reform is that so many appear to care so little about the well-being of their neighbors.
The image captures the moment immediately after a Marine in southern Afghanistan was mortally wounded by a rocket-propelled grenade. The Marine's father had asked the Associated Press not to publish the photo.
As Obama prepares to give a back-to-school speech aimed at children, conservatives accuse the president of "indoctrinating" America's youth.
One should strive to become a servant-leader to better the community, one's own life and the lives of others.
Missouri hog farmers have been damaged by the name "swine flu." You can't catch the virus by eating pork, but you can affect livelihoods by avoiding it.
The Columbia Missourian is committed to keeping pork out of pandemic headlines.
Before his fall, Smith was an icon for a new age in state politics.
Health care reform will help small business owners have more bargaining power.
Government-run health care programs can be both efficient and effective.
The T-shirts, which depicted stages of evolution while also including a brass instrument at each stage, were banned after parents complained about the concept of evolution being used.
Journalists and Asian experts examine the effects that the new Japanese prime minister will have on Asian relations, America and the Asian economy.
A conflict that began years ago is being continued even though the principals are either retired or deceased.
Coverage shouldn't be limited to what is approved by Medicare and your insurance company.
Anheuser-Busch is receiving criticism for its cans that come in college colors. Universities such as MU have asked the company to pull the cans off the market since they target underage students.
Jobs, public transportation and crime are just three of the issues the next mayor should concentrate on.
With the different media outlets in Columbia, members of the community can still be showcased in the aftermath of "Pepper and Friends" being cancelled.
Sedalia School District's choice to remove band shirts reflecting evolution distort logic and categorize scientific theory with religion.