Partisanship, bickering and posturing is more commonplace among legislatures and politicians than it was in decades past.
The students involved in the cotton ball incident should lose their scholarships and should not be allowed to serve in the ROTC.
One party bears the responsibility for the current U.S. budget deficit, and people need to speak out against Mr. Blaine Leutkemeyer's plans.
A journalist's job is to go to the places you don't want to go and pay attention to the mundane but important details. In that spirit, here is my report on the past couple of forums for Columbia School Board candidates.
Labeling K2 as a Schedule I drug without significant research about what it is or what it does is wrong.
The effectiveness of the City Council is more important than the strength of the city manager.
Women's basketball coach Cindy Stein announced her resignation on March 1.
Proposition 1 on the April 6 ballot calls for security cameras to be added to downtown Columbia. Two former Columbia residents say the cameras are needed to keep the city safe.
One Fourth Ward resident thinks Read's previous experience and personality makes her qualified for a council position.
TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you think Columbia Police Chief Kenneth Burton's citation stance is making traffic safer?
Do you think Police Chief Kenneth Burton is imposing a citation quota for the Columbia Police Department? Do you think the new chief’s stance is making traffic safer?
Sean Fitzgerald, 19, and Zachary Tucker, 21, were arrested on suspicion of tampering in the second degree after cotton balls were scattered in front of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. The two MU students have since apologized through a press release.
Two separate incidences of peaceful assembly were in the spotlight last week. Their actions show that no matter what the argument, the First Amendment gives you the best platform.
Recent events, such as Central Falls, R.I., high school firing all of its teachers and Kansas City contemplating closing down half of its schools, have highlighted some of the failings of the current public school system. The problems in schools may not just stem from sub-par teachers, but may also be the result irresponsible parenting.
As March Madness approaches you need to see another tough matchup coming your way. Are you rooting for God's team, or Satan's?
Missourian blog posts are often more conversational, use the first person and include additional reporting and important links to related coverage.
As the Tigers prepare to face bitter rival KU and March Madness begins, take a look back to the team's highs and lows this season.
Jan Mees, president of the Columbia School Board, says supporting the bond issue will help students in school now and set the stage for future growth.
Although we are unable to predict earthquakes, recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile have shown that preparation can help reduce the damage.
The centrality of the city manager's seat during City Council meetings raises the issue of what the proper relationship between the manager and the council should really be.
Google is looking to test its new fiber-optic Internet and cities in the U.S. have until March 26 to let Google know if they are interested in becoming a part of this trial. What can be done to bring Google fiber-optic Internet to Columbia?