Columbia Missourian editor Katherine Reed and reporter Tram Whitehurst joined KBIA's Eric Durban on "The Beat" to discuss the new board.
Despite ongoing discussion since the 2008 Mizzou Diversity Summit, there has been no decision made on whether or not MU faculty and staff's insurance packages should be extended to same-sex partners.
After two local incidents involving Tasers, in which one resulted in the death of Stanley Harlan, it's finally time to rid Columbia of Tasers.
The 20th year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is approaching and festivities are planned to commemorate the day. After all this time has passed, what does Berlin look like?
MU should take the steps necessary to reduce coal usage and become more energy efficent.
After the potential fatigue-related February crash near Buffalo, N.Y. that killed 50 people and general concerns about pilots' work loads, the Federal Aviation Administration is looking to update its rules on the rest and work schedules of pilots.
William Powell describes his first-hand experience with the switch to general admission seating in the student section to accomidate the growing population. He discusses his discontent while attending home MU football games and the instances surrounding them.
The state's non-partisan selection process has worked well for 70 years and is the envy of other states. So why the push to reform it?
The recent election in New York's 23rd Congressional District shows fissures in the traditional two-party system of American politics. Is now the time for a party to represent the great American middle?
Columbia Missourian reporters Carla Jimenez and Caitlyn Emmett discuss the recent growth with KBIA's Eric Durban on "The Beat."
I'm fairly certain that everyone has something to worry about. And no matter what, it's probably not all that good for you.
The enormous space rock that plummeted through the atmosphere on Oct. 8 brought more than a smoky trail and a massive fireball. It brought perspective.
A six-month moratorium has been placed on new payday loan business and the City Council is now looking into other options to regulate the small loans with high interest rates.
Cooperating with Cerner ties the university too closely to a company with a questionable track record.
Gov. Jay Nixon's cuts to the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program leave students with fewer educational options.
New giveaways to seniors and others are unneccessary, and are being doled out by people who can't always keep track of their own money.
When a recession hits this hard, all we can do is try to learn from the experience. This time around, America is being taught some hard lessons about workers' rights. Workers must be paid a fair wage, be allowed to bargain collectively, be protected by government regulation and be treated with dignity.
Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival tickets could be purchased for $10-15 in advance this year after having previously been free. What did you like about attending the event? Would you be willing to pay for tickets in future years if it helps the festival grow?
The Onion, America's finest satirical news source, is celebrating its 21st birthday this week. Here follows a celebratory homage, an imagining of what a Columbia edition of The Onion — we’ll call it The Chive —would look like.
A coalition of six community organizations calling itself the “TASER-Free Columbia Campaign" announced on Friday a proposed November 2010 ballot initiative that would ban all use of Tasers inside city limits.