Columbia City Council approved a long debated urban hen ordinance. Will you raise chickens within city limits?
A hen's ability to be low maintenance and provide an abundance of food makes the Columbia City Council's new ordinance a success.
The Missouri Department for Higher Education's coordinating board commissioner Robert Stein is the bearer of bad, but accurate, news. Stein recently gave a letter of warning to education officials noting the upcoming fiscal pressure. MU's future might contain increased workloads and less faculty.
An agricultural journalism student investigates the cost and care it takes to raise chickens.
The new Senate bill focused on "reaffirming" the First Amendment by focusing on the "right to free expression of religion" is reopening Pandora's Box.
Adopting public funding campaigns such as those in Arizona and Maine would give the voters of Missouri a greater incentive to vote and much more power and voice in their government.
Currently no statewide smoking ordinance exists, but legislation proposed Monday could change that, making all bars and restaurants in Missouri smoke-free.
With cap-and-trade legislation in the Senate, rising energy costs loom. It's up to Missourians to search out modernized and upgraded technologies to help counter these escalating costs.
Antibiotics are used responsibly to prevent and treat disease in animals. They are used safely and judiciously and should not be banned by the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act.
All letters will run online and every effort will be made to publish them in the print Missourian by April 4.
Missouri’s oral health is among the worst in the nation, partly because of the state’s shortage of dentists. Programs in Alaska, England, Australia and Canada have had success with dental therapists, who can provide a wide range of dental services at a low cost. Missouri could also benefit from dental therapists if the state’s professional licensing law did not stand in the way.
Having a live tiger at MU football games should be pretty far down on the list of priorities for the university.
President Barack Obama must deal with a large deficit and high unemployment and try to strike a balance to help both in the national budget.
Each year it seems that people question whether Black History Month needs to be taught in schools. Now more than ever, the answer is yes.
Sid Sullivan is getting community attention for the city's mayoral race because of his ideas about social justice, quality of life and open communication policy about our local government.
Barring an unforseen economic turnaround, higher education will continue to see less funding from the state. Here are a few ideas for making the most of the money.
Surely he was joking when Missouri Student Association President Tim Noce suggested purchasing a live tiger mascot for MU home football games. Doing so would be inhumane and a waste of finances.
Republicans use ideology and rhetoric to argue for what they want. President Barack Obama's plans are built on objective consideration of the facts. Republicans will show themselves to be the greatest domestic enemy of the country they claim to love.
The Apple iPad has been involved in plenty of talk, both positive and negative, since its unveiling Wednesday.
The Missourian's comments section was dominated by four titans in 2009, and I've got the numbers to show it.