Lawmakers are looking to ban synthetic marijuana, a substance that mimics the effects and is currently legal.
Most MU professors who assign textbooks they've penned don't do it for the fortune, they do it for the fame – or at least the chance at tenure.
Caitlin Giddings discusses Gerald Boyd's new book where he reveals his experience as an African-American journalist. Boyd attended the Misosuri School of Journalism and won three Pulitzer Prizes while at the New York Times.
Gerald M. Boyd relives his experience as a black minority on MU's campus. Boyd, considering himself a revolutionary in his time, left his impact on the campus and how blacks are treated.
In the spring, ColumbiaMissourian.com will start using a different technology so that when a big story breaks, like it did Monday with the Ryan Ferguson case, the Web site will keep up with demand.
Though the Missouri Cattlemen's Association would have you think otherwise, the measure would have no impact on agriculture.
Missouri's bid to win nearly $750 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education's "Race to the Top" program suffers from a geographical cap on its charter schools.
Global Journalist: The election of Laura Chinchilla, Costa Rica's first woman president, brings discussion
While Laura Chinchilla prepares to lead Costa Rica, Yulia Tymoshenko lost her bid for Ukranian president. Panelists talk about the future of women leaders around the world.
After Chuck Erickson testified that Ryan Ferguson strangled Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt to death in 2005, Ferguson was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Now, Erickson says he acted alone in the murder. Should Ferguson be given a new trial in light of this new testimony?
Although the mayoral race has seemingly been narrowed down to three candidates, a major issue to separate them has yet to appear.
For someone who is used to the "safe drivers" in New York City, some of the drivers in Columbia can be maddening.
Having handled economic problems in the past, Americans may have a false confidence that we can overcome our current problems.
With a new study claiming that health care spending is projected to double by 2019, President Obama and Congress need to finish the job and reform health care.
2008's Beijing Olympic Games brought in the largest global TV audience ever. With the Winter Olympics starting Friday, it's Vancouver's turn to capture the world's eye.
A new study shows just how far women have come as economic forces in marriage. To truly understand the leaps and bounds that have been made, we must look to the past, especially to the world of Jane Austen.
The budget cut to the organization Parents as Teachers hurts a group that works with parents of children from pregnancy to 5 years of age. Restoring funding to this invaluable group is something Gov. Nixon must address at once.
Come get directly involved in your neighborhood safety by attending the Winter Quarter War 3 Neighborhood Safety Summit and Town Hall meeting Thursday.
A new bill written by Rep. Tim Flook could make ballroom dancing an option for students to meet their physical education requirement.
Treating childhood obesity should start at home with kids getting off the couch and doing chores outside.
Those on Wall Street don't know what its like to be an everyday American. Those making over one million dollars per year should be taxed more than those who are not.