The nomination of Judge Sotomayor will give hope to women, mothers and teachers.
Columbia resident Julia Williams disagrees with Missourian columnist David Rosman's view of Palin press coverage.
The greatest people are those who have been able to be content in the worst situations, and it helps to surround one's self with the wisdom of elders.
Would you still attend the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival if tickets (for a price) are required for some areas?
Just how much should a newspaper tinker with letters to the editor? Did the Missourian wimp out when it listened to a politician’s version of the facts? There’s been an interesting debate brewing on columbiamissourian.com.
The city should not charge Thumper Productions a "discounted rate" for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival, and then charge admission to make up for the rest of the bill. Charging admission in any form would just discourage the public from attending the event.
"Pepper and Friends" should be retained for the good it has done for the community.
Brian Jarvis reflects on his personal experience with South Carolina's gubernatorial woes and his gratitude for Missouri's relatively low-key chief executive.
After the Honduran coup, the Global Journalist discusses the possibility of a resolution and how this coup stacks up with past conflicts in Latin America.
Is reducing the city's street lighting an appropriate cost-saving measure?
A strong message to Washington about health care reform is necessary if any imporvement is going to happen.
The new energy law in Missouri will lower customer bills by encouraging additional energy efficiency.
Columbia Missourian local government editor Scott Swafford and reporter Abby Rogers say there has been a debate on the level of city support for the festival.
Threats by Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's attorney to sue the media over suspected fraudulent claims is unconstitutional and little more than a dare to investigate the former Alaska governess further.
If City Council suspends the bicycle harassment ordinance, does it set a bad precedent for the future?
Now is the time for the people of Columbia and mid-Missouri to reinvest in the historic Missouri Theatre.
Before our elected officials criticize Iran's election system, they should look themselves in the mirror and make changes to the U.S. system, including abolishing the Electoral College.
Although graveyards can aid in the grieving process, a much more peaceful and cathartic experience could be had by leaning against a couple of trees in honor of the deceased and be surrounded by life.
Humans are notoriously exclusive creatures, allowing the familiar into their circles and rejecting the foreign. Only an alien invasion would present a foreign entity great enough in size and type to unite us all as a people.
The sidewalks in many portions of the city are badly cracked or completely unnavigable. The city needs to do something about it for joggers, walkers and citizens in wheelchairs who have no other options.