How a Facebook-inspired trip through my past helped me understand my journey from indifferent Air Force serviceman to liberal journalist.
The top military commander in Afghanistan has warned that without additional troops the U.S. mission "will likely result in failure." President Obama is now considering what the strategy should be for Afghanistan and how many troops that will require.
In the nine months since my return to the Wi-Fi’d halls of higher education, it’s hard to pinpoint when that reality first intruded. Whatever the drawbacks of being surrounded by young people, they also make worthwhile companions.
Obama talks about the environment with China, nonproliferation with Russia and peace with Israel and Palestine.
The general admission student section at Missouri football games has caused problems for students and longtime fans alike.
When newspapers include video and audio, readers can find what they need faster.
One should be able to disagree with President Obama's politics without being called a racist.
The comments came from city and county planners who sounded confused but cooperative, a couple of citizens who live by the creek also sounded confused but eager for solutions, and Donnie Stamper, speaking for the developers, sounded confused but skeptical.
If you sense a theme here, you’re not alone. I spent much of the evening confused.
I wanted to leave the discussions of the language of discontent in my classrooms and not this column. I cannot.
Today's Question: Is creating a Neighborhood Services Office the best way for the city to enforce rental codes?
$732,067 of Columbia's budget will go to the newly formed Office of Neighborhood Services in order to improvement enforcement of rental codes.
Fortunately, we can eliminate coal and continue to power the country. MU is already accomplishing great things to phase out coal and lead the way into the clean energy future responsibly, but it should strive to be a national leader.
In the era of the Internet, secrets are no longer secret. Numerous websites have emerged allowing people to submit their most private thoughts. But what is the appeal of anonymous secret-telling?
The confusion of journalism with commentary has caused some to distrust journalism.
Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ has become a staple of Columbia. Residents and visitors look forward to this time of the year. Starting this year, there's new addition to the event: admission.
Until citizens are accepting of people other than the typical white, heterosexual male, there will a damper on the amount of acceptance and progress in the country.
Joe Wilson's behavior wasn't appropriate and this sudden clamor for more polite discourse is welcome, but Democrats weren't examples of civility during the Bush years.
Kenneth Craft and Scott Olsen are the two remaining candidates for Boone County Fire District chief. What qualities are most important to you in considering who should lead this department?
The media can't get enough of the murder of Annie M. Le. Her story is the perfect storm of pity, class conflict and horrid revelation.
A new baby can bring a couple closer to their co-workers and neighbors and make them feel more of a part of their community.
Officials say a new plan for missile defense will better address a changing threat from Iran. Critics say it betrays longtime allies in Europe and caves to pressure from Russia.