State-sanctioned executions are the government's ultimate expression of power, and therefore newspapers bear the responsibility of shining a light on the event.
Leonard Griswell's take on geographic policing in downtown Columbia.
Internationally, this competition attracts an audience of over 100 million from more than 50 different countries.
The Special Business District and the Central Columbia Association are looking to merge into one entity — a community improvement district. Is a community improvement district a good idea for downtown? Why or why not?
Changing the law to allow motorcycle riders over the age of 21 to ride without a helmet is a step backward.
Most individual newspapers are making money, and readership is higher than ever.
Congress has passed a bill that would tighten credit for those younger than 21 — if they don't have a co-signer or can show a way to pay it back, they won't get a credit card. Will age restrictions for obtaining credit cards solve credit problems for young people?
With Chrysler telling Dodge City Motors to get out of town, the question emerges — who will stand up for small businesses in Columbia? The more I learn, the more it seems as though the answer is: No one.
The kindness shown to a young, financially struggling couple by the owners of G&D Steakhouse is still alive after more than 30 years.
While the former governer has received most of the media attention, little attention has been paid to those aides who worked for him, many of whom continue to serve in state government.
Experience as an MU student shows that the School of Journalism's iPhone/iPod Touch requirement is probably unnecessary, which leads to more questions about the decision to make the devices mandatory.
Four MU students developed an award-winning application as part of a university-sponsored competition. Should the students have 100 percent of the rights to the application they developed using university property?
Mix and match to create gardens that are fun and compact.
The idea of a "fair tax" — one based on what people spend, not what they earn — is gaining in popularity. What are the advantages or disadvantages of a consumption tax?
Banks got themselves into financial trouble, and now they want to take advantage of credit card customers to get them out of it. We need legislation to protect the working and middle class from corporate greed.
Too many people recognize Memorial Day as a start to summer barbecues as opposed to its true significance. This year Columbia will hold its 21st annual Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Air show and Parade. It was organized by Mary McCleary Posner and has grown in attendance and stature over the years. Posner has earned respect for getting the community involved in this tradition.
War costs go far beyond the out-of-pocket costs of fighting terrorism.
Some legislators are blaming term limits for an increase in partisanship seen in the General Assembly. Do you think term limits are causing increased partisanship in the General Assembly? Should they be done away with, lengthened or left alone?
Powell's dedication and love of people has been an inspiration for others invovled in Access Arts.
Sure, it's all about being in the buff, but there is a difference between being naked or nude. Critics don't agree on precisely what it is, and it may a pedantic distinction to make, but the naked-nude line is also a provocative and intriguing one to draw.