Although the Missourian Watchword live debate blog was clunky to use, it provided readers with real-time fact checks, comparing candidates' words with the truth. Now that we've held candidates accountable for the truth, we're launching a "stand-down for accuracy" to keep the Missourian accountable too.
Garbage leftover from home football games will take its toll on the earth.
Food was thrown at them, nasty names and obscenities were yelled and after the game they were physically threatened by a group of MU fans wielding a baseball bat.
Increasing forclosures and falling rent prices offer a silver lining for buyers in the midst of our economic crisis.
Hugo Chavez and Vladimir Putin each face slipping economies and waning support, and rely on nationalism as a distraction.
The catalyst for the economic crisis, the housing market crash, should have been easy to forecast.
Sen. Chuck Graham violated voters' trust with prior arrests.
Football visitors remark on kindness of Missouri fans during Saturday's game.
The Missourian's article on Tucker Prairie is a melancholy reminder of troubling changes to Missouri life and land.
Under the circumstances, I really don't care to hear any more debates. According to the financial experts, no one knows how long this crisis will last, so there are no answers to the important questions being asked. So, we will all just have to tough it out as best we can.
The U.S. economic crisis has brought even more attention to the presidential election.
Our automotive schizophrenia has been even more evident than usual the past couple of weeks.
Robin Hood was considered an outlaw because he robbed the rich for the poor. What do you call the rich who rob the poor for the rich? This is what the $700 billion bailout for the rich is doing.
McCain has consistently voted against ethanol standards, which have not only promoted clean air but have also provided extra income for rural communities.
They tell us: "We're only going to drill in 2,000 acres of the Arctic Refuge — We swear!" But Big Oil's "2,000 acres" will sprawl across the entire Arctic Refuge just like 1,800 acres of Turnpike slices all across New Jersey.
After speaking with many people in the Spanish-speaking community, I have learned Radio Adelante is filling a gap by providing news from the perspective of the Latino community, as opposed to that of an outsider looking in. As far as we know, Radio Adelante is the only student-run Spanish-language radio news show in the Midwest.
My reason for supporting Chris Kelly as 24th District representative is a distaste for single-party rule at any level of government.
Will voters recognize the difference between candidates being "politically correct" out of respect for the audience versus those who use "political correctness" to exaggerate or pander, leaving the voter wondering what the candidate's real stand is on an issue?
Understanding that "normal" does not exist, and never really existed in the first place, is very important to the caretakers of our future.
The PedNet Coalition views bicycling as a legitimate and overwhelmingly practical mode of transport for local journeys. Most trips to work, school, shopping or social events in Columbia are five miles or less, so the time saved by driving is negligible.