We lost a lot in our move from an agricultural to an urban society: Such things as realizing the importance of families working together, a willingness of neighbors to help neighbors, an appreciation of our relationship with nature and an understanding of death in the natural order.
Ines Segert would bring energy and open-mindedness to the Columbia School Board.
Byron Scott, a veteran newspaper and magazine journalist, is professor emeritus, Missouri School of Journalism and director of The European Union Center at MU. He was filling in for Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism, regular moderator of the weekly radio program “Global Journalist.” It airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at globaljournalist.org.
Sewer bond issues are a definite yes, but the school tax is a harder call.
One cannot live life to the fullest with anything less than a perfect balance.
Community members as well as the press need to effectively discuss the issue of race in the First Ward, especially as the April 8 election approaches.
Paul Sturtz offers a vision that goes beyond just the issues of the First Ward.
Good ideas, solid people skills, intelligence and the correct values make Sturtz the best choice for First Ward voters.
Everyone from the superintendent to the public have their pet projects, but nobody is willing to give one up.
A recent panel gathering at MU to discuss the Bush administration’s wiretapping showed little promise of objectivity.
By planting from the three varieties of lilacs, you can have blooms for up to six weeks. The plant's arrival in America dates back to the mid-1750s.
Unless we deal with the cause and effect of our nation’s problems, we’ll never be able to move past the disasters.
With the Olympics coming to Beijing, the tension between Tibet and China has been renewed.
The Columbia School District doesn't need more money. It needs better budgeting.
George Kennedy writes about balancing politics with sports and other interests.
Use of new technologies can give a fresh view on news stories.
The Sneed family thanks the community, neighbors, firefighters and police and MU Health care for their support following the explosion of their parents’ home on McNab Drive.
Paul Sturtz would make the voices of First Ward citizens heard if he were elected to City Council.
Now is the time for rooting for the teams that still have a chance to be champions — and to look at the teams that never had a hope of going to the tourney.
Americans choose unhealthy lifestyles, take no responsibility for consequences and health care costs continue to rise as a result.