Soda is an addictive, damaging product that should not be readily available to children in school or at home.
Winter weather may keep outdoor gardens dormant for a few months, but the holiday season brings with it a variety of plants for decoration and gift-giving.
Sexual awareness programs have good intentions, but initiatives such as free condoms in residence halls are much more realistic programs.
People are experiencing more hardships than usual this holiday season. That should be a reason to put petty differences aside and focus on the things that really matter.
Child obesity in Columbia, as well as national, is a real problem, and the PedNet Coalition is creating many beneficial programs to promote healthy lifestyles for our youth.
Despite recent violence and political controversy regarding the hajj, this Muslim traditional emphasizes peaceful coexistence.
With the prospect of a 25 percent reduction in state revenue to the UM System staring us down, it's likely that many Columbia residents — even those not directly affiliated with the university — will feel the impact.
Columbia residents need to rethink their vision for the future of their community.
With the holiday season in full swing, the shopping culture of Americans remains as popular as ever. Recent events at a Walmart in New York have called attention to the problems this culture may have created.
As the economy continues to falter and the number of animals the Humane Society is taking in each day goes up, Columbia must do their part to help raise enough money for a new budget.
The way the media reports on international issues greatly affects the way Americans react in the polls.
Despite wide-spread public outcry for their removal, Tasers provide a more appropriate solution to the problems officers face in the field.
Catholics weighed more than just that issue in deciding their vote, and some suggest that even priests and Bishops cast their vote for the president-elect.
The turkey recipe published in the Columbia Missourian provided a delicious, unforgettable recipe that will continue to be used.
While one dog has become a national hero, it is the story of another that deserves all the praise.
President-elect Obama's abortion policies are lending to our culture of death, and it is important that Congress oppose the Freedom of Choice Act.
Abuse of freedoms are an unfortunate side effect of the First Amendment. Families must work together to combat illiteracy and survive difficult times.
Who is responsible for the terrorist attacks that killed more than 170 people in India is unclear.
With University leaders being asked to envision budget cuts of up to 25 percent, no one — students, faculty, citizens, taxpayers — can dodge the impact of this recession or the state government's response to it.
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