Letters to the Editor
MU’s new women’s and gender studies department reflects a strong disciplinary core that has developed in this field of study during the last 30 years.
The Missouri Department of Transportation's engineers should be considering ways to encourage other ways to get where we need to go.
If Rep. Cunningham’s legislation passes, it will pressure educators into representing unacademic and religion-based ideologies.
It doesn’t matter if we pull our troops out of Iraq this year or ten years from now. The only difference will be the number of our troops’ lives that will be lost.
The new task force is a waste of time and taxpayer money.
When it comes to preventing highway deaths, reducing the speed limit on U.S. 63 is a better solution than building a fence.
Whether you drive, bike or walk, the proposed road changes will increase safety for all users.
Kenny Hulshof’s recent vote against the State Children’s Health Insurance Program doesn’t represent his constituents.
Last Thursday our representative had a chance to show independence from the president on an issue that has the overwhelming support of the American people and especially the people of Columbia.
When I read an article in which a professor of psychology is quoted as stating that wearing these costumes “can be an invitation to trouble”, I get a little riled up.
Columbia’s lawmakers need to make fire safety at fraternities and sororities a higher priority.
John Fry tells his story of his uphill battle with the health care system and his struggles to live without insurance.
In his recent opinion piece, “National Defense Deters War”, Col. J. Karl Miller quotes George Washington as saying: “There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy.” In other words, war preparation deters war. The basic question regarding that assumption is: “How’s that working for us?”
With all the medical expenses not covered by Medicaid, people do not have enough money to live on.
Allison Ross wrote a great cover piece on Quran recitation during the month of Ramadan. It was insightful, and for once, Muslims looked like quite amiable people in the news. Until I had to open my big mouth.
The City Council and Columbia Public School District would benefit from using Cosmo Park land for the school.
At a recent luncheon, Robb characterized several state universities such as Harris-Stowe State University as unnecessary and a waste of state funds.
The expansion of the program was vetoed by President Bush despite a bipartisan compromise by both of Missouri’s U.S. senators.
Instead of running the risk of creating a monopoly by luring one airline to the area, the airport would be better served extending the runway and bringing in more traffic.