MU has taken a beating over its recent use of its alert system. The police are experts at policing. Communicating the news? Not so much.
Columbia's contentious recycling record is rightly under fire, but changes to the current waste collection system might be on the horizon.
There is a truism in raising the minimum wage — unemployment goes down. Wages should increase when the economic times are good, and now is the time to increase wages.
Carl Kenney raises questions on the slow response to a shooting in Hitt Street Garage on Wednesday night from MU Alert.
Good deeds aren't done in the dark. A bill in the legislature would ban police video from public view.
All Columbia residents could benefit from more transparency and better explanation of city finances and procedures.
Black apathy is difficult to understand given the context leading up to last week's election.
At the annual American Copy Editors Society's national conference, editors from the Associated Press discussed changes to the AP Stylebook — but dropping the distinction between who and whom wasn't one of them.
HB 499 would require that the pledge be said daily in all schools receiving public funding — but only in English.
The recent announcement of David Kurpius taking over as dean of the School of Journalism has a big impact on the Missourian, but also on all of MU.
The question of which candidate would best serve not only the ward but the city as a whole must be answered by considering a mix of experience and personality. To me, three are most appealing.
Amendment 5 makes owning a firearm an "unalienable right" for Missouri residents. But columnist David Rosman writes that the bill could allow felons and teenagers to get firearms, and he worries that a new proposal, based upon a statute in Kansas, may take Amendment 5 a step further.
A no vote on propositions 1 and 2 is a positive action, calling a "time out" to allow us to regroup, restore public trust and get our community back on track.
Spring break for MU students coincides with the annual conference of the American Copy Editors Society, a pilgrimage for syntactical soldiers. On Friday, Maggie Walter writes, Pittsburgh vibrated with rumors of changes to the AP Stylebook and debates about "ain't."
In a territory of 32 counties, nearly 50 million pounds of food are needed annually. Last year, the Food Bank came up 12.5 million pounds short.
Politics is a blood sport. It shouldn't be. What if we all said we're not going to take it anymore?
At a forum Tuesday night, MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin urged patience and "systematic, persistent" efforts to change. The students made it clear that their patience has been exhausted.
A Missouri House of Representatives bill would prohibit colleges and universities from enforcing policies that deny benefits to student organizations that require members to adhere to certain beliefs.
The Oklahoma fraternity video triggered another round of discussions on racial discrimination. Although miles separate the event from Columbia, it might be misleading to assume Columbia is an island of tolerance for the rest of the country.
Listening to Mayor Bob McDavid, one wonders how many student apartments downtown is too many student apartments downtown. And how tall is too tall?