Brutality in our society must end, and peer pressure to stop the beatings and bullying can be far more effective than legal actions.
The opinions from nonfundamentalists Christians need to be heard as political judgment days draw nearer.
Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela, plans to expand his philosophy in Latin America and his rule in Venezuela.
With the election results coming in sooner than expected, the Missourian staff was juggling three options for delivering the news to you.
Three airlines were proposed for Columbia Regional Airport. Hawaii Island Air was eliminated because the flight times were unacceptable. Great Lakes and Mesaba have their advantages and disadvantages.
Sen. John McCain is unfit to be president of the United States because he has confused moral values.
Computers constantly break down, and people waste a lot of time trying to fix the problems. Most young people rely too heavily on technology.
The apparent defeat of Robert Mugabe has brought cautious optimism.
Although the school board members are not their best advocates, they are dediated and hard-working. We need to elect more members that care and trust their judgment regarding the tax levy.
Even sewage systems factor into decisions made on Election Day.
Audrianna is just one month old, and she has been keeping her parents awake at night.
Hateful language flows too often and too easily, and sometimes comes from unlikely sources ... and it needs to be stopped.
The Supreme Court should let stand the D.C. Federal Appeals Court’s decision that D.C.’s ban on handguns violates the Second Amendment.
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.
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.