Public bodies that only give the party line are dangerous to the health of meaningful talk in our town.
David Rosman doles out praise to local establishments that live by good hospitality.
Snatching up the news is a good way to spoil a fine day.
Rose Nolen recalls her days of living in a small town and tells why she loves walking.
The Missourian has made coverage of Columbia's new high school site a priority.
Rosman says in order to be truly holy, you need to accept the holy beliefs of others.
This provides an e-mail link to the Missourian newsroom.
Low wages, a lack of health benefits and the ever-increasing rate of bankruptcies and foreclosures has pushed the once-middle class into the ranks of the working poor.
The leaders of 21 nations of the Asian-Pacific region gathered to meet in Sydney, Australia, this past weekend. President Bush held one-on-one meetings with all of these leaders in appreciation of how important their countries have become to the U.S.
In this section, we present a few of the major issues that have come up in the public discourse in the past week. We end each subject with a quesion to encourage you to consider your own opinions about these issues and how they affect our community. Please take a moment and contribute to the dialogue.
Level-headed community leaders are needed to address the difficulties that immigration has brought.
Missourian coverage of where to put a new high school helped force a more public discussion.
As local war opponents and a soldier’s family search for answers on Iraq, many questions fall on closed ears.
The use of diplomacy instead of military strength in North Korea could lead to better relations.
Take some lessons from the recent Missourian article, entitled “The Saga of the Warrens” (Aug. 25) if you want to know how African-Americans are really regarded by some of the Columbia community and MU.
It’s easy to get lost, whether on a winding drive home or along life’s many curves. Being a good pathfinder means knowing where you’ve been and where you’re going.
Missourians understood the stem cell amendment when it was passed, and efforts to reverse it are undemocratic.
Better use of tax dollars will fix our roads and bridges, and the politicians know it.
With all the trouble facing the American middle class, Rose Nolen has trouble finding reasons to smile.
A new book highlights the important role journalism plays in a democracy.