With Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, announcing his intent to run for attorney general in 2017, David Rosman says there are drawbacks when active politicians begin their campaigns too early.
The new members of the Readers Board, a panel of community members who help improve the Missourian, introduce themselves.
One in six people in the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri service area face times when they don't know where the next meal is coming from.
Sometimes the human mind just decides to close out the outside and deal with problems within, and that is what has been going on with me in the past two months.
Even though funerals provide an important step in the grieving process, they shouldn't cost so much.
SaypYu — the Spell as You Pronounce Universal project — offers a new way to communicate in what it hopes will be the solution to the confusion of multiple languages and oddities of spelling and pronunciation.
Walking for the University's Million Step Pedometer Program meant some extra effort, but it yielded the reward of noticing the things that otherwise go unseen.
Republican House Speaker Tim Jones called the outcome of Wednesday's veto session only a "temporary setback." We can be confident that HB 253 or something similar will return next year.
Bashar al-Assad must be stopped from using illegal weapons against unarmed Syrian civilians.
It is now incumbent on the executive and the legislative bodies to follow the will of the people. Discussions and decisions on Syria ought to occur with that priority given the highest consideration.
It’s harvest time, the planting is all done, and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of the labor. It’s time for long, leisurely drives across the state. It’s time to visit the neighbors and see what changes the year has brought into being.
During Missouri's home football game against Toledo on Saturday, the Missourian will continue to use social media sites to be more interactive with readers.
Prospects for a new director of the University of Missouri Press look up as three finalists are considered, and the fall publications list has new titles.
Truly, people are not trying to do away with guns. They are simply searching for ways to do away with the violence.
My cycling partner Igor Izioumine rode his bike for the final time Saturday. In all of the times we rode, I never learned Igor's true identity until his funeral.
The task force decided, by consensus, to launch its work by bringing to the Sept. 11 meeting proposed research questions that will be organized and prioritized for attention.
We all have dreams for a better planet. But to get there, we must look forward with our eyes wide-open, not behind with our eyes hard-shut.
J. KARL MILLER: The use of performance-enhancing drugs by baseball's biggest stars is indicative of a larger celebrity trend of lying, then denying.
I don’t think we will become a stronger people through the use of guns. I can only hope we will become a wiser people through knowledge and understanding.
The first week of school means a fresh start, again, for the Missourian. Two issues we plan to concentrate on this fall are safety in our community and sexual assault on college campuses.