People who have lived all of their lives submerged in a sea of racial supremacy, drowned in the belief that one race is superior to all others, are not likely to recover easily. To learn to accept all human beings as equals, for some, can be a challenge.
Columbia City Council resolution No. R 149-13 is too dense and will not allow for change in terms of limiting violent crime.
A portion of the creed, written by the founding dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, is printed each day in the Missourian's editorial page.
The Columbia City Council members and residents near Clark Lane disagree on improvement plans to make the road safer for pedestrians.
Expanding Medicaid, adding dental insurance to the Affordable Care Act and standardizing the claims form could go a long way to reducing medical and dental costs and keeping Missourians healthy, employed and productive.
We could all take some lessons from the pope. We are all leaders in some context i.e., family, among friends, at church and in our community. We can all put caring into action, establish positive relationships with everyone we encounter and speak out on our interest and the interest of others.
We cannot afford to shut down our government. Things can go wrong any place, any time, and when they do, we depend on the people who work for this nation.
Shuttered offices and websites have shown some of the many ways we’re affected by our federal government. Tell me the shutdown doesn’t touch you, and I’ll suggest you aren’t looking hard enough.
Wednesday's General Faculty meeting was the last for MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, who will retire Nov. 15.
Proposed legislation in the U.S. Senate would require e-commerce sites to collect taxes from out-0f-state buyers. Besides being a messy proposition to administrate, it also means you're paying taxes to another state or community rather than supporting your own.
Young people should acknowledge the seriousness and possibility of danger when they text while behind the wheel.
Pam Close has repeatedly arranged for students to participate in research projects at the Cancer Research Center in Columbia.
When people angrily refuse to answer a simple question, it can be a clue — a bright green light with a “Rough Road Ahead” sign.
Black members of the group seemed much more willing to identify issues of race than were their white colleagues.
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.