David Rosman's father, now 90, was a fighter pilot in World War II and owned a bicycle store in the New York City suburbs.
The re-purposing of the former Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is the underlying and more important story, and beyond the university, there are more important stories this summer.
Federal investigations of Fox News and The Associated Press raise the question of where the line is between protecting national security and preserving press freedom.
Two school districts have hosted prayer meetings, despite the Constitution is clear that the government, from local to federal, cannot promote or establish a religion.
J. Karl Miller seems to believe that any change to Article 60 is contrary to the discipline of the military. Nothing could be further from the truth. It takes time for change to happen, and it will, even with Karl kicking and screaming that it can’t.
Concealed weapons can be worrisome enough by themselves. But the possibility of an unsecured list that names personal information of conceal carry permit holders is something that needs to be addressed immediately.
Missourian columnist George Kennedy asked last week whether Sen. Kurt Schaefer was playing politics or policy. Maybe the question should be: Should Schaefer's actions be considered juvenile and conspiratorial?
While public and private security cameras have minimal effect deterring crime, they do aid in the capture of criminals. Does this advantage outweigh our expectations to privacy?
We seem to forget the sheer number of terrorist attacks, foreign and domestic, on United States soil.
The ever more common occurrence of Republican party leaders targeting the working poor is doing nothing to save the party's reputation.
Like the three blogs I read about Columbia, my appreciation and love for my other hometowns seem to be missing something very important — the people.
It's that time of the year when we place our bets on basketball teams and make choices at the polls. There will be winners and losers, but losses shouldn't be taken personally.
Political differences between Missouri republicans and democrats, as seen with the debate over healthcare reform, will be the death of the state citizen's well-being.
It appears that state and federal legislators, all of whom are sworn to uphold the federal and state constitutions, are now defying both.
Adventures in editing, translating the work of a fellow author and sending columns through the copy desk at the Missourian provide lessons that help to improve writing.
We are being buried by repetitive philippic rhetoric as different political parties argue over the upcoming budget cuts and sequestration.
Most governments rarely plan further than "tomorrow" for projects, and City Council is forgetting the K.I.S.S. rule – keep it short and simple – with the Providence and other road projects.
Be it asteroids or comets or the CIA, it's the end of the world as we know it.
Reducing or eliminating the Missouri tax base with no plan to replace the money will hurt Missouri.
Missouri's proposed Missouri Standard Science Act, which would require intelligent design to be taught in schools, would only hurt America's science education.