The phrase, "dog days of summer" dates to the Greeks and Romans.
The story of protest and confrontation is a local story for every community in the country, even when your journalists stay home.
While comedian Weird Al's 'Blurred Lines' parody sparked a rewarding conversation about grammar, some take issue with statements made in the song.
As the Aug. 5 election approaches, voters guides update Missouri residents about hot-button issues.
A rare respite from the heat in July seemed to put everyone in a better mood. Executive Editor Tom Warhover imagines the perfect story to go along with the perfect week.
Monday's storm wasn't the roughest event in Columbia's weather history, but that didn't stop it from knocking out power in the west.
In following up on the story of Angela Anderson's family coping with the loss of two children, our newsroom learned a valuable lesson.
Slow news days beget curiosity, and executive editor Tom Warhover has quite a few questions he would like answered.
In the conversation about sexual assault on campus, the UM System has taken one step forward, while George Will has taken two steps back.
There are plenty of candidates for leisure reading this summer. First up is something that certainly fulfills that "not-so-complicated plot" requirement for a beach read.
A program through Google will present short one- or two-question surveys before users can read a story. If you are a member, you won't see any surveys.
The Missourian editors will be examining changes to the Associated Press Stylebook and deciding which to implement with its own style. If you have a revision for us to consider, please send it along by Friday.
Photos from a motorcycle accident prompted strong reactions from some readers.
Redskins is an offensive term. Others might disagree, but that's not the point: The context is. Using the R- word casually serves no good purpose. Using it to engender debate and understanding does.
What you need to drill into your brain and the brains of every other man on campus is that it's not OK to get drunk and stupid and then have sex with a woman who is drunk and stupid.
The Missourian's annual Progress Edition appears as an insert in today's newspaper — and it can be found as a digital section on the Missourian website. This year, as the definition of progress, the Missourian chose innovation.
The first phase of a task force formed in the wake of Sasha Menu Courey's death was stunningly underwhelming. The task force made an inventory of resources and found the phone book, but you have to start somewhere.
Vox magazine unveiled a new look this week, and the whole staff is abuzz. We kept our audience in mind as we worked to create the new Vox.
A science fiction book, a new car and two celebrations of women might seem unrelated at first glance, but they all reinforce that change is supposed to happen — and you can't run from it.
The AP's distinction between "over" and "more than" has caused more than enough problems for editors and writers. After this past weekend, we can finally get over it.