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.
When people angrily refuse to answer a simple question, it can be a clue — a bright green light with a “Rough Road Ahead” sign.
The new members of the Readers Board, a panel of community members who help improve the Missourian, introduce themselves.
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.
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.
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 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.
Colloquialisms demand us to reinterpret the meanings of certain words and phrases.
Slate magazine will no longer us the word "Redskins" to refer to the NFL team from Washington, D.C. The name debate, which has lasted for decades, isn’t going away.
On Wednesday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer cut a third of its newsroom staff, and Thursday, Gannett newspapers laid off at least 223 newsroom employees across 37 worksites. The question this all brings us to: How does the decline of these newsrooms affect the health of the cities they serve?
The board meets monthly to talk about what's most important to the community and how the Missourian should best reflect that. Apply to be a part of it here.
In the digital future, the past might remain hidden as information could become less available.
The positive response to the Missourian's 100 Ages, A Century of Voices project prompts an idea for a celebration of the diversity of lives in mid-Missouri.
According to author Jeff Jarvis, Gutenberg is a geek of the highest order. Like Steve Jobs and other, he created something that opened up the world.
Doonesbury is taking a break. But don't worry, Prickly City and it's cast of characters are here in the meantime.
Inspired by a Belgian photographer, graduate photojournalism student Alyssa Goodman found more than 100 stories from Boone County residents.
A month after the incident, the public has yet to receive details about Brandon Coleman's death. With the case becoming a growing part of community discussion, it's time for the Columbia Police Department to answer questions.
Journalistic efforts coupled with a knowledgeable network of people who are deeply embedded in the places they live can work together to make sure change agents have what they need to solve problems.
Four new book acquisitions provide inspiring reading for the summer.