Skipping Gym for Specialized Studios

Although Columbia has several full-service gyms, its also home to an increasing number of specialized fitness studios. Besides the convenience of not having to traipse through an entire gym full of people doing other kinds of workouts to get to the class, what do these specialty studios offer that makes women flock to their doors?

Women in a Changing Workplace

Although women still havent achieved parity or equal pay in all areas, its good to take stock every now and then and celebrate how far theyve come. Here are some Columbia women who have indeed come a long, long way.

By The Numbers: October

Politics and religion may not be proper party topics but are nonetheless important aspects of daily life for many Columbians. Take a look at these numbers to learn a little more about Columbia’s political and religious affiliations.

Women At Work

For the majority of human history, men and women stood as equals, hunting and gathering…

Movers and Shakers: October

Professionals grow, serve and achieve

Technology in Church and Religion

With the technology of the world evolving, the technology of the church has evolved to keep up.

Columbia City Council seeks to limit lengthy meetings

A recent meeting of the Columbia City Council may have established the all-time record for length. Would the 3 a.m. adjournment on Tuesday/Wednesday Sept. 3/4 qualify for entry into the Guinness Book of Records? Perhaps, or maybe at least a footnote as a runner-up.

Faith Based

The city of Columbia is now home to seven high schools, a large number for a town with a population near 113,000. But as the school list expands, are students benefiting from the diverse options?

First Christian Church

First Christian Church on North 10th Street holds a strong history in its structure, which…

More Flights through Columbia Regional Airport (COU)

With more flights in and out of COU, travel in mid-Missouri looks to be on…

Bill Watkins, Part II

In the public sphere for nearly his entire working life, former City Manager Bill Watkins leaves behind retirement for a new career in the private sector.

A Closer Look: October

Hockman Interior Design: Sherry Hockman spent years decorating homes for friends and family and will…