Voices

Local Perspective: COMO’s Hooligans of Yesteryear

What is it about our downtown, The District, that is so f-ing awesome?! Specifically, what…

Opinion: The City’s Most Thankless Job

It would appear to be a thankless job. Wanted: a city manager for a highly-rated,…

Opinion: It’s Not a Surprise

It was destined to fail — Proposition D, the motor fuel tax increase proposal. And…

Local Perspective: MU Is Spreading Roots Throughout Missouri

When I first visited MU, one of the things that struck me about the campus…

A Capitol Conversation: The Missouri State Capitol Undergoes Restoration

If you’re like a lot of readers, your eyes — and ears — now hurt…

A Capitol Conversation: An Overview of the Issues on November’s Ballot

The summer of our political discontent is over, and Missouri voters will soon decide who…

Opinion: Scooting Around Columbia

All of the sudden they were here — hundreds of battery-operated scooters. The scooters arrived in…

Local Perspective: Precision Medicine at MU – An Economic Driver for Columbia

At MU Engineering, we have a slogan: “Get in.” It all stems from the fact…

Local Perspective: Following The Money Into The Future

After months of reports, public hearings, and community debate, Columbia’s City Council adopted a $453…

Local Perspective: An Immersion Internship Program

For many marginalized communities, success in specific professions appear more obtainable if they see someone…

A Capitol Conversation: The McCaskill-Hawley Race

Missouri’s August primary election produced few surprises, particularly with the race for the U.S. Senate…

Local Perspective: An Economic Catalyst

As we chart our future at MU, we are focusing our energy on providing a world-class,…