Archive for October 2009

Food stamp program needs junk food reform

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Columns, Featured Articles, Opinions

Millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars are going to feed the junk food addictions of our nation’s poorest. And this is for the food stamp program designed to help “low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health,” according to the USDA website.

University Recreation Center to break ground next semester

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: News, Top Story

It started as mere speculative conversation between Director of Campus Recreation Cindi Barnett and some of the students working under her six years ago and, through years of dedication, she has helped it materialize into the roughly $23 million and over 90,000 square feet University Recreation Center set to break ground next semester.

E-books lack character

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Featured Articles, Opinions

I just want to cry when I think about how in 20 or 30 years, most textbooks will be available only online.

Missouri State sports briefs

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: MSU Sports, Sports

Reporting by Matt Evans Football Missouri State evened their record to 2-2, losing to the University of Northern Iowa 35-7 in Missouri Valley Conference play last Saturday in front of over 15,000 fans at Plaster Sports Complex. The crowd was the ninth largest ever for a Missouri State football game. UNI, ranked third in the […]

Dangercat (comic strip by Paul Sammons) – 10-02-09

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Comic Strips, Entertainment

Dangercat 10-02-09 by Paul Sammons

Dr. Pepper Sunrise

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Featured Articles

I feel like the fire has gone out of my belly when it comes to politics. Am I just burned out, or am I afraid to have my worldview challenged?