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  • Subject: In defense of the besieged email interview

     
    This school year alone, three prominent college newspapers have issued general prohibitions against email interviews. And since "if it happens three times, it's a trend" is an informal law of journalism, I consider it my duty to weigh in. "We've......
  • Gaetz names 1st Amendment expert to state panel

    TALLAHASSEE -- Senate President Don Gaetz named First Amendment Foundation President Barbara Petersen to a panel designed to evaluate the Legislature's transparency. “Barbara Peterson is Florida's respected guardian of open records, open...
  • Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football

    Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football
    Orlando First Academy athlete Kwadarrius 'Kwad' Smith, the Florida Class 1A 100-meter state champion and a member of TFA's 2012 state semifinal football squad, has committed to the University of Missouri on a track scholarship. He said he will also be a...
  • Life hacks: Burgeoning industry shows how to do everything better

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. It might sound crazy to store pancake batter in an empty plastic ketchup bottle, but the University of Missouri at Kansas City's king of hacks says it really works. No worries about spills in the fridge. And the bottle makes pouring...
  • 2nd professor quits amid ranking scandal at Missouri college

    A second professor has resigned from the University of Missouri-Kansas City after an audit found that its business school knowingly submitted false data when applying for rankings and awards from national organizations. The 15,000-student university said...
  • Chicago teen attends college with Lincolnwood scholarship

    For 19-year-old student Karen Spears, being raised by a hardworking, yet struggling, family in a far South Side neighborhood overridden by gangs and crime was no excuse not to follow her dreams. Despite not having a college fund or any financial help...
  • Lori Borgman: New speech police can leave you speechless

    I confess I was once part of the speech police. That's right; I had a list of banned words I imposed on others. Of course, the others I imposed my list on were our own children, all of whom were in training to become civilized human beings. Check and...
  • Asian carp could be on menu at University of Missouri

    The University of Missouri is testing recipes and gathering reactions as it considers adding the invasive Asian carp to the menu in its dining halls. About 40 students tried different recipes using the fish during recent taste tests at the Sabai Culinary...
  • UMKC business professor resigns amid ranking scandal

    A University of Missouri-Kansas City professor resigned Friday after an audit found that he told a subordinate to submit inflated data in applying for rankings for the business school. Michael Song, former director of the Regnier Institute for...
  • 'Grey' area: For a provocative film, many shades of marketing

    'Grey' area: For a provocative film, many shades of marketing
    It's no secret in Hollywood that sex sells when it comes to marketing provocative films. Studios over the years have made big money with movies including "Basic Instinct," "Fatal Attraction" and even "Sex and the City." But with "Fifty Shades of Grey,"...
  • Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds

    Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds
    A new study is touting the cancer-fighting benefits of a compound found in red wine -- but it's not exactly a license to drink. Dr. Michael Nicholl, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Missouri, is exploring new ways to use the...