Think of those times when you ignored your parents’ warnings about some behavior (smoking, staying out too late, etc.) because, well, it came from your parents. But when the same admonitions came from someone else, you heeded their advice. This is one of those times.
Think back to December, 2014, not long after the tragic events in Ferguson. Everyone had an opinion about what was wrong with the Saint Louis area, what could turn the city around, and where to invest. Who thought that our biggest problem was whether or not we had enough sports teams?
MoDOT’s funding future is certainly looking brighter these days. The department’s user-funding base is, at long last, providing more revenue.
Students in St. Louis have more options today than ever before. From magnet schools to charter schools, students can choose between college prep schools, ROTC programs, or even schools for the arts. Of course, there is still concern about quality in some of these schools.
Tensions are still simmering following this fall’s student (and faculty) protests at the University of Missouri. Without venturing into the debate on the merits of the protestors’ claims, it is clear that the leadership lost the run of the school.
As another New Years’ Eve has come and gone, more writers in Saint Louis and across the nation have spilled ink over expensive Uber rides for partiers.
We recently discussed how the Rams, and by extension the Rams’ owner Stan Kroenke, just slammed the Saint Louis metropolitan area
University of California–San Diego economist Jeffrey Clemens’s recently published analysis once again indicates that raising the minimum wage has detrimental effects on low-skilled workers.