Recently, two regional universities hosted speakers who emphasized the importance of free speech. These speakers rightly warned of the dangers of limiting free speech, especially on university campuses.
Rome wasn’t built in a day. Looking back more than 2,000 years, we understand that the Colosseum, the roads and aqueducts, the cultural achievements and the system of government didn’t happen overnight.
Missouri Western State University has taken its share of lumps over the years with budget reductions, program cuts and all of the COVID complications. So last week, you had to feel for the leadership of MWSU.
In recent closed meetings, the St. Joseph City Council has discussed important issues and at times made key decisions affecting St. Joseph. Since last April, the new mayor and council have had nine such meetings, including eight in the last month.