January 30, 2019

Vince Staples performing at a show in October, 2015. (Tobias Nielsen/via Creative Common)

Imagine a story with two protagonists: a young, white, Christian mother and a young, talented, black, male rapper. The rapper has had national notoriety since he hit 21; the mother...

January 27, 2019

Political commentators often point to the fall 2015 protests at MU as the beginning of a national trend of emboldened student activists making noise at institutions of higher education.

In the case of writer David French and The National Review, MU is a cautionary tale...

January 27, 2019

PETA has a bone to pick with MU.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals came to Columbia Tuesday to protest animal mistreatment as part of World Day for Animals in Laboratories. A noon demonstration on Francis Quadrangle drew about a dozen students, concerned citiz...

January 14, 2019

Rhode Island has moved forward with truck-only tolls, and there's some concern regarding the effects of this decision on truck drivers and the trucking industry in Connecticut.

"We have to remember, trucking is interstate commerce, so you have truck drivers and trucking...

January 14, 2019

A town ambulance sits inside the 11 Fairway Drive headquarters of the now-defunct Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Squad Saturday, June 30, 2018. American Ambulance has taken over services for the town. (Sten Spinella/The Day)

Ledyard — On Saturday, June 30, they made fun of...

January 14, 2019

These establishments, teeming throngs of thirst and sound, are havens for townies. A harmonica or guitar plays in the background as you take a seat, a shot, a beer, a turn at the pool table. You’re invited to talk to a best friend, the person next to you, a stranger or...

January 14, 2019

After a brief hiatus, Sxnny is working to establish a community for local rappers to flourish.

When she started rapping, what was once a loose, scattered collection of people nursing their drinks became a real audience, which formed on the dance floor directly in front...

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