Update, March 6: More information at the end of the post, including Senator Claire McCaskill's protest and an answer to commenter Mike N's question about whether this wad of bronze is funded by taxpayer money.
The eagle-eyed bloggers at Fired Up! Missouri posted the news earlier this after ... More >>
Image ViaO'Connell teaching a class at Georgetown in 2007.Father Daniel O'Connell, who headed Saint Louis University from 1974-1978, is facing the threat of a lawsuit from a New York woman who claims the priest sexually abused her decades ago. According to the Survivor's Network of those Abused b ... More >>
So you may have heard that Missouri will soon be getting some new neighbors. Yesterday, Illinois governor Pat Quinn received a letter from President Obama informing him that the terrorism suspects currently detained in Guantanamo Bay will be moved to a largely unused prison in Thomson Illinois, a fe ... More >>
Fall is a suspenseful time for the nation's smartest people. No, we're not referring to the announcements of the winners of the MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants or the Nobel Prizes. Those things are all small potatoes compared to The Daily Beast's ranking of America's Smartest Cities, which c ... More >>
Miss Missouri USA faces an ethical dilemma, Blake Ashby pontificates on the sweater vest, Unreal invents a surefire theft deterrent and Joyce Aboussie just gets scary; plus, the Sanford-Brown report and the reasons why the Lou is number two
He has been an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin. He's renowned internationally as a journalist and scholar. And he has been a highly popular visiting professor at Webster University. So why is Nikolai Zlobin looking for a job?