When we think of a healthy relationship, words like commitment, honesty, respect and trust come to mind. Keeping a romantic relationship strong takes a lot of time, effort and patience. As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s a good time to evaluate the state of our relationship with our partner to see what’s working well and what can be done to make it better. Dr. Alicia Walker is … [Read more...] about Nurturing your relationship
During a family tree project in fifth grade, Emalee Flatness discovered her great-great-great grandfather was a Union soldier in the Civil War. His story inspired her to write a song. In 2019, that song, alongside five others, won the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge. A musical theater native Flatness, a freshman history major at … [Read more...] about Student wins national contest with original song
Spreading across roughly 40,000-45,000 square miles, the Ozarks covers much of the southern half of Missouri and a large part of northern Arkansas. It also extends into northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. There are many stereotypes about the Ozarks and Ozarkers. They range from frontiersmen to hillbillies and moonshiners. With his research on Ozarks history, Dr. Brooks … [Read more...] about How was life in the Ozarks during the Civil War?
After seven decades, NATO has formally recognized the growing influence of China as part of its agenda. Dr. Dennis Hickey, distinguished professor of political science at Missouri State University, comments on this issue on CNSNews. … [Read more...] about Why’s NATO focusing on China?
What are 19 political questions you should know the answers to but don’t, and may be too embarrassed to ask? Dr. Kevin Pybas, associate professor of political science at Missouri State University, answers a few of them on Reader’s Digest. … [Read more...] about What are the answers to these political questions?