Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Key transition
Transitions in several key leadership jobs offer challenges, as well as opportunities, for Lawrence.
November 27, 2015
The resignation of Lawrence School Superintendent Rick Doll creates a vacancy in another key leadership role in the community.
Editorial: Common bonds
Thanksgiving is a good time to focus on what binds humanity together rather than what threatens to tear it apart.
November 26, 2015
If the conversation at your Thanksgiving table turns to politics today, some points made by former President Bill Clinton at Kansas University this week, might be worth pondering.
Editorial: Positive news
The first proposal for business development at Lawrence VenturePark is great news for the city.
November 25, 2015
The city’s vision for business development on the former Farmland property at the east edge of the city finally is coming into focus.
Editorial: ID concerns
International threats place more importance on the need for Americans to have proper, verified identification documents.
November 23, 2015
Proper identification, verified identification, is of growing importance in the United States, whether it applies to refugees coming into this country or those who want to vote in state and national elections.
Editorial: Inclusive efforts
Starting the conversation is the first step in addressing concerns about making Kansas University a more supportive and welcoming place.
November 20, 2015
The process of addressing racial attitudes and inclusion at Kansas University is just beginning, but the concerns of KU students are being heard.
Editorial: Life of service
Glee Smith’s service to Kansas and commitment to community activities set an outstanding example for the next generation of state residents to follow.
November 19, 2015
The state of Kansas needs more Glee Smiths. Smith died earlier this week after a relatively short illness and a life of tremendous involvement in an amazingly broad range of civic and professional activities.