Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Cautionary tale
The many issues that arose in the wake of the HERE apartment project should serve as a warning to the city.
October 20, 2016
The HERE Kansas apartment complex project is a reminder for Lawrence city commissioners to be careful in choosing partners for tax rebates.
Editorial: Small 10
The Big 12 Conference’s decision to not add teams highlights power of TV and begs questions about future.
October 19, 2016
The Big 12 Conference’s decision to remain at 10 teams may have been the right call, but it also feels like confirmation that the league is the weakest of the so-called Power 5 conferences.
Editorial: Not rigged
Trump’s insistence that the election has been fixed against him lacks evidence and undermines the legitimacy of our system.
October 18, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made a lot of noise this campaign season. That’s healthy — voters are always served best by a rigorous and open debate.
Editorial: Teaching diversity
The Lawrence school district is to be commended for trying to make its staff reflect the demographics of the community.
October 12, 2016
The Lawrence school district should work to recruit and hire more diversity among its staff with specific emphasis on classroom teachers.