The annual Kirksville Veterans Day Ceremony will be held Tuesday Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.with doors opening at 10 a.m. The event, hosted by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 48 and other Adair County veterans’ organizations, will take place at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2508, event organizer John Buckwalter says. The ceremony will begin […]
The minimum wage in Missouri will increase to $7.65 per hour as of Jan. 1, resulting in wage increases for Truman State’s student workers. The minimum wage in Missouri increased based on the cost of living, according to the Consumer Price Index. Next year, the minimum wage will increase by 15 cents in accordance with […]
Truman State’s Emotional Assistance Animal Policy allows qualified, registered students to house animals in University residences. TSU’s EAAP was drafted during the 2013 school year in accordance with provisions found in the Americans with Disabilities Act and The Fair Housing Civil Rights Act of 1968. The application process for the program, written by Director of […]
A group of delegates from Truman State traveled to Serbia last week and returned with connections which could allow the University to offer an online graduate course in the Balkans. University President Troy Paino, Patrick Lecaque, President of the Center for International Education at Truman and Kevin Minch, Director of the Truman Institute, traveled to […]
Truman State women’s basketball opened their season at home on Nov. 14 with a winning performance against the Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans in Pershing Arena. The Bulldogs had a commanding lead throughout the game, leading 50-27 at halftime and racking up a final score of 103-62. Five Bulldogs put up double digit points including starters junior guard […]
Emily Costello has spent the last seven years of her life coaching a lesser-known sport — equestrian. Equestrian is a sport that focuses on horseback riding and often is not reported on by TMN. Costello’s work with the University and the Truman State Equestrian team includes a variety of tasks. She cares for the horses on […]
This week in music history — Nov. 19, 1973, rock band Led Zeppelin began recording the song originally titled “Driving to Kashmir,” which was eventually shortened to “Kashmir” when released as a track on the band’s sixth album, “Physical Graffiti.” Since the song’s release, it has been played at almost every concert performed by the […]
All audiences that enjoy upbeat and catchy music probably already have heard Taylor Swift’s song, “Shake It Off.” During the past, Swift has been known to sing about her break-ups or who she might be in love with, but with this song she gives herself a new edge by singing with an obvious confidence found […]
Taylor Swift is back with her fifth studio album “1989” and she’s got a brand new sound that draws from pop, alternative, and rock. Swift doesn’t need much of an introduction. She’s gone from country sweetheart to a full blown superstar and she’s only 24. “1989,” released by Big Machine Records Oct. 27 and produced […]
We live in an age where information travels as fast as the click of a mouse. The Internet is a constantly growing mountain of information, especially in the realm of social media. However, the volume of information we put on social media websites might not be good for us. Today, it’s sometimes hard to realize just how […]
Everyone reading this column should be familiar with glass and its applications. The topic is rather simple. You might even say it’s … transparent. Hey-oh! Corny jokes aside, glass has been used for thousands of years to make statues, vases, bowls and other simple items. Ornate glasswork became a popular luxury in the ancient world, […]
Americans have long grown used to the constant fighting between Republicans and Democrats. After all, there’s no one alive to remember a time before these parties existed. However, this does not mean that the two-party system is good for America — not by a long shot. The two-party system forces politics into a battle of extremes. True, one […]
Join Chad Davis and Scott Kriegshauser live in the studio as we highlight a potential turkey pardon, a new book by a local author, and the TSU volleyball team in the NCAA tournament.
Join Maren Eriksen-Russo and Brian Behrens in the studio for this week’s live broadcast. Tonight we highlight computer literacy classes at the local library, catch up with Bulldog sports, and more
Join Lilian Onochie and Chad Davis in the studio as we highlight the Missouri ruling on gay marriage, discuss an update on Isis, and look back at the recent Kirksville election. Stay tuned for Dog Pound and Filmcast.