COMMUNITY

Students Seek to Help Homeless

Students Seek to Help Homeless

Five Truman students and alumni recognized a need for a homeless shelter in the Kirksville community and are working to start a nonprofit shelter. As part of their efforts, the group has started collecting warm clothes to pass out to those in need. Purpose Senior drive organizer Alyssa Josiah says the group has created a mission and vision statement [...]
By November 18, 2014 Read More →
Truman graduates stay local

Truman graduates stay local

Several Truman State alumni chose to settle down in Kirksville and are now contributing to the community as local business owners. John Nolan, Trumascape President, and Ashley Tomten, owner of Rejuvenate  Massage Therapy and Spa, are both Truman graduates-turned entrepreneurs. Today  they manage their business ventures, actively participate in the community conversation and planning, and [...]
Kirksville Hosts Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

Kirksville Hosts Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

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 […]

By November 10, 2014 Read More →

CAMPUS

Minimum wage set to increase in Missouri

Minimum wage set to increase in Missouri

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 […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →
Emotional Assistance Animal Policy Helps Students

Emotional Assistance Animal Policy Helps Students

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 […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →
Truman State Connects with Serbia for Master’s Program

Truman State Connects with Serbia for Master’s Program

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 […]

By November 13, 2014 Read More →

SPORTS

Women Start Season Strong

Women Start Season Strong

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 […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →
Baseball Team Raises Funds to Fight Cancer

Baseball Team Raises Funds to Fight Cancer

Truman State’s baseball team is collaborating with the non-profit organization Vs. Cancer to collect donations to help fund pediatric cancer research. The team is accepting monetary donations through its website with Vs. Cancer. Their goal is to raise $5,000, and their page indicates that so far they’ve received a little more than $1,000. Half the proceeds go toward [...]
By , November 18, 2014 Read More →
Equestrian Coach Leads Team

Equestrian Coach Leads Team

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 […]

LIFESTYLE

This Week in Music History: Kashmir

This Week in Music History: Kashmir

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 […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →
What’s New: Taylor Swift with “Shake It Off”

What’s New: Taylor Swift with “Shake It Off”

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 […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →
Taylor Swift “1989” Review

Taylor Swift “1989” Review

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 […]

By November 18, 2014 Read More →

EDITORIAL

Privacy in the Age of Information

Privacy in the Age of Information

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 […]

By November 18, 2014 Read More →
Let’s Talk About Glass

Let’s Talk About Glass

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, […]

By November 6, 2014 Read More →
Two Parties Aren’t Enough

Two Parties Aren’t Enough

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 […]

By November 4, 2014 Read More →

TMN TELEVISION

Full Show 11-13-14

Full Show 11-13-14

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

By November 14, 2014 Read More →
Full Show 11-06-14

Full Show 11-06-14

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.

By November 8, 2014 Read More →
Full Show 10-30-14

Full Show 10-30-14

Join Brian Behrens and Dan Stewart in the studio for our special Halloween episode.

By October 31, 2014 Read More →