COMMUNITY

New Power Line Plans Draw Criticism

New Power Line Plans Draw Criticism

More than 100 Kirksville residents voiced concerns during the past two months about an Ameren proposal for new power line construction through Kirksville. The Mark Twain Transmission Project would transport renewable energy, mostly wind, from Iowa to Illinois, crossing through Kirksville and other northeast Missouri towns. Ameren will host an informal open house from 4 […]

Kirksville Roller Derby

Kirksville Roller Derby

TMN Reporter Amber Draper profiles Kirksville’s roller derby team, The NEMO ViQueens. Females 18 and up are encouraged to join and the team hosts beginners night on Wednesday from 7-9 at Leisure World. Check out TMN TV’s full show here.

By October 9, 2014 Read More →
Donut Shop Comes to Kirksville

Donut Shop Comes to Kirksville

Brothers Daryle and Kim Tan brought something to Kirksville they think every town needs — a donut shop. Donut Palace opened Sept. 22 at 215 E. Charles St. This family business sells a variety of donuts, including one topped with bacon, as well as other pastries and beverages. Behind the counter and display case, customers […]

CAMPUS

Student killed in car accident

Student killed in car accident

An unidentified Truman State student was killed by a motor vehicle Saturday night. The student, according to a Kirksville Police Department news release, was a 19 year-old male from Illinois. The male, who was a pedestrian, was hit by a vehicle sometime before 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Fible Street. According […]

By October 19, 2014 Read More →
Gender-neutral housing yet to be implemented

Gender-neutral housing yet to be implemented

Two years after Student Government passed a resolution urging Truman State to adopt gender-neutral housing in residence halls, the administration has yet to implement such a policy. According to a March 2013 report written by Director of Residence Life John Gardner, the University could have made all the necessary preparations to offer the housing option […]

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Linguist to Present on Campus

Linguist to Present on Campus

On October 21st-22nd, Thomas Cravens, professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be giving four presentations regarding the connections between Romance languages. The presentations are geared toward Romance language majors, but all students are welcome to attend. Overall, Cravens says he plans on giving students a different view of Romance languages, one that gives them the […]

By October 19, 2014 Read More →

SPORTS

Cross Country Dominates

Cross Country Dominates

Truman State’s Women’s and Men’s Cross Country dominated Saturday at the Haskell Invitational in Lawrence, Kansas, both taking first place. Head coach Tim Schwegler says although this meet posed a break from the tough meets the team has been at this year, he was happy with the success the men and women experienced at Haskell. […]

By October 16, 2014 Read More →
Women’s Soccer

Women’s Soccer

Truman State’s women’s soccer team snagged more wins this weekend to increase their record to 10-2-1. The first of the two wins came against St. Joseph’s College with a score line of 3-1. With a noon kickoff Sunday the Bulldogs ended their home stand with their second victory against Indianapolis with a 2-0 victory. Friday’s match took […]

By October 16, 2014 Read More →
Bulldogs fall short in Homecoming football game

Bulldogs fall short in Homecoming football game

  On Homecoming Saturday, the Bulldogs lost their early lead to the William Jewell Cardinals with a final score of 21-17. The Bulldogs started out strong with a touchdown scored during the first quarter on a complete five-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Devonte Black to senior wide receiver Kurt Loyd. During the second quarter, the […]

By October 14, 2014 Read More →

LIFESTYLE

Music Review: Kan Wakan – “Forever Found”

Music Review: Kan Wakan – “Forever Found”

Imagine a sultry, Adele-type vocalist crooning about an ethereal orchestra of strings, guitars, basses and keyboards. Now, imagine this all in space, among the constellations, planets and nebulae. Got it? That’s the sound Kan Wakan evokes in their song “Forever Found” off of their new album “Moving On.” Kan Wakan is based out of Los […]

By October 19, 2014 Read More →
Music Review: Mind Over Matter by Young the Giant

Music Review: Mind Over Matter by Young the Giant

Are you someone who loves to jam out in your dorm room or your car, but gets sick of the same old rock sounds that show up in your music library? Well, a group of five guys have achieved a level of awesome that is worth checking out. Young the Giant, based out of Irvine, […]

By October 16, 2014 Read More →
Gone Girl Review

Gone Girl Review

“Gone Girl” probably was the craziest, most exciting movie I’ve ever seen. While watching this film, I kept thinking it couldn’t get any more insane, but it always proved me wrong. This was much more than a murder mystery, and it’s not nearly as simple as trying to find out if the husband Nick Dunne, […]

By October 14, 2014 Read More →

EDITORIAL

Video Games Make Art Interactive

Video Games Make Art Interactive

Video games are often criticized for being violent, mindless and a waste of time. However, many developers are trying to change that perception. Many modern video games are more than just games — they are an art form. What Is Art?  The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines art as “something that is created with imagination and […]

By October 19, 2014 Read More →
Editor Remembers Mackenzie McDermott

Editor Remembers Mackenzie McDermott

For many of us at the Truman Media Network, Mackenzie’s McDermott’s death is deeply personal. During her freshman and sophomore years, Mackenzie was a columnist for the Index. She also wrote music reviews for KTRM. During the 2012-13 academic year, I served as the Opinions and Editorials Editor at the Index. Mackenzie was a member […]

Judge Rules on Same Sex Marriage

Judge Rules on Same Sex Marriage

A Missouri judge made a big move towards equality this Friday when he ruled in favor of 10 same sex couples. Gay marriage still can’t be performed in Missouri, but now the state must recognize gay marriages from other states.

By October 9, 2014 Read More →

TMN TELEVISION

Tuesday Broadcast 10.14.14

Tuesday Broadcast 10.14.14

Join Laura Seaman as we explore the Kirksville Art Gallery, take a trip to the Thousand Hill State park and look at the unveiling of the Del and Norma Robison Planetarium. You don’t want to miss this!

By October 17, 2014 Read More →
Full Show 10.9.14

Full Show 10.9.14

Join Nate Kardesch and Jonah McKeown live in the studio as we highlight Claire McCaskill’s visit to Truman, Kirksville’s abandoned Rainbow Basin ski lodge, and conduct an exclusive live interview with Truman’s cross country and track head coach.

By October 9, 2014 Read More →
Full Show 10-2-14

Full Show 10-2-14

Join Dan Stewart and Scott Kriegshauser in the studio as Truman students recount their summer trip to the Middle East. And later, find out what unusual sport a Truman professor is playing in her spare time. Stay tuned for the Dog Pound, FilmCast, and more.