COMMUNITY

Community to Discuss Transmission Line

Community to Discuss Transmission Line

The Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois will host an open house from 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 26 at the Kirksville Days Inn for citizens concerned with the upcoming Mark Twain Transmission Project. The Mark Twain Transmission Project is a 100-mile electricity power line system that will stretch across western Illinois, northern Iowa and northeast […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
Meth Reports Decline Throughout Adair County

Meth Reports Decline Throughout Adair County

During the year since the Kirksville City Council passed an ordinance banning the sale of over-the-counter drugs containing pseudoephedrine, the number of reported methamphetamine incidents in Adair County has decreased. Pseudoephedrine is one of the key ingredients in methamphetamine production, according to methproject.org. While the number of meth incidents reported in Adair County during 2013 […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
Adair County Library hosts Mardi Gras themed Glow Worms program

Adair County Library hosts Mardi Gras themed Glow Worms program

The Adair Country Library Glow Worms project brings reading alive with Glow Worms story time, a program designed for children age 2 to 10. The Glow Worms program, which takes place every Tuesday from 6-6:30 p.m., had a special hour-long Mardi Gras event Feb. 17. Books such as “Mimi’s First Mardi Gras” were read aloud […]

By February 23, 2015 Read More →

CAMPUS

Changes to Mainstreet Market

Changes to Mainstreet Market

Truman’s Mainstreet Market in the Student Union Building can expect some big changes in coming years. Zime Bistro, an upscale sandwich shop which replaced the Freshens smoothie stand, is only the beginning of these changes. Pick up an Index or check back here for the full story tomorrow, Feb. 26.  

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
ITS Tests New 3D Printer

ITS Tests New 3D Printer

Truman State students soon might have opportunities to take printing to a new dimension. Information Technology Services currently is testing a small 3-D printing device called MakerBot Replicators Mini. The machine uses digital modeling designs or scans of actual objects to create a replica using polylactic acid plastic. ITS financed the $1,800 device and is […]

By February 17, 2015 Read More →
Student Government Proposes Witness Immunity

Student Government Proposes Witness Immunity

Student Government unanimously passed a resolution supporting the inclusion of a sexual assault witness immunity clause in the Student Code of Conduct during its Feb. 1 meeting. The Resolution in Strong Support to Amend the Student Code of Conduct to Include an Assault/Sexual Assault Witness Immunity Clause was first read Jan. 25. Senators seniors Kayla […]

By February 15, 2015 Read More →

SPORTS

KTRM Basketball Update

KTRM Basketball Update

The Truman women’s basketball team clinched the second spot in the GLVC with a victory against the University of Missouri St. Louis Tritons on Saturday with a final score of 58-53. The ‘Dogs restrained the GLVC’s two highest field goal percentages in the form of UMSL’s Tierra Snow and Jordan Fletcher. Junior redshirt center Michalina […]

By February 22, 2015 Read More →
Baseball Plans to Succeed

Baseball Plans to Succeed

As the winter sports continue toward the postseason and championships, other teams have been training and working all winter to preapre for their seasons. The Truman State men’s baseball team has been gearing up for what might be the best season on record. Last year, the Bulldogs broke team season records with 292 runs scored, […]

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Ultimate Teams “Chase Plastic”

Ultimate Teams “Chase Plastic”

With the arrival of spring, birds and kites can be seen flying through the air. This season, however, those enjoying the season might also glimpse several frisbees flying through the sky as well. While the Ultimate Frisbee teams JujiTSU, the men’s team, and TSUnami, the women’s team, practice year-round, spring is the sport’s main tournament […]

By February 17, 2015 Read More →

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Music review: Why Even After a Decade Listeners are Being Slayed by the Killers

Music review: Why Even After a Decade Listeners are Being Slayed by the Killers

No matter your opinion of U2, attempting to be the American version is a daunting task. In an interview with Clash Music during 2004, the lead singer of The Killers made clear his dreams of being America’s answer to U2 early into the band’s career. The indie-rock band’s debut album, “Hot Fuss” recently has passed […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
Jupiter Ascending Review

Jupiter Ascending Review

“Jupiter Ascending” is almost exactly the movie I expected it to be. It was a sci-fi story that had great potential, but chose to focus on fight scenes and a fast-paced love story rather than any real plot or character development. There was one particular scene toward the beginning of the film during which Channing […]

By February 22, 2015 Read More →
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

I definitely can say that “The Imitation Game” deserves all the nominations and media attention it has been getting recently. This film has the winning combination of a life-changing story and phenomenal actors, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly doing their historical counterparts proud. In this biopic about a secret World War II operation, which […]

By February 9, 2015 Read More →

EDITORIAL

Opinions Podcast #1

Opinions Podcast #1

  The TMN Opinions Podcast features a discussion of recent commentary by TMN writers, hosted by Index columnist senior Conor Gearin. This week’s program covers topics ranging from the many benefits of knitting to which Truman major has it the hardest. Featured writers include columnists freshman Trevor Hamblin and junior UmmeKulsoom Arif, and opinions editor […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
Not Every Issue Involves Politics

Not Every Issue Involves Politics

For a political science major, I have an unusually low tolerance for political things. Don’t ask me to comment about the latest political controversy because my answer likely will be, “I don’t care.” While this might seem like an odd position to take, it’s one a lot more people should consider. Americans, and I’ll argue […]

By February 22, 2015 Read More →
Live to Inspire Episode 1: Tony Miller

Live to Inspire Episode 1: Tony Miller

Join your host Justin Louis for the first installment of TMN Television’s new talk show, Live to Inspire. Live To Inspire tells the stories of members of the Kirksville and Truman community who have faced hardships throughout their lives. In this episode, Justin talks to Tony Miller, a community member who overcame drug addiction and other […]

By February 19, 2015 Read More →

DETOURS: AT HOME & ABROAD

Comprenez-vous?

Comprenez-vous?

During my first few weeks in France, I have been inundated with … French. I see French on menus, street signs, cereal boxes, shampoo bottles, textbooks. I hear French spoken by the grocery store clerk, the voice on the elevator that tells me what floor I’m on, my professors, my classmates, the girl sitting across […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
Travel Tip: Quilted Square

Travel Tip: Quilted Square

Along the main strip of Baltimore Street in Filmore Plaza sits a small but significant shop full of all kinds of stories. However, the stories displayed do not have spines, chapters or paragraphs — the traditions and values discovered in these stories are woven into memories from relatives, childhoods, times long gone and times to [...]
By February 19, 2015 Read More →
Travel Tip: DuKum Inn

Travel Tip: DuKum Inn

Home to a rich collection of local culture, the Dukum Inn is located in downtown Kirksville where it has stood since 1938. Owner Craig Shorten reveals why dollar bills are stuck to the ceiling and the origin of its “Second-Best Cheeseburger in Town” in this edition of the Detours Travel Tip.

By February 17, 2015 Read More →