COMMUNITY

MDC Assesses Containment Zone

MDC Assesses Containment Zone

The Missouri Department of Conservation has not found a single case of a deadly disease strain in deer in northeast Missouri this year. Jasmine Batten, a wildlife health specialist with the MDC, says the department didn’t find a single case of chronic wasting disease, a fatal and highly contagious neurodegenerative disease found in deer species, […]

By December 7, 2014 Read More →
Kirksville’s hidden history: the Princess Theater

Kirksville’s hidden history: the Princess Theater

Behind the racks of scarves and colorful baubles of Kirksville’s antique vendors at the Princess Emporium lies the story of a theater which spans nearly a century of entertainment and real estate history. Constructed in 1916, the Princess Theater was once a venue for vaudeville acts, silent films, traveling shows and other early 20th century […]

City Council Approves Salary Raises for 2015

City Council Approves Salary Raises for 2015

The Kirksville City Council voted 3-2 to quadruple wages for councilmen and increase pay for the mayor by six times Monday. The pay raise will go into effect after the April 2015 City Council elections because a clause in the Missouri Constitution prohibits municipal leaders from changing their pay while in office. Councilmen will receive […]

By December 4, 2014 Read More →

CAMPUS

Nixon promotes higher education bonds

Nixon promotes higher education bonds

Gov. Jay Nixon stopped at Truman State Wednesday during a statewide university tour to discuss a $200 million statewide higher education bond for building repairs. Nixon, backed by University President Troy Paino, State Rep. Nate Walker (R-3) and State Sen. Brian Munzlinger (R-18), says the University would receive $9.2 million from the state to conduct […]

By December 10, 2014 Read More →
Seasonal Depression Might Affect Students

Seasonal Depression Might Affect Students

As the daylight hours dwindle and the cold blows into Kirksville, many students might be experiencing seasonal depression symptoms but brushing them off as “winter blues.” Seasonal depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, is a mood disorder that can affect people around this time every year, according to the American Psychiatric Association. In general, […]

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Truman students protest the shooting of Michael Brown

Truman students protest the shooting of Michael Brown

A group of about 100 Truman State students protested on the Mall, Student Union Building and Pickler Memorial Library today. The students were protesting the non-indictment of the police officer in the shooting of Michael Brown. Junior Greg Fister says the protest was organized by students who are members of Amnesty International. The students met […]

By December 5, 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 [...]
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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

Study Abroad Bloggers: Profiles

Study Abroad Bloggers: Profiles

Several Truman State Students will be studying abroad next semester and reporting back to the Truman Media Network about their experiences. Read their bios now and check back during January for their first posts from abroad.   Name: Mary Tomlinson Grade: Sophomore Place: Angers, France University: Université catholique de l’Ouest (Catholic University of the West) […]

What’s New: “Different Colors” by Walk the Moon

What’s New: “Different Colors” by Walk the Moon

If you can’t wait another two weeks to hear more music from Walk the Moon’s forthcoming album “Talk is Hard,” you’ll be happy to know the band released the album’s first track, “Different Colors,” for streaming and purchase this week. About the Album: Following the release of the album’s first single, “Shut Up and Dance,” […]

By December 4, 2014 Read More →
Music Review: “Rollercoaster” by Bleachers

Music Review: “Rollercoaster” by Bleachers

Even as winter approaches, the warm sense of nostalgia and intense energy in Bleachers’ latest single, “Rollercoaster,” are bound to transport you back to your favorite summer memories. Bleachers is the most recent project of Jack Antonoff, who is not a new face in the music industry. Antonoff started off as the frontman of indie […]

By December 2, 2014 Read More →

EDITORIAL

We Are Not Slaves to Technology

We Are Not Slaves to Technology

“Technology is ruining our ability to live life.” This simple phrase is one I’ve seen all over, and one that echoes years of technophobia. This begs the question: Is there any truth to it? I don’t think so. Modern technology may be misused occasionally, but the benefits to its use far outweigh the costs. We […]

By December 7, 2014 Read More →
Let’s Talk About Dumps

Let’s Talk About Dumps

A dump is either my room or a place where all of a town’s trash goes. However, only one of those places also could be described as a landfill. What’s the difference between a dump and a landfill? Waste management agencies use “landfill” to describe the modern method of disposing refuse – pile it all […]

By December 4, 2014 Read More →
An End to Suffering: Why, When and How

An End to Suffering: Why, When and How

I once knew a woman who decided to stop taking treatment for her cancer. She was elderly and somewhat confined to her home. She had a form of lung cancer, and knew the treatment would be long, arduous and painful, so she refused to be treated and died naturally. In some small way, I understand […]

By December 2, 2014 Read More →

TMN TELEVISION

Join Jonah McKeown and Dan Stewart in our final live broadcast of the semester. In this “best-of” episode, we look back at the best stories produced this semester, plus Dan and Jonah reflect on their time at TMN Television as Dan prepares to graduate and Jonah prepares to study abroad

By December 5, 2014 Read More →
Full Show 11-20-14

Full Show 11-20-14

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.

By November 21, 2014 Read More →
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 →