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26 Mar , 2015  

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Campus

Starbucks comes to campus

25 Mar , 2015  

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Sodexo announced today that Starbucks Coffee is set to open on Truman State’s Campus June 1. The new coffee shop will replace the current Jazzman’s Cafe in Pickler Memorial Library. It will be a version of the Starbucks franchise titled “We Proudly Serve,” meaning the location will offer the signature beverages of Starbucks Coffee. However, […]

Columns,Editorial

Vaccines still are essential

24 Mar , 2015  

Bob O. Color

Quick quiz — who knows what’s best for your health? Is it — A. you, B. your best friend, C. your physician or D. your crazy uncle who distrusts modern medicine? If you answered anything but “C,” go to your doctor and ask for a prescription for some common sense. Trillions of dollars spent on […]

Editorial,Talk Shows,TMN Television

Live to Inspire Episode 3: Jasmine Kilpatrick

24 Mar , 2015   Video

On this episode of Live to lnspire Justin talks to Jasmine who discusses the ups and downs of being biracial and belonging to the minority of the population on campus.  

Sports,The Dog Pound

The Dog Pound 3.19.15

24 Mar , 2015   Video

Scott Kriegshauser recaps Senior basketball player Seth Jackson’s final accolade as a Bulldog, as well as the progress of this year’s Truman State baseball team.  

Campus

Outbreak unlikely at TSU

24 Mar , 2015  

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Put down the hand sanitizer, don’t order that biohazard suit and feel free to go out with friends — there’s almost no chance of a measles epidemic at Truman. Although the United States currently is experiencing a multi-state measles outbreak, sources say there is little chance of an outbreak at Truman State because of the […]

Basketball,Sports

Coach fosters team

24 Mar , 2015  

When Athletic Director Jerry Wollmering announced Chris Foster would be promoted to head coach of Truman basketball, Foster had just two months before the 2014-15 season began to prepare. With time against him, Foster was able to beat the odds and etch his name into Truman history in just under six months’ time. While coaching […]

Travel

Meal Time

23 Mar , 2015  

My Japanese friends Rina, Mei and Mizuki mixing up the guacamole for our Mexican night.
Mary is a sophomore studying this semester in Angers, France. Check in each week for posts from Mary and other bloggers as they share their experiences abroad. I eat three meals a day. Actually more like four, if you include all of my snacks. But back home, with my busy schedule of classes, sorority engagements, [...]

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Arts and Entertainment,Movies

Filmcast: Cinderella

23 Mar , 2015   Video

Disney’s new live-action remake of the classic tale “Cinderella” has gotten plenty of hype during the last few months. Many are wondering whether or not this remake will do justice to the old Disney animation. Well, I’m here to tell you it does much more. I’m probably going to upset a few Disney fans by […]

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Columns,Editorial

College can change ideals

23 Mar , 2015  

Trevor Hamblin

College is an experience that changes people. While stating this by itself comes as no surprise, families consistently are surprised by how much their “babies” have transformed after even just a semester away. One of the most important changes is the shift that occurs with one’s ideologies and ideas concerning the world after attending college. […]

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Community

Blink of an Eye to close March 31

19 Mar , 2015  

The Blink of an Eye storefront displays a “50% off sale” banner. The sale will continue until the store closes March 31. There will be a closing celebration at the store that same day.

Blink of an Eye, a Kirksville business located at 108 N. Franklin Street on The Square, will close its doors March 31.   Owners Keith and Katherine Jackson say the reason behind the store closing is a lack of business due to a low amount of traffic through the store. Katherine, a finance professor at […]

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Sports,Swimming

Swimmers end ‘15 season

19 Mar , 2015  

Three Truman State athletes stopped the clock on the swim team’s 2014-15 season at the NCAA Div. II Swimming Championships March 11-14 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Junior Evyn Spencer, freshman Will Shanel and senior Abby Hempen earned top times in their division this season, garnering a spot at the championships last weekend. The trio made it […]

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