Family Day 2018

September 29, 2018

Family Day is this weekend for families and students to reconnect and have fun here at Truman State University. The entire weekend is packed with various activities that show student’s families how amazing this school and the students are. A tremendous amount of work goes into planning this weekend.
Here is a list of some of the events going on during Family Day. […]


FLATS Trail Half Marathon

September 29, 2018

The eighth annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon will be held Oct. 6, starting at Thousand Hills State Park marina and ending at the West Winery at Jackson Stables.

The half marathon race is on a single track trail through Thousand Hills State Park. Participants can register for the event through Oct. 3 for a $50 entry fee. The money raised from the race benefits the Forest Area Trail System. […]


United Speakers help community immigrants

September 28, 2018

United Speakers, an organization determined to help immigrants integrate into our culture, will be receiving a $500 grant from the Foreign Language Association of Missouri to help provide educational supplies and teach English to our growing diverse community. […]


Truman presents: TEDxTrumanStateUniversity

September 26, 2018

This year is the inaugural year of TEDx talks at Truman State University. Whether in class or at home, most people have watched a TEDx talk. The mission of the TED organization is to spread ideas and spark conversation, a mission that Truman students are not foreign to. […]


Small Office Makes a Big Difference for STEM Students

September 26, 2018

In a small corner on the third floor of Magruder Hall, you might hear laughter, the low hum of chatter or maybe the silence of studying. There sits the STEM Talent Expansion Programs Office. In this office you’ll find STEP scholars and Missouri Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation students.

No Picture

2018’s “The Predator” lacks in character development, but exceeds in bloody carnage and explosive action scenes

September 23, 2018

Director Shane Black’s “The Predator” is a wildly inconsistent film that entertains despite bland characters, hit-or-miss humor and generic plotting. While losing the balls-to-the-wall spark that made the 1987 original compelling, the film’s bloody carnage and self-awareness make it perfectly watchable, if not particularly noteworthy. […]