New electrical meters to boost energy savings

April 4, 2016 Jonah McKeown

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Physical Plant will soon be overseeing the installation of new electrical submeters in several campus buildings as part of the Truman Energy Project. These buildings include McClain Hall and Baldwin Hall after it […]


Local bridges to undergo construction

March 21, 2016 Jonah McKeown

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=””][vc_column_text]Nine of Adair County’s 42 bridges are classified as structurally deficient, and the Missouri Department of Transportation currently is seeking a funding solution to pay for repairs and replacements. The Missouri Senate is considering four bills proposing more funding […]


Budget causes pay concerns

March 3, 2016 Jonah McKeown

In light of University President Troy Paino’s departure, the American Association of University Professors is facing an uncertain future in terms of its desire to increase faculty pay. The AAUP met with Paino during November to discuss faculty salaries at […]

Iowa Caucus Coverage

Editor’s Picks: Iowa Caucus Photo Gallery

February 10, 2016 Jonah McKeown

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Clinton fans energetic despite close Iowa race

February 7, 2016 Jonah McKeown

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Despite professing to be breathing a big sigh of relief as she addressed the cheering crowds Monday, Hillary Clinton’s Iowa caucus victory was far from assured. The atmosphere at Clinton’s caucus night rally at Drake […]

Iowa Caucus Coverage

First time caucus-goers make their mark

February 2, 2016 Jonah McKeown

The Iowa Democratic caucuses attracted many first-time caucus-goers, young and old — but not enough to break the turnout record set eight years ago nor to propel Bernie Sanders to victory. Hillary Clinton claimed a […]

Iowa Caucus Coverage

Global media turn their sights to Iowa

February 2, 2016 Jonah McKeown

The Iowa Caucuses play a significant role in the American political system as the beginning of the candidate nomination process, but interest in the caucuses transcends U.S. borders. Press from Sweden, Australia, Finland, Italy, Japan and […]

Iowa Caucus Coverage

Youth voters rally around Carson

January 31, 2016 Jonah McKeown

A Ben Carson rally featuring a cover band playing Johnny Cash and audience members wearing AARP shirts might seem like an unlikely place to find youth voters. But the Republican candidate drew support from voters […]