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Index staffers awarded at MCMA

April 16, 2015

The Truman State University Index was named Best In Division II by the Missouri College Media Association at its 2015 conference, beating out all other Missouri college newspapers at medium-sized four-year colleges and universities. Many […]

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Ordinance clarifies city right-of-way

March 26, 2015

Kirksville’s City Council has updated the city’s Code of Ordinances to clarify obstructing the city’s right-of-way with landscaping materials will be an enforceable offense, and to offer remediation to citizens whose mailboxes are damaged by […]

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Vaccines still are essential

March 24, 2015

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 […]

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Outbreak unlikely at TSU

March 24, 2015

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 […]

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Pickler Library’s hidden treasures

February 26, 2015

There might be only one place on Truman State’s campus where students can interact with artifacts that predate the United States and even the birth of Christ. Special Collections and University Archives is composed of […]

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Appreciate short stories

December 4, 2014

Long live the short story. Forgotten about in high school literature classrooms, unloved by the general public and dwarfed by its literary cousin, the novel — the short story is terribly underappreciated. If you want […]

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Editor Remembers Mackenzie McDermott

October 16, 2014

For many of us at the Truman Media Network, Mackenzie’s McDermott’s death is deeply personal. During her freshman and sophomore years, Mackenzie was a columnist for the Index. She also wrote music reviews for KTRM. […]

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Student Dies While Abroad

October 16, 2014 and

Former junior Mackenzie Kathleen McDermott passed away Oct. 7 in her apartment in Burgos, Spain. The autopsy report has yet to be released, but Spanish authorities confirmed the 20-year-old died of natural causes and said […]