City

Will Missouri matter?

March 13, 2016 Taylor Lay

The presidential primaries are in motion, Super Tuesday has come and gone with media and candidate attention emphasizing the iconic day. With all of the hype placed on Super Tuesday, it’s fair to wonder to […]

Editorial

Inside Democratic strategy falls short

February 9, 2016 Taylor Lay

The nature of the Democratic process at the Iowa caucuses has historically causes presidential candidates strategize in attempts to increase their chances of victory at the event — but Iowans are used to these tricks. […]

Campus

Nixon names Board of Governors

February 4, 2016 Taylor Lay

Gov. Jay Nixon appointed two new members to Truman State’s Board of Governors Jan. 5 to serve six-year terms. Nixon appointed Dr. Laura Crandall from Kirkwood, Missouri, and Jennifer Kopp Dameron from Kansas City, Missouri. As the highest policymaking body of […]

Iowa Caucus Coverage

Cruz’s supporters loyal to his vision

February 1, 2016 Taylor Lay

Supporters of Ted Cruz envision their own way to reform Washington, a mindset that is similar to religious and constitutional fundamentalism. It was undeniable that terms such as Constitution, anti-establishment, Bible and God dominated the […]

Iowa Caucus Coverage

Environmental issues sway young voters

February 1, 2016 Taylor Lay

Experience has given Christie an upper hand on environmentalism among competitors, but not all Republicans have the same degree of concern for the issue at a local caucus event. As governor of New Jersey, Chris […]

Campus

Paino starts the conversation

November 16, 2015 Taylor Lay

University President Troy Paino visited the Multicultural Affairs Center Nov. 12 to open dialogue between the administration and students about personal experiences with issues of diversity on campus. The meeting was informal, an open circle […]

Campus

Senate passes Indigenous People’s Day resolution

November 11, 2015 Taylor Lay

Truman State’s student senate passed an Indigenous People’s Day resolution about three weeks after the first resolution failed, benefiting culturally focused organizations on campus. The first resolution failed to be passed by student senate on […]

Campus

Q&A with Paino: Where is Truman after protests at MU?

November 11, 2015 Taylor Lay

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]After President Troy Paino sent a University wide e-mail in light of recent events at the University of Missouri, the Truman Media Network interviewed Paino to understand his current thoughts, intentions and future plans for […]

Relatables

9 Fun Fall Things to do in Kirksville

October 21, 2015 Taylor Lay

As the semester progresses, tests and projects can seem overloading and daunting. However, fall is here! Which means sweater weather, hot drinks, and beautiful scenery. Here are nine fun fall things to do to put […]