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Class facilitation is a cop out

November 9, 2018

One of the most difficult things for me to accept is that class facilitations are more helpful to the students than harmful. While I understand it forces students to take ownership of their education, it comes off as more of a cop out than anything. […]

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Why I’m not voting

October 28, 2018

I certainly have a right to vote, and so do people in my exact same situation. I’m just choosing not to exercise that right. My situation is special. Plenty of students at Truman will not graduate for three or four more years, are staying for graduate degrees or will decide to live in the community after their time at Truman is over. I would encourage anyone in those situations to vote. I think qualified person who permanently lives in Kirksville should vote. These decisions affect you and the people you live with. There are many people doing great work trying to register and inform as many voters as possible, and I that shouldn’t stop. […]

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Student Well-being: Food and Exercise

October 15, 2017

One of the challenging aspects of being a college student is that you are suddenly responsible for your wellbeing. The primary responsibility of a college student is doing well in academics, but you are also […]

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Media Isn’t Perfect

September 5, 2017

“This show sucks.” I read about my favorite show, and my fingers already began typing a response as I keep reading. “It doesn’t respect its own female characters, and the plot has bad pacing!” I […]