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Former EIC bids farewell

May 9, 2019

It’s difficult for me to close four years of my life in a single closing article. While I have done a lot during my time at Truman, nothing will ever compare to the time I […]

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Feature writer bids farewell

May 8, 2019

Well, this is goodbye. I’ve been working at The Index for almost two years, ever since transferring to Truman State University in 2017. I joined The Index to gain experience with journalism, though I am […]

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Take time for film festivals

April 4, 2019

I realize we’re all busy this time of the semester. Papers, presentations, tests, etc. — true academic bliss. But are we so busy that we can’t support the first annual Truman State University Film Festival […]

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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. […]