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Editorial

Diversity is not enough to fix equity

January 19, 2017

Appeals to “diversity” are everywhere. Politicians exhort us to reject bigotry and build multicultural and multiethnic communities. Universities take great pains to display their acceptance of students of all backgrounds. In the workplace, employees are […]

From the Desk of the Editor

SPORTS EDITOR WRITES FINAL COLUMN

May 3, 2016

The time has come for me to write one final time for the Index. As surreal as it seems, I am like my fellow May graduates who are anxiously waiting for their calendars to read, “Saturday, May 7.” The experience, […]

Editorial

From the Desk of the Editor

April 23, 2016

It took me a whopping three days to complete my application process for the Index when I attended Truman Week almost three years ago. I wasn’t nearly as excited about the festivities of Truman Week itself — I’ll […]

Editorial

Our View: from provost to president

April 15, 2016

Truman State celebrated the announcement of a new interim president Saturday. The Board of Governors announced Susan Thomas will act as interim University president when current University President Troy Paino leaves this July. Thomas currently serves as executive vice […]

Columns

Our View: Religious Freedom Bill

March 19, 2016

During the past few weeks we, the Index Editorial Board, have been working to answer your questions about the political process, encouraging you to become informed and getting you excited to vote and be civically engaged in the […]

Columns

Our View: Lobby for Truman

March 6, 2016

Last week, a group of my fellow Truman State students and I had the opportunity to go to Jefferson City, Missouri, for Truman’s lobbying day at the Capitol. While there, I met with many members of the Missouri […]

Columns

Our View: Down-Ballot Voting

February 27, 2016

The presidential elections are always intense affairs, with candidates from the Democratic and Republican parties making grand promises to the American people in an effort to gain votes. The presidential primaries already have begun, with […]