Editorial

Protect urban wetlands

April 14, 2015

Forest Park in St. Louis was not always a park — it was once a swampy floodplain which supported abundant wildlife. Wetlands in urban St. Louis and small-town Kirksville are valuable habitats, and we should […]

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Columns

Be aware of your situation

April 7, 2015

When I was asked to write this column, I thought, “I could talk about the typical things you hear in relation to staying safe on campus.” You’ve heard them before — lock your doors, don’t […]

Columns

Interns deserve payment

March 31, 2015

Many United States students are offered an unfair employment deal — work for no pay. Students know about these programs, called unpaid internships. They often are thought of as innocent programs created to help students […]

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Editorial

Opinions Podcast #3

March 31, 2015

The TMN Opinions Podcast features a discussion of recent commentary by TMN writers, hosted by Index columnist Conor Gearin. This week’s program includes discussions of the ethics and economics of unpaid internships, the value of […]

Columns

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 […]

Columns

College can change ideals

March 23, 2015

College is an experience that changes people. While stating this by itself comes as no surprise, families consistently are surprised by how much their “babies” have transformed after even just a semester away. One of […]

Columns

TSU media deserves funding

March 18, 2015

As the academic year winds down and we get closer to the bottom of the budgetary barrel, we at student media would like to encourage those who control the University’s purse strings to continue financially […]

Columns

Truman offers many opportunities

March 16, 2015

Attending Truman State certainly has been one of the best decisions of my life. So many opportunities and memories come to mind when I think of why the past three years have been so transformative […]

Columns

Opinions Podcast #2

March 3, 2015

  The TMN Opinions Podcast features a discussion of recent commentary by TMN writers, hosted by Index columnist Conor Gearin. On this week’s show, find out how to have productive conversations with people of other […]

Columns

Religion Shouldn’t Be Forcibly Shared

March 1, 2015

“Have you met Jesus?” It had started as just another Thursday in Barnett Hall when a fellow Truman student approached me. She introduced herself, we talked about our majors — and then she asked if […]