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 […]


Opinions Podcast #1

February 25, 2015

  The TMN Opinions Podcast features a discussion of recent commentary by TMN writers, hosted by Index columnist senior Conor Gearin. This week’s program covers topics ranging from the many benefits of knitting to which […]

Sarah Muir, Columnist

Not Every Issue Involves Politics

February 22, 2015

For a political science major, I have an unusually low tolerance for political things. Don’t ask me to comment about the latest political controversy because my answer likely will be, “I don’t care.” While this […]


Live to Inspire Episode 1: Tony Miller

February 19, 2015

Join your host Justin Louis for the first installment of TMN Television’s new talk show, Live to Inspire. Live To Inspire tells the stories of members of the Kirksville and Truman community who have faced […]


We Are Not Slaves to Technology

December 7, 2014

“Technology is ruining our ability to live life.” This simple phrase is one I’ve seen all over, and one that echoes years of technophobia. This begs the question: Is there any truth to it? I […]


Let’s Talk About Dumps

December 4, 2014

A dump is either my room or a place where all of a town’s trash goes. However, only one of those places also could be described as a landfill. What’s the difference between a dump […]