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 […]


Privacy in the Age of Information

November 18, 2014

We live in an age where information travels as fast as the click of a mouse. The Internet is a constantly growing mountain of information, especially in the realm of social media. However, the volume of information […]


Two Parties Aren’t Enough

November 4, 2014

Americans have long grown used to the constant fighting between Republicans and Democrats. After all, there’s no one alive to remember a time before these parties existed. However, this does not mean that the two-party system is […]