Features

Truman students find passion with animals

November 7, 2018

Making your way through the halls of Magruder Hall, you might stumble upon Truman State University’s herpetarium,which houses snakes, lizards and more. Just inside that door there are several student volunteers and workers, like outreach manager junior Emily Melgren, handling the animals with care and helping others get to know more about them. […]

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Textbook creator, educator to visit Truman

November 6, 2018

Back in 1975, Janet Burroway, a writer and teacher who will be visiting Truman State University, realized there was a problem in college classrooms across the country: no textbooks were available for creative writing students. Writing programs were appearing all over the country, but students were not provided with guidance from a text. Burroway said very few students even knew how to write, so she set out to write a book that would help students learn how to write short stories. […]

Art

Testimony of the Living, Part 3

November 1, 2018

What is this? This is the beginning of a story. Not a story about Truman State University, nor a story of real people from anywhere, but a work of fiction. A short story from the brain of a person with too much going on inside her head. And this is only the beginning of it.
To catch up on parts one and two of Testimony of the Living, check out tmn.truman.edu […]

Entertainment

Bold Lifestyles: David Atkinson

October 31, 2018

David Atkinson, a Truman State University alumnus, decided to grab at every opportunity to better himself after receiving an exercise science degree. After serving six months of active duty in Afghanistan, he went on to […]

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Truman’s Halloween festivities

October 30, 2018

It’s the middle of October, campus is ablaze with autumn’s auburn leaves and the howling wind sends shivers right through you, igniting your desire to sip a warm beverage while you watch “Halloweentown” for the hundredth time.

It can be difficult to satisfy the craving for some fall festivities, especially when classes and responsibility are weighing heavy on your mind. Thankfully many at Truman State University understand this circumstance, and some have set out to help.

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Sig Ep hosts first annual Festa’s Fall Festival in honor of Roger Festa

October 29, 2018

Julius, along with his fraternity brothers at Sig Ep, are hosting the first annual Festa’s Fall Festival to honor Festa, who died of oral cancer this past spring. For 27 years, Festa had served as chapter adviser for Sig Ep, one of the longest tenured Sig Ep chapter advisers in the whole country. Sig Ep wanted to honor their adviser in a way that would make Festa proud and raise money for a good cause. […]

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Truman leaves a pawprint on hearts

October 19, 2018

People decide to come to Truman State University for many different reasons. Of those, a number have to do with family connections to the University. Truman has a myriad of familial networks that tie the community of students, alumni, faculty and staff together. These networks form legacies. […]

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The Testimony of Living, Part Two

October 13, 2018

What is this? This is the beginning of a story. Not a story about Truman State University, nor a story of real people from anywhere, but a work of fiction. A short story from the brain of a person with too much going on inside her head. And this is only the beginning of it.
To catch up on Part one of Testimony of the Living, check out tmn.truman.edu […]