Features

Cancún Mexican Cuisine — from burrito stand to brick and mortar

December 5, 2018

It all began with a simple burrito stand at the farmer’s market on Saturday mornings.  Hector Contreras, John Garlock and Contreras’s two nieces would fry tater tots and sausage at 5 a.m. and place their burritos into a wagon to pull two blocks to The Square. With demand for burritos and Kirksville community support high, Contreras came up with an idea: turn the burrito stand into a restaurant. […]

Features

Top 5 Thanksgiving dishes

November 16, 2018

Mashed Potatoes/Cheesy Potatoes: Baked, roasted or scalloped, potatoes can complete just about every Thanksgiving meal. Personally, mashed potatoes are my favorite, but my grandma’s cheesy potatoes are good enough that they deserve their own category. […]

Features

Spoon University comes to Truman

February 21, 2018

Many campuses, including Truman State University, have their own chapters. In fact, sophomore Orielle Heilicher founded the one here when she transferred from University of Colorado Boulder to Truman this year. […]

Campus

Sodexo to move to cage-free eggs

February 20, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sodexo is working on a major shift that will change the food on Truman State students’ plates. Sodexo has announced that by 2020, it will serve exclusively cage-free eggs nationwide. The change began during 2014 […]

City

Take Root Cafe announces location

February 5, 2016

Following months of preparation, Take Root Cafe, an organic pay-what-you-can cafe, has announced they will be located in Pickler’s Famous on the square. Despite a plan for location, the cafe still has a long ways […]