Joy Division’s first album, “Unknown Pleasures,” provides a raw, haunting look at depression as it cemented the band’s reputation as pioneers of post-punk. Inspired by a 1976 Sex Pistols show in Manchester, England, childhood friends […]
For many Truman State students, the Student Recreational Center isn’t just a place to use workout equipment, but a place for students to take classes with various workout routines to benefit their health. Senior Peter […]
There are a lot of popular songs floating around right now that degrade and objectify women. With Women’s History Month drawing to a close, it’s important to remember all the songs that empower women instead. […]
4.0/5 Philadelphia indie rock band The War On Drugs continue their streak of impressively crafted albums with their third studio album, “Lost In The Dream.” Since their formation during 2005, The War On Drugs has […]
With a concept like an overgrown personality test and a villain who specifically states that she is against “individual will,” “Divergent” could have easily become a clichéd mess that was impossible to watch without lots of eye rolling. […]
Wes Anderson, intentionally or not, has become the indie god of charm. Ralph Fiennes helps out, of course, and the rest of the star-studded cast doesn’t hurt either, but it’s Anderson’s unique and singular vision […]
5/5 stars Miyazaki’s final film is a heavy experience. It’s like being handed a stone that lets you understand the true weight of creativity. It’s about sacrifice and glory, and the fact that nothing beautiful […]
Non-Stop’s hero loves his family and hates airports. We know this in less than a minute. Here, the typecast, but always inspiring, Liam Neeson plays federal marshal Bill Marks, a less-confident version of the hero we’ve seen from him before. Marks is lonely, his eyes lingering on couples. He seems agitated and skittish, acutely aware of a Middle Eastern man. He later stares down a black businessman. Is he racist? Is he profiling? Is he simply noticing details?
Bill helps a little girl who is afraid of getting on the plane, which lets us know early on he has a heart of gold. But the act has an audience, winning over a stewardess. Coincidence, or is it calculated? The flight soon is underway, and feels mundane and familiar in the way only flights can. A woman is picky about her seat. The black businessman from earlier blocks the aisle for too long. The stewardess brings drinks. […]
This week, Ian talks to the current president of Truman’s chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha about his views on black history month and the current role of black actors in media.
In the Prescription this week are Son of God and Non-Stop! […]
David Koechner, who plays Champ in the popular “Anchorman” movies, throws his support to TMN Television. He wants you to do the same!
TruStrength teaches students, faculty and staff about proper form and use of machinery in the weight room at the Student Recreation Center. TruStrength Course Senior Manny Idun instructs the introductory course to strength training. The […]