[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Five Truman students and alumni recognized a need for a homeless shelter in the Kirksville community and are working to start a nonprofit shelter. As part of their efforts, the group has started collecting warm clothes […]
A group of delegates from Truman State traveled to Serbia last week and returned with connections which could allow the University to offer an online graduate course in the Balkans. University President Troy Paino, Patrick […]
As Truman State students prepare to host the biannual Alpha Phi Omega blood drive during Nov. 11–12, the American Red Cross is sponsoring a scholarship to encourage young adults to continue donating blood during the […]
The annual Kirksville Veterans Day Ceremony will be held Tuesday Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.with doors opening at 10 a.m. The event, hosted by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 48 and other Adair County veterans’ […]
The Catholic Worker movement was founded in New York City during 1933 by Dorothy Day. It is a network of about 240 houses and farms across the United States dedicated to serving those in need. The movement is interfaith and ecumenical, Bambrick-Rust says, and seeks to emulate the life of Jesus Christ through a life of poverty, service to others, and a challenging of the dominant religious and political authorities.
The White Rose branch of the Catholic Worker movement began in Chicago during 2009 while Bambrick-Rust was pursuing his masters degree in Ministry at Loyola University.
After hearing about and becoming intrigued by the idea of a land and craft-based society, Bambrick-Rust started a garden in his Chicago neighborhood.
Along with two partners, Jerica Arents and Jake Ozlen, Bambrick-Rust’s operation expanded to a farm south of Chicago, according to Marquette University’s alumni magazine.
Bambrick-Rust and his wife Regina later were invited by the Possibility Alliance to move a branch of the White Rose to La Plata.
“We certainly did not imagine that would lead us to be living without electricity in rural Missouri,” Bambrick-Rust says.
Bambrick-Rust, his wife and their infant daughter, Johanna, live on the land semi-permanently, either in camping tents or, when the weather gets cold, in the workshop. […]
[easingsliderpro id=”15″] The Kirksville Rotary Club hosted its Taste of the World fundraiser Nov. 1 at the Newman Center. Taste of the World is the organization’s principal fundraiser and is estimated by organizers to […]
The women-only hour at the Student Recreation Center proposed by the Muslim Student Association is in full swing after starting October 5. The MSA advocated for the policy on behalf of their female members who […]
[easingsliderpro id=”14″] Midterm election results for Adair County officially were released tonight at 8:41 p.m. Below are the election results for Adair County. Statewide races and races involving other counties only reflect the results from […]
Several campus organizations are hosting Social Justice Week this week, Nov. 3- 8. The events throughout the week aim to bring awareness to a spectrum of issues and are open to all students. This will […]
As the cast of the upcoming play “4.48 Psychosis” wrap up rehearsal, the student actors are emotionally exhausted after spending three hours acting out scenes of depression, anxiety and self-harm. Student director senior M Bledsoe […]
Potential changes to Truman State’s credit/no-credit policy await the decision of University President Troy Paino and Provost Susan Thomas. If enacted, professors and advisers would be automatically notified when students choose to take a class […]