Truman State Offers New Music Class

September 17, 2014

Truman State’s music department is offering a songwriting course for the first time this fall. Charles Gran, music theory and composition professor, is the course instructor. Gran said there are three main components to the […]

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Festival Celebrates 40 years

September 14, 2014

Forty years ago, Ron Hediger set up shop at a small crafts fair in Kirksville. Yesterday, Hediger and that same crafts fair, the Red Barn Arts & Crafts Festival, celebrated their 40th anniversary in the […]


9/11 Ceremony at Kirksville Square

September 12, 2014

On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Kirksville fire department held a ceremony in honor of those lost. TMN reporter Nasharee Thomas has the story.


Early Morning Storm Sieges Kirksville

September 10, 2014

Footage captured in the early morning hours in Kirksville shows some minor flooding around Truman’s campus and damages in the area caused by severe weather on September 9th through September 10th. Reported by Dan Stewart, […]


Memorial Ceremony

September 10, 2014

The Kirksville Fire Department will host a memorial ceremony tomorrow for the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The ceremony will begin at 8:46 a.m. on the North side of the Adair County […]


Memorial planned for psychology professor

September 5, 2014

Dr. Teri Heckert, a Truman State University Psychology professor, gave 20 years of

service to the university and to the community before she passed away in February 2014.

To honor the contributions Dr. Heckert made throughout her years, Truman’s Office of

Advancement will hold a celebration and tree dedication on September 12th, which would

have been Dr. Heckert’s 46th birthday. […]


Changes on Campus

September 3, 2014 and

As you stroll across campus and through University buildings, you might notice some significant changes to the scenery. Several construction projects and renovations were completed during the summer. Centennial Hall renovation The north wing of […]


Ferguson hits close to home

August 28, 2014

Truman State’s chapter of Amnesty International organized a candlelight vigil in honor of Michael Brown, shooting victim and Ferguson, Missouri, resident Aug. 25 at 8 p.m.

In addition to the vigil, the organization set up a table on The Quad from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the same day, and invited the Truman community to add their handprints to a banner that read “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot.” According to the Truman Amnesty International chapter’s Facebook page, these events invited members of the community to stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri.

Senior Natalia Albanese, president of Truman’s chapter, says the Truman branch aims to raise awareness for the violence and police brutality displayed in Ferguson. […]


Organization hosts vigil for Michael Brown

August 26, 2014

Last night The Quad was split in two by a river of quivering lights as candle-bearing students traversed Truman State’s campus as part of a silent vigil for Michael Brown. The Ferguson, Missouri, teen was shot and killed by a police officer Aug. 9, resulting in riots and unrest throughout Ferguson.

Truman’s Amnesty International chapter held the vigil in conjunction with Brown’s funeral this evening, and in light of the fact that the late teen had planned to begin attending Vatterott College today.