After more than two decades, Truman State University will begin phasing out the Liberal Studies Program next year. The new curriculum, dubbed The Dialogues, strives to maintain Truman’s reputation as one of the premier universities in the region. […]
“The changes to our core curriculum have been carefully considered by faculty at all levels, and we truly believe that this change will offer tremendous benefits to every part of the Truman [State University] community,” writes economics professor Justin Jarvis. […]
This is the beginning of an exciting part of your lives, and we, The Index Editorial Board, not only want you to have a great year, but want you to find your Truman identity, which might mean getting out of your comfort zone. […]
“Three years ago, I arrived eager to start classes and get involved and make a trillion new lifelong friends,” writes Editor-in-Chief Brently Snead.
“Okay, so maybe my expectations were a little high.” […]
“Student Government proposed raising the student health fee by $10 to increase access to psychological or psychiatric care through University Counseling Services, according to the ballot resolution,” writes Nicolas Telep, The Index news text editor. “This seems to be a step in the right direction, but I’m skeptical of how much the increased fee can do.” […]
“I jump every time I hear a loud noise on campus,” writes opinions editor Morgan Gervais. “I don’t jump because the noise startles me but rather, at the core of my being, I know those loud noises could signify a tragedy.” […]
We, The Index Editorial Board, would like to encourage Kirksville citizens to inform themselves on the issues and vote because, as the new aquatic center project demonstrates, many of the issues that arise during elections can dictate how and where tax dollars are spent — something citizens should remain aware of. […]