Editorial

Our View: Don’t allow Truman to be high school 2.0

December 10, 2018

Think about the classes you took in high school. If your high school was like the standard American high school, your classes only surveyed a topic’s surface and had names like “Biology 1,” “U.S. History” or “English A.” Your curriculum probably did not feature specialized study opportunities like SOAN 452: Social Dimensions of Health and Illness or PSYC 430: Psychopharmacology: Drugs and Behavior, two actual classes offered at Truman State University next semester. While high schools provide foundational knowledge, colleges are supposed to provide a more specialized education, which translates to a greater wealth of intelligence and greater self-marketability upon graduation. […]

Editorial

Our View: A message to freshmen

August 17, 2018

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. […]

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Opinions

Mental wellness is not a money problem

April 18, 2018

“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.” […]