Editorial

Live to Inspire Episode 1: Tony Miller

February 19, 2015

Join your host Justin Louis for the first installment of TMN Television’s new talk show, Live to Inspire. Live To Inspire tells the stories of members of the Kirksville and Truman community who have faced […]

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Healthcare employees discuss addiction

November 13, 2014

Two Preferred Family Healthcare employees came to Truman State last week to talk about addiction. Program Director Amy Voiles and Michelle Stockwell, Adolescent Community Support Specialist Supervisor, spoke about drug and alcohol addiction with a […]

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Hit or miss: “Prison Break”

September 4, 2014

Let’s break this down by seasons. Warning — there will be minor spoilers.
I’ll be straight with you — “Prison Break” starts off well, but spirals as seasons go on.
Season one follows Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller), a structural engineer who gets himself thrown in prison so he can break out his older brother, Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell), who is sitting on death row for a crime he did not commit. Michael enters Fox River Prison with a plan, and all of season one is watching him complete that plan. […]

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3 Strikes and you’re out

August 17, 2014

As an undergraduate, Aaron Malin, alumnus and former Truman State student body president, saw a news report about an organization called Show-Me Cannabis during 2012. Intrigued and motivated, he decided to reach out to the executive director at the time, and landed a volunteer position with them, becoming the northeast Missouri field director by the end of the year.

He said he developed a makeshift headquarters in his apartment and recruited other students to help him drive to various towns in northeast Missouri to gather petition signatures.

“In 2012, we spent the year going town to town and hosting several dozen town hall meetings in every city we could find in every corner of the state,” Malin said. […]

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“Review” rocks comic writing

March 20, 2014

Forrest MacNeil (Andy Daly) is a smart, somewhat square, unassuming man. He always wears a tan jacket, khakis, brown shoes and glasses. He lives a humdrum suburban life, except for his job. Forrest hosts a TV show called “Review,” in which he tries to rate experiences. The concept comes from an Australian show, “Review with Myles Barlow,” and it’s a breath of fresh air for sketch comedy.
The two episodes aired thus far are “Stealing, Addiction, Prom” and “Sex Tape, Racist, Hunting.” As you might guess, these experiences tend not to go well for Forrest. His polite, naïve, awkward manner clashes with his viewers’ outrageous requests, and often the result is quality shaky-camera cringe comedy a la “The Office.” […]