Campus

Res Life, Sodexo proposes meal plan changes

October 19, 2018

Sodexo and the Office of Residence Life have been working on possible meal plan adjustments that could go into effect as early as the 2019-2020 school year.
Possible changes include allowing meal swipes at Chick-fil-A, opening one dining hall on Sunday nights, bumping the transfer value of a meal up from $3.75 to $4.00, getting rid of prorated weeks and increasing the number of board days to six. […]

Campus

Truman looking to hire

October 19, 2018

Truman State University is looking to fill up to 19 faculty and staff positions, including six open staff positions, three positions in student affairs and an estimated 10 faculty positions. […]

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Prairie dog expert speaks at Truman

October 16, 2018

John Hoogland, biology professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, had a busy couple of days before he arrived at Truman State University. Specifically, Hoogland needed to liquidate 800 traps and 11 observation towers, among other things, from his prairie dog field research assets. […]

Football

Bulldogs dominate homecoming game Saturday

October 16, 2018

The Truman Bulldogs welcomed students and family on homecoming weekend in their 20-13 victory of Lincoln College on Saturday. Truman dominated the field throughout the first three quarters, heading into the fourth quarter leading 20-0. […]

Campus

Truman enrolls above average number of LGBTQ students

October 14, 2018

Truman State University has an above average number of LGBTQ students when compared to other Missouri universities. This year, 20 percent of students at Truman identify as LGBTQ, which is higher than the 10-12 percent other Missouri universities have reported, said Janna Stoskopf, vice president for student affairs. […]

Features

The Testimony of Living, Part Two

October 13, 2018

What is this? This is the beginning of a story. Not a story about Truman State University, nor a story of real people from anywhere, but a work of fiction. A short story from the brain of a person with too much going on inside her head. And this is only the beginning of it.
To catch up on Part one of Testimony of the Living, check out tmn.truman.edu […]

Sports

Young outside hitters take court by storm

October 13, 2018

In the middle of the fourth set against Missouri Western State University, sophomore outside hitter Ellie Kaat made her personal record-breaking 20th kill of the match. She didn’t stop there — by the end of the night, Kaat racked up 24 kills, the most from any Bulldog in one match since 2013. […]

Features

Truman’s Homecoming 2018

October 11, 2018 and

Homecoming at Truman State University has been a tradition since 1939, when it was started by the Blue Key Honor Fraternity and featured many of the activities still present today.

This year, Homecoming promises to be bigger than ever before. Homecoming activities are usually limited to fraternities and sororities, but Truman is making an effort to make this year’s event campus-wide. The week aims to provides an opportunity for alumni from across the country to return to Truman to participate in the celebration. […]

Features

The Testimony of Living, Part One

October 9, 2018

What is this? This is the beginning of a story. Not a story about Truman State University, nor a story of real people from anywhere, but a work of fiction. A short story from the brain of a person with too much going on inside her head. And this is only the beginning of it.

Each edition will bring you a new piece of the story until it has been fully told. Then, perhaps, I’ll tell you a new story. For now, welcome to the world of five teenagers living in Finder’s Point, Washington, a town that one of them describes as a “hideout for the lifeless.” This is the story of the creative, passionate, and animated living among the dreary, dull, and almost dead. This is the story of a group of friends whose own parents didn’t know what to do with them. A group of friends who are committed to staying alive. […]