Arts & Entertainment

New Music: PUBLIC — “Let’s Make It”

October 30, 2014

You’ll smile, you’ll cry and you’ll dance. Indie pop-rock trio PUBLIC’s latest release, “Let’s Make It,” provides the charming melodies, raw emotion and infectious beats needed to make it through the week. Combining rhythmic bass […]

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Festival showcases contemporary compositions

October 23, 2014

Guest performers bring original works to Trumanfor a weekend of experimentation and improvisation in concert Truman State’s music department and Sigma Alpha Iota, the professional women’s music fraternity, will host The New Horizons Music Festival […]


Homecoming Recap

October 14, 2014

[easingsliderpro id=”9″] Homecoming has come and gone once again. If you missed any of it, or are already feeling nostalgic for the week gone by, here’s a look back at this year’s homecoming. The Greatest […]

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“The Maze Runner” Review

October 1, 2014

As someone who read the book and didn’t care for it, I think “The Maze Runner” was a great improvement. Of course the movie had the same confusing story with underdeveloped characters, but it got […]

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Mo’ne Davis Effect

September 4, 2014

Mo’ne Davis has caught the world’s attention. If that didn’t include your attention, Davis is a 13-year-old right-hander and the first female pitcher to throw a shutout during a Little League World Series game. Davis became the youngest athlete ever to make the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, according to NPR. Davis played during the most watched Little League game throughout history and was featured in the Saturday editions of The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times.

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Journal celebrates 25th year

August 17, 2014

Green Hills Literary Lantern, a national literary journal managed and published at Truman State, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

The latest issue was published online at during the first week of July. It includes 20 works of fiction, 24 poems, five pieces of nonfiction and four reviews.

“We are, once again, as we have 25 times before, publishing a really good literary annual with terrific fiction and nonfiction prose and poetry,” said Adam Davis, managing editor and English professor.

Davis said the most recent edition of the GHLL includes a preface he wrote that celebrates the journal’s 25th anniversary.

Davis said one of his favorite parts about the journal is while it does include pieces by established writers, the GHLL also publishes unknown writers. Anyone can submit to the journal via mail or email.

“For many of these young writers, the Literary Lantern has been their leg up,” Davis said. “It’s been their way into the profession. It’s so rewarding to see a young writer getting started in the world.” […]

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16-game winning streak over

March 27, 2014

Truman State women’s softball was defeated for the first time after more than a month Sunday, downed in both games of a doubleheader against GLVC foe No. 13 the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The pair […]

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March 18, 2014

This week we have sports updates from David and Yosy with The DogPound, a recap of the fire that occurred on Sunday, and details about mental health at Truman State. This week’s featured recipe are […]