Put down the hand sanitizer, don’t order that biohazard suit and feel free to go out with friends — there’s almost no chance of a measles epidemic at Truman. Although the United States currently is […]
Gov. Jay Nixon and the Missouri Department of Transportation are researching options to raise revenue to fund construction on Interstate 70 in Missouri, according to a December 2014 KSDK news article. Most notably, the commission […]
One of the most liberating experiences of my young life was finding a vast collection of online Harry Potter fanfiction, none of which I could bring myself to read. It was liberating because I saw […]
The minimum wage in Missouri will increase to $7.65 per hour as of Jan. 1, resulting in wage increases for Truman State’s student workers. The minimum wage in Missouri increased based on the cost of […]
The minimum wage in Missouri will increase to $7.65 per hour as of Jan. 1, and will result in wage increases for Truman State’s student workers. The minimum wage in Missouri currently is $7.50 per […]
Fred Kuwornu, African-Italian filmmaker and director, visited Truman State last week to show students two of his historical documentaries, present contemporary issues about immigration and migration, and to discuss with students what it means to […]
At the beginning of the school year, more than 1,000 Missouri high school seniors became Truman State students. These students comprise 79% of this year’s freshman class. However, the number of in-state admissions have declined […]
Next week, Truman State will host Sexual Assault Awareness Week. The Awareness Week’s purpose is to raise the public’s consciousness about sexual assault and provide information about what Truman is doing to stop these crimes.
We, the Index Editorial Board, encourage the campus community to take part in these dialogues about how we can cooperate to end sexual assault. Though the disturbing trend of sexual assault on college campuses is a complex and nuanced problem, we — as an outlet of public information — think public awareness is the first step to meaningful change.
Events of the week will kick off at 6 p.m. Monday in the Student Union Building 3202 with “Coffee & Consciousness: Sexual Assault & Survivor Resources Discussion.” This event will serve as a discussion about constituents of sexual assault and useful resources available to victims.
University President Troy Paino, Dean of Student Affairs Lou Ann Gilchrist, and junior Dani Fritz will present “Administration vs. Assault” 6 p.m. Tuesday in Baldwin Hall’s Little Theater, room 176. Truman students, faculty and staff are invited to learn about how Truman approaches and works with survivors and assailants of sexual violence on campus.
The Missouri State Legislature overrode a series of bills vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon last week in Jefferson City, Missouri.
The veto session was Sept. 10-12 following Nixon’s veto of more than 200 line items from the state operating budget. Nixon also withheld funding for higher education in response to a series of tax cut bills passed earlier during 2014 that would decrease state revenue
Nixon relented the $2,089,000, or about 5 percent of Truman’s annual allocation money from the state, that previously was withheld because his vetoes on tax-cut bills were not overridden.
David Rector, Vice President for Administration, Finance and Planning said before the veto session there were some vetoes he would not like to be overturned, as they would lead to a release of the withheld money. […]
The Missouri State Legislature overrode a series of bills vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon last week in Jefferson City, Missouri. The veto session was Sept. 10-12 following Nixon’s veto of more than 200 line items […]
It’s easy to get caught up in events that happen close to us. Being an informed citizen about the events that directly effect us are important, too. However, so are world events. In a world that is increasingly interdependent, understanding what happens throughout the Middle East is key to understanding why local gas prices have gone up.
To combat ignorance, increase empathy and make Americans more responsible citizens, local news sources — print, broadcast, radio and digital — should report regularly about national and global issues. […]