Tennis duo builds rapport

March 17, 2015

For two Truman State tennis players, their relationship stretches beyond being teammates. Seniors Jake Ohlhausen and Griffin Smith said they have developed a strong bond on and off the court that adds a sense of […]


Truman offers many opportunities

March 16, 2015

Attending Truman State certainly has been one of the best decisions of my life. So many opportunities and memories come to mind when I think of why the past three years have been so transformative […]

Arts & Entertainment

Filmcast: The DUFF

March 1, 2015

  “The DUFF” is what I would call your average dramatic high school comedy. It features the usual labels, bullying, and romance. It’s something you might see on a teenage drama show. If a comedy […]

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Hit or Miss – “The X-Files”

February 26, 2015

“The X-Files” is a HIT I believe in the X-Files and so should you This is what I knew of “The X-Files” before I began binge-watching it last semester — it followed two FBI agents, […]

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Truman awarded $400,000 grant

January 22, 2015

Truman State recently was awarded a $400,000 grant to implement a competency-based education program between the University, a high school dual-credit course and a course through Truman’s Joseph Baldwin Academy. Competency-based learning is a learning […]

At Home & Abroad

My New France

January 19, 2015

Mary is a sophomore studying abroad this semester in Angers, France. Check in each week for posts from Mary and other bloggers as they share their experiences abroad.   Like many Americans, the Paris I […]

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Volleyball falls in semifinals

December 4, 2014

The Truman State volleyball team concluded their season at the NCAA Div. II Tournament last Friday after being eliminated during the regional semifinal match. The Bulldogs left for Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, […]

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Traditions need to be unique

December 4, 2014

While helping to prepare the food for my family’s Thanksgiving, I found myself texting a friend I hadn’t communicated with for a while because she has been studying in Puerto Rico for the semester. I […]

Arts & Entertainment

This Week in Music History: Kashmir

November 20, 2014

This week in music history — Nov. 19, 1973, rock band Led Zeppelin began recording the song originally titled “Driving to Kashmir,” which was eventually shortened to “Kashmir” when released as a track on the […]