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Smoking ban threatens freedoms

February 12, 2015

Effective July 2015, Truman State will be entirely tobacco-free. The University’s new policy will ban all use of tobacco products, as well as electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes. We support the campus ban […]

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Be careful of icy sidewalks

January 15, 2015

Returning to Kirksville after winter break, I received a rude welcome — as soon as I stepped out of my car, I slipped on my icy driveway and fell. Luckily, I wasn’t hurt. Still, lying […]

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Heart and Sole walk promotes cardiac health

October 30, 2014

NEMO Heart Health Corporation hosted the third annual Northeast Missouri Heart and Sole Walk Oct. 25 at the Kirksville High School football track. This non-competitive event is part of the organization’s efforts to promote activity […]

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Fall Television Review

October 30, 2014

THERE ARE TOO MANY GOOD TELEVISION SHOWS THAT REVIEWING THEM ON A WEEK-BY-WEEK BASIS WAS NOT GOING TO CUT IT. TO FIX THAT, THE INDEX HAS PUT TOGETHER A COMPILATION OF SHORT REVIEWS OF A […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Let’s Talk About Cookies

October 26, 2014

When the first brick and ceramic ovens were invented during the late 15th century, their makers said to themselves, “At long last, we may finally realize our dream of crafting small confections, pleasurable to the […]

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Program promotes walking to school

October 23, 2014

The Kirksville Walking School Bus program started as part of the Safe Routes to School initiative Oct. 1. The organization’s mission is to improve the health of children nationwide by advancing programs that make it […]

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Student killed in accident

October 23, 2014

Freshman Connor Cunningham of Edwardsville, Illinois, died last weekend from injuries sustained during a car accident. At about 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Cunningham was walking near Jefferson and Fible Streets when he was hit by […]

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The median should not have a fence

September 25, 2014

Last year, as a part of campus improvement, Truman State decided it would be a good idea to install dividers on Franklin Street between Centennial Hall and the Student Union Building. While the dividers technically […]