Columnist Mackenzie McDermott warns students against accepting news reports at face value.
In his final column at the Index, columnist Connor Stangler reflects on his relationship with Truman and his experience as a student of the liberal arts.
Truman is a special place. I love this university and its mission, and I’ve enjoyed every minute of my four years here. I’ve had the distinct privilege of serving the Student Association over the past four years, and I hope to encourage others to do the same. This past Sunday, April 21, was my last [...]
Managing editor Robert Overmann discusses how being knowledgeable about common medical concerns is the most important way to keep yourself healthy.
Refuting the statement that Spanish is the only practical foreign language, Columnist Andrea Trierweiler encourages students to pursue the study of a foreign language for learning and self-fulfillment, not simply for the likelihood of needing to use that language.
Cartoonist Megan Archer imagines what it would be like to put a French language education to use.
A primary mission of Truman State is to establish a culture of encouragement, community support and acceptance of others’ differences. This past Saturday, Truman continued to fulfill that mission by hosting the Special Olympics Missouri Spring Games. We commend Truman for its ongoing commitment to being a community leader by encouraging understanding and compassion for [...]
Cartoonist Megan archer parodies Adam Rollins’ column discussing a tax on violent video games.
Columnist Sarah Muir supports legislation currently in the Missouri Senate which would reduce penalties for non-violent crimes throughout Missouri, claiming it would save money and result in a reduction of crime rates.
Opinions editor Robert Overmann argues that the phrase “When will I ever use this?” in the relation to liberal-arts learning stems from a failure of students to understand the use of abstract abilities.