Cancún Mexican Cuisine — from burrito stand to brick and mortar

December 5, 2018

It all began with a simple burrito stand at the farmer’s market on Saturday mornings.  Hector Contreras, John Garlock and Contreras’s two nieces would fry tater tots and sausage at 5 a.m. and place their burritos into a wagon to pull two blocks to The Square. With demand for burritos and Kirksville community support high, Contreras came up with an idea: turn the burrito stand into a restaurant. […]


Truman students take second in hackathon

November 26, 2018

After three and a half years of working together, a trio of friends finally made their way to the stage to take their second place awards in the 2018 TigerHacks hackathon. With every trial, junior computer science majors Tyler Acosta, Katherine Durant and Jeremie Amano’s skills and bond only grew stronger as they attended hackathons every semester. […]


Truman students find passion with animals

November 7, 2018

Making your way through the halls of Magruder Hall, you might stumble upon Truman State University’s herpetarium,which houses snakes, lizards and more. Just inside that door there are several student volunteers and workers, like outreach manager junior Emily Melgren, handling the animals with care and helping others get to know more about them. […]


Bold Lifestyles: David Atkinson

October 31, 2018

David Atkinson, a Truman State University alumnus, decided to grab at every opportunity to better himself after receiving an exercise science degree. After serving six months of active duty in Afghanistan, he went on to […]


Community responds to MO Hall

October 21, 2018

Burden also said the cafeteria, which opened in 1965, was in dire need of an upgrade. He said several of the fixtures like the salad bar, condiment bar and drinking station dated back to the 1990s, and the wires back in some areas were still running on fuses. […]


United Speakers help community immigrants

September 28, 2018

United Speakers, an organization determined to help immigrants integrate into our culture, will be receiving a $500 grant from the Foreign Language Association of Missouri to help provide educational supplies and teach English to our growing diverse community. […]

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Social Media and You

August 31, 2018

In the growing age of technology, social media has become a huge part of everyday life. Most, if not all, Truman State University departments have their own social media accounts for students to connect with. […]