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Campus mental health needs more outreach

March 2, 2021

It is well known that Truman State University students face mental health issues, and COVID-19 is having an undeniable effect on students’ mentality. While there are multiple efforts to improve campus mental health, one effort […]

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Campus changes are concerning

February 25, 2021

Four residence halls at Truman State University are being partially closed for the 2021-22 academic year, leaving only two residence halls completely open.  The closures have been quite a topic of discussion among many of […]

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Break the cycle of break anxiety

November 19, 2020

With less than a week until the long-awaited — yet perhaps dreaded — Nov. 24, you’re probably experiencing two conflicting sentiments: relief and apprehension. Approaching the last day of in-person classes, we can look forward […]

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Don’t feed the campus squirrels

October 26, 2020

The squirrels on campus here at Truman State University are widely beloved. They provide an endless source of entertainment and happiness to all who come into contact with them. Seeing squirrels dart across the sidewalks […]

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Fighting the misinformation pandemic

August 30, 2020

It’s safe to say we’re all probably exhausted by all of the information about COVID-19, social issues, local and national elections and all sorts of other hodgepodge that’s been hurled at us through our televisions, […]

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Copy Chief Cara Quinn says farewell

May 6, 2020

This might come as a shock to my fellow Index staffers, but despite my affinity for clapping while I aggressively voice my complaints and my constant RBF, I’m actually a sensitive, emo mess. I hate […]

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We’re all journalists

April 10, 2020

Amid this pandemic — seeing everyone who is struggling with where they’re going to live, how they’re going to pay rent or student fees and what their next meal is going to be — I […]