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How to make college more disability friendly

February 24, 2020

There is no doubt about it: college is not very disability friendly, despite the Title IX anti-discrimination policies and accommodation rules set in place. Although its primary purpose is academics, college is a multifaceted experience […]

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Feature writer bids farewell

December 11, 2019

Just yesterday I felt the heavy pressure of Truman State University perch on my shoulders. Every day was a weighted trudge from class to class. From the short treks to Violette Hall to the long […]

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Consider this liminal space in life

November 4, 2019

When you are a teenager, finding the one place you fit in is hard enough. Countless movies and TV shows have highlighted teen angst so well that it borders on cliche. Coming into college, I […]

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Take time, be self-centered

October 20, 2019

As we briskly move into the fall season, I am filled with excitement for the cooler nights, the holidays and the family time to come. I am also, unfortunately, reminded of the mental and emotional […]

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Utilize campus academic services

October 1, 2019

As a student with dyslexia, I need as much help as possible when it comes to academics here at Truman State University. I have used the Writing Center, tutoring services and I frequent my professors’ […]

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We need more Greta Thunbergs

September 29, 2019

Greta Thunberg’s speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York Monday, Sept. 23 was a necessary push in the fight against climate change. While it had mixed reviews among liberals and conservatives […]

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Help the animals in your community

September 20, 2019

It’s no secret that Kirksville has a stray animal problem, evident by the sometimes overwhelming amount of street cats present at any given time. If you’re an avid animal lover like I am, it can […]