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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 […]

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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 […]