Mental health is not Truman’s responsibility

November 15, 2018

If you have picked up an issue of The Index before this very moment, you probably know mental health is a contentious issue at Truman State University. Students have been demanding mental health reform for […]

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StuGov Buzz: President, VP welcome students home

August 23, 2018

Welcome back, Bulldogs! After a fun-filled summer, we have finally returned to campus and we cannot wait to pick up where we left off serving the Truman State University community in our roles as President […]


Hunting For Sport Isn’t Impressive

October 30, 2017

Controversy Abound: Hunting For Sport Isn’t Impressive I like animals, and that shouldn’t be a secret if I’m writing this piece. I stopped eating meat three years ago so I wouldn’t sound like a hypocrite […]


Homecoming Should be Revised and Repurposed

October 16, 2017

For more than a century, colleges and universities around the country have been celebrating homecomings. The tradition is said to have originated 90 miles south of Kirksville at the University of Missouri, when Mizzou’s football […]


Be Concerned Over Equifax Leak

September 25, 2017

Many of us college students have only just started taking control of our finances. It’s no easy task for anybody, but for students trying to manage debt while as they put themselves through their education […]


Siri Reinforces Gender Roles

September 13, 2017

In the often-stifling environment of the 1950s, one of the few careers predominantly open to women was secretary or personal assistant. She was supposed to organize the daily activities of her bosses — most of […]