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Take time for film festivals

April 4, 2019

I realize we’re all busy this time of the semester. Papers, presentations, tests, etc. — true academic bliss. But are we so busy that we can’t support the first annual Truman State University Film Festival […]

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StuGov Buzz: Mental Wellness Week

February 17, 2019

This week marks Student Government’s second annual Mental Wellness Week. The Health Wellness & Safety committee has collaborated with several groups on campus to host a variety of events designed to educate about and raise […]

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StuGov Buzz: Semester recap and future plans

December 11, 2018

Hello Bulldogs! Student Government hopes that you have all had another great semester here at the lovely Truman State University. All the snow sure puts us in a festive spirit! You can never have too much of a good thing but we are very excited for winter break. Being able to see our families again, some time off for festivities or just some time off is always appreciated, and then coming back to Truman is something to look forward to as well! […]

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Our View: Don’t allow Truman to be high school 2.0

December 10, 2018

Think about the classes you took in high school. If your high school was like the standard American high school, your classes only surveyed a topic’s surface and had names like “Biology 1,” “U.S. History” or “English A.” Your curriculum probably did not feature specialized study opportunities like SOAN 452: Social Dimensions of Health and Illness or PSYC 430: Psychopharmacology: Drugs and Behavior, two actual classes offered at Truman State University next semester. While high schools provide foundational knowledge, colleges are supposed to provide a more specialized education, which translates to a greater wealth of intelligence and greater self-marketability upon graduation. […]

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StuGov Buzz: Staff working to better food quality

November 25, 2018

Everyone knows about Sodexo. Similarly, everyone has an opinion, generally negative, about Sodexo and the food it provides for us students. It is true that the food is not the best, but Justin Dreslinski, General Manager for Sodexo, and others are diligently working to make the food more nutritious, locally sourced, and offer more options (like vegetarian or gluten-free). […]