Columns

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 […]

Editorial

Our View: Inclusivity is not political

November 18, 2020

Despite what our current political environment might say, being inclusive is not a political statement. Hate speech does not belong anywhere in meaningful rhetoric and every person with a logical, research-based, intelligent argument belongs at […]

Editorial

Letter to the Editor: Compost

October 26, 2020

Every year, American households waste more than 294 million tons of organic matter. Most of us pitch this matter into the trash, where it goes to a landfill, sealed in a plastic bag, where it […]

Columns

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 […]

Editorial

Our View: Give us a break

October 8, 2020

Surely we, The Index Editorial Board, are not the only ones having second thoughts about this “no breaks” thing in our academic schedule. Coming off of our summer break, which seemed especially long after being […]