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Testimony of the Living, part seven

January 27, 2019

This is part seven of a serialized fictional story written by freshman staff writer Allison Maschhoff. Part six can be found here. A few months later, Jonah and I were eating lunch at school. There […]

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Former Truman student self-publishes novels

January 19, 2019

Brendan O’Brien, visiting writer and Truman State University alumnus, could not write about people, landscapes or events by sitting down at his computer. For his novels, an important part of his research involved observing people, […]

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Top 5 Local Election Topics to Know

November 7, 2016

  Know your people. This year offers the opportunity to have a say in both state and local positions. Research the candidates so you are making a choice you are comfortable with because these people […]

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Art faculty shares love of art

October 25, 2016

The art department has created a new program this year that challenges individuals to take 15 minutes out of their busy weeks to appreciate and learn more about art. Faculty members of the art department […]

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History professor guest speaker at new art exhibit

September 26, 2016

One of Truman State University’s professors traveled to Louisville, Kentucky last week, where his work is featured in a new exhibit at the Frazier History Museum. The exhibit, “Kentucky by Design: The Decorative Arts and American […]

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Bold Lifestyles: Meet Maggie Messitt

September 26, 2016

Maggie Messitt has a BA in journalism and a human rights interdisciplinary program from Boston College, an MFA from Goucher College, and is one dissertation defense away from a PhD in creative nonfiction at Ohio […]

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Top 5 Surprising Banned Books

September 23, 2016

  Did you know the dictionary has been banned from libraries in California because it includes sexual definitions?   The Where’s Waldo series was met with controversy in schools in Michigan and New York after […]

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Bold Lifestyles: Meet Paul and Colleen Wagner

September 15, 2016

The owners of Gallery 104, Paul and Colleen Wagner, moved to Kirksville in 2013. Colleen is one of the founders of the Missouri and Southern Iowa Art Guild and served on the Kirksville Arts Association […]

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Art Department To Add Photography Major

September 12, 2016

Truman State’s art department has recently talked about adding photography as an option within the studio art major. Currently, photography is offered only as a minor, but these changes would allow students to major in […]