Arts & Entertainment

Top 5: Summer songs

May 3, 2020

COVID-19 might have put our lives on hold, but it can’t take away the changing of the seasons. Celebrate the end of the semester and the start of summer with these five songs.  5. “School’s […]

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Kesha – “High Road” Review

April 25, 2020

How does Kesha follow up Rainbow? It’s a question that has to be asked, not just because that album was a masterpiece, but because of what Rainbow represents for Kesha as an artist. Not only […]

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Music department takes on MMEA

February 18, 2020

January is a busy time for the Truman State University music department. Students start preparing for spring recitals, new ensembles begin and Wind Symphony I advertises their program to high schoolers. One constant staple of […]

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“1917” is both innovative and conventional

January 24, 2020

Sam Mendes’ thrilling, edge-of-your-seat wartime epic “1917” demands to be seen on the biggest screen possible. While the film doesn’t break new ground thematically, its simulated single-shot approach illustrates the deeply immersive qualities of film. […]

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Marla’s Martian Fashion

December 11, 2019

“Where do you think you are? The fashion capital of Mars?”  I identified the voice through the buzz of the school cafeteria before I had even turned around. Once I was looking him in the […]

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“Doctor Sleep” shines decently

November 22, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Doctor Sleep” three and half out of five shots of whiskey. “Doctor Sleep” is a thrilling — although campy — return to the devilish universe of “The Shining.” 40 […]