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Music department changes classroom protocals

September 20, 2020

The music department at Truman State University has undergone many changes in response to the COVID-19 virus. Some of these changes include smaller class sizes, outdoor rehearsals, shorter lesson times, the use of masks and […]

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Phone Home

September 1, 2020

This is the latest in TMN staff writer Allison Maschoff’s collection of short fiction stories. “Taylor, will you please turn off your alarm?” It’s more of a groan than a question, with fair reason. Taylor’s […]

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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 […]