Arts & Entertainment

“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 […]

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The SS Warrimoo Wedding

November 11, 2019

Disclaimer: The SS Warrimoo was a real Australian/New Zealand passenger ship that sailed from 1892–1918. In the 1940s-50s, a story began circulating that the SS Warrimoo had managed to cross the intersection of the International […]

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Truman, fraternity host music festival

October 22, 2019

Truman State University’s Department of Music and Sigma Alpha Iota are hosting the annual North Star Music Festival Concert Oct. 25 and 26. The festival will feature student and faculty composers and will premiere a […]

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Becoming Aunt Lydia

October 8, 2019

It was dark and raining and my mind was going one thousand times faster than the car I was driving. I wasn’t in the mood to be in this kind of traffic, caused by late-night […]

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“Midsommar” is beautiful and grotesque

October 4, 2019

TMN movie critic Gordon McPherson gave this film 4.5 out of 5 flower crowns. Director Ari Aster’s “Midsommar” feels cursed in the same vein as Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” and William Friedkin’s “The Exorcist,” and […]

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88.7 KTRM brings emerging artist to campus

October 2, 2019

Truman State University’s 88.7 KTRM is set to introduce emerging pop artist Sir Babygirl alongside Toronto electro-pop artist Nyssa on Oct. 3. Supported solely through station fundraising, the event stands out from appearances coordinated by […]