Arts & Entertainment

“Unicorn Store” is whimsical fun

April 19, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Unicorn Store” 3.5/5 vacuums.  Brie Larson’s quirky directorial debut “Unicorn Store” is entertaining, albeit decently cringeworthy. The film centers around Kit, played by Larson, a glitter-obsessed art school dropout […]

Entertainment

Buddy packs funded by faculty laughs

April 17, 2019

“When he isn’t working, he can be seen getting road rage — please welcome Jared Young!” The master of ceremonies exited stage right, and in his stead, a redheaded man with a goatee strolled into […]

Arts & Entertainment

Truman student talks marimba, percussion

April 15, 2019

The marimba — which looks like a piano but instead consists of a set of wooden bars struck with mallets to produce music — is quite the misunderstood instrument and often confused with a xylophone. […]

Features

The Curse of Briar Michaels: Part VI

April 14, 2019

This is the sixth installment in TMN staff writer Allison Maschhoff’s serialized fiction series, The Curse of Briar Michaels. You can read part five here. After exactly one minute of silence (Aislinn was counting the […]

Arts & Entertainment

“Cold War” is an artful love story

April 12, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Cold War” four out of five hammers and sickles. Spring is finally here. Hallelujah. There hasn’t been a better time to watch “Cold War,” a grim Polish love story […]

Features

Making the most of study abroad

April 11, 2019

The Truman State University Career Center and Study Abroad office partnered up to teach students how to market their study abroad experiences to future employers. The workshop began with career ready coach Kara Levery asking […]

Entertainment

The Curse of Briar Michaels: Part V

April 7, 2019

This is the fifth installment in TMN staff writer Allison Maschhoff’s serialized fiction series, The Curse of Briar Michaels. You can read part four here. When Aislinn left Chicago, she expected Briar to try to […]

Entertainment

Professor describes translating Holocaust letters

April 6, 2019

During 2017-2018 Timothy Farley, French professor at Truman State University, spent his sabbatical translating letters from the Holocaust. “It’s the liberal arts and science culture at Truman that allowed me to branch out into translation […]

Arts & Entertainment

Khan you hear us now?

April 5, 2019

The Student Union Building Down Under erupted with energy last Saturday as bands and groups of all sorts came to play music and dance at Quesapalooza to celebrate Khan Queso’s “Khan You Hear Us Now?” […]