Conservative commentator Michael Knowles speaks on campus

March 22, 2019

Conservative commentator Michael Knowles spoke at Truman State University Thursday night at an event sponsored by the College Republicans. Knowles, an author and host of “The Michael Knowles Show” on conservative website The Daily Wire, […]

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Truman opts into higher state minimum wage

February 4, 2019

Truman State University chose to opt in to the new Missouri state minimum wage of $8.60 per hour. Dave Rector, vice president for administration, finance and planning, said Truman was exempt from the wage increase, […]


Upcoming elections include controversial issues

November 5, 2018

Medical marijuana Three ballot initiatives — Amendment 2, Amendment 3 and Proposition C — would legalize marijuana, or cannabis, for medical reasons statewide. All three proposals would require licensing of any person or institution producing […]


Meet the Candidates: State Senate District 18

November 4, 2018

Crystal Stephens – D Local Democratic party leader Crystal Stephens, who hails from Hannibal, said she would prioritize clean water, infrastructure and education if elected. At the candidate forum, she spoke strongly against dark money […]


Meet the Candidates: U.S. Senate

November 4, 2018

Claire McCaskill – D Claire McCaskill has had a long career in politics, first being elected in 1982 to the Missouri House of Representatives, then Jackson County prosecutor, state auditor and finally U.S. Senate in […]