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How to make college more disability friendly

February 24, 2020

There is no doubt about it: college is not very disability friendly, despite the Title IX anti-discrimination policies and accommodation rules set in place. Although its primary purpose is academics, college is a multifaceted experience […]

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Consider this liminal space in life

November 4, 2019

When you are a teenager, finding the one place you fit in is hard enough. Countless movies and TV shows have highlighted teen angst so well that it borders on cliche. Coming into college, I […]

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Take time, be self-centered

October 20, 2019

As we briskly move into the fall season, I am filled with excitement for the cooler nights, the holidays and the family time to come. I am also, unfortunately, reminded of the mental and emotional […]

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Utilize campus academic services

October 1, 2019

As a student with dyslexia, I need as much help as possible when it comes to academics here at Truman State University. I have used the Writing Center, tutoring services and I frequent my professors’ […]

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Help the animals in your community

September 20, 2019

It’s no secret that Kirksville has a stray animal problem, evident by the sometimes overwhelming amount of street cats present at any given time. If you’re an avid animal lover like I am, it can […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Losers’ Club returns to Derry

September 12, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “It: Chapter Two” 2 and a half out of 5 red balloons. The overlong and fascinating “It: Chapter Two” proves a passable sequel to the 2017 smash hit. Pennywise […]