Assistant News Editor Anakin Bush joins to talk about his latest story on the floor closure of some residence halls and the permanent decommission of Randolph Apartments next year. Read the full story here!
Welcome back Bulldogs! This week, we're talking to Scott Alberts, the president of Faculty Senate and member of the COVID-19 working group, about what students can expect this spring semester in regard to Truman State University's response to the pandemic. Read the full story here!
This week, we have a special report from Index News Editor Rachel Becker as she sits down with a key source in her latest story on the "You belong here" campaign in Kirksville. The campaign, along with a multitude of other responses, is in response to racist posters found in town. Read the full story here!
In this week's episode we're taking a look at how the 2020 election played out in Adair County and the state of Missouri. We also get a special report from KTRM Studios on the state of polling this election cycle. Read the full story here!
Genevieve Tlustos, an Index news reporter, joins to talk about her latest story on the spring semester schedule planning. While a decision has yet to be made, the Executive Leadership Team is considering CDC guidelines and results from a survey sent to students, faculty and staff. Read the full story here!
Eric Vaughn, director of intramural and recreational sports at the Student Recreation Center, joins to talk about how the campus Rec Center is adapting its offerings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of traditional team sports, the Rec Center has started offering more single or double participant activities.
Erica Lindsay, The Index features and opinions editor, shares her experience of what it was like to test positive for COVID-19 at Truman State University. In addition to talking about the process she went through, she provides some of her thoughts on what she was feeling at the time. Read Erica's column here!
In this special episode Index News Editor Rachel Becker provides a report from the field at a march organized by students at Truman State University. The march in support of Breonna Taylor was followed by a candlelight vigil the same night. Read the full story here!
Index News Writer Genna Tlustos joins to talk about her latest story on the CARES Act and it's economic support for students. In addition to institutional support, the law requires half of the funding go to direct student aid. Read the full story here!
The Index News Editor Rachel Becker joins to talk about her latest story covering how Truman State University is being reimbursed for money spent on COVID-19 precautions. The University also has a rapid testing machine that was provided for free. Read the full story here!
Index News writer Brittany Morrow joins to talk about her latest story covering how Truman State University's theatre department has made adaptions to its two performances this semester. Read the full story here!
Erica Lindsay, Index features and opinions editor, joins to talk about cartoonist and comics theorist Scott McCloud's recent visit to campus. The latest in the Clayton B. Ofstad visiting scholars, McCloud gave a presentation and conducted weekend workshops. Read the full story here!
Index Managing Editor Elisabeth Shirk joins to talk about the opening of the Sue Ross Arts Center in downtown Kirksville. With a familiar exhibit on display, the Kirksville Arts Association has many plans for the new building. Read the full story here!
University President Sue Thomas and Janet Gooch, vice president for academic affair and provost, join to talk about how the Executive Leadership Team is making a decision regarding the fall semester. While there hasn't been a formal decision made, Thomas said she hopes students are back on campus in the fall. Read the full story here.
Staff Reporter Anakin Bush joins to talk about his latest reporting on a second stimulus bill working its way through Congress. This bill would include many students that were not eligible to receive the last one. Read the full story here.
Truman State University's vice president for administration, finance and planning joins to talk about the latest related to the University's budget. With a $7.3 million cut, there's a lot to talk about. Read the full story here.
Features and opinions writer Siobhan Neely talks about her latest column on how to be an ally during Autism Awareness Month. As an autistic college student, Neely suggests some ways others can increase their understanding of the subject. Read the full column here!
The Index's Movie Reviewer Gordon McPherson joins to talk about his latest review of "Bacurau," which he gave five out of five (Symbolic) Joined Hands. We also talk about what movies to look out for while spending time at home. Read the full review here!
The Index's News Editor Rachel Becker sits down to talk about her reporting on the COVID-19 virus and how Truman State University has responded to the global pandemic. For more information, follow along at tmn.truman.edu