BY BRIELLE ASHTON AND ATLAS EHLERS
This edition of TSN focuses on girls and boys hoops plus girls’ swimming.
BY ADAM PRESTON Firearms have served as a core part of the American Identity since our conceptual founding; with the words “Shall Not Be Infringed” burned into many of the American people’s minds. In a country where there are 120 guns for every 100 people, it should be […]
BY THOMAS WOOD In the early spring months of the year 2000, a movie was released by the name of American Psycho. Mimicking the book of the same name, the movie ended up garnering a sort of cult following as the years went by, even regaining some popularity […]
BY BAY COLT Since the revolutionary days of Apollo 11 in the 1960s, space enthusiasts have had just one pressing question at the forefront for NASA: When will we do it again? For decades, the government agency has been promising more lunar missions to come—to no avail—but now, […]
This week’s edition of TSN catches us up on what the winter sports have been up to.
THS Today returns for the second semester with a look at the new year.
BY THOMAS WOOD In April of 2001, Dreamworks released a beloved movie by the name of Shrek. This movie was extremely successful and received many sequels and spin-offs, most of which were welcome additions to the cinematic universe. One of the most successful additions to the Shrek universe […]
BY ROSA PRESTON If you’ve seen the musical Truman High School performed last year, you may be aware of high school stereotypes. Specifically those regarding types of people. The athletes, the geeks, the class clowns, the bad ones. One of my favorite books, “One of Us is Lying,” […]
Highlights from the boys’ win Girls and Boys react to their victories Girls’ victory photo gallery Boys photo gallery
The THS Today crew celebrates the holidays.
The THS Media staff takes a look back at 2022
BY KRISHAE FRANCO We’ve all heard the stories of Santa Claus as little kids. About the elves and his workshop. About the naughty and nice list. About the reindeer and bags of presents. About the chimneys and stockings. About the milk and cookies. We’ve heard all the myths […]
Our first episode of the Truman hoops docuseries discusses the previous seasons and sets up the road ahead.
THS Media introduces you to a brand new docuseries on the Truman football season. Episode 1 acts as our entry point to the series and to the team.
BY SYDNEY SNELSON It’s Pack the House week, Patriots! We’re in the midst of spirit days, trash talk from our Noland Road rivals, and excitement for the dance that is sure to be great. It’s no secret Truman has the best student section at sports games. Our energy […]
The semester 1 finale of TSN talks girls and boys hoops plus wrestling.
BY ADAM PRESTON It feels like nowadays your options are limited to the scope of your labor. A constant nose to the grindstone pace, combined with attitudes and societies built around being busy, the feeling tends to be exhausting. This is no different for students here at Truman, […]
This week’s edition of club highlights takes a look at the Marvel club.
BY BAY COLT “It’s hard to tell the difference between sea and sky, between voyager and sea. Between reality and the workings of the heart.” Published in 2002 by Japanese author Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore is a brilliant and intriguing novel that is certain to captivate […]
BY BENTLEY BARTLETT Spider-Man: No Way Home is an elaborate visual film piece that left a colorful mark on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and has continued to bring in flooding masses of positive ratings. Generating 1.916 billion dollars in the box office, it is safe to say that […]
BY THOMAS WOOD In the holiday season of 2002, Adam Sandler advanced his career and broadened his horizons. He finally made his very first movie for the holidays. It’s a unique holiday movie as well, primarily focused on Hanukkah instead of Christmas. This movie also made history as […]
BY SYDNEY SNELSON For many, waking up for school is a struggle. Being up before sunrise is something they only do because they have to. However, Freddie Sheppard does it because he wants to. Starting his day off at 4 a.m., Freddie goes to the gym and runs […]
We caught up with a few members of the girls basketball team to discuss their quick start to the campaign.
BY ROSA PRESTON This story is sponsored by Santa! “Coal isn’t half bad considering it’s worth $268 per ton.” It’s December, and according to the song: “So I must join the race, where I will have to face a list of hundre-” Wait, you’re not a choir kid? […]
THS Media’s Sharmane Franco gives us a behind the scenes look at Truman’s recent production of High School Musical.
Here’s the complete version of “The Night Shift” an original webcomic created by Atlas Ehlers and Brielle Ashton.
BY THOMAS WOOD Adam Sandler has had an exciting movie-making career to be sure. He’s made famously funny movies such as Big Daddy and Click and famously bad movies like That’s My Boy. Somewhere near the bottom of this wide spectrum of quality lies the 2000 film Little […]
BY BAY COLT As the winter solstice draws nearer and the busy times of the holiday season loom ever closer, people around the world are preparing for several hectic weeks of preparations and overtime in order to cram for days off to spend with their family—but not everyone’s […]
BY KRISHAE FRANCO After 12 years of school, many thoughts and feelings come with the 13th and final year. There’s the exciting, yet nerve-racking feeling that comes as the clock counts down to the moment when seniors will toss their caps in the air. There’s the bittersweet feeling […]
Since it had been awhile since we did photos of the week…here’s a second helping this week to make up for it.
Our digital media capstone production gives you a behind the scenes look at the All Things Independence store.
BY SYDNEY SNELSON Wake up Patriots! It’s almost finals time! Prepare for these next few weeks to be filled with stress, frustration, and lots of coffee. Over 31% of students claim semester finals are one of their top contributors of stress. With Christmas break approaching fast, it’s inevitable […]
BY ADAM PRESTON Understandably, anyone under the age of 60 has heard of memes at least once. Whether it was because you look at them yourself, get sent them daily, or have even just heard of them, it is impossible to say that memes are an expansive creative […]
BY ROSA PRESTON Okay, I know this story is a little late, but I think in reality, it isn’t. Blood donors can donate about six times a year, and 13.6 million units of whole blood and red blood cells are collected each year. And all that blood is […]
BY BAY COLT For many Missouri voters, these recent 2022 midterm elections offered a controversial and intriguing political debate over the now-passed Amendment 3, an amendment to the Missouri Constitution that will legalize recreational marijuana for all adults over the age of twenty-one. Among the amendments proposed, this […]
BY THOMAS WOOD When imagining seasonal movies, one’s mind likely travels immediately to the same few holidays. Christmas is a clear and obvious culprit, with Halloween soon to follow. Even Groundhog Day is a name that belongs to both movie and holiday. However, although it’s one of the […]
BY ROSA PRESTON Schools and guns obviously don’t mix. And in cases where someone has brought a gun to school and opened fire, the results have been predictably disastrous. Luckily, there hasn’t been a shooting here at Truman, but there have been several shootings in 2022, including one […]
BY ADAM PRESTON Police are viewed as necessary agents in society. The notion that we must have a body of enforcement for laws to be genuinely effective is an idea as old as civilization itself. However, more recently the ability, legitimacy, and actual effectiveness of our current police […]
The third episode of Club Highlights gives us an inside look at theatre’s upcoming performance of High School Musical
BY DANILO BOOK Shortly before noon on November 12, 2022, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, more popularly known as Sir Alfred, passed away in Paris’ Charles-de-Gaulle Airport. Airport authorities first responded to reports of a heart attack in the airport’s Terminal 2F but were unable to revive Nasseri, 77, who […]
BY THOMAS WOOD In the summer of 1997, at the peak of their 2D animation focus, Disney released Hercules. Heavily pulling ideas from Greek mythology, Hercules was a step in a new direction for Disney. They’d long since referenced and parodied fairy tales and stories of old, drawing […]
This week’s episode of TSN takes a look back at a busy fall sports season and all of the achievements by the athletes here at Truman.
This week’s photos of the week include action from Dodging for Dollars and Market Day.
This week’s edition of THS Today takes a look at market day and the preparation for the veteran’s day assembly.
BY SYDNEY SNELSON The boys basketball program here at Truman High School is undoubtedly one of the best forms of entertainment of the school year. Showcasing crazy dunks, exciting plays, and an energetic student section, it’s no surprise Friday night basketball fills everyone’s schedule. Friday night games are […]
As the school board prepares their decision on the four-day work week. The Tuned In to Truman crew caught up with Truman students and teachers to discuss their thoughts on the matter.