Going Back to Space

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, […]

Who is Santa Claus?

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 […]

Pack the House Week

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 […]

One of Sandler’s Worst

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 […]

Winter in a Global Society

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 […]

A Bad Case of Senioritis

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 […]

Coping With Finals Stress

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 […]

What is Amendment 3?

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 […]

Truman Hoops: A Look to the Future

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 […]