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Dory Taught Me to Speak Whale

July 24, 2014

Have you ever wanted to improve your proficiency in Whale? Well congratulations! Ryle Hall is home to the mighty Whales and we are experts in performing the Whale Call during Truman Week to drown out our competitors. We wear our blue with pride. Some of the unique features of Ryle include: Dining hall seating is open 24-7 […]

Who we be? BNB! Who we be? BNB! Arrrrgh!

July 20, 2014

Ahoy there and welcome to the ship known as Blanton Nason Brewer! We are a modest sized ship full of both experienced and new mateys. BNB is home to the LLCs (living learning communities) on the Blanton side. We have Pre-Med mateys who are learning how to create peg-legs; we have the Service hallway for […]

Classy Moosen are Classy

July 16, 2014

M M-O M-O-H-A-L-L We are MO Hall! Whoo! Community Bathrooms Say it, say it, say it   That’s right! This is MO Hall (really Missouri Hall, but almost everyone just calls us MO). We are one of two community style halls on campus and proud of it. Whoo! We also have the most unique layout […]

Wolf Pack Party

July 11, 2014

Ah-oooooo! This a hearty hello from West Campus Suites, the newest and most spacious residence hall on campus. Although we’ve gone through a handful of mascots (womats…walri…), we are currently the Wolves and hoping it sticks–you’ll learn soon enough as you start your college journey, but it can be hard finding yourself. Between our forest green […]

T to the O to the A-S-T-Y, YEAH! We’re Toasty!

July 7, 2014

You might remember being a little kid and wanting to go on an adventure with the Brave Little Toaster and his band of household appliance friends. Well, congratulations! You are now officially a Toaster! Dobber the Toaster is the mascot of Dobson Hall where the official color is, appropriately, red. Although most residents cross the […]

At the Heart of Gremlins

June 30, 2014

  New Gremlins, welcome to Grim Hall, home to about 60 residents. Grim is unique in that it has the most character as a building. The front of the hall used to be a house, which is still evident in the architecture; the rest of the hall is an extension that compliments the original architecture but […]

Give me a K! … POTASSIUM!

June 25, 2014

Welcome new Bananas! Whether you feel a little green about starting college or are raring-to-go yellow, Centennial Hall is happy to be your home for the next year. Our residents know how to have fun, socialize, and support each other in all aspects of college life–even if it means staring down a stack of flashcards in […]

Kindergarten Rules: Learning to Play Nice with Roommates

March 9, 2014

Last time we talked about the options for choosing (or being assigned) a roommate. I had mentioned communication being key to the roommate relationship, regardless of your situation, and it’s true. Any good relationship is filled with communication. After all, we don’t want you to pop like a bottle of shaken soda-pop (there, no one […]

What do you mean “roommate”?

March 5, 2014

Perhaps one of the most popular questions from incoming students is “Can I have a single room?” or some variation thereof. At Truman, the answer is: more than likely, no. For students with certain disabilities or medical conditions, Disability Services on campus can work with you to arrange for a single room if you’d like. […]