Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Desiderata pt. 2: The People

This is part two of Desiderata, a project that aims to share a glimpse of reality – what do students of Truman State University desire? Why do they do what they do? If you haven’t had the chance, check out our Desiderata video! While the video is a nice overview of what we discovered, we…

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Breaking the Language Barrier

few weeks ago, Vietnamese international student and Student Activities Board member Anh Tran stood alone in dissenting against three of five propositions at the Board’s weekly meeting; this was a big deal. It wasn’t so much what Anh had to say, but that after three years at Truman the act of speaking up made her…

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Advice From Student To Students

When you’re thinking about trying something for the first time, you may decide to talk to people with whom you are close about it. These people will often offer you advice, provide encouragement, or give warnings to prepare you for the new experience or situation, whatever it happens to be. Having a support system that…

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Desiderata
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Desiderata

The three part series, Desiderata, explores the dreams and desires of students at Truman State University. I was curious about what gets Truman students up in the morning? What keeps them going? What are they working toward? I grabbed a camera and set up a few meetings with the intention of starting and capturing intimate…

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