Over the past couple of years College Republicans has been increasingly active in the politics of both the city of Kirksville and the state of Missouri as a whole. In addition to this, the chapter enjoys serving the the local community through various means, as well as sometime simply having fun.

 

Fall 2017

CR Shoot Summer 2017

Robert Spencer 2017

Lincoln Days 2017

Primary Season 2016

 

 

Campaign for Mike Brum

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College Republicans posing for a picture before marching in the Kirksville Homecoming Parade in support of Adair Country Collector candidate Mike Brummit.

 

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College Republicans march in the parade in support of Brummit.

Kirksville Kiwanis Christmas Parade

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Members of the College Republicans pose in front of their float for the Kirksville Kiwanis Christmas Parade, an event designed to help provide winter clothing for Kirksville Children in need.

Missouri Reagan-Lincoln Days 2015

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At the Missouri Reagan-Lincoln Days 2015, these three members had the opportunity of meeting United States Senator Roy Blunt.

 

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College Republicans at TSU Chairman Jake Buxton (pictured) and Executive Director Duane Price had the opportunity to meet with Sen. Rick Santorum at Reagan-Lincoln Days.

 

 

Our group got to see some KC sights as well!

Our group got to see some KC sights as well!

The Big Event 2015

On March 28, 2015, College Republicans members participated in the 14th Annual Big Event, a day where Truman State students volunteer at local sites around the Kirksville community. The event is put on by the Truman State SERVE center.

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College Republicans teamed up with the university’s chapter of College Democrats to help serve the local community. The volunteers raked leaves, trimmed foliage, and cleared brush.

 

Michael Reagan Speaking Event

On April 2, 2015, College Republicans at TSU had the opportunity to host a speaking event featuring Michael Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan, on campus. This event created a lot of excitement, not only on campus, but also in the community of Kirksville. Here is a news story distributed by the local ABC affiliate regarding the event:

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Chairman Jake Buxton introduces Mr. Reagan.

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Michael Reagan speaks to the assembled crowd. Approximately 200 TSU students and Kirksville community members attended the event. Mr. Reagan spoke on several topics, including his childhood interactions with his father, his family’s experiences during the Reagan presidency, as well as his own personal life journey.

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A Truman student asks Mr. Reagan a question during the event’s live question and answer session.

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Some of our CRs even got a selfie with Mr. Reagan!

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The evening wrapped up with a private reception with Mr. Reagan and Representative Nate Walker!!

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a follow-up piece by KTVO:

National Conservative Student Conference 2015

In July of 2015, the chapter sent two officers, Vice-Chair Addie Schmitz and Executive Director Duane Price, to Washington, D.C. to attend the National Conservative Student Conference, an event hosted by Young American’s Foundation.

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Iowa GOP Growth & Opportunity Party 2015

21 Members of the College Republicans traveled to Des Moines, IA to mix and mingle with the current GOP presidential candidates.  This was a great time for the members of our organization to network and build their political skills. All of this while getting some great pictures!!!

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Member Ezekiel Murphy with Senator Marco Rubio

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Some of our CRs with Senator Ted Cruz

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A group of our CRs with Carli Fiorina

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The College Republicans at Truman State University took 21 CRs and had a great time!!!

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2016 Missouri GOP State Convention

Several CR’s were elected as delegates or alternates to the Missouri GOP State Convention in Branson, MO. They participated first-hand in the party selection process and made good use of their time networking.

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