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Northwest junior guard Trevor Hudgins drove straight at the Northern State player directly in front of him. With the defender off-balance, Hudgins planted his right foot, angling back and left to create separation. Hudgins exploded upward, releasing his shot several feet behind the 3-point a… Read more

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Rain meant no farming would get done on that particular, strangely chilly September day. Interrupting the quiet surrounding, an engine croaked up the side of the house. In his Polaris four-wheeler, which was covered in dust and filled with loose tools, sits Larry Ecker, a more-than-classic-f… Read more

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A raucous sitcom starring four elderly friends first hit the air in 1985. “The Golden Girls” was known for its raunchy plotlines, one-liners and a cast well into their AARP memberships that acted as though they were just out of college. Four women with a passion for Northwest didn’t set out … Read more

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Sitting at a corner table in Board Game Cafe as the large rectangular windows displayed rows of small businesses at his back, Dannen Merrill spoke of the importance of supporting them. For Merrill, the desire to serve and his experience in finances and accounting pushed him to run for a City… Read more

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Though it’s barely a mile north of Maryville’s town square, Oak Hill Cemetery is easy to miss. Tucked between Main and Dewey streets, this 28.46-acre property where slimly paved roads dissect small patches of grass dotted with tombstones is not the kind of graveyard one would consider remark… Read more

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As Matt Baker sat in his office Jan. 7,  tucked near the far corner of Northwest’s Student Engagement Center on the second floor of the J.W. Jones Student Union, the University’s assistant vice president of Student Affairs described the events of the previous year in contradicting terms.  Read more

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Whitnee Ice’s life has been defined by goals since she was in adolescence. At just 22 years old, Ice, a senior at Northwest, said she’s already accomplished a lot. This month she’ll be graduating with two degrees: communication rhetoric and interpersonal communication. Ice wasn’t even sure s… Read more

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As soon as the calendar turns to the 10th month, people start to get excited. The middle of fall — or if you are pretentious and insufferable, autumn — signifies the beginning of Halloween or, in other words, “spooky szn.”

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Warm light flickered across the face of Señor Burrito co-owner Eric Dickey as he took a long-awaited break in a booth across from the entrance of his business. The restaurant was quiet, only filled with the low hum of music and the chatter of three customers as they ate burritos prepared by …

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We are in the age of cancel culture, according to people who like to be bigots and then are shocked when they have to pay consequences for it. We, as a society, have canceled everything from racists to homophobes to people who genuinely believe “Cars 2” is good — it’s the worst Pixar movie, …

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Everyone’s favorite alien parasite cosplaying as a computer science nerd with daddy issues lost $7 billion on Monday. Mark Zuckerberg lost a mere fraction of his total net worth because Facebook and Instagram didn’t work for the majority of the day. He’s not the only one who lost something y…

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Are you tired of people pushing an extensively researched, completely safe COVID-19 vaccine on you? Do you want to use alternative methods like Ivermectin and bleach injections but are worried about possible side effects? Well, I just might have a solution for you.

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Rain meant no farming would get done on that particular, strangely chilly September day. Interrupting the quiet surrounding, an engine croaked up the side of the house. In his Polaris four-wheeler, which was covered in dust and filled with loose tools, sits Larry Ecker, a more-than-classic-f…

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A raucous sitcom starring four elderly friends first hit the air in 1985. “The Golden Girls” was known for its raunchy plotlines, one-liners and a cast well into their AARP memberships that acted as though they were just out of college. Four women with a passion for Northwest didn’t set out …

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Holidays have rules. For Memorial Day, one must get drunk on a pontoon boat because somehow that honors our troops who have died in battle — side note but the people posting about how Memorial Day is “more than just a day” on Facebook are normally the drunkest on that day. In the case of Hal…

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White people love to talk about the start of hoodie season on Twitter. It’s a pantheon white person topic from June to September; they wait with baited breath for the time when they can break out the old Nike hoodies and crewnecks from colleges they didn’t go to. I, as a white person, would …