The number of sexually transmitted disease cases across the nation is at an unprecedented high. Nearly half of the 20 million new STD diagnoses made each year are among ages 15-24. Read more
When things don’t work out, it’s easy enough to point fingers and blame someone else. Maybe your boss does schedule you too much, or the weekend was just too busy. Nine times out of 10, your problem was caused by something you did or didn’t do. So just own up to it. Read more
People were seen sleeping outside of Lamkin Activity Center, one person slept in the Walmart Inc. parking lot and another drove nearly seven hours to be at the concert. A line stretched nearly passed Colden Pond before doors were finally open. Read more
With six weeks of practice, 20 choreographers and more than 120 members making up Northwest Dance Company, students put their all into Show Day with more than 1,000 collective hours of practice. Read more
Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted its second annual Cornhole tournament at the Student Recreation Center to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital's “Up ‘til Dawn” fundraiser Nov. 3. Read more
With Halloween having just ended and the holiday season in full swing, the topic for the Nov. 1 culture talk focused on holidays in different cultures. Read more
Snow fluttered past goblins, vampires and princesses wrapped in scarves and puffy coats at the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat Oct. 30. Read more
During late October, children and family members celebrate Halloween up to Oct. 31 through various community events. Bustling children with buckets of candy, dressed in colorful costumes will swarm sidewalks as well as Northwest Resident Halls and even Mozingo Lake Recreation Park for the fe… Read more
There really are only three constants in life: death, taxes and you talking loud enough in our 9 a.m. class on Mondays, telling everyone just how hard you partied this weekend. Read more
Steven Spooner performed a solo recital, inviting students to watch him “pound the piano,” Oct. 23 in the Charles Johnson Theater. Read more
Principal Trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Billy Hunter visited Northwest to work with students on their music and discuss diversity and inclusion in orchestras Oct. 20-22. Read more
The first Visiting Writers Series of the school year celebrated not only written words or the writers that composed them but also the thoughts and conversations that it can incite. Read more
Political jokes, celebrity guests and a time slot that doesn’t start until most people go to bed. TV giants like Saturday Night Live, the Tonight Show and whatever network Stephen Colbert has been on are mainstays in the American TV scene, but the formula has had its day in the sun, and it’s… Read more
An adjustment international students must make when they get to Northwest is speaking English on a daily basis. For those who don’t have a community of students who speak their native language, the only time they can speak it is when they call home. Read more
The Hangar, the field turned airplane-hangar-style movie theater, has weathered the storm through the changes in the movie industry and is looking to serve the Maryville, Missouri, community and to adapt and meet new challenges head-on. Read more
Winding up the stairs of the Olive Deluce Fine Arts Building and into a darkened classroom, students crowded around to listen to Andrea Burgay give a lecture Oct. 14. Read more
Students gathered to recognize the victory of good over evil through the Nepalese festival Dashain. The Nepalese Student Association hosted this celebration with music, food and dance Oct. 12 in the Station Center View Room. Read more
Theatre Northwest presented the play “When She Had Wings” written by Susan Zeder at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11-12 in the Studio Theatre of the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. Read more
Nestled on a beige shelf sits a worn-out book sophomore Levi Bradley read when he was in sixth grade. The book, “The Drowning Girl” by Caitlin R. Kiernan still stands a testament to his life. Read more
Huddled together in an intimate room in the International Office at B.D. Owen’s Library, students from around the Midwest and around the globe gathered to discuss culture shock and holidays at the First Friday Culture Talk Oct 4. Read more
Digging up the past for profits. Entertainment has been doing this for ages, but today, it’s more prevalent than ever thanks to the interconnectedness of society and new technologies allowing us to relive the past more than we have ever been able to before. Read more
Going to Walmart Inc. is, by itself, a rough experience. The parking lot makes no sense. The Subway to the left of the grocery entrance is just begging me to spend money. There are employees everywhere, except when you actually need one. Read more
Students and staff came together at the coming out table Oct. 7-8 in the J.W. Jones Student Union to write encouraging messages for their peers as a way to kick off LGBTQ History Month on a positive note. Read more
Some people “talk with their hands.” They make hand gestures to demonstrate their point as they speak. Others actually use their hands to speak. Read more
“Joker,” the new movie focused on the titular Batman villain, premiers in theaters Oct. 4 and is already mired in controversy. Read more
When students first arrive on campus, they are often in need of some direction. The 29th Annual Freshman/Transfer Showcase, “Directions,” provided that to any freshman or transfer student eager to get their foot in the door at Theatre Northwest Sept. 26-29. Read more
A lot of people grew up with the words, “You can be anything,” ringing in their ears. Usually people will realize the truth, but for the amateur rapper community, they obviously still believe this little fib. Read more
Northwest was full of energy as families traveled from near and far to reunite with students, getting a glimpse of their life on campus and making memories, last weekend. Read more
Excited chatter and laughter filled the Charles Johnson Theatre before students fell silent as Mwende Katwiwa took the stage to speak on what troubles them most. Read more
Student Activities Council announced the fall concert artist Sept. 23. Student Involvement Coordinator Drake Summers and SAC concert directors, sophomore Brianna Bales and junior Aleka Apodaca, made the announcement at 5 p.m. This year’s artist is blackbear. Read more
Many have memories of turning over trash cans and grabbing hair brushes to start bands with their siblings, but most probably didn’t achieve stardom following their performance in the living room. Read more
Cheers resonated from her apartment as she hurried downstairs — fingers fumbling through her contacts to call her mom with tears threatening to well up — after she opened an email titled, “Congratulations.” Read more
LOESS BLUFFS, Mo. — With more than a hundred acres of conservation land to scour for the migrating monarchs, the volunteer efforts of Northwest student, Missouri Western students and various community members helped the conservation team to tag more than 160 butterflies. Read more
With green cards in hand and a hopeful look in their eyes, 953 students crowded the Student Recreation to participate in Grocery Bingo on Sept. 19. Read more
MOUND CITY, Mo. – With more than 13 wineries from Dover, Missouri, to Weston, Missouri, and almost 50 local artisans at the 10th Annual Missouri’s Great Northwest Wine Fest, each booth offered more than just wine and fancy cheese to the various festival attendees. Read more
With six weeks of practice, 20 choreographers and more than 120 members making up Northwest Dance Company, students put their all into Show Day with more than 1,000 collective hours of practice.
Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted its second annual Cornhole tournament at the Student Recreation Center to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital's “Up ‘til Dawn” fundraiser Nov. 3.
With Halloween having just ended and the holiday season in full swing, the topic for the Nov. 1 culture talk focused on holidays in different cultures.
Snow fluttered past goblins, vampires and princesses wrapped in scarves and puffy coats at the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat Oct. 30.
It’s a long-held belief that on Halloween the veil between the human world and the spirit realm is at its thinnest, allowing ghosts to travel back to the human plane.
During late October, children and family members celebrate Halloween up to Oct. 31 through various community events. Bustling children with buckets of candy, dressed in colorful costumes will swarm sidewalks as well as Northwest Resident Halls and even Mozingo Lake Recreation Park for the fe…
There really are only three constants in life: death, taxes and you talking loud enough in our 9 a.m. class on Mondays, telling everyone just how hard you partied this weekend.