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Northwest sophomore Elizabeth Skelly was one of many students on their way to some of the world’s most distinguished and sought-after study abroad institutions in late January. Many were set to spend months in countries across the globe, studying foreign cultures and experiencing things far … Read more

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She’s closed the Nodaway County Senior Center before in her 13 years as an administrator at the lunchtime refuge for elderly people across the county, usually shutting its doors for a day or two when the weather turns bad and the roads ice over. Amie Firavich knows how her daily patrons will… Read more

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Most people haven’t seen the small scar that sits beneath Joel Osborn’s left clavicle, the one he’s worn beneath his collarbone for almost a decade now. When they look at his narrow face and overtired green eyes, they don’t see the blemish that occupies the space a catheter once did. They do… Read more

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He had taken a liking to the nearly-indestructible eyeglasses brand he had been sporting for years, but Matt Johnson grew annoyed by the need to replace them so frequently. Every six months or so, the black paint would wear off certain parts of his frames, leaving him a victim of “planned ob… Read more

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The two men stood at the center of Bearcat Arena Feb. 8 in front of a crowd of close to 2,000 people, clad in dark green ceremonial gowns. They were perhaps overdressed for the pair of basketball games the arena hosted that day, but their outfits were appropriate for the commencement in between. Read more

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            A large blue barn just off campus, a reprieve from the cold and refuge for eager horseback riders, filled with dust as the Northwest Horseman’s Association galloped across its dirt-covered ground. Each horse and rider weaved between cones much like how the equestrian club weaved … Read more

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The sound of drums echoed through the auditorium. Stomping feet and clapping hands from both the audience and the performers were united together in rhythm. The performers on stage danced to the beat, not only incorporating their hands and feet, but the entirety of their body. Legs kicked hi… Read more

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Dietetic students worked on a class project for more than 40 hours for two consecutive weeks to put on the annual Friday Night Cafes at 5 p.m. Nov. 8 and Nov. 15 on the third floor of the Administration building. The first featured Nepalese food, the second featured South Korean food.  Read more

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Most people haven’t seen the small scar that sits beneath Joel Osborn’s left clavicle, the one he’s worn beneath his collarbone for almost a decade now. When they look at his narrow face and overtired green eyes, they don’t see the blemish that occupies the space a catheter once did. They do…

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S.I.S.T.A.H., the Spiritually Involved Sisters Together Achieving Harmony organization, had its annual soul food dinner in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom Feb. 29. The meal consisted of a traditional African American cuisine, such as fried chicken, catfish, green beans and southern mac…

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Don’t misunderstand me — I’m a huge fan of spring. I look forward to almost every aspect of it — warmer weather, greener grass, being able to go outside in a T-shirt and shorts and so on. Notice I said almost every aspect. That one exception is quite honestly the bane of my existence: daylig…

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Nearly every night her freshman year was spent practicing within the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building until midnight. March 1, she stood in the same building clothed in a beaded gown about to perform her senior recital.

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He had taken a liking to the nearly-indestructible eyeglasses brand he had been sporting for years, but Matt Johnson grew annoyed by the need to replace them so frequently. Every six months or so, the black paint would wear off certain parts of his frames, leaving him a victim of “planned ob…

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Let’s talk about the biggest win-win scenario on campus: Starbucks’ free coffee after 9 p.m. Didn’t know that was a thing? Clearly not utilizing your resources.

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Dave Neustadter, a Hollywood executive producer, visited his hometown and spoke at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building from 7:30-9 p.m. Feb. 13. He was invited by Kenton Wilcox, an old friend and professor at Northwest, to be one of the speakers for the Distinguished Lecture Series.