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An Illinois based band plays at a local dive bar with instruments made out of broken down home appliances. The bass guitar is made out of a washtub. One man plays the washboard. Another, a eucalyptus bamboo digeridoo. The band’s name is the Woodbox Gang and the lead singer, the man who made … Read more

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The echoes of disappointed parents everywhere fall on deaf ears in 2017, a year where career opportunities are nearly endless. These echoes spout disapproval of making a career out of video games, with the evidence to back up nothing more than labeling video games as toys. Read more

In a dull yellow, one-story house with a basement, complete with a silver minivan and faded blue and white swing set in the front yard, many feral and abandoned cats find comfort in the seemingly typical home.

While many people would define their life by what they have accomplished, military veteran and Northwest financial assistance counselor Chris Scroggins said he wouldn’t be where he’s at without his various teammates.

Senior Drake Summers, a human services and psychology double major, can often be spotted in the Office of Student Involvement. His trademark long-sleeved shirts and Northwest ambassador pullover and blond whiskers along his cheeks and chin make him easy to spot.

Many people say they want to change the world and make a difference, but for pre-medical senior Kathrine Gerhardt, this isn’t just a grandiose statement.

Raised in small town Lexington, Missouri, Northwest emergency disaster management sophomore Marisa Alvares initially looked for internships close to home in places such as in Warrensburg, Missouri. However, by a stroke of boldness and luck, Alvares landed an internship in Johnson County, Kan…

College is often described as a chance to grow and become a new person. For senior David Anzures, this meant stepping up and becoming a leader despite his shy and introverted personality.

John Gallaher can usually be found down in the Green Tower Press office, surrounded by a sprawling mess of old copies of the “Laurel Review,” copies of his poetry book “In a Landscape” and his collage work.