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Being a college student in 2020 has many challenges. Between facing uncertainty around safety, coping with financial stress and learning time management, young adults are often overwhelmed. Some have the added obstacles of parenthood. Junior Alysa Johnson’s pregnancy came as a shock to her.  Read more

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On Aug. 15, Northwest students arrived at Powerhouse Bar and Dance Club, looking to reclaim their college lifestyle. Their masks varied, some wearing homemade coverings while others pulled shirts up around their mouths. Many were willing to risk contracting COVID-19, pointing out the high su… 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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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

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Thanks to shows such as “Stranger Things,” “Freaks and Geeks” and now a “Rick and Morty” crossover comic book, the tabletop role playing game, Dungeons and Dragons, has grown from ultimate nerd status to a more normalized past time with friends. Read more

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The mystery behind Northwest’s vigilante advice hero has stumped many, creating a custom craving for the Life Advice Batman’s insight on all things college, love and life. And he’s only just beginning his journey of unprecedented guides to surviving the four to five years of college life. Read more

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Simplified from the acronym, it is the Student Activities Council, a group responsible for coordinating a number of different campus events for students. What many may not realize though is SAC is a group of students tirelessly working to provide specific and varied entertainment to students. Read more

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Making a difference in an impactful way can seem like quite the daunting task, especially in today’s political environment. Thankfully, there is a select few who are willing to put in the work and take chances in order to make some change, even if they are only about 10 years old. Read more

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There is a clear divide in the world between races, religions and political ideologies. As much as anyone would like to deny it, there is also a divide on campus between domestic and international students. Read more

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There it sits, patiently waiting to be discovered. Its hue feels like home. Its pages are thick and firm. It is found layered under piles of old, washed-out photos and boxes of clothes you will never wear. It is under sweaters your grandma gave you, old crafts your mom had you keep from elem… Read more

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As Patrick Mahomes threw the ball away after the game’s final snap and the Kansas City Chiefs clinched their first Lombardi Trophy in 50 years Feb. 2, winning Super Bowl LIV 31-20 over the San Francisco 49ers, a celebration commenced in Miami, Florida.

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What’s a good follower to following ratio? When is the best time of the day to post on Instagram? Selfies generally get more likes. What’s a good follower to like ratio on Instagram? Deleting posts that underperform.

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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.

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Devastating headlines revealing 450 vaping-related illnesses and seven deaths in 36 states has started nation-wide conversations about electronic cigarette use and a proposed guidance from President Trump.

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The freedom to plan their own daily schedule is part of the college dream many students may have. However, when the hours of classes, homework, study time, part-time jobs and other activities add up, students often sleep less than recommended.