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A little over a year ago Aug. 31, 2020, Northwest was in dire straits because of COVID-19. The University had 189 positive cases in a single day, and the outlook for continuing the semester was bleak. This year, however, with a low case count and high bed availability on campus, Lt. Amanda C… Read more

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Only eight days after the reported sexual assault at Phi Gamma Delta, known as Fiji, over 120 miles away, Northwest students, faculty and staff stood together in front of the Bell Tower in support for victims of sexual violence and to urge for the accountability of perpetrators.  Read more

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Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine for the coronavirus received full approval for those 16 and older from the Food and Drug Administration Monday. The announcement prompted many public and private institutions including the New York City public school system and CVS Health, among others, to issue vac… Read more

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An estimated 42% of Nodaway County residents as of August 17, including those not yet eligible to receive the vaccine, have completed their COVID-19 vaccinations, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Nodaway County Health Administrator Tom Patterson said he, li… Read more

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The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is partnering with the Humanities and Social Sciences Department to host the Occupy Valk series this fall to discuss the importance of diversity in history. 

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The U.S. flag was raised half-mast as a moment of silence rang out across Bearcat Stadium. Students, faculty and firefighters prepared to climb 2,071 steps to honor the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. 

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In the first meeting since classes began, the Board of Regents approved appointments to new faculty, approved new contracts for University learning equipment and stated that Northwest had received a $40,000 grant.