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Seventy-three days after a full mask mandate was officially reinstated at Northwest due to a local and national rise in COVID-19 cases from the delta variant, it will change — slightly. The University announced via email Oct. 19 it would relax its existing mandate in certain aspects.  Read more

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At the Oct. 8 Board of Regents meeting, the approval for the allocation of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III money to students ranging from $250-$1,100 per student was passed. International and online students are now included in the distribution of these funds for the first time si… Read more

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Students gathered around the J.W. Jones Student Union as Jessie Peter and Brittany Morgan-Roberts of the Diversity and Inclusion Office draped flags over the second-floor ledge. The nonbinary flag, Philadelphia’s people of color inclusive flag, pansexual flag, genderfluid flag and genderquee… Read more

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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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The campus barber shop has been in the process of getting its license since it opened in February, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the licensing office fell behind on its application process. 

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Student Senate approved the Northwest Transfer Club, an organization that welcomes new transfer students to come together to find a community on campus,at the Oct. 19 Student Senate meeting.

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The amount of active COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County reached its lowest point since mid-July, and as of Oct. 11, there were no hospitalizations from COVID-19 as the virus’s hold seems to be weakening locally.

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Two Northwest professors’ art pieces were chosen to be displayed at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, Missouri, in the “Missouri Art Now: A Bicentennial Celebration” exhibit until Nov. 7.