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Northwest will implement a “safety net” grading system for the rest of the spring semester in an effort to help students in the midst of a “tremendous disruption” to academic life caused by the continued spread and University response to COVID-19, Provost Jamie Hooyman announced in an email … Read more

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The Northwest Missourian will provide as-they-happen updates on University response to the coronavirus. Several staff are contributing to the updated report. Read more

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Senior Asma Hassan gripped the microphone a little tighter than usual, and with a shaking voice looked senators in the eyes, reminding them of six college students who took their own lives on a neighboring college campus. She had just heard the Wellness Services plea for sustainability a fin… Read more

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An increase in the designated fee for Wellness Services was proposed to Student Senate Feb. 18 as a way to combat a heavy deficit the office is recurrently adding to, an issue Wellness associated with lack of funding and the rising cost of healthcare for college students across the nation. Read more

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The Student Success Center in conjunction with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted the second installment of its First-Generation Focus series Feb. 18 in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom featuring a panel of five first-generation students answering faculty and staff questions a… Read more

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DES MOINES, Iowa — As college-aged students flock toward the most progressive candidates in the field of 2020 Democratic hopeful, the party’s more moderate candidates and their campaign representatives made last-ditch pleas to likely Caucus-goers and pitches to young voters nationwide ahead … Read more

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Mental health and student wellness issues are not unique to the small student population of Northwest but are rather an all-encompassing epidemic that several institutions in the state are working with experts to curb and find viable solutions for. Read more

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With finals season emerging through the lulling satisfaction of Thanksgiving break, cheery, upbeat moods are suddenly being replaced with somber in December as students feel an encroaching pressure to perform well. At Northwest, Wellness Services is the face of aid for those struggling, but … Read more

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As of March 18, Nodaway County Health Center has two COVID-19 test kits and Mosaic Medical Center has five. Two people have been tested for coronavirus with two different kits and came back negative.

There were 15 cars in the main parking lot tucked behind Northwest’s Hudson-Perrin Residence Halls, which opened in 2007 and have housed roughly a third of the University’s freshmen each year since, but sat mostly empty March 14.

The Northwest Missourian will provide as-they-happen updates on University response to the coronavirus. Several staff are contributing to the updated report.

Northwest President John Jasinski released an “All That Jazz” statement via email containing the University’s latest update on monitoring the coronavirus outbreak, including what steps the institution has taken as of March 6 to prepare if the virus reaches Missouri.

Bustling with family, faculty and staff, the friends of retiring Equity Coordinator Pat Wyatt filled the J.W. Jones Student Union Living Room Feb. 28 to give goodbyes — some tearful, some joyful for the future — to someone who touched every corner of campus.

Senior Asma Hassan gripped the microphone a little tighter than usual, and with a shaking voice looked senators in the eyes, reminding them of six college students who took their own lives on a neighboring college campus. She had just heard the Wellness Services plea for sustainability a fin…