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Voting hasn’t always been a right for everyone in America. Years of strife in the women’s suffrage movement attests to that. On Sept. 17, Northwest Instructor Matt Johnson began his speech in the latest installment of the University’s “Occupy Valk” series by promoting political engagement fo… Read more

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Over 200 boot and sneaker soles clanged against damp bleachers against the backdrop of an appropriately overcast sky on a somber anniversary. Where normally fingers and toes would grow numb throughout the course of a Bearcat football game, sweat dripped instead onto the stairs as students an… Read more

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It’s been a full week since the 7-day rolling average of daily COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County first trekked into the twenties Aug. 26 with 24.7 cases per day. In the seven days since then, the county has averaged at least 25 cases a day, as the total case count has more than doubled since … Read more

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A week into Northwest’s fall semester and the day after 90% of Maryville High School students started classes, the fourth COVID-19 death and 46 new cases were recorded in Nodaway County Aug. 26, a record high by more than a dozen cases. Read more

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Well into the resumption of on-campus and hybrid course instruction, Northwest reports the fall 2020 semester began with the second highest retention in University history, recording an uptick in enrollment amid a global pandemic where other colleges are facing declining enrollment, financia… Read more

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A week after hybrid and in-person classes started at Northwest, and nearly two weeks after close to 7,000 students began arriving in Maryville in preparation for the fall semester, new COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County reached a record high Aug. 25. Read more

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In the midst of nationwide protests against police brutality, dozens of Northwest students and alumni took to Twitter and Facebook in June to share stories of being marginalized by faculty, residential life staff and students and demanded change from the administration and the Board of Regents. Read more

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As Northwest gets set to welcome roughly 7,000 students back onto its campus for the first time since March in the coming weeks, the University first welcomed Mike Parson — Missouri’s governor who has faced criticism in recent weeks for his comments making light of school reopenings amid the… Read more

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The group of protesters, stretched out in a parade of residents that spanned more than 50 yards, rounded the northwest corner of the Nodaway County Courthouse and chanted in remembrance of an unarmed black man who died in Minneapolis May 25 after a white police officer pinned the man face do… Read more

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Northwest students — and some staff members — of all races have expressed outrage in the aftermath of a statement from Northwest President John Jasinski, which addressed the racially-insensitive video that circulated on Twitter last weekend depicting an incoming University freshman who appea… Read more

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KANSAS CITY, MO. — Less than a mile down the road from where protesters gathered for the sixth evening of the Black Lives Matter demonstration in Kansas City, a group of nearly 100 people stood holding black and gold balloons, celebrating and remembering the life of a black man.  Read more

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After planning to announce the awaited results of last week’s election via a Facebook Live announcement, Northwest Student Senate introduced the elected representatives of the University’s 98th Student Senate in a Twitter thread April 28, with Kirayle Jones, who ran unopposed, becoming the f… Read more

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Doctors swarm to their patients while nurses scramble in every direction to other patients who are struggling just to catch their breath. Bed after hospital bed is filled with patients showing symptoms of COVID-19. Paramedics rush to their ambulances to assist what sounds like another corona… Read more

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Voting hasn’t always been a right for everyone in America. Years of strife in the women’s suffrage movement attests to that. On Sept. 17, Northwest Instructor Matt Johnson began his speech in the latest installment of the University’s “Occupy Valk” series by promoting political engagement fo…

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One faculty member sat at her desk looking over all of the assignments and powerpoints she would have to present to her first class in two days. She had just gotten word that she was hired as an adjunct employee for the University and had only two days to prepare to teach a class.

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The Northwest Office of Diversity and Inclusion partnered with The Bridge to host three presentations from guest lecturers Alex and Angela Bryant, co-authors of “Let's Start Again: A Biracial Couple's View on Race, Racial Ignorance, and Racial Insensitivity,” at the Ron Houston Center for th…

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Over 200 boot and sneaker soles clanged against damp bleachers against the backdrop of an appropriately overcast sky on a somber anniversary. Where normally fingers and toes would grow numb throughout the course of a Bearcat football game, sweat dripped instead onto the stairs as students an…