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We’ve all heard the classic story of the arts department at a school being a second thought compared to the athletics department. While this isn’t true at every school, it’s definitely a problem in the minds of students across the country, including Northwest. There’s been a stigma suggestin… Read more

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Entering the working world after college is one of the biggest transitions a person makes in their life. It’s difficult to imagine doing anything except going to school after nearly two decades of structured learning. Because this is such a huge leap, it’s important to be prepared for the tr… Read more

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The Missouri Senate recently voted to ban so-called vaccine passports. Vaccine passports are documentation stating someone has been vaccinated for COVID-19. This means that Missouri residents won’t have to show they’ve been vaccinated in order to use transportation such as planes, buses or trains. Read more

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On March 22, the Maryville City Council voted to terminate the city’s mask mandate effective midnight the next day. The motion, introduced by Councilman Matt Johnson, passed by an overwhelming 4-1 vote with Councilman Tye Parsons serving as the lone dissenting voice in favor of extending the… Read more

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It’s about that time of the year when a certain holiday is overcommercialized, plastered in every visible corner possible and placed in front of names of events, movies, songs and anything imaginable. Yes, I am talking about Christmas.

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We’ve all heard the classic story of the arts department at a school being a second thought compared to the athletics department. While this isn’t true at every school, it’s definitely a problem in the minds of students across the country, including Northwest. There’s been a stigma suggestin…

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It’s that special time of the year where everybody is either irritated with premature Christmas music or preparing to celebrate for the correct upcoming holiday, Thanksgiving. Either way, decorations and music are the least important reason for the season. The most important part of any holi…

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About eight months ago, the editorial staff of this newspaper penned an Our View about COVID-19. It came out during our special COVID-19 issue, a paper released almost exactly on the one-year anniversary of the virus bringing the U.S. to a standstill and irrecoverably changing the way we all live.

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Construction is one of the worst inconveniences for drivers. It makes getting from one destination to the next difficult, it’s frustratingly confusing and the process is ugly. If there was a way to eliminate construction and have spontaneous updates, life would be much easier.

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Life is full of ups and downs. As cliché as that phrase is, its meaning still holds quite a bit of value. We’re entering the time of year that is often associated with a downswing of emotions that seems to correlate with the temperature and quality of weather. Although we’re inching closer t…

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The time of the year has arrived where temperatures leave the realm of comfort and force students into a constant state of shivering. Every year, Bearcats receive an email that notifies them that Northwest has finally deemed it cold enough to turn on the heat across campus buildings.

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Have you ever walked into a dark room only to find the light switch on the opposing wall? Have you been on a website and been confused on where to find information? Both of these scenarios are examples of bad user experience caused by design. For the most part, it’s harmless, but bad design …

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Northwest altered its mask mandate, and the new guidelines came into effect Oct. 25. An email sent to students Oct. 19 explained that face coverings were optional, but recommended, in public, indoor spaces only to fully vaccinated individuals. So, was this change necessary?