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The internet and social media has fueled Generation Z; I would know since I’m a “Zoomer” myself. My generation is beginning to enter adulthood, so now we’re seeing how this may affect us long term. Unfortunately, I’m noticing a negative effect on my attention span, and one social media platf… Read more

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It’s late at night; you have your first test of the semester tomorrow, and you’re wildly unprepared. Your first thought may be to turn off your phone, chug a Red Bull and stay up all night studying, but this will actually work against you. All-nighters are often heralded as a normal part of … 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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The most divisive action the Maryville City Council has taken since the beginning of the pandemic is no more. The mask mandate was revoked after a 4-1 vote Monday — Tye Parsons was alone in his opposition — and as of midnight that day, there was no city face-covering requirement. It’s sad th… Read more

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The bliss of romantic relationships comes from personalities working together in harmony. Attaining that feeling of comfort, understanding and requited companionship is what many people search for. However, in my experience as a cisgender, heterosexual, Black man, it’s a little harder to fin… Read more

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For years people have been told about the negative consequences that can come about from people driving impaired. This has been something that has been stressed over and over, and it will continue to be shared until some real change is made and a stop is put to those who drive while impaired. Read more

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Women’s History Month celebrates the achievements of women, and the movies they’ve been a part of are a great place to turn for celebrating their accomplishments and embracing female strength, determination and independence. In celebration of Women’s History Month, I’m suggesting five movies… Read more

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I can see where some students are coming from. It is unfortunate that unlike other universities and even high schools, our spring break was but a measly Monday. If you’re a student reading this, you might be feeling ripped off, and I can empathize with you. It sucks. But people must realize … Read more

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Normally at The Missourian, we cover issues pertaining to Northwest, Maryville and the surrounding area. However, we stand in solidarity with violence survivors and agree with those who organized the protests at Northwest: the Lambda Nu chapter of Phi Gamma Delta at the University of Nebrask…

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It’s late at night; you have your first test of the semester tomorrow, and you’re wildly unprepared. Your first thought may be to turn off your phone, chug a Red Bull and stay up all night studying, but this will actually work against you. All-nighters are often heralded as a normal part of …

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In recent weeks, we have either heard or read heartbreaking stories about unvaccinated patients in the ICU begging their family members and friends to take COVID-19 seriously and get the vaccine. Unfortunately, some of these pleas come as the person is taking their last breath.

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Now that there’s a fully approved vaccine and viewpoints on said vaccine have flown like food in a chaotic school lunchroom, how should the University proceed with such information? Easy — Northwest needs to mandate that students receive the vaccine to continue in-person enrollment.

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Summer heat waves plagued Missouri as the state experienced heat advisories for multiple weeks, with temperatures in Maryville, MO reaching up to 120 degrees. July was the hottest month on record, beating out 142 years of previous records, according to an article by the Associated Press.