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Despite Northwest working to create a “normal” college experience, I knew that my freshman year was going to be anything but normal. Everything was uncertain, and I didn’t even know if campus would be open to students much less whether or not we would have in-person classes. Read more

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Most of the country watched in horror as Trump supporters protesting the results of the presidential election turned into a riot. A violent mob composed of white supremacists and neo-nazis forced entry into the Capitol Jan. 6. Bombs were found and safely disarmed, and five people are now dea… Read more

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We’ve already had a heck of a year with everything that’s been going on in our world lately. A virus no one could have predicted, save for President-elect Joe Biden, brought this country to its knees on its own. The entire country of Australia spent much of the first half of 2020 ablaze. Bas… Read more

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The phrase “new normal” thankfully died out a few months ago as it became less important to emphasize the “new” part of our lives in 2020. However, I would like to bring the phrase back and apply it to voting. Mail-in voting and early voting have been at the forefront of this election. It ha… Read more

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After reading the opinion pieces printed in the Northwest Missourian during the last two weeks, I am responding in my role as the leader of the University’s Diversity and Inclusion office. Through the course of events in our country this summer, more people have been able to identify with th… Read more

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And so it begins, the blame game. COVID-19 cases have surged since Northwest resumed in-person classes — shocking — and as a result, students, faculty, administration and community members are beginning to point fingers. Everyone in their own way is accountable for what is happening. No one … Read more

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There’s been a lot of tension in the world recently with the Black Lives Matter movement storming back to the forefront of the media. For now, it seems like our pandemic has taken a backseat to the current outrage. The uproar was sparked by the video of a Minneapolis police officer unlawfull… Read more

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Hello and welcome to the inaugural edition of my newest column. The main premise, of course, is to focus on anything regarding Northwest Athletics. Whether it be a question about soccer’s recruiting class in 2021, or the chances of men’s basketball winning another national title, I’ll answer it.

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The extreme political actors have had a grand time in 2020, as was evident in the bitter partisanship that populated every thread of the fabric of the U.S. political landscape during the election cycle. Now, those who wish to name-call, spread misinformation and be offended to be offended ha…

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It’s been a long and difficult year, but finally, we’ve reached the final month of this hellish trip around the sun. December is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, so maybe there’s hope that the final holiday spirit hurrah will place some light in our lives.

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We’ve already had a heck of a year with everything that’s been going on in our world lately. A virus no one could have predicted, save for President-elect Joe Biden, brought this country to its knees on its own. The entire country of Australia spent much of the first half of 2020 ablaze. Bas…

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Nov. 11, 2020, marks 101 years since the end of World War I. You should have learned about this special day in school. Originally known as Armistice Day, Veterans Day is a moment of commemoration for veterans of all wars. Some made it home. Others paid the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our co…