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Sexual harassment has been historically known to mainly happen in the work place, but it goes far beyond sitting behind a desk. If you search for sexual harassment, nearly all the results will come up with work related sexual harassment information. This needs to be changed sooner rather tha… Read moreSexual harassment doesn't only happen in the work place
It’s Women’s History Month, and a woman’s role in society has shifted, but there is still room to make changes for the better. There are stereotypes about how women should act, look and think. These societal norms need to be improved. Read moreSociety needs to balance women's inequality issues
Women’s reproductive rights. They have been ripped from our hands, taking the right to choose what happens to our own bodies away from us. I’ve lost a lot of respect for our government — the system designed to give us freedom. Read moreWomen's reproductive rights should not be in the hands of the government
This is an exciting time of year in the sports world. Division I basketball March Madness is on the horizon, the NBA is officially in the second half of its season and the MLB's preseason is underway. Read moreFans should remember to be respectful not only in the stands, but everywhere
If there is a consistent variable in the majority of sexual violence cases, its the “he said, she said,” factor. The undeniably wrong, yet driving factor in these cases. Read moreStanding With Survivors: Stop allowing ‘he said, she said’ to be driving factors in cases
Each week, The Missourian is sent a crime log from Maryville Public Safety and University Police Department, and you will see reports of people driving while intoxicated. Though we see it often, there seems to be an uptick during the winter months as students may have decided to take a chanc… Read moreCold weather conditions is not an excuse for drunken driving
As students walked into the J.W. Jones Student Union, they were greeted by an employee who took the time to learn their name and ask how their day was. This beloved faculty member has recently left. Read moreThank you Mickey, other faculty for impacting students' lives
It’s been nearly three years since police brutality was mentioned in every story in the news, and you couldn’t escape social media without seeing a debate about if Black lives mattered or not. I thought the world would’ve grown or changed a little since then, but I guess not. Read moreLaw enforcement should abstain from resorting to excessive force
During your last semester in college, there is only one thing that you are probably thinking about — getting a job. The tedious and long process may become tiresome, but in the end, it’s worth it. Read moreFreelancing is not designed for newly-graduated students
The people of Missouri have voted, recreational marijuana is legal. This wasn’t something we were expecting, but in just under a week, anyone 21 years or older will be able to use it. Read morePeople, law enforcement should stay respectful with marijuana legalization approaching
The most important factor in deciding which university to earn your degree at is how comfortable you feel when you visit campus. Well, it is according to Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. Read moreUniversities should aid students’ development of racial identity
Women are ridiculed for what they wear beginning in elementary school. Young girls are taught that their bodies need to be hidden as if their bodies are the actual problem. They are told too much of their own skin showing is inappropriate and a distraction. The message that is given to those… Read moreSexualization starts young, but doesn't end there
For many of us, driving down South Main Street has become a cluttered mess of traffic cones and confused drivers. The construction is nothing shy of needed changes to the community. Read moreMaryville needs to prioritize adding, fixing sidewalks
The whole point of going to a doctor is to find out what is wrong and to either fix the issue, or find out what the next steps are. Doctors are supposed to be a resource for people to utilize, but it is just as easy to give up on a doctor when you don’t feel that they are doing the job you w… Read morePut an end to generalizing mental illnesses
When first coming to the Northwest campus, students start Advantage before classes begin. This includes numerous events and information to get students involved and become more acclimated with the University. Read morePeople need more education on sexual assault prevention
As a 22-year-old college student, I know that drinking, parties and bars are just a piece of the college experience. There is nothing wrong with enjoying your twenties, but what is wrong is using it as an excuse after sexually assaulting another person. Read moreStanding With Survivors: Alcohol is no excuse for sexual violence
With finals week upon us, students are now in crunch time. The next week will be spent studying, seeing friends before the break, planning graduation parties or trying to find a job for the next stage of life. Read moreStudents should make the most of their winter break
Date rape or acquaintance rape is not just as it sounds, in fact, you could take away the first word in both of them, and it would still have the same meaning. Giving rape a name in front of it is just another attempt to soften the blow of what actually happened — it’s rape, no exception. Read moreStanding With Survivors: Stop giving rape a subsidiary name
The onslaught of December holiday parties, work functions and family gatherings is in full swing. Read moreOpinion | Surviving the holidays sober
I am studying abroad in Italy this coming spring, so I thought it would be a good idea to share some of the things I’ve learned while preparing with other students in case they’re thinking about doing it. Here are five tips for getting ready to study abroad. Read moreOpinion | Five things you need to know about preparing for studying abroad
As the leaves continue to change colors and the temperature continues to drop, it’s common to see people fall into a seasonal depression. This isn’t only impacting students, but people living and working in rural communities who have less access to mental health resources. Read moreBetter mental health services need to be offered in rural communities
I am sick of it. There’s no exaggeration to that statement — I am literally disgusted. Every time I hear or see a story of a woman talking about how she was sexually assaulted or abused in any capacity by a man, I can’t help but feel absolutely sick to my stomach. Read moreOpinion | Women need more support from men
There are days that I fear my future employers aren’t going to be my future employers because of a few of the tattoos residing in my skin. Specifically the one tattoo in particular that I fear will harm future employment is the one that matters the most. Read moreStanding With Survivors: Consent isn’t coercion, it’s a one word answer
When most people hear the word feminist, they think of angry women who hate every man on the planet. I’m here to put those misconceptions to rest and talk about what being a feminist really means. Read moreOpinion | Feminist isn't a bad word
This year marks the 50th anniversary of when Title IX was passed into law in 1972. Title IX changed the landscape of college education forever and is one of the most important laws related to school athletics. Read moreTitle IX for athletics is great, work still needs to be done
The holidays are approaching and that means that the shopping season is as well. Of course it’s easier to go to Walmart on Black Friday or go to your nearest Target the night of Thanksgiving, but the real gifts are located elsewhere. Read morePeople should shop small businesses for holidays gifts
For those of you who may not be aware of the situation, Palestinian people are being oppressed by the military, police and even some citizens of Israel. This has been happening for far longer than most people would care to admit. The worst part of it is that the U.S. has been nothing but sup… Read moreOpinion | Free Palestine from Israel
People constantly say that you need to pick your battles, that you need to make sure that you are willing to die on the hill of the argument that you are about to make. For me, I’ve been standing on this hill, and I don’t plan to get down anytime soon. Read moreStanding With Survivors: Stop protecting assailants, victims come first
There are a ton of unrealistic body expectations and beauty standards in our society. Women are expected to have big butts and boobs but be rail thin everywhere else. Men are expected to be at least 6 feet tall and ripped — and those are just the tip of the iceberg. Read moreOpinion | Don't spend your holidays worried about beauty standards
It was a cold, windy afternoon, as one should expect this time of year approaching the end of October, but who really knows anymore? It was 40 degrees one week, 80 degrees the next, 40 degrees again after that and now expected to get back up to 80 again. Read moreOpinion | It continues to be a great semester for Northwest athletics
Donating blood has been encouraged throughout everyone's life, yet very few people donate. This year has been the worst blood shortage in over a decade with a 10% decline in donations since the pandemic, according to the American Red Cross. Read moreThe pandemic is over, it's time to start donating blood
Midterm elections will be held Nov. 8. These elections might not seem like they’re all that important, but they matter a lot more than most people believe they do. Read moreOpinion | Your vote matters, so use it during midterm elections
At least once or twice a week, I receive a breaking news notification about mass or school shootings. I know I am not the only one that drops their head when they read it but also has to continue throughout their day waiting for the next notification. Read moreOpinion | Mass shootings are still happening, more attention needs to be brought to them
Nearly each week, the Northwest Missourian dedicates the Our View to bringing a topic that needs attention to light and giving our view on the matter. This week, we decided to take a break from doing so and do something different. Read moreThe Editorial Board's favorite things about fall
Women in Iran and their allies have been protesting in 80 different cities throughout the country, demanding justice for the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Amini was murdered by Iran’s morality police due to her hijab not completely covering her hair. Read moreOpinion | Pay attention to women in Iran
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Northwest Missourian wanted to shed light on the importance that this month brings. The “Letters From” Project was reopened to the public, allowing victims and survivors to share their experience. Read moreGiving a voice to the voiceless: Domestic violence "Letters From" Project
We live our lives referencing and quoting research, and we link statistics to articles or websites where we found the information. This is just common practice as we go throughout our lives in education, but there is something teachers and professors don’t tell you — the statistics are inaccurate. Read moreStanding With Survivors: We are being misled by sexual violence statistics
The Nodaway County Historical Society recently had a guest speaker detailing the history of Black community in Nodaway County and even setting up a special month-long exhibit from the Missouri State Museum on the rise and fall of the state’s Black businesses. It’s a great thing considering t… Read moreTeaching Black history in Nodaway County is imperative
As it’s the last week of Suicide Prevention Month, I wanted to discuss something I think is a very important thing to do — checking in on the people in your life. Not just the ones that you know struggle with mental health, but also the ones who seem like nothing is wrong. Read moreOpinion | Talk to the key people in your life
As a student, the daily struggles of getting decent grades and making sure bills are paid are just two of the worries that we have. One thing that we shouldn’t have to worry about is whether or not we will make it to class on time due to filled lots and minimal parking options. Read moreUniversity parking needs to better accommodate commuters
Having anxiety is something that, for the most part, isn’t taken seriously. Being officially diagnosed with it and medicated for it is a whole other wave of judgment most of the time. You’re often told to suck it up, deal with it and do it alone. This has gotten better with time, but there a… Read moreOpinion | Needing anxiety medication isn't a bad thing
It has been brought to not only our attention, but the general public as well, the grass lot clean up is being neglected. A lot, bought specifically for students and Northwest fans in general to enjoy tailgating among a dry campus, has left people in dismay. Read moreTailgaters need to be held responsible for the grass lot
I know what some of you are probably thinking after reading this title, “She’s a crazy liberal! She wants the government to get rid of all our guns,” which is not true at all. I only want the government to ban one gun — the AR-15. Read moreOpinion | US citizens don't need access to AR-15s
It was a hot afternoon, as is most afternoons this time of year. I just got to my apartment, I unlocked the door and as I walked in, my lanyard caught on the doorknob. As anyone else would in that situation, I immediately start searching through my life memories to find just where everything… Read moreOpinion | This is a special year for fall sports at Northwest
Nearly six months ago, a Northwest student was charged with invasion of privacy, and today we are still awaiting a trial. Read moreCounty courts need to stop elongating cases for months
Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder is often stereotyped as being spacey, forgetful and always having too much energy. However, that’s just the tip of the iceberg for most people who are neurodivergent. Read moreOpinion | The stigmas around ADHD need to come to an end
The Inflation Reduction Act is being praised as a victory for climate justice in the United States by the government and the media. However, it’s not the victory we’re being told it is. Read moreOpinion | The Inflation Reduction Act is no victory
After over three months of being away from campus, students are filing into classrooms and residential halls, ready to start off the semester. While they were away, Northwest was scattered with construction cones and workers throughout campus. Read moreRegents need to prioritize student workspaces first
If there is a consistent variable in the majority of sexual violence cases, its the “he said, she said,” factor. The undeniably wrong, yet driving factor in these cases.
Each week, The Missourian is sent a crime log from Maryville Public Safety and University Police Department, and you will see reports of people driving while intoxicated. Though we see it often, there seems to be an uptick during the winter months as students may have decided to take a chanc…
As students walked into the J.W. Jones Student Union, they were greeted by an employee who took the time to learn their name and ask how their day was. This beloved faculty member has recently left.
It’s been nearly three years since police brutality was mentioned in every story in the news, and you couldn’t escape social media without seeing a debate about if Black lives mattered or not. I thought the world would’ve grown or changed a little since then, but I guess not.
During your last semester in college, there is only one thing that you are probably thinking about — getting a job. The tedious and long process may become tiresome, but in the end, it’s worth it.
The people of Missouri have voted, recreational marijuana is legal. This wasn’t something we were expecting, but in just under a week, anyone 21 years or older will be able to use it.
The most important factor in deciding which university to earn your degree at is how comfortable you feel when you visit campus. Well, it is according to Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.
Women are ridiculed for what they wear beginning in elementary school. Young girls are taught that their bodies need to be hidden as if their bodies are the actual problem. They are told too much of their own skin showing is inappropriate and a distraction. The message that is given to those…
For many of us, driving down South Main Street has become a cluttered mess of traffic cones and confused drivers. The construction is nothing shy of needed changes to the community.