The Missouri House of Representatives has passed House Bill 258 which allows concealed carry of firearms on campus for faculty. Sponsor of the bill Rep. Jered Taylor (R-Mo.) is adding an amendment to it which would allow students the same rights, stating it’s for their safety. Read more
As students, we learn about the issues leading to the Civil War and the effects of the Nazis during the 1930s and 1940s. Yet, it is rare to learn about Native Americans outside of the context of the Pilgrims or as groups that caused conflict in the American West. Read more
Northwest is known for being green in more than one way, clearly dedicating itself to sustainability and going green environmentally. Read more
Civic engagement is critical, and as Bearcats, we’re severely lacking it. Not civic engagement on a local, state or even national level, but as a campus. Read more
Although online shopping has become more popular, shopping by physically going to stores is more beneficial on both personal and economic levels. Read more
President Donald Trump said April 2 the U.S. southern border would be closed to prevent immigration if he fails to make a deal with Congress over the issue. Read more
Although Rate My Professor sounds like a useful tool, it can be misleading because students usually just air their frustrations, rather than using the site for its rightful purpose. Read more
The war against vaccines is not a battle anybody should need to address. It’s 2019, and having measles outbreaks plastered across multiple headlines is unbelievable with the amount of technology we have. Read more
The government represents the people, but limiting public access to information minimizes the people’s voice. The public has the right to an open government because all citizens are affected by the decisions government officials make. Read more
Most of us grew up knowing February is Black History Month. In elementary school, we studied Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream” speech, and discussed the invention of peanut butter by George Washington Carver. School teachers also went out of their way to include multiple activities to… Read more
A simple quote from one of the wisest fictional characters ever to grace the pages of literature in the last 20 years could not be more poignant for Northwest this week. Read more
Last month, the notorious 35-day government shutdown ended. The reason the shutdown took place is because President Donald Trump refused to sign off on a congressional budget because senators and representatives refused to allocate funds to his border wall. Read more
Babies grow up to become a myriad of things. They can grow to be doctors, lawyers, teachers, parents, comedians—the possibilities are endless. That is, if the baby is given that opportunity to grow. Sadly, many children are deprived the opportunity to even experience life outside the womb. Read more
With 38 percent of the U.S. population able to donate blood and less than 10 percent actually donating, the blood shortage has thankfully not affected Maryville. Even with this stroke of luck, community members and students who can donate blood should still do it. Read more
The new minimum wage change increases the Missouri minimum wage from $7.85 to $8.60. This change, however, is not mandated for public universities. Read more
I grew up watching crime shows like “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Bones” and “Criminal Minds.” These shows helped shape my personality. It gave me a passion for history, forensic science and psychology. Read more
As a young female from an ethnic background, diversity is something important, whether that’s in reality shows or TV programs. It is vital to have other cultures incorporated in order to be educated about new perspectives and learn from other people’s experiences. Read more
Keep your eyes closed, unless you want to lose your mind is the major tenet of the 2018 film “Bird Box,” which was released on Netflix mid-December. While it has received a huge amount of views, it left me with a sense of disappointment when I was hoping for a true horror film. Read more
With the semester coming to an end, I’ve learned several important tips for getting by. Specifically, I’ve learned to constantly check my email or else risk missing information. Read more
Although online shopping has become more popular, shopping by physically going to stores is more beneficial on both personal and economic levels.
President Donald Trump said April 2 the U.S. southern border would be closed to prevent immigration if he fails to make a deal with Congress over the issue.
Although Rate My Professor sounds like a useful tool, it can be misleading because students usually just air their frustrations, rather than using the site for its rightful purpose.
The war against vaccines is not a battle anybody should need to address. It’s 2019, and having measles outbreaks plastered across multiple headlines is unbelievable with the amount of technology we have.
When California was rampaged by wildfires earlier this school year, we sent aid. When Florida got hit by a hurricane two years ago, we rallied around them. Now, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are asking for help.
Spring break is by far one of the biggest highlights of the second semester. Students spend hundreds of dollars each year to travel to destinations such as Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, or Panama City, Florida.
Johnny Depp claims to have submitted 87 pieces of evidence against his ex-wife Amber Heard, stating he is the victim of abuse. Sadly, no one seems to care.
An old federal law is proving to be difficult and is negating the rights the second amendment provides by wrongfully targeting people who choose to use medical marijuana despite if its legal within the state.