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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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Amendment 3, which is on the ballot in the November 2020 election, is a representation of the worst of politics. It’s a thinly veiled attempt to trick voters into making Missouri’s redistricting system more partisan under the guise of “cleaning up” campaign finance in the Show-Me State. It n…

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While many are worrying about having to wear a mask and whether or not the vaccine for the coronavirus will be ready in time and safe, another virus is about to begin rearing its ugly head. We are about to enter flu season while still being in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which mea…

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After making the decision earlier this semester to suspend fall sports until at least Jan. 1, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its commitment to the health of student athletes, the MIAA announced Oct. 1 tentative plans to go ahead with a winter sports season. 

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The opinion section of this newspaper is, in its purest sense, an open forum for the community that the paper serves. More so than any other section of the paper, the opinion section belongs to the readers, and except for the unsigned staff editorial, should stay objective — or at least fair…

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Black students being called the N-word as they walk through campus, numerous social media posts from former and current Bearcats documenting racism on campus, our very own columnist stating he doesn’t always feel safe in Maryville because of his skin color and a letter to the editor that is …

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It seemed that everything was normal, until all of a sudden, it wasn’t. Northwest students were midway through a chilly spring break, hopefully enjoying a rest from classes, when the whole world seemed to shift. March 11, COVID-19 went from a punchline for many on Twitter to shutting down sp…