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Missouri state budget cuts are catching up with higher education, as the University prepares for another increase in tuition for next fall. With the spring semester brings FAFSA applications, scholarship approvals and class enrollment. For the semester on the horizon, it seems the perfect ti… Read more

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There’s plenty of things to be asked for in the small town of Maryville: more shopping options, better food choices and a Chipotle. While most times none if these requests are ever fulfilled, Maryville is finally getting an upgrade that is requested, needed and could even save lives. As of l… Read more

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In last week’s issue of the Missourian, the blotters section of the paper recorded three cases of alleged drunk drivers in Maryville — and these were only the ones who were caught. The loss of a student to a drunk driver shouldn’t be what it takes for us to pull together and shut down those … Read more

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Lately it seems plenty of debatable bills are being passed or not passed through Congress. From forgotten deadlines for low income children, insurance to net neutrality, Congress has had their fingers busy signing bill after bill, and the latest is the new tax reform bill effective in 2019. … Read more

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College tuition rates are out of control in the United States. Students know it and parents especially know it. The culprit behind exponential tuition increases cannot be attributed to any single factor, but decreasing government support for colleges is the leading suspect. Inexplicably, the… Read more

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You’ve all seen the numbers advertised. “97.5 percent of undergraduate and 99 percent of graduate students at Northwest secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation.” Wow, those are incredible numbers; perhaps even unbelievable. It must feel great to attend a… Read more

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The high-rise dorms here at Northwest are the butt of far too many jokes. Exemplified by Dieterich Hall’s permanent nickname “Dirty D,” these ancient halls are routinely ridiculed as freshmen abuse them every year. Bearcats should never expect a pristine dorm, but they should be concerned wi… Read more

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Last Friday, the movie “Selma” was released in theaters. The dramatization of the famous march for civil rights in 1965 is already garnering heavy praise and criticism from historians and activists alike. Brushing aside the debate over historical accuracy for a moment, there are invaluable l… Read more

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The Department of Modern Languages has been a source of frustration for many Spanish majors as of late. Unfortunately, much of this is self-inflicted. Now, the department appears to be making things even worse for senior Spanish majors on the way out. Read more

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It’s almost impossible to escape it. Whether you’re walking through campus, sitting in class or having a drink at The Palms, the excitement is everywhere. “Royals Fever” is contagious in Maryville and everyone is catching it, from lifelong Royals fans to students who couldn’t tell you what a… Read more

Today, the Northwest Missourian joins hundreds of publications across the United States in answering a call brought forth by the Boston Globe.

One of the most recent bills working its way through the House of Representatives will make or break students deciding whether they want to pursue higher education or not, but it is a step in the right direction.

Missouri state budget cuts are catching up with higher education, as the University prepares for another increase in tuition for next fall. With the spring semester brings FAFSA applications, scholarship approvals and class enrollment. For the semester on the horizon, it seems the perfect ti…

Social media has become such a prominent part of our daily lives, as we share the most intimate and recent event of our lives with the world. The Missouri Senate committee is proposing that our postings are private affairs that should no longer determine someone’s academic eligibility, renti…

Sigma Phi Epsilon has been suspended after reports of hazing in the fraternity. The strange thing, however, is the university’s reluctance to speak up on the issue.