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1,257 cases and 37 deaths. That’s the most recent count for those affected by COVID-19 in the US, according to the New York Times. Originating in Wuhan, China in late 2019, coronavirus has now spread to 102 countries and 42 US states, raising alarm around the world. 

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As many know, in March of 2019, MSU lost over 60,000 square feet of recreation space when pieces of the roof over the Marga Hosaeus Fitness Center collapsed due to snow accumulation. This sparked a motion to renovate what is left of the gym as well as revamp University Health Partners in a c…

MSU will host its 134th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 1, in-person for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The ceremony will be held in Bobcat Stad…

The NCAA women’s and men’s basketball seasons wrapped up on Sunday, April 4, and Monday, April 5, respectively. Both tournaments provided excitement, upsets and tears of jo…

Just two months ago, Montana State was excited to announce the hiring of new head football coach Brent Vigen. When Vigen held his press conference, that excitement evaporat…

When Mac Hamburger set out to make his March Madness bracket earlier this month, he had absolutely no idea he’d be in the running for one of the most accurate brackets in t…

As the weather warms and flocks of prospective students arrive on MSU’s campus, the student body seems listless. The usual energy that arrives with the warm weather is somewhat supressed this … Read more

In recent breaking news, the South and North Hedges Resident Assistants (RAs) have confirmed that they are joining the Amazon delivery union in a strike over unfair work practices. The weekly … Read more

With warm and sunny days early this spring, April looks like it might bring the warmer weather to Bozeman earlier than expected. Many people may be eager to get out and enjoy the weather before Bozeman pulls a late April fool’s and does a complete 180, bringing a cold front to the valley and…

As lifts stop turning around the state and spring corn gives way to slush and sod, the typical off-season question comes back to the fore: “what now?” An overwhelming number of possibilities sit in front of anyone in the market for some fresh and socially distant air. The high peaks still ho…

On Monday, March 29, the Byeden administration announced a last-minute addition to the recent American Rescue Plan, a COVID-19 stimulus package that grants extra resources to ski bums struggling in the wake of the pandemic. The plan adds an extra $450 to the checks of anyone with more days s…

The Big Sky state of Montana attracts an eclectic bunch of outdoorsmen and -women. The town of Bozeman showcases just about all of them. The key to loving the great outdoors is finding your way to play, whether it be hiking for an afternoon ski down Bradwey’s or taking a quick morning lap on…

Waking up with a 6 a.m. alarm, grabbing a rod and waders, packing up the car and preparing for a long day in the sun is a typical Saturday for many in the Bozeman area. It’s officially spring, and that means the fishing season has begun. For some, fishing isn’t a favorite hobby, but they are…

In February, local skier and MSU alum Chris Kussmaul released the first edition of his guidebook, “Peaks and Couloirs of Southwest Montana”. The book features about 200 ski descents with in-depth descriptions and maps across the Absaroka, Bridger, Gallatin, Madison and Tobacco Roots mountain…

The vernal equinox occurred on Saturday, March 20, signifying the beginning of spring. With the onset of this new season, we can expect warmer temperatures, longer days and more opportunities to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Some of those recreational opportunities may have to be put o…

With clear skies, a bright sun and a week's worth of high 40’s weather in the forecast, this past February’s tortuous temperatures already seem like a distant memory. Though the hills still hold their winter coats of white, those eager to ditch the skis, picks and snowshoes for chalk bags an…

On Wednesday, March 3, a video of a large avalanche triggered by skiers at Buck Ridge in the southern Madison range began circulating on Instagram, racking up hundreds of views. Jack Lovely, the skier who posted the video, followed the post with an in-depth analysis of the events leading to …

The City of Bozeman has identified a water shortage as a potential crisis that could impact residents sooner rather than later. As a result of this impending water crisis, the city is looking at adding groundwater as a water source. This plan is called the Integrated Water Resources Plan (IW…

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