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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…

At the start of the 2020-21 academic year, the status of the tennis season at Montana State was in question, along with that of many other sports. February brought good new…

Cross Country is up and running, literally. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the 2021 Big Sky Winter Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Feb. …

The Bobcat volleyball team faced off against the Portland State Vikings on Saturday, Feb. 27, and Sunday, Feb. 28, in Shroyer Gym and came away with two more wins. The Cats…

        The Bozeman Ice Dogs fell to the Sheridan Hawks in consecutive games on Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27.

It’s Friday, Feb. 26, at 9 a.m. After walking up the stairs and through the doors of Haynes 242, I was immediately greeted with an array of posters and books, all bearing an assortment of brig… Read more

Every February, the Big Sky Film Institute puts together a ten day festival of non-fiction films to share during the Big Sky Film Festival. What’s usually a large festival of 20,000 people gat… Read more

Montana winters bring many joyful activities to the table. Skiing and snowboarding are perhaps the most popular activities many Bozemanites take part in, but snowshoeing is typically underrated. According to a study conducted by Tubbs Snowshoes, roughly 5.5 million people participated in a s…

As MSU students dispersed from campus for an extended Winter Break, scientists and public health experts gathered (online) for the release of a new report describing the impact of climate change on the health of Montanans. The Montana Institute on Ecosystems released the report, “Climate Cha…

MSU student Charmayne Morrison has been dog sledding since she was fourteen years old. What started as a fascination with the Iditarod soon became an obsession. Ordering her own sled and assembling it herself, Morrison hooked her two dogs into a harness and convinced her sister to stand at t…

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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, national firearm ownership has grown exponentially. People are finding themselves owning firearms and then asking themselves where they can practice shooting. The surge in firearm sales in 2020 is expected to translate to even more sales this year. “…

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Every climber knows the shame of hiding their mangled and musty climbing shoes. No corner of any closet, car or dorm is ever deep enough to stop the rankness from filling the air. Every climber knows the embarrassment of carpoolers crawling in, only to get scent-slapped by the world’s most r…

Then President-elect Joe Biden nominated Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) for Secretary of the Interior on Thursday, Dec. 17. This decision made headlines across the nation since Haaland will be the first-ever Native American to hold a Cabinet-level position. Her selection also marks a signi…

While many Bozemanites and MSU outdoor-minded bums alike love to indulge in downhill skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, ice climbing and snowmobiling in these long winter months, I am left to wonder why more people aren’t interested in ice skating. A wonderful sport and hobby that combines…

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With COVID-19 cases surging across the country and cold temperatures pushing people indoors, finding new ways to get outside and away from the crowded gym is more important than ever. 

The first snowfall of the season has already brought skiers and snowboarders back to the slopes of Bridger Bowl. The shallow snowpack makes it easy enough to simply hike up, right below the chairlift, without skins or snowshoes. However, in the midst of early season excitement, many often fo…

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The cold, white winters of Bozeman can turn morning walks to class into a terrifying tango of numb toes and soggy socks. Many might already think they have a boot ready to handle breaking trail to campus, but Doc Martens and Converse high tops might not be the best choice when the inevitable…

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