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The University of Montana selected the school’s first permanent provost since Jon Harbor’s departure in spring 2020 — filling the University’s second highest office. Read more

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When students return to campus in January, the Lommasson Center will likely cease to be the student-centered space it has been for decades, as roughly 150 staff members from Lommasson and buildings across campus move to former dorm Aber Hall.  Read more

The factors that led Menodora LeMaster from Kansas to the University of Montana happened by chance. She bounced around, living in Portland and Japan and finally settling in Missoula, enrolling… Read more

Danny Brinkley, a 41-year-old UM senior, maneuvered his motorized wheelchair around the hardwood floor in his living room, stopping for a moment to admire his saltwater fish tank before settli… Read more

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Let’s face it, unless an animated kids movie is funded by a multi-billion dollar company like Disney, it’s usually shit. But there are exceptions, of course. Movies like “Shrek,” “Ice Age” and “How to Train Your Dragon” have made a name for themselves beyond Big Brother Mickey Mouse. Unfortu… Read more

Welcome back to campus, everyone! And welcome back to what we are informally dubbing “Pandemic: Season Three.” You’ve seen the original COVID-19 strain. You’ve seen delta. And now we have omicron — considerably more contagious and seemingly less deadly.

As the semester comes to a close, the Kaimin is reflecting on what a crazy ride it’s been. Last week, we published a photo essay detailing the resurgence of an in-person campus. We included photos from the fire Rob Smith protest, the law school walkout, theater productions, Griz games, live …