A tale of three Freddys
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While scrolling through posts on Instagram in July, an avid University of Montana basketball fan would have noticed Freddy Brown III, a guard on the team, posing in an advertisement.

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While walking down the oak-lined streets of University Avenue, Tiffany McFarland pointed to houses that once held fraternities and sororities at the University of Montana.

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Austin Amestoy: From the Montana Kaimin, University of Montana's independent, student-run newspaper, this is the Kaimin Cast for the week of Sept. 13. I'm Austin Amestoy.

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For UM administration and the Montana University System, the issue of guns on campus has become more than a theoretical debate. House Bill 102, one of the most unrestrictive gun laws in the country, passed in the Montana legislature this spring.

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One said she left the University of Montana after leadership told her she couldn’t be the face of UM because of her weight. 

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Austin Amestoy: From the Montana Kaimin, University of Montana's independent, student-run newspaper, this is the Kaimin Cast for the week of August 30. I'm Austin Amestoy. Several weeks before students were due to return to class, four women filed a lawsuit against the University of Montana …

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Asia Chhon has a few things to finish up before she walks across the University of Montana’s stage on May 1: a 10-page proposal for her development studies project; a capstone lobbying for medicated assisted treatment in Montana; the last few weeks of her internship with court advocates for minors.

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When the world shut down just over a year ago, I had no idea what my photo team would work on in the future. I was just over two months into my new job as multimedia editor, and though the future was uncertain, we still had a job to do.

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While the contentiousness of November’s election is now a distant memory for most, students at UM can expect to look forward to more campaigning in the next week, in a University-wide election cycle that has come with no small drama itself. 

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In Project Free Verse, the classroom has no windows. Instead, there is a one-way mirror and cameras watching every move. A red button is installed somewhere, which the poetry teacher, Taylor White, can press if danger were to arise. She doesn’t actually know where the button is, nor has she …

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Though he had no background in religious studies, sociology professor Rob Balch wanted to research the New Age, cult-like sects popping up in the Southwestern deserts. 

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Editor's Note: On March 16, Gov. Greg Gianforte announced that all Montana residents over age 16 will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine starting April 1.

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Rachel Gordon remembered the Friday of March 13, 2020, with a sunny clarity. It was the day before spring break, and the gray of a Missoula spring was smothering. Wind howled as 20 mph gusts blew toward the east all day.

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When beloved history professor Robert Greene died in December, students and faculty alike grieved not only the loss of a remarkable friend and teacher, but also the Russian history classes he taught. 

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Walking into the basement of the UM School of Music is walking into a cacophony of tones, with pianos, clarinets and trumpets reverberating throughout the hallway. 

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 Every September, Richard Davenport walks into an empty 7,000 square foot box with an idea, …

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When Texas’ massive music and arts festival, South by Southwest, was canceled last March— fo…

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My sex life right now is about equivalent to that of the Pope. 

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Cody Marble spent nearly half his life in the criminal justice system for a crime he did not…

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Dr. Kenneth Chatriad took a break from his work to wipe down the 12 smooth, light blue plast…

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Henry DeLuca, an avid skier and the president of the University of Montana’s Ski and Snowboa…

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Over the course of the semester, Kaimin photographers have documented Missoula’s art scene, …

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Sisters Michelle and Aline Dufflocq-Williams piled into a taxi at John F. Kennedy airport on…

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Ben Porietis knew his neighbors weren’t home. Eyeing the pumpkin sitting innocently on the p…