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Editor’s Note: Jordynn Paz is UM’s program coordinator for American Indian Student Services and a recent UM graduate. While in school, Paz wrote opinion columns for the Montana Kaimin regarding Native issues in Montana and beyond. 

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We wish we could say this semester is going to be different (read: better). We wish that when the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, we all would have woken up from a “Groundhog Day”-level nightmare. Because that’s been the commentary all of last year, right? 2020 sucked. It so sucked.…

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Christmas was meant to come just a little early for some this past year. Renowned developer CD Projekt Red were about to triumphantly ring in the holiday season with the highly anticipated “Cyberpunk 2077.” But then, it came out. It didn’t work.

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What a shit show 2020 has been. Most people feel like they’re running a race on a hamster-wheel, myself included. But there’s one thing 2020 can’t take away from us, and that’s our holiday spirit.

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At the beginning of this semester, the Editorial Board published a racial equity action plan moving forward as a newsroom. One of our top goals was to conduct a diversity audit examining the race and gender breakdowns of sources we use in our stories. The results of this source audit are mea…

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Ever since the release of the trailer for the latest adaptation of Frank Herbert’s “Dune,” I have been waiting to indulge in Timothée Chalamet’s talent (but mostly his beautiful chin). So I was devastated, to say the least, when the release date was back a year due to COVID-19.

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If there’s anything that Montanans hate more than non-pine trees or consistent weather, it’s being told what to do. As a born and raised Montanan, I believe that people have the right to do whatever they want to do as long as it doesn’t negatively impact others. Who cares what people do in t…

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It can be hard to mentally prepare yourself to miss something you love, especially when the idea of it vanishing into the ether never crossed your mind. But Halloween, like every other fun thing this year, is a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Here’s your friendly reminder that if you are voting absentee or by mail this election, you need to mail that bad boy out a week before Election Day. That’s next Tuesday, Oct. 27, for anyone keeping track. And if you are voting in Missoula, you can also vote in person at the election office,…