Fabric Store- Abby McCubbin's costumet for 'you cant take it with you' musical  is made made of fabric from the new craft store downtown

Fabric store to open in Orange City

Closet knitters and seamstresses will rejoice together at the end of April when Orange City’s newest quilting and craft store, Stitch Studio, opens. Orange City’s Chamber of Commerce is very excited about bringing in the new business, which is located in Hands Across the World’s old location on Central Avenue. “I think it will bring more »

Play 'You Cant Take it With You'

‘You Can’t Take it With You’

The Northwestern theater department is about to open a spring show that will give audiences a much needed laugh. Friday, April 17 is opening night for “You Can’t Take it With You,” a comedic story of romance and family loyalty. “This show revolves around the Sycamore family. They are a very quirky group,” said theatre more »

Carboard Battle1 (Miles)

Hospers presents feats of bravery

Hear ye! Hear ye! Ladies and gentlemen of Northwestern, it is time once again to experience one of the greatest events this campus has to offer. At 6:30 p.m. on the eve of Sunday, April 26, the Green will fill with armor and weapons smashing together with the great “whumping” noise of discarded cardboard and more »

SUBMITTED FROM WWW.PGA.COM Michael Greller, who graduated from NW in 2000, advises Jordan Spieth during the 2015 Masters Tournament, April 9-12, in Augusta, Georgia.

NW alumn becomes caddie at Masters

In the world of professional golf, the stage does not get much bigger than The Masters. An unlikely actor become one of the stars of the show at the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, held April 9-12. This was none other than MOC-FV and Northwestern alumni Michael Greller. For over the last more »

PHOTO BY CLARISSA OEHLER Competitors race in the men’s 1500m, including NW students Logan Hovland and Skyler Giddings.

Red Raider Open a success

Northwestern College hosted the annual Red Raider Open this past weekend, April 10 and 11, in De Valois Stadium. The Raiders made the most of their home field advantage, and the meet ran smoothly. Although no overall winner is declared, the NW runners picked up 41 top-five finishes and won eight events. Among the NW more »

The Visiting

World Premiere is ‘Visiting’ NW

This weekend’s World Premiere Festival will open a new show called “Visitng,” written and directed by student Jacob Christiansen. “Visiting” tells the story of a teenage boy who runs away to live with his sister at college. As the two become entangled in one another’s lives again, they unveil an unknown family history. The play’s more »

Arts & Culture

The Lumineers releases sophomore album

On April 8th, The Lumineers released their sophomore album titled Cleopatra, which has made its way to number one album on Billboard 200. The folk-rock band’s album comes after a four-year drought since its last album. Cleopatra is filled with a combination of stories and poems. Many of the songs start with a soft melody more »

Features

English majors go to writing conference

Every two years, Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., hosts the Festival of Faith and Writing, a conference in which readers, writers, editors and literature enthusiasts alike are able to come together to learn. This year, Kim Van Es, Northwestern English professor, took 12 students to the festival. Van Es has taken NW students to more »

News

Two programs cut

Next year, a few of Northwestern’s academic departments will look a bit different than they have in the past several years. These departments include the communications department as well as the music department. Typically it requires two professors to maintain a department, but for the last two years Ann Minnick has been the only full-time more »

Opinion

Encouraging community

It’s my senior year of college and I can’t believe it’s here and almost finished. It feels like just yesterday I got to campus, went to PGC’s house for orientation weekend and now I’m all of a sudden back at his house for a senior luncheon. Where did all of that time go? College is more »

Sports

NW baseball stays atop GPAC standings; five-way tie for first place

Northwestern baseball is starting to find out that the Great Plains Athletic Conference is one of the most competitive conferences in NAIA baseball this year. With two doubleheaders this past weekend against two GPAC powerhouses, the Red Raiders were looking to pull out of a tie for first place in the conference and take sole more »