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

Behind the curtain of Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Last Friday, the Northwestern theatre department opened showings of Macbeth, but the performance audiences saw was only the tip of the iceberg. In the weeks leading up to opening night, students and staff worked behind the scenes to set the mood of Macbeth. Jonathan Sabo, the designer behind the detailed set, featured clean-cut gray ramps, more »


Spreading JOY: business as social justice

Curt Bomgaars, a 2010 Northwestern graduate, is up for the Young Alumni Award for his startup energy bar business FLYJOY. Each year the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities gives an award to an alumni who has graduated within the last 10 years from a CCCU institutionan and has achieved uncommon leadership or success in more »


NW launches new website design

At the end of October, the Northwestern Public Relations department unveiled a brand new layout for the NW website. Plans for this redesign have been in the works for more than three years, and the PR department was excited for the launch. According to Duane Beeson, director of Public Relations, one of the intentions behind more »


Being mentally motivated

Over the past few years, I have learned that self-confidence is the biggest key to success. Trusting our abilities will definitely help us to accomplish our goals. When we believe in ourselves, we discover our potential, which helps us to expand our boundaries. Obviously, there are times when our attempts to reach our goals fail. more »


Red Raider wrestling season preview

Dreams and expectations are high for the Northwestern Red Raider wrestling team as they anxiously await the beginning of their 2015-16 season. Led by head coach Rik Dahl, the Red Raiders have set their sights on winning a team GPAC title, along with “fighting the good fight,” as their team theme from 2 Timothy 4:7 more »