West-Hospers Coffee House (Corey Kundert)2

Coffee house: new groove, new brew

Coffee connoisseurs and java junkies across campus rejoice, West Cof…. Wait no, Hospers Coffee House has arrived. Tonight at 8 p.m. marks the five year anniversary of one of Northwestern’s favorite campus events. In the last couple of years the Coffee House has grown into something that many students on campus look forward to participating more »

Children's Show 1

‘Tales of the Kingdom’

At noon every Tuesday and Thursday, the NW’s Theater Department presents the children’s show “Tales of the Kingdom.” There will be an additional two performances over homecoming weekend: Friday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. Director Jeff Barker and actor Brianne Hassman comment on the show.   Why should more »

TENTS (Amber Beyer, Abby Bliss, Julia Van Dyk, Justine Johnson, Leigh Carson, Madelaine Miller, Mariah Clyde, Logan Wright, Alison Schutt,

Movie series “TENTS” produced by students

Since the end of last school year, a group of eight students from Northwestern have been working on a video series they call TENTS: Building Something Together. The idea for the series began while the students were hanging out off campus one night. The conversation started by expressing their frustration of feeling alone. Students explained more »

PHOTO BY JAKE AUERBACH Levi Ettleman and Greg Hegstad speak at a Raiders United gathering.

FCA working to unite campus

                Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), also known as Raiders United, exists on campus to bring students from different groups together in one place. The group is called Raiders United to accomodate for members that are not athletes. “FCA is a campus group open to anyone, and strives more »

Backpacking Trip 2 (Arynn Maznio)

NW women head north for fall break

As fall break approaches, students will have a chance to take a break from their busy schedules. Some will get to do this in the great outdoors. A group of women going on a backpacking trip to Grand Marais, Minn located in northern Minnesota along Lake Superior. The trip is being led by the Coldwater more »


Stage Presence: Behind the scenes with the Black V

        Shelby Maznio caught up with Northwestern’s Black V improv group. Click on the photos below to view the photos and interviews.  

Emily Wallace

Student published on BuzzFeed, Huffington Post

Many people enjoy spending their free time scrolling through articles on sites such as BuzzFeed or the Huffington Post, but few can claim to have written articles for such well known websites. However, for one Northwestern student, being published isn’t quite so rare. Student Emily Wallace has had articles published on both BuzzFeed and the more »

PHOTO BY EMILEE BERRY Megan Cole, Jessica Rayela and Mindy Holthaus are a few of the students to place their perspective on the wall of Scorza’s show.

Scorza displays spiritual selfies

In a word or phrase, how do you describe your relationship with God? Vague? Steadfast? Nonexistent? How about out of focus? A week ago Friday, Northwestern’s Te Paske Gallery was filled for the opening of photography professor Phil Scorza’s show, “selfie.” The show is comprised of three main exhibits. The opening reception was a hit, more »

Arts & Culture

Boyz II Men grow up

Boyz II Men began their career before most students on campus were born. After 23 years in the music business, their R&B style hasn’t completely shifted into other genres, like some older acts often do. They’ve tried to stick to their successful roots, and this is especially evident in their new album, “Collide.” This album more »


Controversy over Room for All symposium

Room for All (RfA), a non-profit organization whose mission is “To support, educate and advocate for the welcome and full affirmation of people of all sexual identities and gender expressions in the Reformed Church in America, (RCA)” will be holding a symposium entitled “Building an Inclusive Community: Scripture, Science, and Story” on Saturday, Nov. 1 more »


Major artists come to campus

Almost ten years ago, a group of young men attending Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida moved into student housing on a street named Tenth Avenue North. Today, this contemporary Christian band is touring the country, sharing the message of God’s love. On Sunday, Oct. 26, Tenth Avenue North will perform at Northwestern. Joining it more »


The King must be dethroned: Will we do our part?

I first met Steve King one October evening as he passed through the back door of Christ Chapel. King, dressed in a well-groomed suit with a red tie, shook my hand warmly. He introduced himself in passing, hardly making eye contact before promoting his campaign and continuing down the hall, staff and supporters close behind. more »


Men’s soccer puts on offensive showcase

The Northwestern men’s soccer team prevailed with a 7-1 win over visiting Mount Marty on Tuesday, Oct. 7. NW now stands at a 9-3-1 record with five conference games remaining. In a display of offensive fireworks, four different Raiders scored a goal, and two scored two each. Junior forward Koray Karakas quickly got NW on more »