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Offense ineffective against Mount Mercy

The men’s soccer team fell 2-1 to visiting Mount Mercy on Sept. 10. The loss marked the first for the Raiders this season, who now stand at a 3-1-1 record in non-conference play. Although the team fell short, Northwestern recorded five more shots on goal than the Mustangs. Junior forward Ryan Johnson shot on goal more »

PHOTO BY LYRIC MORRIS The recently remodeled Ramaker Center holds several department offices, as well as areas for students to interact with one another.

Ramaker receives makeover

  Over the past few years Ramaker Center, formerly known as Ramaker Library, has been revamped into a modern student development center. The construction of Ramaker Center began last spring and was finished this fall for the beginning of the school year., Northwestern has undergone many changes and renovations on campus. One major renovation that more »

PHOTO BY EMILEE BERRY Elaine Peacock and her husband lead squaredancing on campus last Fall.

Peacock pursues entertainment dreams

The first few weeks of classes bring many emotions for new as well as returning college students. Seniors were invited to attend senior chapel where they were reminded of Jeremiah 29: 11: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to more »


Plexes perplexed by incidents

August was an interesting month for some residents of the Courtyard Village, better known as the plexes. Most recently, on the evening of Thursday, August 28, a carbon monoxide detector in the mechanical room in the North plex basement went off. Campus maintenance was notified, and they discovered a ventilation problem. Head of Maintenance Scott more »

Arts & Culture

‘Oculus’ chills with crime, mystery, horror

Although “Oculus” certainly doesn’t try to break away from certain clichés that we have all become accustomed to within the horror genre, it still manages to place an uneasy feeling of true fear. “Oculus” follows the story of adults Kaylie (Karen Gillan) and Tim (Brenton Thwaites) as they attempt to keep a promise they made more »


SGA seeks fresh perspectives from NW community

The Student Government Association, better known as SGA, exists on campus to hear your voice. You call; they’ll answer. SGA wants to give students a say at NW — whether it involves Caf food or dorm hours or the Red Raider Cup. One of the ways SGA is working to achieve their goal this year more »


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Do me a favor and rewind your memory back two Fridays ago. Stop the clock at 2 p.m. It was raining. (Well, the more recent Friday was also raining. What’s up with the weather this year?) The air had a chilly effect on the body, but it was still humid and felt like we were more »


Stop leaving church

I think you’ve probably seen them — the plethora of headlines that are pervading our social media sites, all saying functionally the same thing: “Why Millennials are Leaving the Church.” “11 Reasons Churches Are Not Reaching Millennials.” A new version of this same old tune gets “shared” on Facebook every few months; the titles are more »


No. 5 Raiders charge on 10-game streak

The NW volleyball team finished off rival Morningside 3-1 to open up conference play on Sept. 10. On a ten-game winning streak, the fifth-ranked NW squad improved to an 11-1 record. In the first set, NW was neck and neck with the Mustangs. With the set tied at 21 and then again at 24, senior more »