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 »

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‘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 »

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 »


NW invites community for a treat

                                  Halloween gives kids the perfect excuse to dress as their favorite princess, superhero or the classic bed-sheet ghost to run around their neighborhoods in pursuit of candy. After a tiring night of trick-or-treating, they return home with a more »


Student leaders host SSP fair

Are you interested in going on a Spring Service Project, but unsure of what trip best fits your skills? Are you new to Northwestern and interested in learning more about SSPs? On Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 5–7 p.m., an SSP Fair will be held in the Vermeer Dining Hall, SSP student leaders will be available more »


Domestic abuse victims share stories through Twitter

Jonathan Dwyer. Ray McDonald. Greg Hardy. Ray Rice. Each of these professional football players has their own team, their own position and their own life. But in recent weeks, these names have been in the headlines not because of their stats, but because of their involvement with domestic violence. Domestic violence can be defined as more »


Soccer ends regular season

The Northwestern women’s soccer team defeated host Morningisde 2-1 on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Although NW was out-shot 23-10, the double-overtime win marked the finale for the regular season. The Raiders close-out with a 7-9-2 overall record. The Raiders got off to a fast start when sophomore forward Jahdi Dunk scored on an unassisted goal in more »