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

Cult Classic Sequel Surpasses Predecessor

In 1999, the cult-classic found-footage film “The Blair Witch Project” was released. The film received mixed reviews from critics at the time, but has now arguably become one of the most notable horror movies of our generation. When “Blair Witch,” the similarly found-footage sequel made 17 years later, hit theaters this week audiences were skeptical more »

Features

Improv news: Black V adds three

The Black V is adding three to its family of people who go out on stage with no idea what they are going to say or what is going to be thrown their way. Joining the improv team here at Northwestern are freshmen Alexander Lowry and Emelie Swonger, and junior Warren Duncan. Improv basically means more »

News

Internet improves on campus

This summer, Northwestern changed Internet providers, increasing the Wi-Fi availability on campus. The change came about after several frustrations with Internet access and Wi-Fi reliability in the past. NW has an internal campus network that is used to connect files, servers, printers, security systems and phones, among other devices. On this network, students can connect more »

Opinion

Speak Jesus’ love instead

I was sitting in my apartment, snuggled up with my grandmother’s afghan, listening to Sufjan Stevens’ Christmas album (yes in September), and treating myself to some much needed self-care. But something kept nagging the back of my mind, a wispy little spider’s thread I could not quite brush away. I think the reason these thoughts more »

Sports

Women’s golf places fifth

Northwestern College’s Red Raiders placed fifth in the Lila Frommelt classic, hosted by Briar Cliff in Sioux City, on Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th. At the end of day one the Raiders were sitting seventh as a team. During day two the women shot a team season best of 342 which jumped them more »