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Grond named new library director

Northwestern has named Greta Grond as the new director of the DeWitt Library. Grond joined the NW staff seven years ago as a project assistant to the previous director until she was promoted to the position of research and systems librarian in 2011. “I had never worked at a library before (coming here),” Grond said. more »

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New game shop opens near campus

Students who are fans of comic books, card games, role-playing adventures and any board game under the sun can rejoice, as they now have a safe haven here in Orange City. This arrived in the form of a new store named OC Games and Comics, which opened a month ago. Some students are already aware more »

Arts & Culture

Des Moines artist hangs prints in Te Paske

Des Moines artist hangs prints in Te Paske

With the Day of Learning in Community fast approaching, Northwestern has begun to put together displays to fit this year’s theme, The Art of Courage. Eric Robinson, an artist based out of Des Moines, will have work featured at the Te Paske gallery in NW’s Korver Arts Center. Robinson’s work, composed primarily of woodcut prints, more »


DLC promotes creativity, courage

DLC promotes creativity, courage

Northwestern’s Day of Learning in Community is embracing something different this year: The Art of Courage. Incorporating all of NW’s art programs as well as several from the community, a schedule has been laid out for students, faculty and community members to enjoy. DLC will be held Wednesday, Feb. 18, beginning with chapel and a more »


Coldwater offers adventure for students

Coldwater offers adventure for students

A group of people promoting the Coldwater Foundation visited the Rowenhorst Student Center this week. This organization has been supported by many students on campus and has helped to further develop leadership and community in these students. According to its mission statement, the Coldwater Foundation encourages middle school, high school, college students and adults to more »


What is healthy love?

Last week, Shelby Maznio wrote a piece on being single on Valentine’s Day. I would like to use this opportunity to add to the discussion. Love is a little like chocolate. Not in the sense that we give chocolate to the people we enjoy, but the fact that love and chocolate are addicting. And hard more »


Women dominate rivals

The Northwestern women’s basketball team defeated Dordt 73-58 on Wednesday, Feb. 18. With the victory, NW improved to 11-8 in the GPAC and 17-10 overall. In addition, the Raiders clinched a No. 5 seed for the upcoming GPAC tournament starting Feb. 25. Although the Raiders trailed early (11-5), they dominated the first half with separate more »