Students find ways to break winter blues

With the winter months comes many different emotions: excitement for snow-related activities, hot drinks and the anticipation of the outside world turning white. Some emotions, however, are not as enthusiastic. The arrival of snow also brings complaints about the cold air, sickness, tiredness and grumbling about transportation. Senior Luke Lorfeld looks at the cold winter more »

The issue of attendance

As alarms go off across campus, it is a struggle for most college kids to get out of bed and go to class. Many times, they are tired and staying in bed a little longer would be comfortable. Perhaps they have been at class all morning and just do not want to go back. But more »

Cross country can’t be stopped

The Northwestern men and women put on a show at the cross country course in Hastings, Neb. this past weekend. The weather was beautiful, and both teams had outstanding performances.  The entire men’s team and junior Katie Bosch of the women’s team advanced to the NAIA National championship. Whether a runner, coach or fan, every more »

The good, the bad, the ugly: dating at NW

Connections with the opposite gender play a big role in the average Raider life. Though the cover of the story about Northwestern relationships looks good, students have realized the expectations end up being not as glamorous as it seems. The size of NW is a major factor in developing relationships. Ben Von Heeder notes NW more »

Christian bookstore to close

After 32 years in this community, the reign of the Dove Christian Bookstore is coming to an end. The bookstore is located downtown on Central Avenue. The owner, Dave Hulstart, reflects upon all the time he has spent in the store, and why it is time to close. Business has been tailing off for the more »

Fall fashion leaves pretty impressions

Fall is a distinguishable season in the fashion realm, for both comfort and stylistic reasons. As the weather begins to change, so do the clothing trends, and if you keep your eyes open as you walk around campus, you’ll likely see some of your fellow Raiders making noticeable switches over to sweaters and flannels, or more »