Raiders dance team duels with Dordt

During the halftime of the men’s basketball game vs. Morningside this Wednesday, Feb. 1, the Northwestern dance team hosted Dordt for the program’s first ever “dance duel.” This was the first event in both teams’ regular seasons. The event was judged by two officials, Beth Ruden and Katie Driggs. Each team’s act was required to more »

Van Ginkel wins NAIA Player of the Week

The Red Raiders bounced back from a tough loss against Dakota Wesleyan on Oct. 22 with a convincing performance against Midland University on Oct. 29. The Red Raider offense racked up 41 points during the win, but it was the defense that really stole the show, keeping the Warriors out of the end zone for more »

Raiders defeat Dordt defenders

On Wednesday Sept., 28 the Northwestern volleyball team took on the Dordt Defenders for the second time this season. After a very intense back and forth battle, the Red Raiders came out on top. Last time the GPAC rivals met, NW travelled to the DeWitt Gymnasium, where they were swept in three sets. This time, more »


The Dordt Defenders and the Northwestern Red Raiders volleyball teams met in their first match-up of the season on September 6, at the De Witt Gymnasium in Sioux Center. The Raiders opened up GPAC Conference play with a tough away game against their rivals, who are ranked 14th in the nation. Despite the Raiders’ best more »

NW hosts NC/DC semi-final round

The votes have been tallied, and the contestants in this year’s NC/DC competition are gearing up for the semi-finals. The first round of the annual competition was held on Friday, April 1, in the Christ Chapel. This round featured 10 singing acts, all comprised of NW students. The next day voting was opened up to more »

NW pranksters share pranking stories

As a wise man once said, “There is an ethic to pranking; creating the greatest possible shock response with the least possible damage or inconvenience to the maintenance people typically charged with cleaning up afterwards.” That wise man was Dr. Mike Kugler. Dr. Kugler has been teaching history here at NW for ___ years. During more »