Beautifully maintained campus wins award

Northwestern College was ranked the fourth most beautiful campus among the top 25 in the Midwest. This recognition does not come without countless hours of hard work. The Director of Maintenance and Operations, Scott Simmelink, said as his initial reaction to this recognition, “Way to go Ward. Keep up the great work.” Ward Van Peursem, more »

NW wins one, loses one on the road

The Northwestern volleyball team travelled to face two conference opponents this week. They went to Hastings on Saturday, Oct. 15, and to Dakota Wesleyan University on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The Raiders lost to No. 3 ranked Hastings in three straight sets, 25-16, 25-15 and 25-16. This brought the Red Raider’s overall record to 14-15, and more »

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 »

New director of advancement

In a year with many changes on campus, Northwestern welcomes a new director of advancement. Kristin Rucks graduated from NW in 2003 and is surprised to be back on campus. “I never thought I would be back in Orange City or at Northwestern,” Rucks said. Rucks graduated with a sociology degree and then went on more »

DOT requests campus changes

The Iowa Department of Transportation made plans a year ago to resurface Highway 10. Northwestern, being an adjacent property, was notified of this construction back in January and told that the campus would have to make some changes. Doug Beukelman, Vice President of Financial Affairs, was a part of this process. He said, “We have more »