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A challenge for the church

As the political season is dying down, it has been a great opportunity to reflect. Throughout the past months I have been frustrated with choices of parties, policies, Christians and myself. I did not emulate well how a Christian should navigate the political sphere, and I do not think many others did, either. Too often more »

Big Sean impresses with fourth album

On February 3, rapper Big Sean released his fourth album, I decided. In the past few albums put out by Big Sean, he has become known for being unapologetically mean to people. In I decided, it is apparent that Sean is attempting to go in a different direction. On the second song “Light,” Sean speaks more »

Campus cures for the flu

Around this time of year, “winter” becomes synonymous with “the flu”. Alex Currier is not afraid of the flu making its way around campus. “I haven’t been sick with the flu since sixth grade,” Currier said. He has a couple of tips for side-stepping the flu bug this time of year. 1. Stay active. Exercising more »

Struggling rapper disappoints again

It has been almost a month since rapper Kid Cudi released his 19-track album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’, and no one has really noticed. Cudi seems to struggle with the ability to fill the tracks with content, which has constantly hindered him for the last two albums he dropped. Each song seems to be more »

Group blends old and new for unique sound

Pop band OneRepublic released its fourth album Oh My My on Oct. 5. The album does an exceptional job of creating a solid blend of different genres into a single album. It includes sounds ranging from a synth to ballads and acoustics while staying true to their original field of pop. The album opens with more »

From past to present: exploring an NW fad

Disc golf is becoming an ever more popular sport at Northwestern College. NW used to be home to a disc golf course that many students still use. Various light poles around campus had spray painted gold bars on them, which provided a makeshift course for students to play without having to travel to an actual more »