No dull moments in March

No dull moments in March

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
March 25, 2014
Filed under Columns, Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s March, and the NCAA mens basketball tournament has definitely lived up to the madness. The first weekend of the tournament has been highlighted with plenty of close games and unforgettable upsets. The most memorable had to be the 14th-seeded Mercer Bears taking down the third-seeded Duke Blue... Read more »

Seahawks’ best performance of season came at perfect time

Seahawks’ best performance of season came at perfect time

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
February 12, 2014
Filed under Columns, Most Recent, Other, Sports

The Seattle Seahawks possibly played their best football all season in Super Bowl XLVIII. The offense, defense and special teams clicked on all cylinders en route to a 43-8 whipping of the Denver Broncos Feb. 2 in East Rutherford, N.J. From the Broncos’ first offensive snap that sailed by Peyton... Read more »

NBA’s West is best

NBA’s West is best

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
February 6, 2014
Filed under Columns, Sports

While I haven’t watched a ton of NBA action this season, I have noticed that the Western Conference is a lot more talented than the East. I can tell by watching some of the games, and the standings speak for itself. The Eastern Conference Finals are going to feature the Indiana Pacers and the Miami... Read more »

Mariners need more pieces than Robinson Cano

Mariners need more pieces than Robinson Cano

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
December 19, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

The city of Seattle acquired two successful sports figures. Not only did the University of Washington football team fill its head coaching vacancy with Boise State’s Chris Petersen, but the Seattle Mariners did some Christmas shopping of their own by grabbing New York Yankees’ star second baseman... Read more »

Pirates’ McCutchen, Tigers’ Cabrera good picks for MVP awards

Pirates’ McCutchen, Tigers’ Cabrera good picks for MVP awards

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
November 15, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates’ center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers’ third baseman Miguel Cabrera won their league’s Most Valuable Player award last week, and deservingly so. McCutchen’s speed and his ability to hit for power and average resulted in impressive numbers. McCutchen hit .317... Read more »

New gym, new faces, same goals

New gym, new faces, same goals

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

Last school year, it seemed like NIC’s winter sports teams had an abundance of sophomores that led their teams to great heights. Winning was a common theme among the North Idaho College basketball teams and wrestling squad. The men’s basketball team finished the regular season with an amazing... Read more »

Upcoming fall, holiday movies

Leo Schnepf, Staff Writer
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns

It’s  fall, everybody! You know what that means? Well yes, I guess it means leaves turning colors, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and all of that boring hogwash. What I’m excited for are fall movie releases! Autumn is that beautiful time of year when directors release their A-game, competing for Oscar... Read more »

Review: Gravity makes use of empty space

Review: Gravity makes use of empty space

Leo Schnepf, Staff Writer
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns, Features

Have you ever experienced a challenge? Have you ever had a bad day, or perhaps been a little scraped up? Well stop complaining. Just stop it. Because I’m fairly positive that you’ve got nothing on Sandra Bullock in Alfonso Cuaron’s new space thriller, “Gravity." Here’s the scenario; Ryan Stone... Read more »

Column: Halloween movies getting typical

Tyson Juarez, Features Editor
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns

Well it’s getting close to that time when children will be prowling the streets looking to score free candy in their costumes and adults will be on the brink of alcohol poisoning in costumes as well. Isn’t Halloween just the best? The others who don’t prefer to hang out with Baby Ruth or Jack... Read more »

Pays to be A, Ray

Pays to be A, Ray

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
October 15, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

Usually, when you spend a lot of money on something, you expect that something to last a long time and work more efficiently than the cheaper options you had to choose from. But sometimes the expensive item breaks right away or works improperly, making you realize you should have bought one of the cheaper... Read more »

Seahawks flying into radar

Seahawks flying into radar

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
September 16, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

Is this the year for the Seattle Seahawks? On paper, it seems like Seattle’s chances of returning to the Super Bowl are not too shabby. It’s way too early in the season to tell which teams are contenders and pretenders but based on last season’s success and what the Seahawks displayed in... Read more »

Bands to watch: Twenty One Pilots

Bands to watch: Twenty One Pilots

Morgen Buck, Staff Writer
September 15, 2013
Filed under Columns, Features, Most Recent

Watch out NIC, alternative pop band Twenty One Pilots just released their third album titled “Vessel” and it’s caused quite the uproar. Formed back in 2009, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun of Columbus Ohio turned a dream into reality. The duo released two albums independently before recently being discovered... Read more »