Jazz vocal students perform at Calypsos

T.J. Gossard, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Features

It was a happily cramped coffee shop and the Thursday evening flirting with the kick off of Spring Break when the North Idaho College Vocal Jazz ensemble soothed mid-term nerves and chased away the woos of winter... Read more »

Up and coming record store day may be epic

Tyson Juarez, Features Editor
April 16, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Most Recent

April is a time for many different festivities as spring has just started to make its appearance. Many events in this month are consistent, considering Easter and seasonal changes seem to always take place during this time. One festivity that has recently become more popular is Record... Read more »

Staffer Connor Coughlin takes hell-ish ride in Utah

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Features, Life, Most Recent

I was lying face down on the ground. The distinct scent of the desert earth filled my nostrils and red dust was chaotically smeared across my cheeks like the face paint of a primitive warrior preparing to head into battle. Obscenities flooded into my head and poured out lips in aggravation as I realized... Read more »

The Long Ear not ready to quit any time soon

Christina Villagomez, Webmaster
April 16, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Life, Most Recent

400 records, 88 eight-track tapes, 3 cassettes and $6,000 was all it took to launch one of the longest running independent record stores in the country. ... Read more »

Local veterans van comes to NIC

T.J. Gossard, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Life

Most students have probably seen the pictured white van camped on campus before, but few have likely inquired into why. The van is a “Mobile Counseling Unit,” and veterans can be provided counseling services there. Sometimes, for this reason, it is also called an MVC: “Mobile Veterans Center.” While... Read more »

Film Club screening of “Fight Club” success

Tyson Juarez, Features Editor
April 8, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

The new and up-coming North Idaho College Film Club held their first event and it was considered to be a great success. The group screened the movie “Fight Club” which had attracted a crowd of around 33 people to the event. “We picked something that the audience knew about and also something... Read more »

Nez Perce tribe member gives emotional testimony

Robby Palmer, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Life, Most Recent

Ancient Nez Perce spirits filled the Lake Cda room at North Idaho College with a mission to tell their real story Monday March 10. “I’ve had enough!” Robbie Paul said, as she was referring to Chief Joseph’s mutual surrender. This was to be the last war fought by northwestern Native Americans. In... Read more »

Queens of the Drag Age: GSA drag show campus hit

Robby Palmer, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Most Recent

This is the show your conservative mother warned you about, with electric colorful attitudes showing their “good” sides for the night. “I’m just here because I love men who dress up as women,” Mikayla Smally said. "Hopefully I can get some makeup tips.” The drag queens had more than... Read more »

Spring Formal brings community together with fine dining, free dance lessons

T.J. Gossard, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Photos, Special Features, Top Stories

      With billowing, heavenly white curtains loftily luxuriating over the dance floor, elbow-high circle tables tightly wound in cloth from the top down that emitted a luminous... Read more »

Tool Kicks off New Tour in Spokane

Tool Kicks off New Tour in Spokane

Beau Valdez, Photo Editor
March 19, 2014
Filed under Art, Features, Life, Most Recent, Photos, Special Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Tool. March 4 2014. Spokane Arena. When I read those words back in January, I was ecstatic. You see, I’m an older college student. I graduated high school in 1999, just a few years after Tool was formed. Tool was formed in Los Angeles in 1990, and its members include drummer Danny Carey, guitarist... Read more »

Boswell hosts choir concert

Boswell hosts choir concert

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
March 14, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Photos, Top Stories

On March 11, the North Idaho College Choral Union gathered to perform the "Schubert Mass in G" concert. In a performance presented by the NIC Music Department the choir sang composer Franz Schubert's "Mass No. 2 in G Major." The concert opened with a solo performance by the NIC Chamber Singers... Read more »

Footsteps brings social issues to light

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
March 14, 2014
Filed under Features, Life, Most Recent

"Footsteps: A Journey of Many" makes its annual return to NIC, bringing with it many exhibits highlighting social injustice issues. Several NIC clubs put on their own exhibits. Many of the clubs were veterans of the event and made their return with a series of new displays. Others, such as Phi Theta... Read more »