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 »

Thomas Hansen, News Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Most Recent

Big names and political candidates shared the stage of a forum hosted by NIC’s Young Republicans Club and the Kootenai County Reagen Republicans on April 7. A total of 18 candidates running for senatorial and representative offices from districts 2, 3, and 4 in the Republican primaries showed at... Read more »

City council, NIC board talk dike road, culling compromising trees

Annie Stonebreaker, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Most Recent

Changes to the Rosenberry drive portion of the levee were discussed at the city council board on March 20, including vegetation removal, maintenance, and parking, with the NIC board of trustees in attendance. Recertification of the levee is due this July, and is a parallel process through the Federal... Read more »

Review: Dragon software a must have for students

Dusty Hamrick, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

Technology today is amazing! Look at Stephen Hawking, completely disabled, and paralyzed, and yet a Professor of Mathematics and the greatest scientist of all time. Technology was his catalyst. How could he have conveyed his thoughts and amazing intelligence had it not been for technology? Technology... Read more »

Opinion: TV show cancellations leave fans in a lurch

Alex Rodal-Cubillas, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

TV ¬rules the daily lives of thousands of millions of people around the world. From toddlers all the way to grandma and grandpa, everyone has a show or network that they enjoy watching. However, every network has an audience that it targets with different types of TV shows or broadcasts. For example;... 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 »

Students, faculty remain divided over philosophy curriculum

Students, faculty remain divided over philosophy curriculum

T.J. Gossard, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Most Recent, Top Stories

Philosophy Club hosted a Curriculum Council Summit on February 19, where impassioned students met with faculty to discuss the possibility of adding three classes into the curriculum: environmental ethics, history of modern philosophy and history of ancient philosophy. While little opposition is being... Read more »

New building proposed to house welding program

Abbe Breeding, Staff Writer
March 28, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Most Recent, News

Students and faculty from the welding program were given a new option for relocation at the board of trustees meeting March 13. By June 2016 the welding program will have to be moved to a leased facility or the proposed building. The relocation of the welding program does not come as a surprise... Read more »