Communication Breakdown: Campus food policy creates controversy

Christina Villagomez, Webmaster
May 6, 2014
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NIC welding students help high school in need

NIC welding students help high school in need

Dusty Hamrick, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014
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Two-year senator Josh Swan to leave ASNIC

Two-year senator Josh Swan to leave ASNIC

Christina Villagomez, Webmaster
April 21, 2014
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With a rich 2-year history of service, departing ASNIC senator and former president of NIC’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance Josh Swan sat down with the Sentinel to discuss some of the perks of being entrenched in the campus community. How did you originally get involved with campus politics? That... Read more »

College Drive scheduled for repaving

Abbe Breeding, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014
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NIC’s aged and damaged College Drive is to be repaved this year, and made safer. “That road is awful and it needs to be fixed,” Samantha Ahrndt, 21, General Studies, Spokane Valley, said. “It is hard to avoid all of the potholes.” Pedestrians also face challenges walking down the sidewalks... Read more »

NIC club hosts forum for Republican legislative candidates

NIC club hosts forum for Republican legislative candidates

Thomas Hansen, News Writer
April 16, 2014
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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
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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 »

Students, faculty remain divided over philosophy curriculum

Students, faculty remain divided over philosophy curriculum

T.J. Gossard, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
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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 »

Campus Crime Log: March 24

Christina Villagomez, Webmaster
April 8, 2014
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(1) Feb. 23 - Due to weather conditions, a vehicle struck the campus map sign on River Avenue. (2) Feb. 25 - A vehicle struck a post on College Drive. (3) Feb. 28 - A vehicle struck and knocked over a crosswalk... Read more »

Campus Crime Log: Feb. 24

christina Villagomez, Webmaster
April 8, 2014
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(1) Feb. 04 - Student reported hit-and-run damage to her vehicle in the Meyer Health and Science parking lot. (2) Feb. 10 - A student in the Hedlund Building was arrested for carrying a concealed handgun. See our website for the full story. (3) Feb. 10... Read more »

Campus Crime Log: Feb. 3

Christina Villagomez, Webmaster
April 8, 2014
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(1) Jan. 13 - A student reported a hit and run incident on W. Garden Avenue after a parked vehicle was struck and damaged. (2) Jan. 14 - A microwave malfunction occured in Hedlund. Read the article (left) for more details. (3) Jan. 14 - Campus... Read more »

NIC to change athletic conferences due to budget

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
March 28, 2014
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It's official. North Idaho College's sports teams will move from the Scenic West Athletic Conference to the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges. The decision was made March 13 at NIC's Edminster Student Union Building by NIC's board of trustees. NIC’s outdoor sports - mens and womens... Read more »

New building proposed to house welding program

Abbe Breeding, Staff Writer
March 28, 2014
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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 »