Veterans gain new adviser

Veterans gain new adviser

Thomas Hansen, News Editor
September 14, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Most Recent

The position left by Curley Lawson was filled in July, giving the Veterans’ Club a new adviser. Doug Sams, the new adviser, was a Marine, and joined was deployed to the Middle East twice after joining the National Guard. Sams is currently with the Air Force Reserves, and has used his reserves... Read more »

NIC hires new VP for finance and business

NIC hires new VP for finance and business

Thomas Hansen, News Editor
September 14, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Most Recent

After nearly four months of vacancy in the wake of Ron Dorn’s retirement, the Vice President for Finance and Business position has been filled. The open vice presidential position went to Chris Martin, who was selected from 72 applicants total. Martin started in his new position on July 1. Martin... Read more »

Village Project expansion

Matthew Clapper, Staff Writer
September 14, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Most Recent

NIC’s Village Project will serve over 500 students through January of 2016, many of whom owe their success in college to the program. The Village Project’s theme is “Redefining Engagement.” It strives to engage with students at the level they are at. In the first year of the project 75... Read more »

Dual Enrollment Program improves services

Lizeth Meinguer, Staff Writer
September 14, 2014
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The Dual Enrollment program combined all their services into one office and now is called The Office of Advanced Opportunities. The Director of Outreach and Educational Innovation Kassie Silvas said that this change was made to better facilitate the access to information by parents and students, and... Read more »

Welcome Back To School!

Welcome Back To School!

August 28, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Features, Life, Most Recent, News, Photos, Special Features, Top Stories

The Sentinel Would like to give everyone a warm welcome to the 2014/2015 school year! ... Read more »

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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Students of St. Maries High School wer... 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
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
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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
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 »

NIC to change athletic conferences due to budget

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
March 28, 2014
Filed under Campus News, News, Other, Sports

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 »