NWAACC move responsible choice

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
March 28, 2014
Filed under Editorial, Other, Perspectives, Sports

With so many pros and cons about North Idaho College moving from the Scenic West Athletic Conference to the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges, most of the NIC board of trustees decided the positives outweighed the negatives and the switch was made on March 13. But was the switch... Read more »

Editorial: Appearance is key

Editorial: Appearance is key

Christina Villagomez, Webmaster
September 16, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Perspectives

Judge not, lest ye be judged. Never judge a book by it’s cover. It’s not what’s on the outside, but the inside that counts. All of these are things are lessons everyone is taught from a young age, however, if 90 percent of communication is nonverbal, can any of that really be true? The... Read more »

Editorial: Rapists do not deserve sympathy

April 1, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Recently the small city of Steubenville, Ohio has been the center of a rape trial that has captured the attention of the nation. Teenage football stars Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond were recently found guilty of the juvenile charge equal to rape for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl whose... Read more »

Editorial: Boy Scouts must lift gay ban

Kaye Thornbrugh, Managing Editor
March 4, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Most Recent, Perspectives

The Boy Scouts of America recently announced that the organization’s executive board will vote in May on whether to lift the ban on openly gay Scouts and troop leaders. After a century of discrimination, it’s time for the BSA to do the right thing. The BSA no longer has the luxury of pushing gay... Read more »

Editorial: Republican mandates killing United States Postal Service, not decline in ‘snail mail’

Kaye Thornbrugh, Managing Editor
February 11, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Most Recent, Perspectives

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night can stay these couriers from the swift competition of their appointed rounds—but Republican mandates certainly can. Starting in August, the USPS will stop some Saturday delivery. But let’s not all panic at once. Only first-class mail will be affected,... Read more »

Editorial: Holiday spirit abounds

Kaye Thornbrugh, Managing Editor
December 11, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Most Recent

What does this season mean to you? Maybe one (or more) of the holidays this month has particular religious significance for you. Maybe you don’t celebrate any holidays, but you enjoy the season anyway, as well as the opportunities for generosity and cheerfulness it brings. Maybe December brings... Read more »

Editorial: Holidays ideal time to indulge inner child

Kaye Thornbrugh, Managing Editor
December 11, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Most Recent, Perspectives

‘This the season to watch children’s movies. For some reason, most holiday movies seem to be geared toward children, and that’s just fine with me. During the rest of the year, I tend to get sideways looks when I indulge in my passion for kid’s movies by doing things like renting “High School... Read more »

Editorial: November offers unique creative opportunity

Kaye Thornbrugh, Managing Editor
November 22, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Most Recent, Perspectives

This month, I’ve been working on a project: writing a novel in 30 days. I promise it’s not as crazy as it sounds. November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. Every year, beginning Nov. 1, thousands of writers all over the world try to pen a 50,000-word novel before the stroke... Read more »

Editorial: Feminism still relevant to society

Editorial: Feminism still relevant to society

Kaye Thornbrugh, Managing Editor
October 29, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Most Recent

I want to have a conversation about the F word. Yes, that F word: feminist. I’m a feminist. I don’t hear other people utter that sentence very often. In fact, I know many women who cringe at the label, and who preface any statement that supports women’s rights with, “Well, I’m... Read more »

Editorial: A new semester brings a time for change

Kaye Thornbrugh, Managing Editor
September 19, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

The times, they are a-changin’. This semester, NIC has a new president, Joe Dunlap, and a fresh vice president, Lita Burns. Diamond Parking will now be patrolling the parking lots, and even keeping a watchful eye over Rosenberry Drive. All across campus, students are using NIC as their vehicle of... Read more »

Editorial: Hoping you find your happy place

Devin Heilman, Former Managing Editor
April 10, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Everyone needs to have a happy place. Those happy places are examined in the film “Happy,” a documentary that explores mankind’s capacity and ability to find happiness in any situation. The main focus of “Happy” is the science of happiness... Read more »

Editorial: NIC connects with creativity

Devin Heilman, Managing Editor
March 4, 2012
Filed under Columns, Editorial, Perspectives

Creativity is catching. It will be found in high quantities throughout campus March 12-14 during the 2012 Cardinal Connections symposium, “The Spark! Connecting with Creativity.” Humans can transmit ideas from one person to the next through drawings, songs, poetry, sculpture and so many more... Read more »