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  • October 9, 2014

    Hotdawgs and Handrails

    Big Bear Lakes, California: an unassuming, countrified nook tucked in the underskirt of the San Bernardino mountains. These mountains are a homey getaway from the swarming ruckus of Southern California; a sip of mother nature; the oasis in the desert. Big Bear is also the breeding ground for a certain caliber of snowboarding, synonymous with […]

  • October 9, 2014

    Surf’s up: Students shred stormy Lake Tahoe  

    Local surfers had the ride of their lives Sept. 25, thanks to high winds that churned up a giant swell on Lake Tahoe’s northern shores. Sierra Nevada College senior Conner Wagner is an avid surfer and tries to make it out on the lake whenever there are waves. “Some of these waves are overhead,” said […]

  • October 9, 2014

    Holistic Sustainability in the Arctic

    PHOTOS COURTESY OF RACHAEL BLUM & BARRY AVNER “We are the caribou people. Caribou are not just what we eat; they are who we are. They are in our stories and our songs and the whole way we see the world. Caribou are our way of life and without them we would not exist.” These […]

  • October 9, 2014

    Dozers break ground on site of president’s house

    Plants have been uprooted and boulders moved from sections of the demonstration garden in preparation for construction to begin on the on-campus president’s house next May. The process began on Oct. 6, when a private landscaper who declined to identify himself began clearing out the northern part of the garden with a large backhoe. According […]

  • October 9, 2014

    Junior Proficiency Exam An unnecessary hassle or a vital standard of English education?

    Junior and senior Sierra Nevada College students gathered at 4:30 p.m. on  Sept. 25, and 1 p.m. on Sept. 26 in the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (TCES) to partake in the mandatory Junior Proficiency Exam. The Junior Proficiency Exam is test offered every semester that every student is required to pass in order to […]