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Will a dispensary promote youth use of marijuana?

Meghan Herbst, Managing Editor

With a nose ring and spiked blonde hair, River Coyote doesn’t fit the stereotype of a drug-free advocate, but she speaks passionately about abuse and the potential ills of marijuana use. Coyote is the founder and director...  Read More »

May 14, 2016 • 0 comments

Fire district’s runs to SNC can cost big bucks

Johanna Tikkanen, Staff Reporter

During the 2015-16 school year, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District was called to the Sierra Nevada College campus a total of 19 times, only to find neither fire nor immediate danger. The most common reason for...  Read More »

May 12, 2016 • 0 comments

Violence displaces millions in the Middle East & Northern Africa

May 12, 2016

For decades, economic and political influences in the Middle East Northern Africa (MENA) region has caused...  Read More »


Default Rates: A Higher Education Concern

May 12, 2016

  Nevada: the land of legal gambling, prostitution and the first state to legalize divorce, also...  Read More »


Meghan Tebow

May 8, 2016

I never thought it would be possible to get published in one outside newspaper, never mind two, befo...  Read More »


Keifer Bly

May 8, 2016

Keifer has many hobbies he enjoys outside of journalism.  This past year, one of those interests turned...  Read More »

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Learning more than ‘Aloha’

Learning more than ‘Aloha’

Terra Breeden, Staff Reporter

A colorful lesson on the history of Hawaii was hosted by Sophomore Kela Killam on Wednesday evening April 27. Killam, a Hawaiian native, put together the event to share her heritage and culture with S...  Read More »

May 5, 2016 • 0 comments


Student Profile: Marissa Hushaw

May 5, 2016

Most days you will find Marissa Hushaw hitting the slopes, either preparing for her upcoming competition or practicing her newest trick. But underneat...  Read More »


Taught by the Mountains: An Appreciation for ODAL

May 5, 2016

Breathless, dirty, and exhausted, a group of students conquer the top of a jutting peak a few thousand feet up in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The ascent was...  Read More »

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Staff Editorial: Neglected women’s teams, coaches quitting, and women’s golf missing in action? Sports, we need to talk.

Jackson Heath, News Editor

  Sports have been a central point of many schools. Sports help create a sense of school pride. The programs create and build character in the athletes who participat...  Read More »

May 5, 2016 • 0 comments

Movie premier highlights alumni’s success

May 5, 2016

Sammy Carlson has encouraged freedom and artistry while playing in the mountains. Leaving a mark upon the freeskiing world, Teton Gravity Research...  Read More »

Raising funds for the funs

April 21, 2016

    The clouds sat low, skimming over the ridge line atop Donner summit directly above the the top gate of old forty highway. They passed bring spots of sun and patches of mist...  Read More »


Winter athletes replace sweaty ski- boots for high-heels

April 21, 2016

  Replacing sweaty ski boots for high-heels and goggles for mascara, the famed Ski and Snowboard athletes gathered in formal attire to celebrate the Janet Pahl and Warren Kocmond Awards Banquet and Hall of ...  Read More »

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