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Alumni awards honor exceptional Eagles

Carissa Priebusch, Staff Reporter

On Saturday, Oct. 8, conversation and laughter filled the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency where the second annual Alumni awards ceremony took place during Sierra Nevada College Homecoming and Family Weekend. Two awards...  Read More »

October 14, 2016 • 0 comments

The pros and cons of Question 2

Hannah Greene, Campus Editor

“The more you learn about mankind’s romance with marijuana over the centuries, the more you begin to question how and why America chose to make it illegal,” said Whyman. “More people are asking those questions now than ever, which has resulted in legalization of medical marijuana in some states and of recreational marijuana in others.”

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October 14, 2016 • 0 comments

New Cross Country Coach: Uros Kogal

October 14, 2016

With a personal best of 210 centimeters (6 feet 9 inches) in high jump, 750 centimeters (24 feet 6 inches)...  Read More »

Budget strain, academic pain

October 12, 2016

On Monday, Oct. 3, Sierra Nevada College’s Faculty Council held an emergency meeting to discuss ne...  Read More »

Big News for Big Blue

September 29, 2016

Looking across the beach— created from the same granite boulders visible in the water— the ...  Read More »

Tanya Canino: 1960-2016

September 15, 2016

Journalism Professor Tanya Canino passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, after a long battle with cancer Can...  Read More »

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Student Profile: Ebba Grant

Caroline Coughlin, Contributor

Age: 21 Year: Sophomore Major: Finance Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden   Ebba Grant is an international student from Sweden and an Alpine skier recruited to the SNC ski team. Ebba is back...  Read More »

October 2, 2016 • 0 comments

Faculty of the Fortnight: Cathy Linh Che

September 29, 2016

Greeting Sierra Nevada College’s campus with her cheerful spirit is our new Distinguished Visiting Professor and Writer in Residence, poet...  Read More »

Where are they now? Drew Fischer

September 15, 2016

Sierra Nevada College first opened its doors in 1969.  Since then thousands of students have passed through SNC, en route to diverse and numero...  Read More »

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New Cross Country Coach: Uros Kogal

Francesca Curtolo, Sports Editor

With a personal best of 210 centimeters (6 feet 9 inches) in high jump, 750 centimeters (24 feet 6 inches) in long jump and 11 years on the Slovenian track and field national...  Read More »

October 14, 2016 • 1 comment

New Athletes: Free Skiing

September 29, 2016

As the seasons transition at Sierra Nevada College, more and more students prepare to begin team sports. What started as a snow sport college...  Read More »

Tour de Tahoe

September 15, 2016

The 5 a.m. Sunday alarm-fight became worthwhile when the first strand of sun hit the riders’ frozen faces, warming them, and lighting up L...  Read More »

Athletics begin Fall Training and Competition

September 1, 2016

Sierra Nevada college is no longer just known as a ski and snowboard school. As of last year, the college added golf, soccer and cross-country ...  Read More »

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Arts & Entertainment

Burning Man

September 15, 2016

  A layer of white playa dust coats the cars, clothes, and smiles of “burners” returning back to civilization as Burning Man comes to an end. Black Rock City is a place that seems to b...  Read More »

Tahoe SLAM

May 5, 2016

On Friday, April 29, poets competed at the Sierra Nevada College Annual Poetry Slam for artistic bragging rights and a grand prize of $300. The event was hosted by Lain Watson, a poet and seco...  Read More »

Alex Scott explores emotion through self-portrait

April 21, 2016

Senior Alex Scott presented his BFA exhibition entitled “Adored” on Thursday, April 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Tahoe Gallery. Students, faculty and community members all embraced Scott’s work. H...  Read More »

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Vote your conscience

September 29, 2016

This year’s election is drawing the attention of both the nation and the entire world, and many see it as both the most critical, as well as the most embarrassing, election in U.S. history. According...  Read More »

Martis Valley Development

September 29, 2016

Since the publishing of this article, the board tentatively approved Martis West in a 4-1 vote.  I want to call the SNC community’s attention to a local issue that ties directly into your educati...  Read More »

Wilderness orientation creates strong base for SNC students

September 15, 2016

Wilderness Orientation (WO) has been the building blocks for my college career here at SNC to both gain the connections I needed to be successful as well as the confidence to pursue challenges that I may...  Read More »

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