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Dorm cooking doesn’t have to mean frozen burritos

April 4, 2012

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With recent changes to cafeteria hours, students may find themselves searching for other options to satiate their appetites. For students living in the dorms the options for cooking are limited. Fortunately a surprising variety...

Midnight train to Uyuni

April 4, 2012

Filed under Feature, Travel

The veiled woman watched us with careful attention. Perhaps we captivated her by our conversation that at times switched from Spanish to English, or the distinctiveness of our bi-racial portrait—a gangly Americano and a Morena...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Andy Rost

April 4, 2012

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Name: Andy Rost, Ph.D Hometown: Truckee, Calif. Department: Science and Technologies What brought you to Sierra Nevada College? After about 10 years of guiding and teaching for Outward Bound, various rafting companie...

Emilie Lamoureux:Tiramisu and skiing too

April 4, 2012

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Name: Emilie  Lamoureux Year: Freshmen Age: 19 Hometown: Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Major: Double majoring in Finance Economics and Entrepreneurship Why SNC? It wasn’t suppose to be SNC but I found it on ...

Spring tailgate barbecues: tailgate not required

April 4, 2012

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With the closure of several Tahoe resorts this weekend, it is apparent that the winter season is coming to an end. Dry those tears, powder hounds, there is one delicious way to send out the season in style. Throwing a spring skiing...

Patrick O’Neill: Plucking the strings of mind and music

March 21, 2012

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Name: Patrick O’Neil Major: Music and Psychology. Hometown: Sacramento, Calif. Why did you start playing music? I was hanging out with a buddy of mine that I met at a job that I had before. I noticed how he always...

Cerro Rico part two: My experience inside an active Bolivian mine

March 21, 2012

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My ears popped. I put a finger in each and adjusted my jaw. At that moment a muffled blast shook the mine shaft. Dust and small pebbles bounced off my helmet. “The miners are blasting deeper into the mountain.” Jesus chuckled...

Interdisciplinary thinking: Teachers, students practice and apply through public debate

March 21, 2012

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Learning to integrate ideas rather than looking at life as a choice between “either/or” is the goal of the Interdisciplinary Studies program at Sierra Nevada College. Katie Zanto, Interdisciplinary Studies program chair, said...

Copter Kids: An innovative movie production tool

March 21, 2012

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Imagine having an out-of-body experience, watching yourself from a third person perspective while being filmed by a mini remote-controlled helicopter flying around you.  Copter Kids, a two-man operation freelance aerial cinematography...

MHMM Productions: A new up-and-coming media company

March 21, 2012

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MHMM Productions, a film and editing company started by Juniors Nick Cahill and Trevor B. Jackson has grown rapidly since it in Summer 2011. Started by two students with similar interests in digital arts, MHMM Productions,...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Lizzie Hernandez

March 21, 2012

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What brought you to Lake Tahoe? My brother was a single dad so I moved up here to help him with his son and to continue my college education, and at that time I was at Truckee Meadows Community College.  I had my Associate...

How six days with no plans prepared me for a lifetime of spontaneous travel and strange encounters

March 21, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Travel

by Savannah Hoover Managing Editor Idleness has never been my strong suit. Perhaps that's why I list six states when people ask where I'm from. Perhaps that's why I love to drive. Perhaps that's also why I spontaneously decided ...

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