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How to spend summer 2016 with SNC

March 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, Feature, News, Travel

As students begin their summer plans for when the spring semester comes to a close, life will still be bustling on the campus of Sierra Nevada College. Classes continue through the summer, and several programs are offered for... Read more »

Hunting Mountain Mushrooms

Terra Breeden, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2016

Filed under Community, Outdoor, Sustainability, Travel

With their spongy, brain-like appearance and mottled brown coloring, morels look more like a discarded bathroom loofah than a gourmet treat. However, these wild North American mushrooms are prized for their nutty, steak-like fla... Read more »

Spanish: Just speak it

Jamie Wanzek, News Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Travel

  The act of learning a foreign language not only broadens one's dimensions of communication, it also strengthens listening skills and memory. According to the results of the Louisiana Report on foreign language “S... Read more »

Bliss in the backcountry

Rachel Lightner, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2016

Filed under News, Outdoor, Travel

There is a wild and unexplainable type of happiness that occurs from being in the mountains. To be in the heartland of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, with breathtaking terrain as far as the eye can see, is mesmerizing.... Read more »

Dreaming with Your Eyes Open

Jamie Wanzek, News Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Feature, Travel

    Jamie Wanzek    NEWS EDITOR For four months, home existed somewhere beyond the westward sunset, over the Mediterranean sea. It lay in my future horizon, a place separated by the Atlantic Ocea... Read more »

Hello from Bali!

Danny Kern, @dannykernPhotography

December 11, 2015

Filed under Travel

The point I am trying to make is that traveling teaches us more than we’d ever expect. By placing yourself in a new environment, you force yourself to be engulfed by information that you would not find back home where you are oh so comfortable seeing and doing the same things over and over again.

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South Africa: a service learning class actualized

Henry Phillips, Contributor

December 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Travel

During the trip students are engaged with many local community improvement projects. These projects range from playdates with children in orphanages, to helping improve local infrastructure by painting schools, repairing netting on gardens used for growing marketable crops and more. Even the small things we do in the local communities bring hope, smiles and new friendships.

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ODAL 101 Conquers the South Fork

October 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Outdoor, Travel

  After completing the first trip of the Outdoor Adventure Leadership 101 class, backpacking, 21 students continued the course with their second trip on Sept. 18, which encompassed team building through whitewater raft... Read more »

ODAL 101 class sea kayaks at Tomales Bay

March 25, 2015

Filed under Travel

Over the weekend of February 27 - March 1, the six students in this spring’s ODAL 101 class traveled to Tomales Bay in Point Reyes National Seashore for a weekend of sea kayaking. They spent three days and two nights kayaking... Read more »

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