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Sierra Nevada College launches online newspaper

August 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion

By Jason Paladino As spring semester 2012 waned and summer quickly approached, it became quite ordinary to find Savannah Hoover and I huddled around a computer in David Hall, coffee cups in hand, despite the sun having gone dow...

Unpaid Internships: Are they worth it?

August 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

“Sorry for the unconventional sleeping arrangement, welcome to the world of action sports journalism,” says Gavin, my boss for the next couple of months. It’s my first night in Boulder, Colo. and due to a miscommunication...

Letter from President Lynn Gillette: 2012 NWCCU Accreditation

April 18, 2012

Filed under Letters from the President, Opinion

Last week, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) sent an evaluation committee to our campus to ensure that we are in compliance with accreditation standards. In effect, what we do was compared with best...

Staff Editorial: Students ask that unwarranted aggression end

April 18, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

In many towns, college students make up the majority of the population, boost the local economy and are welcomed as productive members of the community. We hope Incline Village considers us to be a positive contribution to the...

Staff Editorial: Journalism is not just for English majors

April 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

We’re not all journalism nerds clutching at our notepads, pens and cameras. Journalism can be defined as the investigating and reporting of news, events, issues and trends through a plethora of media sources beyond newspapers....

Letter from President Gillette: 2011 Extended Field Course

April 4, 2012

Filed under Letters from the President, Opinion

I want to tell you about an extraordinary leadership course that Rosie Hackett, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Adventure Leadership, designed. Before I describe the course, stop and ponder how you would design a course to teach...

Letter from President Lynn Gillette: 2012 National Champions

March 21, 2012

Filed under Letters from the President, Opinion

The staff of the Eagle’s Eye has graciously offered me the chance to write this column, an opportunity which I am pleased to accept. I am passionately committed to student learning and to Sierra Nevada College. Nationwide,...

Staff Editorial: Social media shows off your worth

March 21, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Living in Lake Tahoe, it’s not entirely unusual to meet people who don’t partake in social media.  It’s not uncommon to know someone who does not have a Facebook or Twitter account, or even someone who doesn’t have a...

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 ...

Technology sends writer to the woods

February 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Unlike Thoreau, I will not be driven into the woods by a desire for natural living and personal discovery. Instead, I'll be forced there when I can no longer stand society and its unexplainable obsession with virtual interaction. A...

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