NWC in the news

Winning Ways

Dakota News Now talked with Kristin Rotert, Northwestern’s head women’s basketball coach, about what it’s like to coach her nationally ranked team. (1/18/2023)

Theatre Festival Selection

Northwestern’s production of Life is a Dream was one of seven productions from seven states chosen for presentation at the Region 5 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Read more about the play--and the students performing it--on the N’West Iowa Review’s website. (1/17/2023)

Championship Game Highlights

For a complete summary of the NAIA national championship football game won by the Northwestern College Raiders, watch this story posted by Siouxland News. (12/20/2022)

Athlete of the Week

Dakota News Now named Northwestern quarterback Jalyn Gramstad its Athlete of the Week after the former West Lyon standout led the Raiders to their third national championship title. (12/20/2022)

Special Bond

The Sioux City Journal introduced its readers to Noah Van’t Hof and Jaden Snyder, All-American safeties on Northwestern’s football team who have been friends since elementary school. (12/17/2022)

Team Bubba

KCAU TV told the story of Northwestern football player Jessen Reinking. Though sidelined for the season by cancer, he traveled with his teammates to North Carolina for the NAIA national championship game. (12/16/2022)

Servant Hearts

Northwestern’s football team did more than practice in the week leading up to their national championship game win. As KMEG TV reported, they also spent a morning volunteering at Durham Rescue Mission, sorting and distributing clothing donated for people who are homeless. (12/15/2022)

Master’s in Counseling

Northwestern College is launching new master’s degree programs in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling. The Sioux City Journal talked with program director Dr. Gregory Elliott about the need they will fill. (3/14/2022)

New and Improved

The Sioux City Journal told its readers about Northwestern’s new Vogel Welcome Center and renovated Bultman Center. (3/14/2022)

Helping Afghan Refugees

The Sioux City Journal interviewed an Afghan family that has settled in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, as well as Northwestern student Halima Shokuri, who fled Afghanistan herself and is now serving as an interpreter for a nonprofit organization helping Afghan refugees resettle in metro Sioux City. (3/13/2022)

Ukraine Heartbreak

The Sioux City Journal talked with Northwestern student Molly Ryan and NWC alum John Fernstrum, who both visited Ukraine on mission trips, about Russia’s invasion of that nation. (2/25/2022)

To the King

When Northwestern’s theatre department unveiled artwork that honors retired theatre professors Jeff and Karen Barker, the N'West Iowa Review was there and shared the story with its readers. (2/20/2022)

Batter Up

KMEG TV sports reporters took to the batter’s box to see whether they could score any hits off of Northwestern softball pitcher Kameryn Etherington. (2/9/2022)

Loving Our Immigrant Neighbor

KMEG TV interviewed a Northwestern student and professor about the needs of Afghan refugees who are settling in the United States. (2/7/2022)

Growth Amid Challenges

The Christian Post interviewed President Greg Christy about how Northwestern’s responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and its continued enrollment growth. (1/28/2022)

M.A. in Counseling

The N’West Iowa Review interviewed Dr. Gregory Elliott, director of Northwestern’s new graduate programs in mental health counseling and school counseling, about the high demand for qualified professionals in both fields. (1/26/2022)

Leaving Afghanistan

Halima, a Northwestern student from Afghanistan, told about her struggle to return to the U.S. after the Taliban’s takeover and about her subsequent work with Afghan refugees. The N’West Iowa Review attended her presentation at Trinity Reformed Church and shared her story. (1/25/2022)