NWC in the news

Building Boom

The Sioux City Journal tells the story of $51 million in construction and remodeling projects at Northwestern College during the past five years. (8/26/2018)

Physics and Faith

Columnist Tim Gallagher of the Sioux City Journal introduces readers to Northwestern's new physics professor, Emily Grace, who earned her doctorate from the University of London and spoke to members of the British Parliament. (8/22/2018)

Integrity Rewarded

In November, Kate Wynja of Sioux Falls will receive a Musial Award, which honors the year's greatest moments in sportsmanship and recognizes individuals who embody class and character on the playing field. The Argus Leader tells the story of the act that led to national recognition for the soon-to-be Red Raider golfer. (7/24/2018)

A Special Graduate

Trey Poppema was a trailblazer—the first student to graduate from Northwestern's NEXT program, which offers young adults with intellectual disabilities an integrated college experience. Tim Gallagher, a columnist for the Sioux City Journal, writes about what's next for Trey. (5/20/2018)

Best in the Conference

The Sioux City Journal tells the story of Northwestern's road to its first GPAC All-Sports Trophy. (6/21/2018)

Mother's Day Dream Come True

Northwestern's Class of 2018 included Rafael Sanchez-Perry, the fourth son of Gumaro and Maria Sanchez to graduate from NWC. Tim Gallagher of the Sioux City Journal tells the story of the sacrifices the couple made to provide their kids with opportunities and a college education. (5/13/2018)


The Sioux City Journal talked to Northwestern professor Jeff Barker and student Casey Perez about the college's newly redesigned worship arts major. (5/11/2018)

Theatrical Legacy

Columnist Tim Gallagher of the Sioux City Journal writes about the influence a professor and a play had on the lives of Northwestern theatre professors Jeff and Karen Barker. (4/26/2018)

Science Center Named

American School & University online magazine reported that Jack and Mary DeWitt made a $6 million gift to help fund Northwestern College's new facility for the health and natural sciences. (4/17/2018)

Promise Kept

Columnist Tim Gallagher of the Sioux City Journal tells how President Greg Christy remembered his promise to provide Allison Schutt with a milkshake machine when she enrolled at Northwestern College four years ago. (4/11/2018)

No Introductions Needed

In a story about spring football, the Sioux City Journal reported that the Red Raiders will have a lot of experience to draw upon when the fall 2018 season begins. (4/3/2018)

Films and Faith

The Sioux City Journal interviewed Josh Larsen, former film critic for the Chicago-based Sun-Times Media, about the ways movies and Christianity connect prior to Larsen's speaking appearance at Northwestern on April 2. (3/31/2018)

Turning 95

In honor of Syl Scorza's 95th birthday on March 21, the Sioux City Journal reprinted a profile of the former Northwestern College professor that the paper ran when he turned 90. (3/20/2018)

Another Tourney Run

Northwestern's Darbi Gustafson talked with the Sioux City Journal about leading the Red Raiders to the NAIA national women's basketball tournament. (3/4/2018)

GPAC Player of the Year

Tim Gallagher of the Sioux City Journal talked with the Red Raiders' Colton Kooima about the work involved in making it to the NAIA men's basketball tournament. (3/4/2018)

World Down Syndrome Day

KMEG TV told viewers about a T-shirt fundraiser Northwestern student Trey Poppema sold in observance of World Down Syndrome Day. (3/3/2018)

Construction Update

The Sioux City Journal provided an update on construction progress on Northwestern's new health and natural sciences center, which is scheduled to open in August. (2/18/2018)

Student Research

The Sioux City Journal tells how Northwestern students are making their own scientific discoveries through a program that provides research experience for undergraduates. (2/18/2018)

Raider Leader

KDLT TV profiled Nathan Wedel and the outstanding senior year he's having as a member of the Red Raider's men's basketball team. (2/5/2018)

The Collector

Tim Gallagher of the Sioux City Journal tells how health challenges faced by Northwestern grad and staff member Randy Van Peursem led to his hobby of collecting Star Wars action figures. (12/25/2017)

Wrestling Dynasty

The Sioux City Journal talked with Rik Dahl, Northwestern's head wrestling coach, about what it's like to have three of his sons on the Red Raider team at the same time. (11/2/2017)

Living the Life She Loves

The hometown newspaper of Northwestern graduate Sarah Kanoy traced how following God's call led her from a small Nebraska town to life as a missionary nurse in East Africa. (11/30/2017)

Family Game

Northwestern volleyball coach Kyle Van Den Bosch and his father, Tom, talked with the N'West Iowa Review about being coaching rivals and now partners leading a successful Red Raider team. (9/11/2017)

Getting In Step

Steve Connell, the former director of the Pride of the Dutchmen Marching Band at MOC-Floyd Valley High School, is now leading the new Red Raider Athletic Band at Northwestern College. The N'West Iowa Review interviewed Connell and Athletic Director Earl Woudstra about its successful start. (9/10/2017)