An Illinois based band plays at a local dive bar with instruments made out of broken down home appliances. The bass guitar is made out of a washtub. One man plays the washboard. Another, a eucalyptus bamboo digeridoo. The band’s name is the Woodbox Gang and the lead singer, the man who made … Read more
Peace and quiet were two things Priyanka Patel did not expect to find when she came to study abroad in the United States. Even with the unexpected, studying abroad has been a rewarding experience for Patel in many ways. She has gained confidence and has enjoyed communicating with different t… Read more
I am pro-life. When I tell people I believe all have the right to life, they assume my belief ends once the child is born. This is not the case. I believe everyone has a right to life, including our criminals. Read more
As students, we learn about the issues leading to the Civil War and the effects of the Nazis during the 1930s and 1940s. Yet, it is rare to learn about Native Americans outside of the context of the Pilgrims or as groups that caused conflict in the American West. Read more
Northwest is known for being green in more than one way, clearly dedicating itself to sustainability and going green environmentally. Read more
Although online shopping has become more popular, shopping by physically going to stores is more beneficial on both personal and economic levels. Read more
President Donald Trump said April 2 the U.S. southern border would be closed to prevent immigration if he fails to make a deal with Congress over the issue. Read more
The war against vaccines is not a battle anybody should need to address. It’s 2019, and having measles outbreaks plastered across multiple headlines is unbelievable with the amount of technology we have. Read more
A simple quote from one of the wisest fictional characters ever to grace the pages of literature in the last 20 years could not be more poignant for Northwest this week. Read more
Last month, the notorious 35-day government shutdown ended. The reason the shutdown took place is because President Donald Trump refused to sign off on a congressional budget because senators and representatives refused to allocate funds to his border wall. Read more
Babies grow up to become a myriad of things. They can grow to be doctors, lawyers, teachers, parents, comedians—the possibilities are endless. That is, if the baby is given that opportunity to grow. Sadly, many children are deprived the opportunity to even experience life outside the womb. Read more
I grew up watching crime shows like “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Bones” and “Criminal Minds.” These shows helped shape my personality. It gave me a passion for history, forensic science and psychology. Read more
As a young female from an ethnic background, diversity is something important, whether that’s in reality shows or TV programs. It is vital to have other cultures incorporated in order to be educated about new perspectives and learn from other people’s experiences. Read more
Keep your eyes closed, unless you want to lose your mind is the major tenet of the 2018 film “Bird Box,” which was released on Netflix mid-December. While it has received a huge amount of views, it left me with a sense of disappointment when I was hoping for a true horror film. Read more
With the semester coming to an end, I’ve learned several important tips for getting by. Specifically, I’ve learned to constantly check my email or else risk missing information. Read more
Everybody knows the consequences of smoking and how it is bad for those around them. Some have even taken commendable steps to stop their bad habit through different means such as chewing nicotine gum, behavioral therapy or even quitting cold-turkey. Read more
Whether people love them or hate them, everybody knows about scary movies. With movies like “Silent Hill,” “Paranormal Activity” and “The Orphan,” the horror movie genre has made a path within the movie industry and with quite the reputation. Sadly, scary movies are generally not held in hig… Read more
If there was one word to describe myself, many would think it would be the color red. However, in the deepest parts of my heart, I am a book lover. Entrapping myself in a new world, mainly of steamy love affairs and faraway lands, I find my happy place. Read more
Although online shopping has become more popular, shopping by physically going to stores is more beneficial on both personal and economic levels.
President Donald Trump said April 2 the U.S. southern border would be closed to prevent immigration if he fails to make a deal with Congress over the issue.
The war against vaccines is not a battle anybody should need to address. It’s 2019, and having measles outbreaks plastered across multiple headlines is unbelievable with the amount of technology we have.
Spring break is by far one of the biggest highlights of the second semester. Students spend hundreds of dollars each year to travel to destinations such as Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, or Panama City, Florida.
Johnny Depp claims to have submitted 87 pieces of evidence against his ex-wife Amber Heard, stating he is the victim of abuse. Sadly, no one seems to care.
It’s 2019, and women’s clothing still has fake pockets. Nothing is worse than buying a new pair of jeans only to come home and see the pockets either aren’t real or are so small that anything larger than a penny would fall out.
I don’t think I’ve ever seen my mom more shocked than when I told her, the summer before my sophomore year at Northwest, I did not know what STDs or STIs were.
A simple quote from one of the wisest fictional characters ever to grace the pages of literature in the last 20 years could not be more poignant for Northwest this week.