• Debaters spend fall semester winning

    Debaters spend fall semester winning

    December 9, 2014

    Northwest College Forensics kicked off the fall season winning big at all of the tournaments the team attended. With only four tournaments down the team ranks 18th in the nation out of more than 130 colleges and universities ranked. Unlike athletics, forensics teams compete in one pool... READ MORE »»

    The NWC Forensics team prepares for Christmas ranked 18th in the nation after its fall campaign.

    NWC Forensics

  • Trapper men let game slide, end winning streak

    Trapper men let game slide, end winning streak

    Cameron Grewell, Sports Editor

    December 9, 2014

     NWC men’s basketball has been nothing short of exciting this year whether it is Christopher Boucher rising in for a thunderous slam or Nicky Desilian cashing in from downtown in the face of any opponent. The Trappers have dominated from beyond the arc this season and are No. 1 in the nation... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore Christopher Boucher denies the shot of a Dawson Community College’s forward on November 15 during the First Bank of Wyoming Shootout. Boucher is averaging 21.6 points per game along with 10.2 rebounds. Boucher is first in the nation in blocks with 42 on the season.

    Matthew Strissel

  • A look back at 2014 …

    A look back at 2014 …

    Abbe Breeding, Managing Editor

    December 9, 2014

    Many people from outside the area may not think that much goes on at NWC or in the small town of Powell. However, many events took place over the past year that made our school and town stand out both on the state level as well as nationally. When it comes to sports, NWC has proven itself to be a... READ MORE »»

    The NWC Forensics teams was No. 4 among community colleges.

    NWC Forensics

  • NWC finishes fourth at national tourney

    NWC finishes fourth at national tourney

    Cameron Grewell and Marc Lamberger

    December 9, 2014

    It was the defining scene of a glorious night at the Events Center in Casper, where the NJCAA’s National Tournament took place two weeks ago. After Aleksandra Djordjevic made the kill to end the set 15-8, NWC’s volleyball team stormed the court. Inoa Fields, who missed the final games due to injury,... READ MORE »»

    The NWC Trapper volleyball team finished fourth at the NJCAA National Tournament.

    Dan Baney

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News

Where is your student fee money going?

Emily Drinkwater, Reporter

Every year, as students enroll in NWC, a flat student fee of $135 is collected from the FAFSA, grants, scholarships, parent’s pockets and student’s own earned money. Not every student understands where their money goes....  Read More »

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Study, sleep, eat, repeat: tricks to survive finals

MaKenzie Beck, Reporter

As the fall semester comes to a close, NWC students are busy preparing for finals week. Here are some tips provided by Professor Astrid Northrup and Nancy Fees, the Academic Success Coordinator at TRiO, to get you started: •  ...  Read More »

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Debaters spend fall semester winning

Debaters spend fall semester winning

Northwest College Forensics kicked off the fall season winning big at all of the tournaments the team attended. With only four tournaments down the team ranks 18th in the nation out of more than 130 colleges and...  Read More »

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Sports

Current Trappers beat All Stars

Being back at Cabre Gym was special for Megan Butler, Leslie Thronburg, McKenzie Garrett, Leslie Blackburn, Kati Webb, Leanne Winterholler and Kennedy...  Read More »

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Movie Reviews

‘Joyeux Noël’ is a true story of peace in war

Luke Tilley, Reporter

Review: Joyeux Noël Most people associate Christmas with snow and sleigh bells, baby Jesus or Ralph’s quest to shoot his eye out, but certainly not with the war to end...  Read More »

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Meet Our Staff!

Matthew Strissel, Staff Writer
Matthew Strissel

Staff Writer

I’m Matthew Strissel and I’m a non-traditional freshman at NWC majoring in photographic communications. I also write articles and take photographs for the Northwest Trail student newspaper. I was born...  Read More »

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