• Bjorhus nets 27 in NWC win

    Bjorhus nets 27 in NWC win

    Marc Lamberger, Sports Reporter

    January 28, 2015

    Dana Bjorhus has never scored more points for NWC than tonight. The sophomore, who is top scorer of the Lady Trappers this season, finished the game against Little Big Horn College with 27 points and led her team to a 77-49 win. “I didn’t really know that I had scored that many until coach (Janis... READ MORE »»

    Dana Bjorhus, a NWC sophomore, drained a career high 27 points against Little Big Horn. The Lady Trappers won 77-49.

    Marc Lamberger

  • Lady Trappers surprise Region leader

    Lady Trappers surprise Region leader

    Marc Lamberger, Sports Reporter

    January 27, 2015

    “We know what we have to do to improve,” said Caitlin Clancy, a NWC sophomore, after the last two losses against Miles and Central Wyoming. “We just needed to come together more as a team and transfer our intensity on to the court.” Saturday evening Clancy led the Lady Trappers to a 69-68... READ MORE »»

    Caitlin Clancy, an NWC sophomore, shooting a jumper here, made three free throws with 0.6 seconds left to win the game for the Lady Trappers.

    Marc Lamberger

  • Trapper men in a party mood

    Trapper men in a party mood

    Marc Lamberger, Sports Reporter

    January 27, 2015

    Brian Erickson,  NWC men’s basketball coach, was in a party mood after his team beat Casper College 95-72 Saturday night. It was the team’s fifth straight win. “We will celebrate the win tonight and kind of tomorrow, and on Monday we focus the next game against Little Big Horn,” Erickson... READ MORE »»

    Christopher Boucher dunks the ball off an assist from William "Nicky" Desilien. Boucher finished the game with a triple-double: 30 points, 18 rebounds and 10 blocks.

    Marc Lamberger

  • 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 Stampede Rodeo


Basketball: Big opportunity for Trapper men

Marc Lamberger, Sports Reporter

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January 30, 2015 • 0 comments

Win and loss: Trapper men are back at work

Marc Lamberger, Sports Reporter

One strength of NWC point guard Colin May is his conditioning which helps him push to until the end of a game. Some teammates say that he still can run when everybody is tired. May showed his strength on Saturday in Ottumwa,...  Read More »

January 9, 2015 • 0 comments

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 »

December 9, 2014 • 0 comments

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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 »

December 9, 2014 • 0 comments

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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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