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Calling All _______ Majors!

I recognize them from across campus. Their eyes are bleary. Their hair is messy. Their clothes are disheveled. They speak in incoherent sentences. No cause for alarm; these are my people.

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NU Drama Presents:  The Women of Lockerbie

On December 21, 1988, in one of the worst acts of aviation terrorism, Pan American flight 103, headed to New York, exploded in mid-flight over Lockerbie, Scotland. The bomb killed all passengers and crew  members on-board, and another 11 innocent victims on the ground. The carnage and consequences impacted people around the globe. 

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NU Softball Has a New Head Coach

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with NU Softball's new head coach, Pam Fink, to hear about her story and her vision for the future of the program. Pam brings years of experience and talent to our team and we are excited to have her on board.

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Why NU Graduates Are So Confident

At Northwest, we do our best to make sure that our graduates are fully equipped to enter their fields upon graduation. On top of our rigorous curriculum, here are a few reasons why NU graduates are so confident:

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Pastor Christian Dawson - Thoughts on Racism, Power, and the Church

One of the biggest topics facing the Church in America today is racism. Throughout her history, the American Church has fought racism as well as regrettably contributed, even tacitly, to this country’s racist ideologies. When we think of racism, we often think of some angry old person who is behind the times. We think of someone who dislikes someone else because of the color of their skin. We become appalled. We think, “How can that person be such a racist? How can anyone be like that?” But that only comprises a small portion of what racism actually is.

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Northwest University Debate Ranks Among the Best

Over the last few years, Northwest University has made a name for itself in the world of debate. With a rotation of gifted students and dedicated coaches, NU has taken its debate team to new heights and new places.

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Student Perspective - Buntain College of Nursing

When I first started nursing school, I felt nervous and excited. I knew that I was called to be a nurse, yet I knew nothing about nursing. I did not even know how to take a blood pressure. Despite my lack of knowledge related to nursing, I decided to pursue it anyway. 

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Learning English as a Key to Refugee Success

Escaping war, extreme poverty, and persecution, more and more refugees and asylees are seeking a new life in the United States. According to Pew researchers Ruth Igielnik and Jens Manuel Krogstad, at least 3 million refugees have resettled in the United States since 1975, and Dahlia Bradshaw Lynn estimates that “by 2040 one in four Americans will be an immigrant” (132).

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NU Presents Christmas Traditions Concert at Benaroya Hall

The Northwest University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir joined by Coro Amici and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra, invite you to Christmas Traditions presented by Koelsch Communities! Now in it's tenth season, this established Christmas concert celebrates the traditions of Christmas, featuring new carol arrangements and traditional selections by John Rutter, Mack Wilberg. Dan Forest, Heinrich Schütz and more, including a few traditional sing-alongs.

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NU Eagle Golf Tournament Recap

Last week, friends and supporters of NU came together for the annual Northwest University Eagle Golf Tournament. It was a great success with nearly 100 players and only a little rain to detract from the beautiful view at Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Course.

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