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NIC Sentinel Wins SPJ Awards

On the North Idaho College Sentinel page, Stacy Hudson of the Press Room writes: “Congratulations to The Sentinel! Three 1st, six 2nd, and a 3rd place award at the Society of Professional Journalists conference in Richland, Wash.” Former, long-time NIC journalism instructor Nils Rosdahl is in the middle. Dunno IDs for four young men with him.

Question: Did you ever write for a student newspaper?

High Noon: NIC Student on ‘Jeopardy’

North Idaho College journalism student Molly Rosenbusch of Twin Lakes will be on the television show “Jeopardy” (NBC) at 7 o'clock tonight, according to the North Idaho College Facebook page. You can view Molly's player profile here (bottom row) in which she gives a shout out to her fellow Sentinel staffers.

Question: Which television game show is your favorite?

AM: Rosdahl Retiring In A Month

North Idaho College journalism instructor and student newspaper adviser Nils Rosdahl talks with the staff of The Sentinal, NIC’s award winning student newspaper, in Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday. Rosdahl, who’s planning to retire in a month, says that he’s uncomfortable with the new media that’s challenging traditional media for readers. Pia Hallenberg SR story here. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)

Column: Travel Renews Love For USA

Then, five months ago, all that doubt melted away. I spent the summer in Cairo and settled on three reasons why I love living in America: First of all, I adore the level of consistency here, and I’m not talking about chain stores. I’m talking about that cozy feeling of being 99 percent sure that you won’t be glued to the toilet for four days whenever you dine out or buy groceries. Second of all, I love aimless walks and bike rides. I learned pretty quickly that walking was not an acceptable mode of transportation in Cairo. Traffic is so horrendous because the city has deteriorated to the point where no one wants to be outside. … Lastly, and most importantly, is freedom. I lost my sense of independence as a woman. … As a single woman you get proposed too, stared at, followed, teased and whispered to/Noura E. Alfadl-Andreasson, North Idaho College Sentinel. More here. (AP file photo: Egyptian boys watch girls pass by at Nile bank in Cairo.)

Question: Has travel to foreign countries deepened your love for this country?

PM: NIC Sentinel Wins National Award

The North Idaho College Sentinel and its longtime adviser won several awards recently at the Associated Collegiate Press national convention in Louisville, Ky. Pictured are (back) NIC journalism instructor and Sentinel adviser Nils Rosdahl, Noura Alfadl-Andreasson, Mike McCall, Tim Sorenson, (front) Devin Heilman, and Michael Paquin. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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