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Eagle’s Eye Newspaper

The Eagle’s Eye newspaper is a student run publication. It is managed, edited, and reported by students in the SNC Journalism courses.

The print edition is published biweekly while school is in session. The paper is distributed Friday mornings on campus, and as an insert in the Tahoe Daily Tribune. The online edition is at

We encourage contributions from students, faculty and staff. Feel free to contact us any time at

Recent News

  • Is a barefoot trend sweeping SNC campus?
    March 6, 2019

    It’s no secret that Sierra Nevada College students love the outdoors. At SNC, outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking, and lake days are a regular occurrence, but some students go the extra mile to become more in tune with the earth. In the warmer months in Tahoe it isn’t uncommon to see... […]

  • Bear Scratch Chute offers backcountry boarding bliss on East Shore
    March 6, 2019

    7:30 A.M.: A persistent nagging noise comes out of my right ear. My finger hits the snooze button and my phone nosedives into the carpet, intensifying the sound. I look down to see who’s calling. It’s my brother Keegan. He’s either calling to lecture me about avalanche conditions, or he wants to go shredding. Half-awake,... […]

  • Staff profile: Mike Golds
    March 6, 2019

    The warmth of a cup of tea has begun to lightly fog up the room’s large windows as the winter sky begins to lay a blanket of snow on the Sierra Nevada. With the tapping sound of the keyboard, and incessant clicking of the mouse, Mike Golds ensures the day’s mail gets delivered to the... […]

  • SNC annual Africa trip offered in May
    March 6, 2019

    Whether it’s seeing penguins on Boulder Beach, or driving right up next to herds of elephants, giraffes, and cheetahs in Kruger National Park, Justin Spees and Steve Elsworth have done it all while taking students on the annual trip to South Africa, and this year promises more fun adventure and learning. Every May, Sierra Nevada... […]

  • ‘Green New Deal’ faces issue of warming head on
    March 6, 2019

    On Feb. 7, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey introduced a joint resolution called the Green New Deal aimed at addressing climate change by revamping the U.S. infrastructure to phase out the use of fossil fuels within a decade. The joint resolution would also serve to battle economic inequality and reform... […]

  • Opinion: Green New Deal-What Does it Mean?
    March 6, 2019

    Modern-day politics in the United States has created huge divisions among the citizens of this country. With the 2020 presidential election a little over a year away, many Democratic politicians are proposing reformative ideas that might be adopted to create a more progressive future for America. The Green New Deal is the proposed, sweeping new... […]

  • Climbing gym etiquette: Yes, it’s a thing
    March 6, 2019

    He looks at the large sign taped strategically between the entrance to the restrooms. Men to the left and women to the right: “Please do not wear climbing shoes in the restroom!” it reads. He looks down at his feet, clad in brand new TC Pros, and shrugs. The clack of rubber against the sticky... […]

  • Opinion: How big corporate ruins the skiing experience
    March 6, 2019

    Ever since Vail Resorts introduced the Epic Pass in 2008, the company has been rapidly buying (they now own 19 resorts) and partnering with ski areas around the world. Vail Resort’s most recent competitor, the Ikon Pass, which first launched for the 18/19 season and was created by Alterra Mountain Company, is also racking up... […]

  • ‘People hang on to the music forever’
    March 6, 2019

    Composer, conductor, choir director, mathematician, musician, mother, psychologist and program chair of the music department at Sierra Nevada College for 20 years, Donna Axton continues to evolve. Her piercing blue eyes give way to her gentle, soft-spoken voice. “Music is my first language,” Axton said. Having lived in Tahoe since 1972, she has cultivated choirs,... […]

  • Student Q&A: Margaret Galloway
    March 6, 2019

    Maggie Galloway, an enthusiastic snowboarder and yoga teacher, is a freshman at SNC. Maggie is enjoying her new perspective on life here in the Sierras, and all of the new people she surrounds herself with. How did you end up at SNC? I was riding at my local ski resort, Alpine Valley in Cleveland, and... […]

Eagle’s Eye Faculty Advisor

Jim Scripps
New Media Journalism Program Director