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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

  • Ramsey’s ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ to debut in South Shore
    December 13, 2019

    Famous chef Gordon Ramsey is set to open his Hell’s Kitchen restaurant in what was formerly the Sage Room at Harveys in South Lake Tahoe. While there is no exact debut date, the restaurant is expected to open in late December. The television-inspired restaurant will be the third Hell’s Kitchen in the world. The other...

  • Student Q & A: Victor Herrera
    December 13, 2019

    Name: Victor Herrera Age: 20 Major: BFA, minor in entrepreneurship, minor in finance and economics Hometown: La Piedad, Michoacan Victor Herrera, is a Tahoe native who loves art. He spends most if his time creating amazing sculptures and hanging out near the beach admiring the sunsets that Lake Tahoe has to offer. Victor also enjoys...

  • Summertime studies: Africa, Portugal
    December 13, 2019

    Are you looking for a life changing experience? Then pack your suitcase, because Sierra Nevada College has summer courses just for you. Each year SNC offers students an exciting opportunity to earn credits and travel internationally. Coming up for summer 2020, the college plans to go to South Africa and Portugal. While the South Africa...

  • The value of traveling for spiritual growth
    December 13, 2019

    Sierra Nevada College senior and interdisciplinary studies major Hannah Smith has always had a yearning for travel but between working, interning, and going to school full-time, there did not seem to be enough time in her schedule to make it work. Her plan was originally to travel full-time after graduation, but the grind of everyday...

  • Religious practices at Sierra Nevada College
    December 13, 2019

    As students enter the transition period moving away from home and into a new setting, like college, they are able to grow and develop on their own. Normal day-to-day activities that happen at home usually change depending on the student. A prime example of this is religion. Norm Schoff, a sophomore at Sierra Nevada College,...

  • Opinion: Why you should switch to natural skincare
    December 13, 2019

    College can be a very stressful time academically, socially, and financially. To make it worse, imagine waking up on a big presentation day to find dozens of angry red bumps dotting your face. This is not only annoying, but can be emotionally damaging. The first line of defense against stress-related skin flare ups, like acne,...

  • An election breakdown for college students
    December 13, 2019

    Current events today are polarizing, confusing, and scary. The Beatles foreshadowed 2019 perfectly in their song, A Day in the Life, “I read the news today, oh boy.” Oh boy indeed. With a constant flood of news both real and fake, a plethora of candidates on both sides of the political spectrum, and the unfolding...

  • Global weirding: Weather vs. climate change
    December 13, 2019

    Whether you are an avid social media user, news buff, or recluse, chances are you have been exposed to some kind of debate or conversation around why our weather patterns seem increasingly wild, and what climate change has to do with it. Dr. Andy Rost, associate professor and science department chair at Sierra Nevada College,...

  • Why are Tahoe winters ever-changing?
    December 13, 2019

    Longtime Tahoe locals will never forget the relentless winter of 1997. The year of huge snowfall gave way to warm temperatures and massive flooding. Locals and weather experts alike will also tell you that in Tahoe, unusual weather is not so unusual anymore. Tahoe has been through warm and dry winters, and extremes with record-setting...

  • Driving in the snow a Lake Tahoe necessity
    December 13, 2019

    The beginning of winter is being warmly greeted by most Tahoe locals. The changing of seasons has brought along not only fresh powder, but the return of slippery roadways, long traffic delays, and nightmare situations when people are unaware of how to travel safely in winter conditions. Depending on the severity of weather, traveling through...

Eagle’s Eye Faculty Advisor

Jim Scripps
New Media Journalism Program Director