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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

  • Chairman Lalchandani announces retirement of SNC Tahoe president Walker
    May 28, 2019

    On May 22, 2019, SNC Tahoe announced the retirement of Alan Walker as president of the college, effective May 27, 2019. Walker served as president of SNC Tahoe for four years. During his time as president, he rolled out an innovative extension program to offer SNC Tahoe degrees on the campuses of Lake Tahoe Community... […]

  • With new fall schedules comes new student orientations
    April 24, 2019

    Sierra Nevada College is offering a different student orientation schedule starting in the fall of 2019. Instead of the longstanding two options offered in the past, Tahoe and Wilderness orientations, the college will offer three options for incoming students. The new orientation schedules are being rolled out in tandem with the new academic schedule coming... […]

  • Dog days of winter: Cute pups trained to be avalanche saviors
    April 16, 2019

    Avalanches are unpredictable and deadly. It’s important to be prepared by knowing the forecast, the signs, and having the gear. Even with the proper preparation, avalanches still kill. Avalanches have claimed the lives of 14 skiers and snowboarders during the 2018-2019 season, according to Two occurred inbounds—inside the boundaries of a ski resort—at Taos,... […]

  • Students come for the snow, stay for the sun
    April 15, 2019

    Ask anyone who’s lived in Tahoe for a while and they’ll tell you the same thing: The winters are amazing but the summers, the summers are magical, with the remnants of snow on top of the mountains, sunbathing on the beach, the beautiful sunsets over the lake, and the miles and miles of beautiful trails.... […]

  • Opinion: Is 5G worth the potential risk
    April 15, 2019

    Many of us who live in the Tahoe basin have experienced the all too common “dead zone,” while out and about. Having cell service that is spotty can be frustrating as a local, especially while navigating all of the tourists during peak season who contribute to the clogging of the cellular artery. Wireless carriers such... […]

  • SNC psych students display work at research fair
    April 15, 2019

    Yulisa Mendez “My project is called On Empathy Gaps: The Impact of Psychological Stress on Perspective-taking. What got me interested in doing the study was this cognitive bias I learned about called the empathy gap. “It’s a cognitive bias accounting for difficulties in the prediction of another’s mental or physical state based on the context... […]

  • Faculty profile: Rosie Hackett
    April 15, 2019

    It’s 5 a.m. and Rosie Hackett’s alarm is already going off. To start her days off with consistency and discipline, Hackett begins every morning with yoga, meditation and affirmations. She then makes sure that before her long workday, she manages to get outside for an intense physical activity. Whether it’s a quick backcountry ski lap,... […]

  • Maye Musk to speak at Tahoe Forum
    April 15, 2019

    Most people are familiar with entrepreneur, visionary and space pioneer Elon Musk, but his mother Maye Musk has her own success story, including a successful career in the health and wellness industries, as well as a top fashion model. Musk will speak at the Siebens-Binz SNC Tahoe Forum on the Sierra Nevada College campus on... […]

  • Burden of student load debt a universal American problem
    April 15, 2019

    Twenty-nineteen is a banner year for student debt, with more than half the national college student population taking out student loans to pay tuition. Right behind a mortgage loans, student loans are the source of the second-highest household debt reported. According to a study from Forbes Magazine, more than $1.5 trillion is owed in student... […]

  • Neck and back pain? It might be your backpack or phone
    April 15, 2019

    About 85 percent of American university students report backpack related pain and discomfort, says a Boston University study. Discomfort was most common in the shoulders, lower back, upper middle back, and neck. The findings may point to an emerging trend between pain and discomfort, and time spent carrying backpacks, suggested study co-author Dr. Karen Jacobs,... […]

Eagle’s Eye Faculty Advisor

Jim Scripps
New Media Journalism Program Director