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It’s Official: Hard Rock Sioux City Casino and Hotel

It’s Official: Hard Rock Sioux City Casino and Hotel

Nicole Winters, Shift Editor

April 23, 2013


Filed under National

COUNCIL BLUFFS| Thursday morning (April 18th) the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission met to make their decision about which casino will get the gaming license for Sioux City. Hard Rock Casino won the majority of the votes 3 to 2. The commissioners chose the $118-million land based casino proposal....

Hundreds Show Support For Sioux City Casinos

Hundreds Show Support For Sioux City Casinos

Nicole Winters, Shift Editor

March 27, 2013


Filed under National

SIOUX CITY| Over 300 people showed up Tuesday afternoon to make one last effort to show support at a public hearing in front of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. This was the last open forum that the IRGC would take into consideration before voting on which casino will get the license. Each casino...

It’s Always St. Patrick’s Day at McCarthy & Bailey’s Irish Pub

It’s Always St. Patrick’s Day at McCarthy & Bailey’s Irish Pub

Nicole Winters, Reporter

March 13, 2013


Filed under Food

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. The place to get into the Irish spirit is McCarthy & Bailey’s Irish Pub. Located on 423 Pearl St. in Sioux City, Iowa, this newly renovated downtown building is like walking into an actual Irish pub in the middle ages. Some of the main pieces in the...

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Nicole Winters, Reporter

March 3, 2013


Filed under Local News

The bidding war for Hard Rock Sioux City is gaining momentum in popularity within the community. KTIV reported that social media has been a huge help in engaging people into the project. All three casinos have been using pinterest, twitter, You Tube, and especially facebook to gain community support. So...

Movie Review: Side Effects

Movie Review: Side Effects

NIcole Winters, Reporter

February 20, 2013


Filed under Movies

Side Effects is a psychological thriller, filled with twists and turns. The plot keeps the audience guessing throughout the movie until the very end. Emily Taylor, played by Rooney Mara, is a highly depressed and even at times suicidal young woman. Her husband has just been released from prison after...

‘Buckwild’ Cast Member Arrested

‘Buckwild’ Cast Member Arrested

Nicole Winters, Reporter

February 15, 2013


Filed under Television

On  Feb 11, MTV’s ‘Buckwild’ cast member Salwa Amin was arrested on drug charges in West Virginia, after the twenty-four-year-old was allegedly found in a shed with a purse full of oxycodone pills. Police said there was a male with a large amount of cash, and a separate bag of heroin and pills...

Never Fear the Writing Clinic is Here

Nicole Winters, Reporter

February 13, 2013


Filed under Campus

The writing clinic is being offered not only in Norfolk, but also at the South Sioux City College Center. Students can bring their writing assignments to Mary Persinger for review. These sessions will be held in room 133 on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to7 p.m. and on Thursdays in room 132 from 10 a.m. to11...

Nicole Winters

Nicole Winters

January 25, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Hometown: South Sioux City, Neb Class: Freshman Major: Journalism Staff Position: Reporter Fun Fact: I lived in Europe for a year as a nanny.

Best Apps for Back to School

Best Apps for Back to School

Nicole Winters, Reporter

January 21, 2013


Filed under Technology

Getting back in gear for college can be tough. New classes, teachers, and homework can be hard to balance. Here are five of the best apps for your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, that can help you get organized and on the right track for the semester. No matter what your majoring in these apps will...

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