Alumni run riverside restaurant on the Payette

July 8, 2016

Whether you want a savory meal with an incredible riverside view or a quick snack for the road, Banks Store and Cafe is worth the stop. NNU alumni Mike and Stephanie Hammer have established a business with a gorgeous view, rustic vibe, tasty food and personable staff.

Five top places in the #6 top downtown

July 1, 2016

Rated #6 of Top 10 Downtowns in 2016 by Livability Magazine, it’s no secret Downtown Boise has much to offer. Checkout five great places to visit while in BoDo.

Experience the sights, tastes and sounds of rural Idaho at the Nampa Farmers’ Market

June 24, 2016

As a new Nampa Farmers’ Market vendor, Anna Lee, class of 2004, chatted with market manager and NNU alumnus David Zink about the benefits of the market to the local community.

Boise and the greater Treasure Valley often sit atop the list

June 19, 2016

If you spend much time online these days, you probably notice new lists frequently popping up, featuring everything from "Best Trends from the 90s" to "Top 5 Ways to Eat a Sandwich." Whenever a list features U.S. cities, you might notice a trend: Boise, and the greater Treasure Valley, often make the cut.

Why Pacific Northwest colleges are so unique

June 20, 2015

Within the laid-back haven of the Pacific Northwest is a rugged spirit of discovery. So many entrepreneurial minds in the Northwest have used learning at top-notch universities as a springboard to careers that shape the region, the country and sometimes the world.

Travel groups tour the Northwest

June 11, 2015

NNU's summer ministry teams, Covenant and Witness, are headed out on the road again. These groups, who specialize in drama and music ministry, travel the Northwest visiting churches and camps.

Adventure awaits

June 5, 2015

NNU's outdoors club—Journeys Outfitting Co.—is on a mission to encourage and create adventure for the students of Northwest Nazarene University.

​Ten reasons why Idaho is the best location for college ever

June 6, 2014

One of our students shares a list of her favorite things about going to school in Idaho. "I know that I may come off as biased, but I seriously can’t imagine how college can get any better than this. NNU has blown me away since the very first time that I visited campus, and my love for the community continues to grow each day that I am here."

From Illinois to Idaho: How Mario Donaldson found his place at NNU (#GoNNUCrusaders)

May 29, 2014

When Mario Donaldson made the decision to transfer to NNU from a community college to play basketball, the Rockton, Illinois native had little idea what kind of community he would find in Idaho. The decision paid huge dividends, both on and off the court.

Impressed by the community at NNU

February 19, 2014

Adopted into the NNU community through her job as assistant women’s basketball coach, Elpidia Allen shares what she values most about her new family and the opportunities she has to influence students’ lives.