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The Journalism Program at NCC

If you’re considering a career in journalism or professional writing, NCC offers a spectrum of courses to launch you on the path to a job in communication. Below is the lineup of courses for fall along with a brief description of each. For information, contact Rob Hays, program coordinator for Journalism, Media & Professional Writing,…

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When hate speech came to NCC

The last thing NCC would expect April 3rd were two men who preached homophobic, racist, and sexist speeches. They did not explain their reason as to why they were at NCC but someone had passed around flyers to students encouraging students to not approach or argue with these men because they were being paid to…

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Zero shades of grey seminar: The conversation starts with you

“When it comes to sexual assault, there are zero shades of gray. It’s black & white.” This is the battlecry, designed by Collegiate Empowerment, that has been established for the first of three seminars “Zero Shades of Gray”. The Zero Shades of Gray seminar, lead by speaker Marian Barshinger, was one of the many installments…

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Letter from the editor

In the beginning we never understand the decisions we make until we see it come in fruition, then we sit back and watch it grow. August 2018 I took over as the Managing Editor for this paper “ The Commuter” and it has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made at NCC. To…

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Authors among us: Professor Pogach shares advice

Life has a way of humbling you. As Michael Pogach and Abigail Michelini have come to know. Pogach is a current professor, who’s written “The Spider and the Laurel”, a dystopian thriller when Indiana Jones meets the Hunger Games. While Michelini is a former professor from NCC, who writes poems. Through a grueling process and…

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“Arsonist” lights up Lipkin Theatre for poetry day

Award-winning poet Joaquín Zihuatanejo shared stories and a collection of poems from his latest book, “Arsonist” on April 4th for the annual Len Roberts Poetry Day in Lipkin Theatre. English Professor Javier Ávila chose this year’s inspiring poet. Like 20 percent of NCC’s student body, Zihuatanejo is Hispanic, a demographic underrepresented in the faculty. In…

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