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Pulling Strings to Follow a Passion

By RANDALL BOLLES The ride from Nazareth to Lancaster looks like America’s backyard, with open farm lands, solar panel fields and makeshift religious signs. The trip’s purpose is for Dave Shoudt to get a $25-dollar bass guitar in hopes of reselling it for a hefty profit. “I sold the exact same type three months ago…

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Monroe Campus Can’t Catch a Break From Snow

ZACH STURNIOLO NCC’s Monroe campus is used to dealing with winter weather adversity, but this year’s pounding has been something new.   Since Jan. 17, the Pocono Township site has experienced at least one delay or closure in nine out of the first 11 weeks this semester, with a total of nine closures.   “It’s never, ever,…

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NCC ISO Witnesses Hurricane’s Harsh Reality

By JAMIE RATCHFORD It was hard for some to keep a dry eye as students from Inter Americana University of Bayamon, Puerto Rico spoke about the devastating impact Hurricane Maria had on their lives. The students were visiting Northampton Community College for spring break, in connection with NCC’s International Student Organization recently returning from a…

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MyNCC Gets an Upgrade

Cole Fritz Information technology services are updating the system the school has been using for over 25 years. “We have been using a system that is 25-years-old. It gets difficult to keep up with the times when we have to keep working with a system that old,” Information Technology Services administrator Deborah Burak said. The…

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Good Bones’ poet Maggie Smith visits NCC

By KELSEY WALTER Silence fell on Lipkin Theatre, as award-winning poet Maggie Smith read excerpts from her work, in celebration of Len Roberts Poetry Day on March 27. Drawing on her books, “Good Bones”, “Well Speaks of Its Own Poison” and “Lamp of the Body,” Smith paused between poems to explain the inspiration for them.…

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March for Our Lives Rally Results in Record Breaking Attendance

  March for Our Lives was a student-led demonstration in support of tighter gun control that took place on March 24, 2018, in Washington, D.C., with over 800 sibling events throughout the United States and around the world. Student organizers from Never Again MSD planned the march in collaboration with the nonprofit organization, Every town…

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