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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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Inside the NCC Farmers Market

by Melissa Kacar and Nicole Schmidt Every Wednesday, the NCC Farm Market offers a variety of different products sold by local businesses. Bahereh Khodadoost has been selling her handmade pottery at NCC’s for almost 4 years and has been working with clay for 34 years. While she took a few classes, most of her skill…

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Fat Tuesday scholarship fundraiser

A gathering of NCC sponsors, students, faculty, committee and foundation members assembled at NCC’s Southside Center for “Fat Tuesday”. “Fat Tuesday”, otherwise known as Mardi Gras, was hosted at the Family Fowler Center by NCC, alongside the new Zime Cafe, on Tuesday March 5. As the guest walked in they were greeted by the music…

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Spring craft fair returns to NCC

NCC’s annual Alumni Association Spring Craft Fair featured over 160 local crafters selling handmade products such as; jewelry, soaps, baked goods, floral arrangements, home décor, crochet items, ceramics, and more. Mary Seay from Black Horse Hill sells handmade baskets, soaps, and a variety of products out of alpaca fleece. “I got started making a lot…

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Lotus Rebirth: traumatic brain injury awareness mural

Lotus Rebirth is a traveling mural dedicated to the survivors of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). On Tuesday, March 5 in Laub Lounge at NCC’s Bethlehem campus,  Areli Pellegrino from Success NeuroRehab, along with four survivors, came to talk about the production and meaning of the painting. Pellegrino talked about why she used art to represent…

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Behind the myths of St. Patrick’s Day

March 17 was Saint Patrick’s Day, and with that stems celebrations! Drinking Guinness, Harp, or any other beverage that one can get their hands on is usually what the day consists of for a majority of people. Saint Patrick’s Day in America is universally different from how it is celebrated in Ireland, however. Here in…

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Comedic Nightmare of Religion

An NCC student ID with a non-perishable food item or five dollars. For that admission price, students and community members can watch any of NCC’s theater productions. On February 17, I paid that price at the Lipkin Theatre and settled in for an afternoon of dark absurdist comedy brought to life by eight crew members…

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Whitney Museum displays artist Andy Warhol

The Whitney Museum of American Art’s “Andy Warhol – From A to B and Back Again” exhibit is the first major retrospective of Warhol’s work in nearly 30 years curated by a United States museum. The Whitney’s collection ranges from Warhol’s first lesser-known pieces of work from the 1950’s to his final work until his…

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NCC Theatre Department presents Spring 2019 plays

NCC’s Theatre Department has announced its three spring plays:   Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You & An Actor’s Nightmare – Christopher Durang’s humorous take on Catholic school with a fun companion piece, directed by Kate Egging in the Lab Theatre. Presented Friday, Feb. 15 – Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday,…

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Welcome to the Theatre

By: Serena Campanelli and Alexis Cole Auditions for the theatrical productions of the fall season – Merrily We Roll Along and The Pillowman – were held in Kopecek Hall on August 22-23. With original music by Stephen Sondheim, Merrily We Roll Along is a nonlinear musical about a composer and his two close friends; the…

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Language meets art in ‘The Global Classroom

By MELANIE KELLIHER Spanish professor Milagros Morales-Santiago’s “The Global Classroom” project transforms College Center 113 on NCC’s Main campus into a public canvas. Recognizing how murals beautify cities and create community, she wondered whether it was possible to paint the same kind of effect on the walls of the language classroom. “The goal was to…

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