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Turning work into art

Joseph Farnack, communications design, has had his share of life experiences in the past. Currently a resident of Catasauqua, Farnack finds himself working full time and going to school part time like many others. The 32 year old lives with a “permanent female partner” Dori and his six year old daughter Eisley. When asked how…

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Famous music trio member visits NCC

Peter Yarrow is an ordinary man with an extraordinary story to tell. Those who gathered in Northampton’s Lipkin Theater for the fifth annual Peace & Justice Conference Thursday March 26 heard Peter of the Peter, Paul, and Mary music trio of the 1960’s and 70’s promote social and political equality through inspired words and songs.…

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Alumni Professor visits Arcadia University

As part of the Writers Return to Campus Series, ’05, ’09 alumni Michael Pogach, appeared as a guest to coordinate a fiction writing workshop with ten undergrad and grad students in the afternoon at the Arcadia’s Castle (yes, it’s an actual Grey Towers Castle) in the Rose Room on Feb. 27, 2015 from 7 to…

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Planting the seed

William Hudders, Art professor and painter will be featuring one of his art pieces in the Spring Group Show at Schmidtberger Fine Art in Frenchtown, New Jersey. The opening of the show will be held on April 11 at four pm and will continue until eight that evening. Titled “Plant with Window”, Hudders art piece…

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Betty Beaumont art display

This spring the “Million Woman March” exhibit is on display in Communications Hall. The exhibit consists of photographs and a short video documentary, taken by Betty Beaumont, that showcase the Women’s Action Coalition (WAC) during the 1992 Washington, D.C Million Woman March. The photographs display protests against sexism, rape and sexual harassment. WAC, primarily consisting…

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A career path inspires

Environmental graphic design is a profession often unrecognized by students as a potential career path. George Lim and Angela Serravo, Principal Partners at Tengram Design LLC, spoke to a large group of design students on campus Nov. 18 of 2014. Hired by Bethlehem for district branding, Lim and Serravo were not surprised with the number…

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A fashionable culture

Dorian and Tawana Rhodes are not only married and in the fashion business together, they are best friends that share the same vision to design clothes for men, women, and children. Not long after meeting, the Rhodes took the plunge and invested their time and talent into bringing fashion lines “Culture Banditz” and “Debutante,” to…

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Inside Scoop on NCC’s Laconic members’ visit to ESU

On Oct. 20, 2014, an event took place at the Lower Dansbury building of East Stroudsburg University (ESU), coordinated by Regan Hoerl, Editor-in-Chief of ESU’s “Calliope,” and Northampton Community College’s (NCC) Laconic magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Nathan Decker. Nine members of The Laconic staff separated into two groups and visited ESU on this social poetic trip. The…

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Professor speaks through poetry

  An English professor and acclaimed author read selected poems from his new book “Vapor” to a packed audience on NCC’s Main campus Oct. 28. “Vapor” is a collection of poems from Dr. Javier Avila’s four previously published books, which he translated from Spanish to English. “The challenge was to translate it and to keep…

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The meaning behind the masquerade

On Oct. 24 pumpkins dotted the cloth covered runway. Models motioned smoothly behind the scenes to begin their preparations for a night that would hopefully be remembered. The Masquerade Fashion Show certainly looked promising, but Michelle Zattoni, a certified project manager, was frantically working to put the last pieces of the puzzle together just moments…

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Avenue Q a hit at NCC

An audience of over 200 people honored the student cast of “Avenue Q, the Musical” with a standing ovation after their performance in Lipkin theatre on Saturday night. Presented by Northampton Community College as part of the fall theater program, the comedy production was based on the book by Jeff Whitty; using puppets, music and…

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