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NCC student runs for Mayor

For many, it comes to no surprise that NCC students are committed to hard work and change for the community on and off campus. While there is no doubt that many of us can relate to such compliments, one student on campus stands out amongst many in an effort to seek new change for the…

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NCC’s Dental Hygiene program: Student teeth cleaning and more

While walking around Northampton Community College, you may have noticed a flyer for dental cleaning. These flyers piqued curiosity and this curiosity led to inside one of Northampton’s many degree programs-the Dental Hygienist program. The Dental Hygienist program at NCC, according to their program site, is a competency-based program with progression in “All laboratory and…

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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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Having H.O.P.E: An inside look at the NCC food pantry

The H.O.P.E. Pantry is an on-campus, Nursing Student Organization, put together by Northampton Community College that’s available all year round. The organization stands for Helping Our Peers Excel, and was created in 2016. By helping out NCC students and donating healthy, fresh foods for anyone in need, they continue to keep the hope in school.…

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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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RN program ranks 7th in PA

It’s more than just getting an education when you join NCC’s Registered Nursing program, you’re learning to handle a life. “My goal is to assure that graduates leave NCC understanding they are entering the ‘most trusted’ profession, that caring alone is not enough, and that  they are at the forefront of efforts to improve the…

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NCC students visit the Holocaust Museum in DC

Silence carried across the rooms of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as students from the Political Science club and The Commuter learned the harrowing truth of what happened during the Holocaust. The Washington DC museum broadens public knowledge. Many students, buckled with emotion, walked through the exhibit crying, praying, and honoring the people affected…

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Taking on the big, bad Wolf: NCC students demand climate action in Harrisburg

“What do we want?” “Climate justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” On January 21, 2019 students from NCC’s Climate Action Network (CAN) and Sustainability Committee, led by Professor Anita Forrester, marched to the state capitol building in Harrisburg, demanding that Governor Wolf uphold Article 1, Section 27 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, also known as…

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The Daily College Struggle

By Emily Dziak Roaming the halls of NCC, there was a common topic that seemed to fill everyone’s conversations; working. Many students have to work while in college, meaning they have less time to focus on school work, less time to spend with friends and family and less time for themselves. Students at NCC agree…

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Campus shuttle ride to Fowler Center

The Fowler Southside campus is known for its unique approach to innovation and inspiration, yet for students at the Bethlehem campus without transportation it is a hassle to get to this campus, until now. A new spring semester has opened a new opportunity for the students of the Bethlehem campus when a shuttle bus was…

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Super Bowl LIII: The Granddaddy of ‘em All

Twenty weeks of NFL football, 30 teams being eliminated, questionable referee decisions, and multiple heartbreaks has all led to a single game being played in Atlanta, Georgia on February 3rd. The 53rd Super Bowl is around the corner, and it features one new challenger. But to a lot of fans, their opponents are familiar and…

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