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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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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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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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