Energy drinks: The good, the bad and the ugly

Energy drinks such as Red Bull, AMP, Monster and 5 hour energy are major trends among young adults lately. One big question arises from these power producing drinks: How healthy are they? “Caffeine is used socially in drinks such as coffee, tea and colas by a majority of the adult population in the United States;…

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Southside’s Best Kept Secrets

When ascending to the top of the Southside Campus which floor are you going to choose? Cooking, woodworking and reading to children are all wonderful possibilities that leave imprints on lives. The Southside campus in Bethlehem has numerous rooms and programs that many people are unfamiliar with. Thousands of people enter the Southside doors every…

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“The future of storytelling”

A New York Times story is making consumers eager to see the next step in news storytelling. The story, “Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek,” is a cross between a news story and novel that follows 16 expert skiers and snowboarders caught in an avalanche in the Cascades in Washington State. Three died. “Snow…

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Watching your Glass

The new product Google Glass could be the next way to connect with other people and the technological world. Project Glass, as it is referred to by Google personnel, has gathered lots of buzz on social media, with about 15 million views on the YouTube video released in late February. Another promotional video released in…

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Best of the worst April Fools’ pranks

April Fools’ Day is the stuff of legend as we recall the pranks and their victims. “In high school, my friends and I took a friend’s car and covered it with stick notes,” recalls Chad, an Emergency Services Administration major. “Me and my sister called my mom and told her that my brother had a…

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Surviving hell

If there was any time that was hell on Earth, it was the Holocaust. Today, those who endured the atrocities are telling their stories. Esther Bauer is one of these people. The German native spoke Tuesday at NCC about her experiences during the Holocaust in Germany and Poland in the late 1930s and early 1940s.…

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Counseling Service here to help

Reasons why students visit Counseling Services tend to run in trends and right now two big ones are students losing their health insurance or having to cope with stress. Students face problems when they can no longer rely on unemployed parents to pay for medication for learning disabilities or mental health issues, says Ross Bandics,…

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NCC welcomes the presidents

A collage simply titled “The American President” is on display throughout February in College Center’s Laub Lounge. The collage highlights the work of various Associated Press photographers who took the shots, some of them iconic, through the decades. One of the earliest photographs is from 1904, when an unnamed AP photographer took a picture of…

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DC’s Newseum gets it write

It takes four hours to get from Bethlehem to Washington, D.C., not including rest stops. The drive is scenic and long — until you reach Washington when suddenly the trip seems even longer as you navigate through the traffic snarls.Parking is atrocious. Trying to park a mini-bus is not easy. Parking meters are not run…

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