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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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What is the polar vortex?

The “polar vortex” has been in the forecast lately as winter ramps up, making for a cold start to the spring semester, but what exactly is a polar vortex? NCC’s Weather and Climate Professor Anita Forrester to helped explain. The polar vortex is a pocket of cold air that swirls around the arctic poles moving…

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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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Voting Information 2018

November 6th is the day of the United States midterm elections. At stake are the seats in the House of Representatives and 33 of the seats in the US Senate. Currently, Republicans hold both the house and the Senate. An additional 6,665 state-level positions are up for grabs as well. These are the candidates up…

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Addiction Affliction

On September 7th, 2018, famous rapper Malcolm McCormick, also known as Mac Miller, was found deceased in his Studio City bedroom in Los Angeles, California. Miller perished from cardiac arrest due to a drug overdose, and as of now the drug has not been identified that caused the end for the twenty-six year old. It…

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