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Heroin overdoses in the Lehigh Valley

Megan Alisio, born September 8, 1993, was a rising star. She was involved in softball eleven years, playing for Liberty High School and eventually joining a tournament team when she graduated in 2011. She raced cars for seven years, then competitively for the remainder of her life. She was a Criminal Justice major and fellow…

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Newseum field trip inspires

When the video ends, there are sniffles, a few clearings of throats, and a collective pause. The claustrophobic room — as many as 25 people packed into the small space — empties at a crawl. When the audience emerges into the light of the fourth floor, tears are wiped and whispered chatter begins. Many powerful…

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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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The hidden costs of employment

What’s the first thing you think of when you get a job? Maybe it’s a landmark on the path to your career goals, maybe it’s the paycheck, or maybe it’s how great it will look on your resume. While all of these thoughts are important, there are some things that many newly employed people tend…

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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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First Impressions matter

It’s time to conquer that interview you have coming up. Professional business attire speaks volumes to hiring businesses and shows you are a professional individual. The Career Services team, including coordinator Janice Kenyatta, Nina Rehrig, Francine Maiatico and Terry Brindisi have you covered with First Impressions, a sophisticated boutique for students in need of professional…

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Musical statements

Northampton Community College’s annual Deja Brew event was held at the new Monroe campus in Tannersville, Bringing back the warm coffee house feel people love. Many of last year’s performers returned to regale the students and staff with their talented vocals. Anthony Giedman, criminal justice major, sang a cover of “I Can’t Fight this Feeling”…

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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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Glowing opportunities

The Hospitality Management Club is hosting a glow bowling fundraiser on April 9. From nine pm to 11pm individuals can purchase 12 dollar tickets for two hours of glow bowling. Bowling shoes and door prizes are included in the price. The event is being held at Town and Country Lanes on Stefko Blvd. The club…

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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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Remembering Black History

February was the month dedicated to remembering the history of African- Americans. From enslavement to freedom, the struggle of being an African-American has passed. For 28 days out of 365, peers and colleagues alike are reminded to pay respect to the Black lives lost, to the leaders that ushered a better society, and the movements…

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Dunning Art Gallery-Keystone Hall Monroe Campus

Northampton Community College gets a special treat this spring as visionary artist Frank “Wyso” Wysochansky has artwork on display in the Keystone Hall at the Monroe campus. The Exhibit, titled “WYSO’s Coal Miners of Northeastern PA” features a variety of works of art made in various media, including pen, ink, watercolor, crayons and even sculptures.…

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