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Baltimore: The news you won’t hear about

On April 12 of this year Freddie Gray, Baltimore native, was arrested on a weapons charge. Seven days after his arrest, the Baltimore native had his life cut short due to spinal cord injuries supposedly obtained while in police custody. It is still unclear what caused the spinal cord injury that killed Gray. The larger…

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National News: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

On March 26 of this year Indiana’s Governor Mike Pence signed a bill into law during a private ceremony in his statehouse office that resulted in an uproar across the nation. Since then Indiana’s Religious Freedom Bill has been greatly misunderstood by politicians and celebrities due to bias reporting and the vast majority of citizens…

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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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Free food, free money

There is one word that every college student lives by: Free. Pair it with one of the other key college tenants: books, food, or money and you’ve got a powerful combination. PSECU has recently taken hold of two of these ideas and brought them to students at NCC, along with a dash of financial help.…

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Get your wallet ready to live off campus

Whether you have already chosen to live off campus next year, are considering it for another school year in the future, or are about to graduate and move out on your own, there are some things you should do to make sure that you don’t get yourself into financial trouble once you’ve made the move.…

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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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NCC Alumni: On the Road to Northampton

NCC is a college that welcomes all sorts of people from different walks of life. Four different people came together to discuss their experiences and explained how they got from where they started to where they are now as members of the NCC faculty and staff. The On the Road to Northampton event took place on…

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How to have the best Spring Break getaway ever

Spring break is just around the corner – but don’t go anywhere without reading our tips on how to have the best trip ever. Be flight smart. Fares will rise the closer it gets to your travel date, so try and book your tickets as early as possible. Be aware that prices may be higher…

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Dreadful Valentines Day experiences

It’s that time of year again. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, NCC students and professors reflect on some past experiences, hoping not to repeat any of them this year. “I really hope this Valentine’s Day will be enjoyable,” said Catharina Soto, a Psychology major. “I don’t want to have any negative experiences like some of…

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Show your wallet some love

As Valentine’s Day comes and goes, we often get caught up in celebrating our relationships with significant others and friends. This year, are you remembering to show your wallet some love, as well? With days filled with classes, friends, club meetings, sports, and part-time jobs, you can quickly fall into wasteful spending habits. Here are…

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A fashionable culture

Dorian and Tawana Rhodes are not only married and in the fashion business together, they are best friends that share the same vision to design clothes for men, women, and children. Not long after meeting, the Rhodes took the plunge and invested their time and talent into bringing fashion lines “Culture Banditz” and “Debutante,” to…

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Why every college student needs to travel the world

Human beings by nature are engineered for movement. From the very beginning of time, our hunter-gatherer ancestors wandered great distances wearing nothing but an elk hide loincloth to find enough resources to survive. Modern-day man is blessed with the invention of airports and airplanes, allowing him to cross countries and continents in mere hours, (hopefully…

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