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Crops and the nation

The only thing growing faster than Will Allen’s crops is his dedication to help others. Allen was the keynote speaker April 22 for the college’s year long “Agriculture and the American Identity” initiative, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. During his evening lecture in the Spartan Center, Allen showed photos of his innovative…

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Northampton values civility

Editors note: The author of this article was one of the presenters of civility on April 8. On April 8, Katrina Popovice, Jose Galarza, Michelangelo Murina, and Alex Tushinsky-Robie, graduate from the 2015 Leadership Class, gave a presentation on civility. What is civility? It is a very broad idea, but boils down to awareness and…

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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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He, She or They?

I have recently spoke to a Muhlenberg College student who wishes to remain nameless. She told me that the new trend going around colleges like wild fire is students petitioning to get the male/female part of job and college applications removed due to the fact that they do not want to be classified as male…

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Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony

At the end of the semester, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Psi Beta: The National Honor Society in Psychology, inaugurated several students into their prestigious program at the NCC Monroe campus, further maintaining the five-star rating they’ve kept since 2005. These students represented the best of the PTK, with goals of providing an intellectual…

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Leadership Program graduates

On April 15 the 2015 Leadership Class graduated in an intimate ceremony in the Student Life Zone before friends, family and professors. Below are the names of this years graduates. Congratulations to all. Jose Galarza Michelangelo Murina Stephanie Perez Mallory Lundquist Aaron Rosengarten Nicole Rodriguez Lauren Strong Katrina Robie Rachel Reahl Ann Gaydos Manny Maxwell…

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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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Famous music trio member visits NCC

Peter Yarrow is an ordinary man with an extraordinary story to tell. Those who gathered in Northampton’s Lipkin Theater for the fifth annual Peace & Justice Conference Thursday March 26 heard Peter of the Peter, Paul, and Mary music trio of the 1960’s and 70’s promote social and political equality through inspired words and songs.…

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League of Women voters to hold discussion on compressor station

The League of Women Voters is planning a panel discussion about the proposed upgrade to the Easton Compressor Station, located on Klein Rd and owned by Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation. The discussion program entitled, ‘STOP The Easton Compressor Station,’ will take place at the Forks Elementary School, located at 1709 Richmond Rd., Easton PA 18040…

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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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