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“What would Disney do?”

It’s that time of year again! For the next two or three months, Disney will be accepting applications for the Disney College Program (DCP). The DCP is an internship for college students where you can live and work at the most magical place on earth. The DCP is a competitive program to get into. Being…

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Safe Space on Campus

Feb 17 marks the first ever “Safe Space Day” at Northampton; an event which aims to promote equality on campus. “The purpose of Safe Space is to create a community where all people feel welcome,” said Kate Yarbrough, Disability Services. NCC staff can choose to sign up for a one hour training session as part of…

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Staying LinkedIn for job opportunities

As the worlds largest career network on the internet, LinkedIn is an organized online resource that can be utilized by job searchers or bosses pursuing a new employee. In todays society, networking is one of the most favored methods of job hunting. LinkedIn makes this process nearly effortless. LinkedIn accommodates success-seeking individuals by providing a…

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Letter from the editor:

I am proud to announce the launch of our dynamic new Commuter website. Keeping pace with the best practices in website design, we’ve undergone a facelift that complements the changes occurring in the Journalism program at NCC. Our new design includes a greater  variety of subtopics for our readers to access more easily. Our calendar…

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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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“Surf’s Up” Spartan Fest gallery

The NCC family came together on Jan. 22 to celebrate Spartan Fest this semester. Following with the “Surf’s Up” theme students arrived dressed in their best beach attire in the Student Life Zone. Events included an eventful limbo contest, mechanical surf board, a messy eating contest and much more. Free food filled the bellies of…

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Service opportunities grow with new office

Returning students may notice the lack of construction in the former Spartan Shop’s space in College Center. The renovations that took up much of last semester are completed, and the result is NCC’s new Center of Civic and Community Engagement. Designed to function as a central hub for both campuses, the center plans on being…

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The truth about textbook prices

The Public Interest Research group (www.uspirg.org) estimates that the average college student will spend over $1,100 on textbooks alone per year. Factoring in tuition fees, housing and transport costs makes going to college an expensive endeavor. “The cost of books is ridiculous,” said Emily MacBride, Communication Studies/RN major. “I try to buy from students, so…

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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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Grant received for “green” efforts

The Ban the Bottle initiative has been awarded a $2,000 grant in its efforts to make the Bethlehem campus more sustainable. Honor society Phi Theta Kappa, or PTK, President Aaron Rosengarten, Social Media Officer Rachel Cimera and Treasurer Gabe Olah are raising the bar this year for the Bethlehem campus honor society. Currently a three-star…

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