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PSECU Opens at Northampton Community College

  On Aug. 18, Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) opened a new campus location at Northampton Community College, being PSECU’s 16th campus location at colleges and universities across the state of Pennsylvania. Northampton marks the third community college participating in PSECU’s campus program. PSECU’s campus locations focus on providing high quality financial services and…

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Students and faculty saving lives one pint at a time

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs one. Every year, 48 million Americans would die without one. Statistically, 25 percent of us will need one in our lifetime. We are talking about life-saving blood transfusions, a procedure responsible for the use of about 43,000 units of blood each day in the U.S. Miller-Keystone…

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Gallery: Quadfest 2014

This year’s quad fest has been a great success for students and faculty. The day was filled with colorful events including the NCC famous Spartan Parade,  a student dance off, demonstrations by the Self-Defense Club, a Wobble dance performance by Resident Life staff members, carnival games, a hula-hoop contest, arm wrestling contest, free food and…

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Mind over matter: Monroe student achieves the unachievable

Benjamin Jackson was born with Hemiplegic Cerebral palsy, a disorder affecting the motor function in the left side of his body. His physical limitations mean standing, sitting or walking for too long can cause his joints to cramp up. He is also faced with body spasms throughout the day. When he was diagnosed, doctors predicted…

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NCC athletic department announces groundbreaking news

Calling all Spartans… The World Cup may be over but don’t forget about the beautiful game just yet, because NCC’s Women’s Soccer team will play its inaugural season this fall. Making their debut under Head Coach Scott Cullen, the ladies are set to play their first match against Cumberland County College on September 6th, 2014.…

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Social media to the (dog) rescue

With people using sites like Facebook and Twitter now more than ever, dog rescues can share photos and videos of animals in their care, ultimately leading to adoption or to the pet being reunited with its original owner. The ASPCA estimates that around 3 to 5 million dogs are abandoned in the United States annually.…

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The sorrows of a writer unhinged

Samuel Beckett’s life was one that was filled with turmoil and great distress. Using his writing skills, he combined his own emotions into the creation of his amazing yet bizarre works. His core, however, was that the most entertaining thing possible was unhappiness. Beckett’s work incorporated his own emotional distresses in his life as a…

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Wine-making: The art of bacteria

Uncommonly know as oenology, the process of wine-making is an extensive process where grapes go through the process of fermentation by microorganisms; ultimately resulting in the production of the wine we enjoy during holidays and social gatherings. Above all else that goes into winemaking, the most important part of this process would be assumed to…

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NCC student rocks out on tour this summer

While studying for a Liberal Arts degree at NCC, Jordan White balanced his time between studying and working part time for $7.25 an hour at Wegman’s. Today, he is paid to play acoustic sets at the same store. White graduated from Nazareth Area High School with Big Bang Theory actress Kate Micucci in 1998. He…

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NCC shaping future leaders on campus

From student organizations and clubs, athletics, student events, community organizations, classes and side jobs, NCC has become a breeding ground for the next generation of leaders. “NCC present opportunities such as clubs and organizations for students to assume leadership roles,” said Student Life Director Frank Pologruto. “Not many students know how to take on leadership…

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