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Amid waving flags and colorful dancers, a call for compassion

  They came to worship, they came to sing, they came to pray. NCC’s Christian Fellowship Club hosted its Samaritan Generation Concert in November at the Student Life Zone before an audience and representatives from churches near and far. The concert derived its name from the Good Samaritan, who is acknowledged in the Bible for…

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NCC man has close encounter with hawk

  The sun was rising and the grass was kissed with dew; much like any other August morning. But on this day, Joe Homay was destined to save a winged-life. Homay, NCC Physical Plant electrician of 23 years, was called to investigate a downed hawk near Hartzell Hall. While this may not seem like an…

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Girl’s volleyball team fifth in nation

The team beat fourth seeded Eastfield College (TX) in the NJCAA national tournament and finished fifth in the nation, with a 35-1 record on the season. The Spartans entered the tournament as the #7 seed. “These girls fought so hard … they never quit and it was evident today with this victory,” said Head Coach Adrian…

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Good luck team!

The #7 seeded girl’s volleyball team will battle #2 Central Lakes College in the NJCAA Division III national championship on November 15 at 11 a.m.

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Rent succeeds despite technical flaws

I was surprised when I heard that the NCC theater was performing “Rent”. John Larson’s venerable musical is not easy on actors with difficult songs, tightly choreographed dancing and a run time of nearly three hours. Despite the difficulty, the NCC production of Rent is a solid outing, albeit with some technical flaws. “Rent” which…

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Halloween dance a real scare

Edita Bardhi said she “never wanted it to end.” Robert Farmer said, “I think NCC threw a good party tonight.” Zachary Clift said it was “awesome” and a “nice set-up.” The students were referring to a late-night dance in the Student Life Zone, part of a series of Halloween events Oct. 25 on the Main…

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NCC tunes in with new radio broadcasts

In this era of having the news right at our fingertips, NCC is trying a new, innovative way to help students stay on top of what is going on at the college: Live radio broadcasts. WNCC, the school’s radio station club, is in charge of airing these broadcasts on a 24-hour loop that began its…

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Coconut water: As healthy as we think?

Coconut water can help you stay awake, is tastier than water and can help your body recover faster from physical pains…or so we think. In the past year, the sale of coconut water has risen drastically. Celebrities can’t be seen without it. Athletes have sworn that it can replace energy drinks and even water to…

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NCC Theater staging great season

  Action, intrigue, scandal and revenge are some of the ingredients of this year’s theater season at NCC, with an eclectic selection of shows that include a critically acclaimed rock opera and a legendary tragedy.   “We’re looking forward to an exciting theater season at NCC,” says Theater professor Bill Mutimer, director of the first…

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Energy drinks: The good, the bad and the ugly

Energy drinks such as Red Bull, AMP, Monster and 5 hour energy are major trends among young adults lately. One big question arises from these power producing drinks: How healthy are they? “Caffeine is used socially in drinks such as coffee, tea and colas by a majority of the adult population in the United States;…

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Newly required class stirs up freshmen

This year, all incoming freshmen are required to take a course called College Success. Many freshmen this year have the same question: Why do we have to take a class that teaches us skills we already know?   “College is a way out of a path of being unsure, to make a better life for…

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Southside’s Best Kept Secrets

When ascending to the top of the Southside Campus which floor are you going to choose? Cooking, woodworking and reading to children are all wonderful possibilities that leave imprints on lives. The Southside campus in Bethlehem has numerous rooms and programs that many people are unfamiliar with. Thousands of people enter the Southside doors every…

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