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‘Save Green Pond’ project takes over

Students and Faculty have most likely noticed the red signs alongside Green Pond Road, William Penn Highway and Hecktown Road that have appeared in the last few weeks. Likewise, the hand drawn ducks with the same message have been popping up around campus. But what are these signs for? What threat is befalling Green Pond?…

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Education in motion

Most people on campus have taken notice to the 33-foot long and 13.6 feet tall recreational van parked around campus. It all started with an idea the originated in Texas, where approximately twenty-five RVs travel across the state representing several different schools. Courtesy of the Northampton Community College Foundation, funds were raised exceptionally, which led…

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The evolution of journalism taking effect

The news is something we cannot avoid. Everywhere you turn these days, you are surrounded by an endless supply of news. The field of journalism has been trying to keep up with this fact every day for years, and its had to reinvent itself daily. Randy Parker, managing editor of the York Daily Record, understands…

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New women’s soccer team takes to the field this fall

The newest addition to the Spartan Athletics family has been making their mark on the pitch. Led by Head Coach Scott Cullen, NCC’s first ever Women’s Soccer team kicked off their inaugural season earlier this month, defeating Bucks County 10 – 1 on Sept 6. Coach Cullen himself is a seasoned soccer player, who came…

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An owners opinion of Google Glass

In April of 2012 Google turned the heads of technology lovers with the release of Google Glass, a wearable device that gives users easy access to text messages, videos, news and other various information, all displayed right in front of your eyes.   I purchased my pair of Google Glass in Nov. 2013. I was…

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Poem: The Dying Valley

In ancient days long passed A valley once stood on the Earth Where the trees sweetly bloomed Before the dreadful dearth…     A titanic pond made its home In this once-vibrant vale No later came the dark famine Leaving all the tree bark pale   Darkness desecrated the pond waters Darkness drained away all…

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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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