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It’s like riding a bike

As Freddie Mercury sung, “I want to ride my bicycle,” and Bethlehem’s Coalition for Appropriate Transportation (CAT) encourages people to do that for their upcoming event. During the week of May 13 -21, CAT will be hosting “Lehigh Valley Bike to Work Week”, where people can log their adventures and attend local events. As an…

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Spring Sing at NCC

The Lehigh Valley Youth Chorus will end their inaugural season at NCC with their spring concert in Lipkin Theatre on May 7 at 2:00 PM. “We’re looking at this concert as a way to recognize and celebrate all of the special people who have helped us to become a success at NCC,” said the chorus’…

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Say Hola! to Spring Break

Where were you for your spring break? Stuck in a ridiculous snow storm? Well, the students who went on the International Student Organization sponsored trip can say with confidence that they were nowhere near any type of snow. These lucky students spent their break in gorgeous Puerto Rico, soaking up the beautiful sun. While there,…

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Winners in Everyone’s Books

A big round of applause to the Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Over spring break, Tau Gamma went to the Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Regional Convention and came back champions after going up against 80 other chapters from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Individual awards were given to Nureen Zia, who won…

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“Oh Captain, my Captain”

Thanks to the Student Senate, at 7 p.m. in the Student Life Zone on March 30, students were able to enjoy a good movie with free food and drink. Since it was “Action Movie” Night, the present students wound up choosing Captain America: Civil War as the movie to watch. Surrounded by friends, the SLZ…

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The Most Memorable Time of the Year

The actors have the Oscars, the musicians get the Grammys, but NCC has The SAMMY Awards. Voting has already begun and it’s the Student Senate’s job to see what student event takes the cake during both the fall and spring semesters. Voting will continue all the way up until Friday, April 14 and the award…

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Music to my ears

If you have not noticed already, NCC loves to put on a good event. Karaoke on the 30 of March during activity hour in the Student Life Zone was no exception. Filled with laughter and fun, the SLZ was an absolute party. Singing songs from Disney Movies to Rihanna to Leann Rimes, brave student after…

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Super chefs battle at Northampton

piderman checked into the Chef’s Fair at NCC’s Residence Hall a few weeks ago. The “Comic Cuisine” night boasted a turnout about three times larger than the typical Wednesday dinner crowd, and featured food inspired by different Marvel universe characters. “Our barbecue beef sandwiches are so tender and they have a great flavor,” Gene Siegfried,…

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Watt’s up with PPL?

Cyber security is chief among concerns for the CEO of PPL. As part of NCC’s Executive-in-Residence program, William H. Spence, chairman and CEO of PPL, delivered a presentation outlining his company’s plan to handle the threats of the digital age. “I think there isn’t a date that goes by that you haven’t probably seen in…

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What’s new with Student Senate

by Christopher Shosted and Kristen Cervenak The Student Senate met on March 28 to determine funding for several NCC clubs and events. One proposal the senators heard was for a Mini-Thon – a charity event where students stand and dance for 12 hours for the Four Diamonds fund. The Four Diamonds’ mission is to raise…

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100 Days of Trump: Part 3: Is it warm in here or is it me?

“We are near the tipping point now,” Geography professor Anita Forrester said. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this previous summer has been the fifth hottest summer on record with temperatures two degrees above the average. The tipping point Forrester referenced is a two-degree Celsius increase in the Earth’s temperature. Since 1900 alone,…

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Released emotions and release parties

The Student Life Zone lit up with laughs and lyrics as The Laconic hosted a low-key open mic night on March 21. “I was really happy with how many people performed, and reperformed, because they felt that confidence boost,” magazine Co-Editor Annisa Amatul Muqtadir said. “You can write poetry, but to take that poetry and…

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