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RN program ranks 7th in PA

It’s more than just getting an education when you join NCC’s Registered Nursing program, you’re learning to handle a life. “My goal is to assure that graduates leave NCC understanding they are entering the ‘most trusted’ profession, that caring alone is not enough, and that  they are at the forefront of efforts to improve the…

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Behind the myths of St. Patrick’s Day

March 17 was Saint Patrick’s Day, and with that stems celebrations! Drinking Guinness, Harp, or any other beverage that one can get their hands on is usually what the day consists of for a majority of people. Saint Patrick’s Day in America is universally different from how it is celebrated in Ireland, however. Here in…

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NCC students visit the Holocaust Museum in DC

Silence carried across the rooms of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as students from the Political Science club and The Commuter learned the harrowing truth of what happened during the Holocaust. The Washington DC museum broadens public knowledge. Many students, buckled with emotion, walked through the exhibit crying, praying, and honoring the people affected…

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Comedic Nightmare of Religion

An NCC student ID with a non-perishable food item or five dollars. For that admission price, students and community members can watch any of NCC’s theater productions. On February 17, I paid that price at the Lipkin Theatre and settled in for an afternoon of dark absurdist comedy brought to life by eight crew members…

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Taking on the big, bad Wolf: NCC students demand climate action in Harrisburg

“What do we want?” “Climate justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” On January 21, 2019 students from NCC’s Climate Action Network (CAN) and Sustainability Committee, led by Professor Anita Forrester, marched to the state capitol building in Harrisburg, demanding that Governor Wolf uphold Article 1, Section 27 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, also known as…

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The Daily College Struggle

By Emily Dziak Roaming the halls of NCC, there was a common topic that seemed to fill everyone’s conversations; working. Many students have to work while in college, meaning they have less time to focus on school work, less time to spend with friends and family and less time for themselves. Students at NCC agree…

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This Valentine’s Day practice “self-love”

By Nicole Schmidt Self-love is essential in everyday life, helping design who you are which can influence you at work, in school, or even choosing a partner. Self-love is beyond wearing makeup, it is loving yourself no matter the circumstances, learning from our actions that help our mental, physical, and spiritual growth. Having a balanced…

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A Brave Space

Sometimes all it takes is a safe space for someone to find their home in, but Rev. Beth Goudy would rather Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley be known as a “brave space”. MCCLV has been holding services in Bethlehem since 1984 and although its exterior seems small in stature, the people inside have…

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Campus shuttle ride to Fowler Center

The Fowler Southside campus is known for its unique approach to innovation and inspiration, yet for students at the Bethlehem campus without transportation it is a hassle to get to this campus, until now. A new spring semester has opened a new opportunity for the students of the Bethlehem campus when a shuttle bus was…

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Super Bowl LIII: The Granddaddy of ‘em All

Twenty weeks of NFL football, 30 teams being eliminated, questionable referee decisions, and multiple heartbreaks has all led to a single game being played in Atlanta, Georgia on February 3rd. The 53rd Super Bowl is around the corner, and it features one new challenger. But to a lot of fans, their opponents are familiar and…

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What is the polar vortex?

The “polar vortex” has been in the forecast lately as winter ramps up, making for a cold start to the spring semester, but what exactly is a polar vortex? NCC’s Weather and Climate Professor Anita Forrester to helped explain. The polar vortex is a pocket of cold air that swirls around the arctic poles moving…

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