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US colleges brace for a devastating summer and fall

US colleges brace for a devastating summer and fall

MCT Campus

April 28, 2020

For many U.S. colleges, the worst may still be ahead. The upheaval in higher education has been unprecedented already, with campuses closed for months, graduation ceremonies scrapped and entrance exams canceled. Administrators across the nation increasingly fear their schools may not reopen for the...

Online shopping won’t get you hard-to-find items during coronavirus. ‘They’re not going to have any more success getting toilet paper than you are.’

Online shopping won’t get you hard-to-find items during coronavirus. ‘They’re not going to have any more success getting toilet paper than you are.’

MCT Campus

April 23, 2020

Think you’re going to find online the frozen vegetables and toilet paper you can’t find in stores? Think delivery is going to be quick? Think again. Grocery stores aren’t just battling to stock shelves in stores. They also are swamped with online shoppers who are placing more orders and buying more...

Barking dogs, toys, makeshift prompters: Behind the scenes with stay-at-home TV anchors

Barking dogs, toys, makeshift prompters: Behind the scenes with stay-at-home TV anchors

MCT Campus

April 21, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. — In this new era of social distancing and working from home, many people are getting used to meeting online. Maybe a few of us have even thought about what’s on the wall behind us. But what if your living room or kitchen was on display for thousands? Or your dog starts barking, or...

Northeast business students compete in virtual competition

Northeast business students compete in virtual competition

Special to the Viewpoint

April 21, 2020

NORFOLK– Northeast Community College business and information technology students are not letting the disruption in their education due to the COVID-19 pandemic stop them from showcasing their skills. Several members of the College’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Team placed in several areas in the 202...

How to prevent trolls from Zoom bombing your online meeting

How to prevent trolls from Zoom bombing your online meeting

MCT Campus

April 9, 2020

As students at the University of Tennessee were participating in a virtual “Milkshake Monday,” an anonymous person jumped into the Zoom gathering and began berating everyone with racist rants. “Zoom bombing has unfortunately become an issue at institutions across the country, and this is at least ...

Concert industry could lose $9 billion this year due to the coronavirus pandemic

Concert industry could lose $9 billion this year due to the coronavirus pandemic

MCT Campus

April 7, 2020

Just a month ago, the live music industry was in a cautious wait-and-see mode about the impact of COVID-19. What everyone wouldn’t give to go back there now. A report released Friday by the live-event trade publication and research firm Pollstar lays out the scope of damage that the novel coronaviru...

The future of web designing for businesses

The future of web designing for businesses

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor In Chief

March 5, 2020

NORFOLK- Have you ever found yourself searching through a business's website to find information? Or gotten lost looking for a button to take you to the right page? We have all been in this position and sometimes it takes way too much time.  A good website and social media marketing can mean the difference between making a sale and not making a sale.   Every busi...

Job shadow experience helps me find my career path

Job shadow experience helps me find my career path

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor In Chief

March 5, 2020

NORFOLK - As I began my education here at Northeast Community College, I was completely lost on what career I wanted in the future after transferring to a four-year college. Now as I am nearing the end of my two-year program, I am glad that I have been slowly starting to see a clearer plan of where I ...

A foldable iPhone? New Apple patent suggests it’s possible

A foldable iPhone? New Apple patent suggests it’s possible

MCT Campus

February 13, 2020

One of the biggest games that tech gadget fans like to play is speculating what Apple will do with its next version of the iPhone. Every year, almost as soon as a new iPhone is released, Apple watchers and insiders waste little time in guessing about what new cameras, designs and security features Apple wil...

Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Learfield Wire Services

November 14, 2019

OMAHA-  An economist at Creighton University thinks retail growth will be slower this holiday season.  Doctor Ernie Goss forecasts retail sales to grow by three-to-four percent, which is down from last year's growth.  Goss says the overall economic growth rate is down and people are spending more...

Earth Talk: Are any one-for-one charitable companies focusing on environmental sustainability?

Earth Talk: Are any one-for-one charitable companies focusing on environmental sustainability?

MCT Campus

October 10, 2019

Dear EarthTalk: Are any companies in the “one-for-one” charitable space pioneered by shoe maker TOMS focusing specifically on environmental sustainability? — Becky B., Los Angeles TOMS may have been the first company to implement a one-for-one model, whereby it matches customer purchases with ...

Facebook launches Portal TV in new streaming television push

Facebook launches Portal TV in new streaming television push

MCT Campus

September 19, 2019

Facebook on Wednesday took another step in its efforts to gain a piece of the home video-communications market by taking the wraps off of Portal TV, a new set-top box for streaming TV programs and video chats. In a company blog post, Facebook said that Portal TV will cost $149; they’ll be shipped N...

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