The ViewPoint

American Red Cross Sucks Blood in October

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

October 9, 2012


Filed under Campus

A blood drive was held by the American Red Cross at Northeast Community College on October 3, 2012. Many of the people who had made appointments showed up, as well as many more walk-ins. The goal for units collected that day was 84 units and 92 units were collected. Overall, the blood drive was...

Natalie Yosten

Natalie Yosten

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

October 4, 2012


Filed under Campus

Natalie Yosten is a student at Northeast Community College. She is attending art classes and working to receive her degree in graphic design. Just like any other college student, Yosten has many obstacles in her life: between managing class times, and her young daughter scheming to take her art supplies. Yet,...

NECC Plans Trip to Spain

NECC Plans Trip to Spain

Quinn Kelly, Shift Editor

October 2, 2012


Filed under Campus

Have you ever been over-seas? Have you ever been outside of the United States? If you haven’t and don’t know the beauty that lies beyond out borders, do something about it. Register to go on the Northeast Community College Spanish Trip. Students and faculty will be traveling to Barcelona, Seville,...

Dorm Room Searches

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2012


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Norfolk Police Department requested to Northeast Community College dorms Monday night. Campus Security requested the NPD to come the dorms around 11 pm Monday. When the police arrived, Campus Security had searched two cars, and the apartment buildings on campus. No arrests were made and no citations...

Healthcare fair: From Mosquitos to Babies

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

September 19, 2012


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Northeast Community College hosted a community health fair on Friday, September 14th in the Cox Activities Center. The health fair is essentially a place where people can go to gain a better understanding of what good health is, learn about different health-care facilities in the city of Norfolk, a...

Creative Minds: Student Artwork

Creative Minds: Student Artwork

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2012


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In this section we will display works of art that NECC students have done (poetry, photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.) We will be showcasing one piece of art per issue, or per week online depending on entries submitted. All you have to do is take a picture of you work or send us a copy...

Hawks Head into Back Nine with New Coach

Hawks Head into Back Nine with New Coach

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2012


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Coach hired for newly reinstated Golf Team. Officials at NECC announced earlier this year their plans to reinstate the college's intercollegiate golf and volleyball programs. According to Northeast Community College President Dr. Michael Chipps, the primary reason for reinstatement of these two...

Club Aims for Political Awareness

Club Aims for Political Awareness

Quinn Kelly, Shift Editor

September 18, 2012


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“The Young Democrats” are a new group on campus this year, having started just about 3 weeks ago. Their staff advisor is Bonnie Johnson-Bartee. She wants students to realize they can be a part of politics. For students, “To develop their voice, that they have, in many cases, never used. At 18...

Northeast’s President asked to serve on AACC 21st Century Implementation Team

Northeast’s President asked to serve on AACC 21st Century Implementation Team

September 10, 2012


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Northeast Community College President Michael R. Chipps, Ph.D., has been named to a national team charged with helping American community colleges redesign, reinvent, and reset their direction to better serve students today and for decades to come. The charge follows publication last April of a repo...

Meet the New History Teacher

Meet the New History Teacher

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Reporter/Cartoonist

September 6, 2012


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History: a subject that some students may find uninteresting. That is, unless the subject is taught by someone quite the opposite. Kathleen, or Kate, Trindle is a new history teacher here at Northeast Community College. She teaches both world history and American history. Trindle has always loved...

Everyone Has a Story-Rachel Ellis

Everyone Has a Story-Rachel Ellis

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Reporter/Cartoonist

September 6, 2012


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Rachel Ellis, now currently a sophomore attending class at Northeast Community College, is the only female in the audio recording program. Since this program is predominantly male, Ellis feels as though she must work harder to, not only live up to the expectations of the class, but also to exceed...

The Multi-Cultural Committee Wants You!

Waylon Goodwin, Reporter

August 27, 2012


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The Multi-Cultural Committee (MCC) will be having its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 13, 2012. The meeting will begin at 11:15 a.m. and will last until 1:00 p.m. It will be held at the College Center, on the SSC campus in room 126. Club Advisor Maria Gonzalez will be returning...

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