The ViewPoint

President Chipps: The Man With a Plan

Ryan Forth, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2012


Filed under Campus

Northeast has a new “kid” on the block with the addition of new NECC president Dr. Michael Chipps. Chipps is a president that transferred to NECC from Mid-Plains Community College, where he served from May 2003 until the beginning of 2012. While at Mid-Plains Community College, Chipps participated...

UPDATE: Crash on east Benjamin Avenue

UPDATE: Crash on east Benjamin Avenue

Alberto Garcia, A&E Editor

February 14, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

Two students at Northeast Community College were involved in a car wreck on east Benjamin Avenue  Tuesday morning. At 10:45 a.m., the 2004 Dodge Ram pickup they were driving, lost control after they hit what appeared to be a patch of ice on the road. The car then proceeded to breaking the guard...

February: Love Your Heart

Britt Young, News Editor

February 13, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

    February is a very busy month, but everyone should take time to worry about their hearts.     It is very fitting that February is also American heart month.  With Valentine’s Day coming up, people are opening their hearts to others, but are they aware of how healthy their hearts are?    ...

Be Safe: Wrap it up

Britt Young, News Editor

February 13, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

    The month of February is the month of love, but it is also the time of year to get a reminder to wrap it up and be safe.     February is National Condom month, where protection awareness is the key.  On physorg.com it states that 40% of women that get pregnant did not want to get pregnant.  T...

The Happenings in January

Britt Young, News Editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

It is a day that everyone remembers a great man that changed the United States to the great nation that it is today.  That man it Martin Luther King Jr, and January 16th is a day devoted to his memory. Martin Luther King was born January 15th, 1929 in Atlanta, GA.  On nobelprize.org they state that his name actually wa...

Mr. NECC and The Rest of The Hawk’s Homecoming Week 2012

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

February 2, 2012


Filed under Campus

Last night the Cox Theater held the annual Mr. NECC pageant.  The pageant is held every year during homecoming week at Northeast.  The Mr. NECC pageant features men acting and dressing as women from different activity groups competing in four pageant rounds including: introduction, evening wear, talent...

NECC has new attraction

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

January 24, 2012


Filed under Campus

There's a new attraction coming to Northeast Community College.  The game room in the Student Activity center has been redone and revamped. The new game center, which is now located across from the Hawks Landing, has new activities, such as a pinball machine, an air hockey table, and an arcade machine. The...

Nice Weather We’re Having: This Crazy Weather

Britt Young, News Editor

January 19, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

Walking outside one day, it could be extremely cold.  The next day coats are non-existent on campus. Everyone has one thing on their mind, the weather is very odd this year.   Something is causing it, and there has to be an answer out there somewhere. No one really knows what is going to happen...

Academic Honors Lists for Fall 2011 Semester

Caitlin Wilson

January 18, 2012


Filed under Campus

The President’s Honor List along with the Deans’ Honor List were recently released by officials at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. The lists included both full-time and part-time students who were enrolled during the Fall 2011 Semester. To have the honor of being named on the President’s...

The Many Hats of Michelle

The Many Hats of Michelle

Corey Flood, Reporter

January 17, 2012


Filed under Campus

Not only is she a full-time student at Northeast, but also a full- time mother, grandmother significant other and president of Oyate, an up and coming Native American club at the college. Michelle said she is working toward dual majors, Adm. Asst.-Medical; Adm. Asst. - Legal degrees. Her goals include...

Norfolk named Number 8 Nationally for binge drinking by the CDC

Ryan Forth & Nikita Rector, Editor-in-Chief, Ad Editor/Reporter

January 12, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

According to a survey completed by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), the three-county Norfolk area was dubbed No. 8 nationally for binge drinking, beating out both Grand Island (No. 11) and Omaha (No. 10) per capita. In Nebraska, only the two-county Lincoln Metropolitan area of Lancaster...

NECC Welcomes Presidential Candidate Chipps

NECC Welcomes Presidential Candidate Chipps

Ryan Forth, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

Dr. Chipps is a self-described utility man with a passion for community colleges that has not subsided after 32 years in the business. His opening statement was the one that he thought should be said first, “I am not Dr. Path.” When initially pursuing the position, he said that he is a “difference...

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