The ViewPoint

Breaking Stereotypes, Making Dreams

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

October 25, 2011


Filed under Campus

For some, making a career decision is a struggle.  For Caleb Nicolay, it was an easy one. Caleb was raised in Battle Creek, Neb.  He attended St. John’s Lutheran grade school and then Lutheran High Northeast in Norfolk, Neb.  When Caleb was in high school, he got a job at Community Pride Care...

The Man Behind the Job

Therese Lindquist

October 24, 2011


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The Man behind the Job It is a late Tuesday afternoon, the men’s basketball team will soon be done with practice; but for one man the day is only half over. The man I am referring to is Keith Erickson, the longtime custodian of the Cox Activity Center. I find myself walking into a room which I...

Wacky Wednesday Blood Drive

Britt Young, Ad Sales

October 10, 2011


Filed under Campus

October 5th was one of the four blood drives held on Northeast Campus. 86 attended to show their support and donate blood. Every unit that was donated can save up to three people’s lives.  Without blood many surgeries would not happen, and many would die from traumatic events from blood loss.  A...

Put it Down

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2011


Filed under Campus

40% of car accidents in Madison County are caused by distracted drivers. Last Wednesday, Brian Porn of Lincoln, and State Trooper, Bill Price gave students of Northeast Community College a presentation about distracted drivers.  The presentation was full of facts and videos to get the student’s...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Britt Young, Ad Sales

October 4, 2011


Filed under Campus

October is the month to wear pink to show your awareness of breast cancer and the on going fight against breast cancer. Many families have been ripped apart because of some form of cancer.  Breast cancer is one of most common cancers, and if not caught early on it could spread to other parts of t...

Do you agree?

Natasha Alexander, Campus Editor

September 29, 2011


Filed under Campus

This year, NECC will kick off the We Agree Campaign that is being done in conjunction with Wayne State College. The press conference to announce the We Agree Campaign was held on August 23, 2011 on the WSC campus.  The obvious question probably weighing on several minds here is “what is We Agree?”...

New Season for NECC Hawks

Therese Lindquist

September 21, 2011


Filed under Campus

 The practice season could not have started much worse for the NECC men’s basketball team, returning after an injury last year’s star player Cordaro Pinder broke his leg after going up to dunk. He went in for surgery Friday and will probably be gone for the rest of the season for rehabilitation. ...

Fitness Hours and A Small Facility: Could there be a new fitness center on the horizon?

Fitness Hours and A Small Facility:  Could there be a new fitness center on the horizon?

Britt Young, Ad Manager

September 21, 2011


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Northeast Community College has a very small fitness center and very short hours; this doesn’t make it easy for students to exercise.  Could there be a better option? Fitness hours in the Cox Center are from 11:00a.m to 8:00p.m Monday thru Thursday and 11:00a.m to 6:00p.m Friday.  There are no...

What’s Your Secret?

Brittany Young, Advertising Editor

September 8, 2011


Filed under Campus

Everyone is walking around with some little secret that could possibly tear their life apart.  If someone found out this secret it could cause judgment, but why? Many people walk around with baggage on their backs from experiences they have gone through.  Glancing around campus every student looks...

Path Leaves for OSUIT

Path Leaves for OSUIT

August 19, 2011


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NORFOLK, Neb. – Dr. Bill R. Path will soon leave his position as president of Northeast Community College for a similar position at the Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT) in Okmulgee, Okla. Dr. Path will begin his new position as president of OSUIT later this fall. “I...

Change at Northeast: Present Tense (Part 2 of 3)

Change at Northeast: Present Tense (Part 2 of 3)

Ryan Forth, Assistant EIC

April 12, 2011


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The snow that once clung to the ground is now gone, and in its place spring has risen to take charge in April. A student can walk into the student center and see the postings for various club activities, including Extreme Bowling from the Student Activities Council, Intramural Sports, Christian Student...

Harlem Globetrotter Tickets Still Available

Press Release

April 12, 2011


Filed under Campus

Tickets for the Harlem Globetrotters are still available at Northeast Community College for their game against the Washington Generals on Friday, April 15 at the Cox Activities Center. Remaining Tickets are 25$ each and can be purchased in the Northeast Student Services office in the College Welcome...

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