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7th Annual Indoor Tractor Pull

7th Annual Indoor Tractor Pull

Jessica Schueth, Graphic Editor/ Lifestyles Editor

March 29, 2012


Filed under Campus

The NECC DAC CLUB Alumni held its 7th annual indoor tractor pull Saturday March 10th, at the Ag Complex. Billie Ruwe said, " It was the biggest pull we've had in the last 7 years and also the fastest." There were a total of 323 hooks (tractors that hooked to the sleds), which would equal about...

Tick Season is Coming Sooner than Usual

Tick Season is Coming Sooner than Usual

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor

March 28, 2012


Filed under Campus

It’s getting to be that time of year. The warm weather-flowers blooming-rain showers-bug time of year. With those bugs comes those nasty blood suckers we call ticks. Because we had a very mild winter, we could see an early spring. The warmer weather is good for people and pets who want to venture...

Lady Hawks Win Last Two Games of the Season with a Large Upset

March 20, 2012


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The Northeast Lady Hawks won their last two regular home games of the season with a large upset. In their game against Lamar Community College, the Lady Hawks won with a substantial lead of 50 points ending the game with a total score of 84 to 34 points. The Lady Hawks led the game with a very strong...

Northeast Players Host 2nd Dinner Theatre

Nikita Rector, Editor In Chief

March 20, 2012


Filed under Campus

April 4th 2012 the Northeast Players will host their second ever fundraiser.  The fundraiser event will be a dinner theatre hosted, performed, and served by the Northeast Players, the drama club at NECC.  The dinner will consist of chili, cinnamon rolls, and kegged root beer.  Following the dinner...

Hawks End Home Season with two Victories

March 20, 2012


Filed under Campus

In the final home game of the regular 2011-2012 season, the Hawks won a very close game over Lamar Community College and North Platte Community College. The game was very  close throughout ending in a 75 to 73 victory. For most of the game the leading force in the team was Sophomore number 22 Cameron...

SAC Spring Break Kickoff

March 15, 2012


Filed under Campus

Northeast had its annual Spring Break kickoff party on February 29, a few days before break officially started. The event was held this year in what was previously the game room inside the Student Center. The event, which was sponsored by the Student Activities Council (SAC), was aimed mainly towards...

Happenings in March

Happenings in March

Brittany Young, News Editor

March 13, 2012


Filed under Campus

It’s time to honor the women that are important in our lives and in history, this month is Women’s History Month.  March is also a month to starting watching what is eaten and be healthier, this is National Nutrition Month. From Amelia Hart to Joan of Arc, there have been many strong women that...

Supreme Court will hear case on affirmative action at colleges

David D. Savage, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

February 21, 2012


Filed under Campus, National

The Supreme Court cast doubt Tuesday on the future of affirmative action at the nation's colleges and universities, agreeing to hear an appeal from a white student in Texas who seeks an end to "racial preferences" in college admissions. The decision could either limit the use of affirmative action or b...

Student Profile: Landon Harley

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2012


Filed under Campus

 Landon Beau Harley was born on February 27, 1992 in O’Neill, Neb.  He grew up in Winnetoon, Neb and attended Ewing Public School where he graduated in 2010.  While in high school, Landon played football and was on the speech team.  Landon is currently in his second year of college at Northeast...

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?    ...

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