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SAC Spring Break Kickoff

March 15, 2012

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

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

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

 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

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

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

    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

    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 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

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 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

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

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

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...

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