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One Man’s Opinion: Michael Sam-What’s the Big Deal?

One Man’s Opinion: Michael Sam-What’s the Big Deal?

Joe Lose

February 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Top Stories

If you haven't heard yet, the football world was rocked with some big news on Sunday.  University of Missouri defensive end, Michael Sam openly came out and said he is gay.  "What's the big deal?" you ask?  A lot.  But not for the reasons some might think. Michael Sam was the 2013 SEC defensive...

Free Money: Text Book Scholarship

Free Money: Text Book Scholarship

Elizabeth Cornett, Editor in Chief

February 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The main complaint that college students have is how much text books cost and then when they sell them back they get less than half of what they paid for them, if they can sell them back at all. Goedeker’s, a St. Louis based online retailer of appliances and furniture, is having a national scholarship...

Northeast Community College Women Reenter The National Rankings

Northeast Community College Women Reenter The National Rankings

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College women’s basketball team has reentered the national rankings. The 24-2 Hawks come in at #24 in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I poll. Northeast broke into the Top 25 in December and January, reaching #23 before...

Two Events On Wacky Wednesday

Two Events On Wacky Wednesday

Elizabeth Cornett, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2014


Filed under Activities, Top Stories

The first event tomorrow is To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA). TWLOHA is a national movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.  Help show your support by writing Love on your arms and getting more information. This...

Northeast Men Pick Up Much Needed Win

Northeast Men Pick Up Much Needed Win

February 11, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College men’s basketball team had lost nine straight games heading into Monday’s match against the Morningside JV at the Cox Activities Center. The Hawks used a 60 point first half en route to a 112-69 victory over the Mustangs. The win evens Northeast’s re...

Hawks Women’s Basketball Team Handles Morningside JV, 92-73

Hawks Women’s Basketball Team Handles Morningside JV, 92-73

February 11, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NORFOLK – Six members of the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team scored in double figures in Monday’s win here over the Morningside College JV, 92-73. “We won pretty handedly, but we did not play very well at times,” said Matt Svehla, Northeast coach. “We shot nearly ...

Double The Fun

Double The Fun

Elizabeth Cornett, Editor in Chief

February 10, 2014


Filed under Activities, Top Stories

This week the Student Activities Council (SAC) is working over time with two activities tonight and on Wednesday. Tonight, Monday, Febuary 10, 2014 starting at 5:45 is a tailgating party with a free slice of pizza, pop, and foam hawk claw to the first 50 students and get entered in a door prize to win...

Northeast Men’s Basketball Team Continues To Struggle

Northeast Men’s Basketball Team Continues To Struggle

February 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

MARSHALLTOWN, IA – The Northeast Community College men’s basketball team continues to struggle. The Hawks dropped a 100-82 contest at Marshalltown (IA) Community College on Saturday. Northeast, now 13-14 on the season, has dropped it last nine games. After trailing by nine at halftime, the Hawks...

Winning Streak Continues For Women’s Basketball Team

Winning Streak Continues For Women’s Basketball Team

February 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

IOWA FALLS, IA - The Northeast Community College women's basketball team picked up its eighth straight win over the weekend here with an 83-61 victory over Ellsworth Community College. The Hawks are now 23-2. Alison Klostergaard led five Northeast players in double figures with 21 points. Debinique...

Career Services Etiquette Dinner

Career Services Etiquette Dinner

Angela Richart

February 9, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

As a newspaper reporter you often get signed up to cover events you didn't think you’d have much of an interest in, it’s all part of the job. So when I got back from my Christmas Break and found out that I had been designated to go to an Etiquette Dinner, my first thought was, “Are you kidding...

One Man’s Opinion: Your Self-Image is Your Job

One Man’s Opinion: Your Self-Image is Your Job

Joe Lose, Reporter

February 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Top Stories

You have probably noticed a lot of articles related to body image issues lately.  They are all over the internet including, FaceBook and Twitter.  The vast majority of them are incredibly unhelpful.  And here's why. These stories spend most of their time slamming gorgeous models, actresses, and...

The Whole New World of Speech

The Whole New World of Speech

Benjamin Temple, Journalist

February 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

When I first learned that Northeast had a speech team, I was intrigued and arranged a meeting with the coach, Terry Nelson to find out more. However, what started as an informational meeting became a whirlwind of events that resulted in my becoming a member of the team and being introduced to the whole...

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