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Take the time to appreciate

Take the time to appreciate

Marissa Lute, Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Columns, Top Stories

It seems like we spend our lives looking forward to “something”. In elementary, I couldn’t wait to be old enough to babysit. Middle school, I couldn’t wait to be in high school and have a boyfriend. In high school, I couldn’t wait to graduate, move out, and be on my own. However, now I’m...

The Media Deprivation Assignment

The Media Deprivation Assignment

Taylor Ewald, Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under Campus, Columns, Top Stories

Could you stay away from all media for 24 hours? Yes, all media in all its forms- internet, phone, email, book, you name it, and you cannot have it. What would I do for that 24 hour time period living life unconnected from the world? I have no clue whatsoever. On the surface, it seems like a difficult task....

Northeast to Host State High School Journalism Championships

Northeast to Host State High School Journalism Championships

Angela Richart

April 10, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Northeast Community College is hosting the Nebraska State High School Journalism Championships this year for the first time ever. The April 27 competition is expected to draw as many as five hundred high school students from all across the state according to Mike Fuehrer, Sports Development Manager...

Ask Angela: How To Make New Friends

Ask Angela: How To Make New Friends

Ask Angela

October 24, 2014


Filed under Campus

Dear Freshman, College can be a very scary place for some students at first. Making friends is difficult especially if you're an introvert like myself. I struggled with it for a long time, I was lonely but too shy to talk to people. What really helped me was joining a group. Being a part of the school...

No One Owes You Anything

No One Owes You Anything

Joe Lose, Opinion

October 23, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The title should say it all, but please, allow me to elaborate.  There isn't a single thing in this life owed to you by anyone or anything.  Sound a little tough?  It is.  But that's life.  Deal with it. There are way too many people walking around these days with a tremendous sense of entitlement....

House Hunting

House Hunting

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

June 6, 2014


Filed under Columns

The house hunting experience is completely different when you’re helping someone else purchase their new home. With an objective eye, the outsider is able to see the dreamy gazebo as the rotting scrap pile that it is. And because the problem list is passed to someone else and their wallet, helping...

Gaining Perspective

Gaining Perspective

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

June 6, 2014


Filed under Columns

I miss my dad. A few years ago, he got in a fight with melanoma – and melanoma won. Having grown up with four brothers and a mother that was more marine sergeant than nurturer, my dad felt uncomfortable when it came to women – especially when tears entered the picture. Dad was definitely not...

Social Media: Fun AND Idiotic

Joe Lose, Writer

April 5, 2014


Filed under Columns

It's no secret the vast majority of Americans are on Facebook and/or Twitter.  Other than those main two, there's a multitude of other social media tools that let everyone see your stupid selfies and read all about your ridiculous boyfriend or girlfriend troubles.  Social media isn't all bad, though....

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...

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