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Never Fear the Writing Clinic is Here

Nicole Winters, Reporter

February 13, 2013


Filed under Campus

The writing clinic is being offered not only in Norfolk, but also at the South Sioux City College Center. Students can bring their writing assignments to Mary Persinger for review. These sessions will be held in room 133 on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to7 p.m. and on Thursdays in room 132 from 10 a.m. to11...

Northeast Begins New Partnership Abroad

Northeast Begins New Partnership Abroad

Adam Grosserode, Reporter

February 8, 2013


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Northeast Community College held a press conference Feb. 7, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Aarhus Business College in Denmark. Global Educational Opportunities, an organization created to develop more opportunities for students and faculty to improve workforce competitiveness with cultural...

The Continuous Cannabis Controversy

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

February 7, 2013


Filed under Opinion

On Nov. 6, legislation was passed to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington. Since then, there has been a serious debate about whether or not the recreational use of marijuana is safe, much less acceptable. In order to fully understand the underlying issue, it is important...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Twice Baked Spaghetti

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Twice Baked Spaghetti

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

February 7, 2013


Filed under Food

Ingredients: 1 lb. Hamburger 12 oz. Spaghetti noodles 26 oz. Roasted Garlic and Onion Pasta Sauce 2 cups Colby Jack Shredded Cheese   Directions: *Preheat oven 350 degrees. *Boil water and cook noodles. While noodles are cooking, brown the hamburger. *Once noodles and h...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Chicken Cordon Bleu

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Chicken Cordon Bleu

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 31, 2013


Filed under Food

Looking for something delicious to make this weekend? Try this new recipe and you won't regret it! 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (About 1 ¼ lb.) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 4 teaspoons chopped fresh chives 4 very thin slices lean cooked ham (About ¾ oz. each) 4 very thin slices...

Northeast Men’s Basketball Can’t Recover in Loss

Northeast Men’s Basketball Can’t Recover in Loss

Adam Grosserode, Reporter

January 29, 2013


Filed under Campus

The Northeast Community College men’s basketball team lost to Iowa Western Community College 83-67 on Saturday. Iowa Western built up a strong lead in the first half by making 7 of 17 three-pointers in their half-court offense. Devin Brooks helped carry Iowa Western with 26 points, 10 rebounds,...

New Building to Go Up in O’Neill

New Building to Go Up in O’Neill

Adam Grosserode, Reporter

January 24, 2013


Filed under Campus

A new Learning Center building is has been planned out for the Northeast Community College campus in O’Neill. Construction is scheduled to start in 2015. The O’Neill campus serves the town of O’Neill and the communities surrounding it; an update in technology for the students was seen as necessary...

iPads for the Students at Northeast Community College

iPads for the Students at Northeast Community College

Daira Gentrup, Web Editor

January 17, 2013


Filed under Campus

Technology is taking over the world and Northeast Community College is jumping on board. Starting the spring semester of 2013, approximately 300 students will be able to check out iPads and use them in their classes for the entire semester. For 6 months, John Blaylock, Vice President of Education...

What’s Cooking With Jennifer? Salsa Shrimp Tacos

What’s Cooking With Jennifer? Salsa Shrimp Tacos

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 17, 2013


Filed under Food

Salsa-Shrimp Tacos ¾ cup chunky-style salsa ½ cup chopped green bell pepper ¾ lb. uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed 12 Taco shells (hard or soft) ¾ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (3 oz.) ¾ cup shredded lettuce ¼ cup taco sauce ...

Everyone Has a Story-Travis Webb

Everyone Has a Story-Travis Webb

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/Cartoonist

January 14, 2013


Filed under Campus

Travis Webb is an art student at Northeast Community College. He was born and raised in Norfolk and had as easy and normal of a childhood as any.  It was after which, however, Webb fell victim to the misfortunes that life can sometimes bring. He had a solid up-bringing in the Catholic Church, but...

Human — for better or worse

Robert M. Sapolsky

January 10, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Los Angeles Times (MCT)--Are people, by nature, kind or rotten? This question has kept philosophers, theologians, social scientists and writers busy for millenniums. A vote for our basic rottenness comes from scholars such as Steven Pinker of Harvard, who has documented how it is the regulating forces ...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 10, 2013


Filed under Food

18 large pasta shells (from 16-oz package) 1 container (15 oz.) whole-milk ricotta cheese 1 egg, slightly beaten ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cups frozen cut-leaf spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain 1 cup chopped cooked chicken 1 jar (26 oz.) tomato pasta sauce 2 cups shredded...

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