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On Movies: John DuPont, wrestling, tragedy

On Movies: John DuPont, wrestling, tragedy

November 18, 2014


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By Steven Rea The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS) “Foxcatcher” is director Bennett Miller’s chilling evocation of the real-life story of John Eleuthère du Pont, the Newtown Square, Pa., multimillionaire who operated a wrestling training center at his Foxcatcher Farm in the 1990s and who, on a J...

Katherine Heigl stars in new NBC drama ‘State of Affairs’

Katherine Heigl stars in new NBC drama ‘State of Affairs’

November 18, 2014


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By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Katherine Heigl won over TV audiences with her work in “Roswell” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” But a string of failed feature film romantic comedies — “27 Dresses,” “One for the Money,” “Life As We Know It” — killed her career momentum....

Mark Wahlberg Is A Chance-Taker; One Of His Biggest Is ‘The Gambler”

Mark Wahlberg Is A Chance-Taker; One Of His Biggest Is ‘The Gambler”

November 16, 2014


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By Steven Zeitchik Los Angeles Times (MCT) In 2003, Mark Wahlberg walked into the Santa Monica offices of HBO with an idea for a series. He’d already had acclaimed turns in admired movies — “Boogie Nights,” “The Basketball Diaries,” “Three Kings” — but hadn’t broken through as...

Around the remote: Television picks for Nov. 16-22

Around the remote: Television picks for Nov. 16-22

November 16, 2014


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By Chuck Barney Contra Costa Times (MCT) DON’T MISS: “How to Get Away With Murder” — Fall’s most tantalizing new drama finally gets to the heart of its central mystery by showing us who killed psychology professor Sam Keating (Tom Verica). This week’s intense winter finale — ominously ti...

Hollywood Film Awards And Dubious History Land In Prime Time

Hollywood Film Awards And Dubious History Land In Prime Time

November 14, 2014


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By Glenn Whipp Los Angeles Times (MCT) Two years ago, Quentin Tarantino sheepishly walked onto the stage of the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s ballroom to collect a Hollywood Film Awards screenplay prize for his gonzo western “Django Unchained.” The movie wouldn’t arrive in theaters for nine more we...

Rob Owen: Hallmark Channel And Card Division Team Up For Christmas Special

Rob Owen: Hallmark Channel And Card Division Team Up For Christmas Special

November 14, 2014


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By Rob Owen Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT) It’s surprising it took this long, but Saturday’s 8 p.m. premiere of Hallmark Channel’s “Northpole” marks the first true collaboration between the cable network and Hallmark Cards for a two-hour movie. But it won’t be the last. The film tells the s...

Former Northeast Community College Student Makes a Success Of Himself

Former Northeast Community College Student Makes a Success Of Himself

Jackson Miller, Assistant editor-in-chief

November 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

After bouncing around from dead end job to dead end job Chance Rohlk decided to return to college and get a degree in welding. Rohlk enrolled in classes at Northeast Community College at the College Center in South Sioux City, Nebraska. After graduating from Northeast in the spring of 2010 with his...

Sorkin Signs Off (Maybe)

Sorkin Signs Off (Maybe)

November 11, 2014


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By Yvonne Villarreal Los Angeles Times (MCT) It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television. The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes of pr...

Lisa Kudrow Forges Her Own Path

Lisa Kudrow Forges Her Own Path

November 8, 2014


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By Neal Justin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) Since “Friends” ended its wildly successful run a decade ago, the six castmates have taken various tracks, with pit stops in traditional sitcoms, rom-coms and Off-Broadway plays. But it was Emmy winner Lisa Kudrow who embarked on the quirkiest an...

Newly Expanded IT Degrees Hold Many Opportunities For Students

Newly Expanded IT Degrees Hold Many Opportunities For Students

Jackson Miller, Assistant Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

With so many degrees on the Northeast Community College campus how does a students decide on just one. The newly expanded Information Technology (IT) department entices students to "Build their own degree." According to Richard Chrisman, information technology instructor, all freshman students enter the...

“Meet The Students” Premieres on KHWK/Hawk TV Facebook

“Meet The Students” Premieres  on KHWK/Hawk TV Facebook

Seth Johanson, Reporter & Photographer

October 23, 2014


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Students in the Northeast Community College Television Production and Performance class taught by Broadcasting instructor Brian Anderson practice the skills necessary to be video journalists.  Their latest project called "Meet The Students" combines many of the jobs that media students may do someday....

Yik Yak, The New Social Media

Yik Yak, The New Social Media

Jackson Miller, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2014


Filed under Campus, Technology

Yik Yak has come to Norfolk and to the phones of some Northeast Community College students.  The year old, anonymous Twitter-like social media smart phone app has steadily gained in popularity and caused some controversy across the country. The difference between Yik Yak and Twitter is that Yik Yak...

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