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PBS documentary bites off more ‘Raisin’ than it can chew

PBS documentary bites off more ‘Raisin’ than it can chew

October 24, 2013


Filed under Television

By Linda Winer Newsday (MCT) WHAT IT'S ABOUT: Last spring, Baltimore's Center Stage ended its 50th anniversary season with an ambitious plan. Instead of staging Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 formative racial drama, "A Raisin in the Sun," artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah presented two plays, in rota...

Poet Matt Mason delights Northeast audience

Poet Matt Mason delights Northeast audience

Angela Richart

October 23, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Poet Matt Mason, executive director of the Nebraska Writers Collective read his award winning poetry at NECC Wednesday night at Hawks Landing. Mason is the second author visiting for the Fall Semester Visiting Writers Series.  He read from his new book, "The Baby that Ate Cincinnati" along with aud...

This Is Halloween

Angela Richart

October 18, 2013


Filed under Viral Video

With the spooky holiday right around the corner, we'd like to share this amazing house light show to the song "This Is Halloween." Its sure to send shivers up your spine.

Groundbreaking for new NECC Applied Technology Facility

Groundbreaking for new NECC Applied Technology Facility

October 17, 2013


Filed under Campus, Local News

Dignitaries, staff and students braved the chilly winds Thursday, October 17 to break ground for Northeast Community College's new Applied Technology Facility.  President of NECC, Dr. Michael Chipps introduced a number of honored guests, including Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman, John W. Davies, the...

CW’s Reign: Sex and the Castle

CW’s Reign: Sex and the Castle

October 17, 2013


Filed under Television

By Diane Werts Newsday (MCT) REASON TO WATCH: Costume dramas are cool? Who knew? WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Period pieces are all over the tube — “The Tudors,” “The Borgias,” “The White Queen.” And they’re all about power. Hot young hunks have it / want it. Beauteous babes, ditto. ...

Northeast Community College speech team competes in first tournament of the fall season

October 13, 2013


Filed under Activities, Campus

ST. PETER, MN – Northeast Community College’s young speech squad competed in its first tournament of the fall season. Coach Terry Nelson’s all-freshmen team took part in the recent “Great Minnesota Get Together” at Gustavus Adolphus College here. Jose Lose, Kansas City, MO, and Dakota Vlot...

Top iTunes album downloads

Top iTunes album downloads

October 10, 2013


Filed under Music

Apple Inc. (MCT) Top 10 albums on the iTunes Store for Oct. 9: 1. "Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!" Panic! At the Disco 2. "Pure Heroine," Lorde 3. "Frame By Frame," Cassadee Pope 4. "Monsters in the Closet," Mayday Parade 5. "Fortress," Alter Bridge 6. "The Quarterback" (Music From the ...

Voice of Siri steps forward

Voice of Siri steps forward

October 8, 2013


Filed under Technology

By Samantha Bomkamp Chicago Tribune (MCT) Oh Siri, now we really know you. The woman behind that comforting and helpful voice on millions of U.S. iPhones and iPads has been revealed. CNN on Friday introduced Susan Bennett, who lives outside Atlanta, as the source of the recorded answers to e...

Old Pilger Rest Area Farmers Market

Old Pilger Rest Area Farmers Market

Jackson Miller, SHift Editor

October 3, 2013


Filed under Activities

Stroll the scenic grounds overlooking Elkhorn Valley while enjoying homemade baked goods with a cup of coffee or a delicious lunch. Muse around fabulous vintage, rustic, repurposed, junk-fabulous, and handcrafted items with a wee smidgen flea hopping madness. A Farmers Market is held the first saturday...

The Two New Fashion Divas

Elizabeth Cornett & Whitney Tyrrell

October 3, 2013


Filed under Style/Fashion

Whit and I will be updating this every week to help the students and faculty of NECC stay in check with the latest fashions. We will be posting pictures of the best dressed on campus every week. If you have style questions, ask us on the Viewpoint's facebook and twitter accounts. Follow @neccviewpoint...

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