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Northeast Lady Hawks’ season comes to an end at NJCAA National Tournament

Northeast Lady Hawks’ season comes to an end at NJCAA National Tournament

March 18, 2013


Filed under Campus

The Northeast Community College women’s basketball team’s season came to an end today in the opening round game of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament in Salina, KS. The #15 Lady Hawks were defeated by #16 Weatherford Community College...

Cheesy Chicken Afredo and Rice Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Afredo and Rice Casserole

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

March 14, 2013


Filed under Food

Ingredients: 1 – 15 oz. container of light Alfredo sauce ½-cup milk 2-½ cups white cooked rice 2-cups cooked (cubed) chicken (seasoned – optional) 1-cup frozen sweet peas 1/3-cup bottled roasted sweet red bell peppers (chopped) 2-cups soft breadcrumbs 1-tablespoon butter 2-cups Cheddar ...

Theory on the Educated Person

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 6, 2013


Filed under Opinion

There is no true way to define education, or what an educated person is. There could be an infinite number of definitions: each based on different principles such as: religion, ethnicity, gender, nationality, geography, and culture. In other words, each definition of the word is unique to the individual...

Metal at the Phoenix Room

Metal at the Phoenix Room

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 6, 2013


Filed under Music

On Saturday, March 2, four local metal bands performed at the Phoenix Room for the metal fans here in Norfolk. The bands were: Sin/Fixx, Glasgow Smile, Faith Buried in Flames and Architect or Arsonist. The bands started performing at 9:00 pm, all with their own original songs. The bands Sin/Fixx,...

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Nicole Winters, Reporter

March 3, 2013


Filed under Local News

The bidding war for Hard Rock Sioux City is gaining momentum in popularity within the community. KTIV reported that social media has been a huge help in engaging people into the project. All three casinos have been using pinterest, twitter, You Tube, and especially facebook to gain community support. So...

Northeast Starbucks Construction Delayed

Northeast Starbucks Construction Delayed

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

March 1, 2013


Filed under Campus

Plans to construct a Starbucks in the Welcome Center of Northeast Community College has been delayed. On Feb. 27th the truck containing the Starbucks kiosk and other equipment, was in an accident outside of Rochester, Minnesota. According to Mark Bonk, Director of Food Services at Northeast, everything...

Tech Topic

Tech Topic

Rachel Ellis, Reporter

March 1, 2013


Filed under Technology

Our generation is the first to be immersed in technology since early childhood. From computer class in Kindergarten to smartphones that do everything but turn on your oven (don't worry: LG is working on it) We are the techno-logic age. Chances are that your major relies on technology; as a Sophomore...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Pizza Burgers

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Pizza Burgers

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

February 28, 2013


Filed under Food

Try this delicious combination of pizza and hamburgers. You won't regret it!   Ingredients: 1 lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 jar (14 oz.) or can (15 oz.) pepperoni-flavored or regular pizza sa...

Transitional Courses Offered at Northeast

Transitional Courses Offered at Northeast

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

February 22, 2013


Filed under Campus

In the farthest corner of the Agriculture-Allied Health building, you will find four ladies wearing t-shirts that read “There. Their. They’re not the same.” who are ecstatic about English. Louise Torkelson, Jean Dederman, Debbie Deming-Heineman and Doris Wilson make up a team of teachers who...

Magician Ran’D Shine

Magician Ran’D Shine

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

February 21, 2013


Filed under Campus

 On Tuesday, February 19th a magician performed for the students of Northeast Community College in the Lifelong Learning Center.  The Magician goes by the name of Ran’D Shine and he has quite the reputation. He recently performed during the 44th Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C.  R...

Update: Bomb Threat at Northeast Community College Dorms

Update: Bomb Threat at Northeast Community College Dorms

Daira Gentrup, Web Editor

February 20, 2013


Filed under Campus

On February 20, at about 11:31 a.m. Norfolk Police were informed of four homemade "pop-bottle" bombs near the dorms at Northeast Community College. When police arrived on the scene, it was discovered that three of the bombs had exploded the night before. The last bomb that had not exploded was in...

Book Review: This Book Is Full of Spiders

Book Review: This Book Is Full of Spiders

Adam Grosserode, Reporter

February 19, 2013


Filed under Books

David Wong’s book “This Book is Full of Spiders”, is a sequel to the book “John Dies at the End”. “This Book is Full of Spiders” is another comic horror novel that follows the antics of the two protagonists, David and his best friend John. The novel illustrates a world of apocalyp...

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