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Update: Bomb Threat at Northeast Community College Dorms

Update: Bomb Threat at Northeast Community College Dorms

Daira Gentrup, Web Editor

February 20, 2013


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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


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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...

Never Fear the Writing Clinic is Here

Nicole Winters, Reporter

February 13, 2013


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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...

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...

Join Today

Waylon Goodwin, Reporter

February 4, 2013


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The International Association of Administrative Professionals is hosting a Student Chapter Meeting Monday Feb. 4, 2013 from 2:15-2:45 p.m. at the College Center in South Sioux City, Nebraska. Among the numerous topics that will be discussed are: various networking opportunities, skills on keeping...

Northeast Men’s Basketball Can’t Recover in Loss

Northeast Men’s Basketball Can’t Recover in Loss

Adam Grosserode, Reporter

January 29, 2013


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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,...

iPads for the Students at Northeast Community College

iPads for the Students at Northeast Community College

Daira Gentrup, Web Editor

January 17, 2013


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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...

Former Northeast Community College Student Banned

Former Northeast Community College Student Banned

January 14, 2013


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Norfolk Police Department has issued a no trespassing order to a former Northeast Community College student, Robert McFall. The order was issued as the result of a theft complaint on Monday, January 7, 2013. McFall is not currently enrolled at the College, and is prohibited from being on the Norfolk...

Everyone Has a Story-Travis Webb

Everyone Has a Story-Travis Webb

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/Cartoonist

January 14, 2013


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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...

Women’s Basketball Coach Displays Act of Heroism

Women’s Basketball Coach Displays Act of Heroism

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/ Cartoonist

December 11, 2012


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On Monday, December 10, 2012, a special presentation was held for Coach Matt Svehla during the half time of the men’s game. On December 2, 2012 at 4:33 pm, a man suffered from cardiac arrest outside of the Cox Activity Center after attending a production put on by Northeast Community College students. I...

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