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No phones: In ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ parents actually talk to their kids

No phones: In ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ parents actually talk to their kids

January 9, 2018


Filed under Movies

“Remember,” a father says to a son. “Our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once. … And before you know it, your heart is worn out. And, as for your body, there comes a point when no one looks at it, much less wants to come near it. Right now, there’s sorrow. Pain. Don’t kill it, a...

‘Downsizing’ review: Bold experiment with mixed results

‘Downsizing’ review: Bold experiment with mixed results

December 29, 2017


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In a new definition of economy of scale, Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing” envisions a radical solution to overpopulation: shrinking people to 5 inches tall. It’s certainly one way to prevent climate change and resource depletion: Volunteers will literally leave a smaller footprint. The real attractio...

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose,’ featuring largest LGBTQ cast ever, gets series order from FX

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose,’ featuring largest LGBTQ cast ever, gets series order from FX

December 29, 2017


Filed under Movies

Molly Bloom’s 2014 memoir “Molly’s Game” was more of a tell-some than a tell-all. In the book, the former freestyle skiing Olympic hopeful discussed the accident that derailed her athletic career. Mainly, she wrote about her improbable career running a pricey, underground poker game in Los Angele...

The critically-acclaimed, crime drama series MINDHUNTER will return to Netflix for a second season.

The critically-acclaimed, crime drama series MINDHUNTER will return to Netflix for a second season.

December 21, 2017


Filed under On Netflix

The critically-acclaimed, crime drama series MINDHUNTER will return to Netflix for a second season. The show features Jonathan Groff (Looking), Holt McCallany (Sully), Anna Torv (Fringe), Hannah Gross (Unless) and newcomer Cameron Britton, who portrays serial killer Ed Kemper on the series, a...

From classroom to high tech multimedia studio: Maclay 135

From classroom to high tech multimedia studio: Maclay 135

Taylor Habrock, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Over the summer of 2017, Maclay 135 on the Northeast Community College campus changed from a classroom to a high tech multimedia studio. Students majoring in Digital Cinema are using the professionally lit studio, the Public Relations department are taking professional portraits, and instructors are...

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ is the true wonder of awards season (PHOTO)

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ is the true wonder of awards season  (PHOTO)

December 12, 2017


Filed under Movies

  “The Shape of Water” is a wonder to behold. Magical, thrilling and romantic to the core, a sensual and fantastical fairy tale with moral overtones, it’s a film that plays by all the rules and none of them, going its own way with fierce abandon. More than that, “Shape of Water” is both gro...

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: Instructor of Transitional English Doris Wilson

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: Instructor of Transitional English Doris Wilson

Luna Sierra, Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, Meet Northeast, Top Stories

If students at Northeast Community College need to take a transitional English class, they will find Doris Wilson in room 238 in the Ag and Allied Health building. Doris is a Transitional English instructor at Northeast. She enjoys working with students and her coworkers too. “I like my job very much...

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Steven Hamling, reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Food, Top Stories

Northeast Community College’s dining halls are able to produce food for hungry students using a service known as Chartwells Higher Education. Chartwells Higher Education is a dining program  that offers a range of nutritious meal options for campus communities. Melissa Davis, Director of Dining Servi...

Christmas tree lighting

Christmas tree lighting

Josh Crim, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

Northeast Community College decided to start a new Holiday tradition this year. A tree lighting commenced behind the library at 5:30 on Wednesday night. Hot cocoa and apple cider were served while the Northeast choir performed classic Christmas carols. Dr. Chipps spoke as well. Chipps made it a point...

Musical ‘Coco’ a welcome direction for Pixar

Musical ‘Coco’ a welcome direction for Pixar

November 28, 2017


Filed under Movies

Having recently given us three “Cars” films of diminishing interest and the well-intentioned but lackluster “Good Dinosaur,” Pixar has turned its Luxo lamp to illuminate novel new material in “Coco.” It’s the animation factory’s first musical and its initial exploration of multicultural m...

Student athlete: a balancing act

Student athlete: a balancing act

November 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, Sports, Top Stories

Anyone’s Freshman year of college is never easy, but mix that with being a student-athlete and you have a whole new challenge. Freshman Tayler Klassen plays on the Northeast volleyball team and is also a member of the Viewpoint staff. Between her academics and athletics, she has a lot on her plate....

International Soccer Player misses home

International Soccer Player misses home

Luna Sierra, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Sports, Top Stories

Valentina Haboush is an international student of Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska. She is from Uruguay, South America and her major is Physical Education. She participated in Soccer Showcase in Florida and there she met and got to know the coach of the women’s soccer team at Northeast....

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