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Ask Angela: Slaying The Procrastination Dragon

Ask Angela: Slaying The Procrastination Dragon

Ask Angela

January 29, 2015


Filed under Ask Angela, Campus, Top Stories

Dear Ultimate Procrastinator, As the queen of your people, I understand procrastinating like you would not believe. I am a full time student, have a part time job and I run the Viewpoint. I know how easy it is to skip the difficult projects and focus on the fun ones...until the day before it's due....

Talkin’ Hawks – Favorite Northeast Instructor

Talkin’ Hawks – Favorite Northeast Instructor

Jackson Miller and Seth Johanson

January 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, Talkin' hawks

The Talkin' Hawks Videography team (Assistant Editor Jackson Miller and Photojournalist Seth Johanson) talked to Northeast students about their favorite teachers this semester and how those teachers inspire them to succeed.

Spring Television: Get Cozy — There’s Lots To Watch

Spring Television: Get Cozy — There’s Lots To Watch

January 27, 2015


Filed under Television

By David Hiltbrand The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS) We’ve entered the most recalcitrant part of the calendar. The nights are long. The windshields are frosty. Football is (almost) over, and baseball season seems like a distant dream. At least TV is stepping up to keep us entertained. Between br...

‘American Sniper’ Again Dominates Box Office; ‘Mortdecai’ Flops

‘American Sniper’ Again Dominates Box Office; ‘Mortdecai’ Flops

January 27, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Saba Hamedy Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — “American Sniper” held down its No. 1 spot and crossed the $200 million mark at the domestic box office this weekend, surpassing three new releases including the Johnny Depp film “Mortdecai,” which proved to be a dud. Propelled by a ...

Free Microsoft Office Certifications Available For Northeast Students

Free Microsoft Office Certifications Available For Northeast Students

Jackson Miller, Assistant Editor-in-chief

January 23, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Employers look for a variety of things from students when applying for jobs, especially an assurance of a skill. Brad Vogt, Information Technology instructor is helping Northeast Community College students by offering free certifications for the basic Microsoft Office programs. Vogt says, " Employers...

A&E’s ‘Nightwatch’ A Real-life Look At New Orleans Emergency Workers

A&E’s ‘Nightwatch’ A Real-life Look At New Orleans Emergency Workers

January 20, 2015


Filed under Television

By Verne Gay Newsday (TNS) THE SHOW “Nightwatch” WHEN | WHERE Thursday at 10 p.m. on A&E WHAT IT’S ABOUT Darkness shrouds many deeds, or, in the words of New Orleans emergency medical service worker Holly: “If you’re gonna shoot somebody, you’re gonna do it at night; stab someone, do it at nig...

Scottish Director Dives Deep Into Genre For His Latest Film, ‘Black Sea’

Scottish Director Dives Deep Into Genre For His Latest Film, ‘Black Sea’

January 20, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Roger Moore Tribune News Service (TNS) Kevin Macdonald has done his Roman Legion thriller (“The Eagle”), his sci-fi apocalypse (“How I Live Now”) and his political journalism thriller (“State of Play”). But what the Oscar-winning documentarian (“One Day in September”) really had a h...

‘Musketeers’ Back For New Adventures

‘Musketeers’ Back For New Adventures

January 15, 2015


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By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) On Saturday, “The Musketeers” return to BBC America. Based on the Alexandre Dumas classic novel, The Three Musketeers, the show has undergone some radical changes in season two. Creator Adrian Hodges, is mixing it up a bit. Then again, it was ha...

Josh Gad and Kevin Hart team up for ‘The Wedding Ringer’

Josh Gad and Kevin Hart team up for ‘The Wedding Ringer’

January 15, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Madeleine Marr Miami Herald (TNS) MIAMI — Interesting factoid: The guy who voiced Olaf, the snowman who pines for summer in “Frozen,” grew up in the Sunshine State. Josh Gad was born and raised in Hollywood, Fla., and wouldn’t mind a few shout-outs when he’s in town. The 33-year-old acto...

Oscar Underdog Redmayne May Have Done The Most Impressive Acting Job Last Year

Oscar Underdog Redmayne May Have Done The Most Impressive Acting Job Last Year

January 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Roger Moore Tribune News Service (TNS) Golden Globe winner Eddie Redmayne had to come up with a few more surprised and “incredibly honored” remarks when his Oscar nomination for “The Theory of Everything” was announced Thursday. He’s trying to keep his head about him, even as the accl...

Lifetime’s ‘Whitney’ Suffers From Predictability

Lifetime’s ‘Whitney’ Suffers From Predictability

January 13, 2015


Filed under Television

By Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS) “Whitney” is everything you’d expect from an unauthorized Lifetime biopic about Whitney Houston. That’s not good news for Houston fans. Aside from strong lead performances from Yaya DaCosta and Arlen Escarpeta, “Whitney” is mostly a me...

‘Fifty Shades’ Director Sam Taylor-Johnson Finds R-rated Sweet Spot

‘Fifty Shades’ Director Sam Taylor-Johnson Finds R-rated Sweet Spot

January 12, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Rebecca Keegan Los Angeles Times (TNS) Sam Taylor-Johnson had been working in secrecy for months when she finally got an opportunity to play footage of her new film for a fresh-eyed viewer — Beyonce. The London-born director is making one of the most anticipated movies of 2015, an adaptation o...

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