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Northeast Community College offers new Community Communications course

Northeast Community College offers new Community Communications course

Marissa Lute, Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Students in Northeast Community College's new Community Communications class spent the majority of their semester outside of the classroom. The new course was created as an alternative to competitive speech. It gives students the opportunity to present and interact with all types of community organizations,...

Young Life Interview

Young Life Interview

April 23, 2015


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Jackson Miller interviews Northeast Young Life sponsors about the organization and how you can become involved.

A Stocking Full Of Study Habits

A Stocking Full Of Study Habits

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

December 4, 2014


Filed under Campus, Columns

Everyone says you shouldn’t cram for a test, but let’s face it—most of us have, at least once.  I’ve even crammed a suitcase or two.  But inevitably, the zipper rips and the contents fall out, if you get my metaphor.  And while it’s more fun to decide if you’re going to hit the slopes or...

Developing Confidence With Hawks Speech Team

Developing Confidence With Hawks Speech Team

Angela Richart

October 16, 2014


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Dressed in suits, not cowboy boots, the Northeast Community College Speech team spent the weekend of October 11 competing at the 2014 Pioneer Trails Tournament hosted by Casper College in Casper, Wyoming. According to speech coach, Terry Nelson, "Competitive speech involves putting together an event...

Young Life College Opens Up New Spiritual Opportunities For Students

Young Life College Opens Up New Spiritual Opportunities For Students

Jackson Miller, Assistant Editor and Chief

October 9, 2014


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Northeast students have a new spiritual opportunity on campus. Young Life College is a nondenominational organization, “that meets the relationship needs of students, especially those who are seeking to know God,” says Terry Nelson, speech instructor and director of forensics on the Northeast campus....

Northeast Speech Team Prepares For Upcoming Season

Northeast Speech Team Prepares For Upcoming Season

September 18, 2014


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NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College speech team has a tough act to follow after its first place showing at a national tournament last year. In addition to earning 50 trophies during the 2013-14 season, the Hawks captured the Division II First Place Team Sweepstakes title at the Junior Varsity...

Younglife College Club Debuts At Northeast

Younglife College Club Debuts At Northeast

September 5, 2014


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A new club called Younglife College is getting together every Tuesday at Northeast Community College.  The club is a way for new students to meet other students on campus and explore the Bible. The September 16 meeting is a flag football event at TaHaZouka Park in Norfolk. Interested students should...

Roommates, Ramen Noodles and Reaching for the Rewards

Roommates, Ramen Noodles and Reaching for the Rewards

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

August 26, 2014


Filed under Columns

In his book entitled “Man’s Search for Meaning,” concentration camp survivor, Viktor Frankl, describes how many concentration camp prisoners, understandably, “preferred to close their eyes and live in the past” rather than embrace a level of contentment and victory in their new normal. As a...

Gaining Perspective

Gaining Perspective

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

June 6, 2014


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I miss my dad. A few years ago, he got in a fight with melanoma – and melanoma won. Having grown up with four brothers and a mother that was more marine sergeant than nurturer, my dad felt uncomfortable when it came to women – especially when tears entered the picture. Dad was definitely not...

Of Beginners and Champions

Of Beginners and Champions

Benjamin Temple, Journalist

March 6, 2014


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The recent achievements of the NECC speech team are proof that with training, hard work, and a lot of heart, even beginners can be champions. The speech team, comprised entirely of freshmen, earned its 50th trophy at a South Dakota State University speech tournament last week. The team brought home a...

The Whole New World of Speech

The Whole New World of Speech

Benjamin Temple, Journalist

February 6, 2014


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When I first learned that Northeast had a speech team, I was intrigued and arranged a meeting with the coach, Terry Nelson to find out more. However, what started as an informational meeting became a whirlwind of events that resulted in my becoming a member of the team and being introduced to the whole...

Northeast Community College speech team earns honors at Kansas and South Dakota events

Northeast Community College speech team earns honors at Kansas and South Dakota events

November 22, 2013


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NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College speech team earned several honors recently at tournaments in areas states. At the University of South Dakota’s Valley Forensics League Tournament, every member of the Hawks’ team had a part in earning 20 trophies. Jordan Sager, Norfolk, took first ...

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