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Why we should stop being nice

Why we should stop being nice

Taylor Ewald

March 4, 2016

For the sake of humanity, stop being nice. Instead, be kind. It’s simple. It really is. It seems absurd that I am telling you not to be nice. Our parents, teachers, and other adults told us for years to “be nice, say you're sorry” or “I know Billy is mean, but be nice.” Well, I'm h...

It’s award season, so start practicing your Red Carpet poses now!

Marissa Lute, Editor

March 1, 2016

Forget about whatever career you're currently or about to pursue, and focus on your movie star future. With the help of Lindsay Albanese, now your friends at Buzzfeed are Red Carpet pros!

Have you done your graduation paperwork?

Have you done your graduation paperwork?

Marissa Lute, editor

February 25, 2016

If you're planning to complete requirements for a degree, diploma, or certificate, you have received an electronic graduation application email, and it is due today at 5pm. Karen Hoefler, the associate registrar at Northeast Community College, says "Completing the electronic application takes less...

Art Imitates Life As Portrait of “President Francis Underwood” Is Unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Art Imitates Life As Portrait of “President Francis Underwood” Is Unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

February 23, 2016

February 22, 2016 -- A major new portrait of Kevin Spacey in his role as House of Cards’ President Francis J. Underwood was unveiled this evening at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. The portrait is a joint project between British artist Jonathan Yeo and the museum, which houses the on...

People react to being called “beautiful”

Marissa Lute, Editor

February 5, 2016

A Chicago High School for the Arts student conducted a social experiment on her fellow students regarding their beauty. Speaking from experience, compliments aren't very easy to take, especially when you're caught off guard. She says, "I was simply filming beauty and this is the result. Here it is." ...

NORFOLK – After a long winter of hard work, Northeast Community College Softball Coach Iris Woodhead is ready to see the results of her team’s dedication. On February 13, softball begins its Inaugural Spring Season at Northeast.

NORFOLK – After a long winter of hard work, Northeast Community College Softball Coach Iris Woodhead is ready to see the results of her team’s dedication. On February 13, softball begins its Inaugural Spring Season at Northeast.

February 4, 2016

The program joins Northeast’s growing athletic lineup, which includes men’s and women’s basketball, men’s golf, women’s volleyball and men’s soccer. “We do have some highly talented players on the team that I am very excited to see actually play in real games instead of just hitting the...

Northeast Nebraska Storm Chasers

Northeast Nebraska Storm Chasers

December 3, 2015

At Northeast Community College, hundreds of students drive their vehicles to class each day. Usually their cars are just for transportation. But there is one Northeast student who uses his car for an unusual job. Daniel Ebmeier has the story. ...

New Northeast dorms and cafeteria opening Fall, 2016

New Northeast dorms and cafeteria opening Fall, 2016

November 6, 2015

It’s no secret that dorm rooms are in short supply at Northeast Community College. There are more than 700 on the waiting list to live on campus. That will change in the next year. Bryce Meis has the story. ...

Northeast Cinema Students On Career Track

Northeast Cinema Students On Career Track

Llolanda Hernandez, Reporter

October 14, 2015

Many young people want to have a shot at filmmaking but just don’t know where to begin. Northeast Community College has a Digital Cinema degree that helps those students learn video production, lighting, and everything it takes to be a filmmaker. Last spring students in that program decided they wanted...

Nearly 30 percent of depression in adults can be traced to bullying by teens, study says

Nearly 30 percent of depression in adults can be traced to bullying by teens, study says

September 15, 2015

By Karen Kaplan Los Angeles Times (TNS) Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30 percent of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests. By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three tim...

Wacky Wednesday-Norsports Family Fun Center

Wacky Wednesday-Norsports Family Fun Center

Marissa Lute and Llolanda Hernandez

August 31, 2015

Northeast's Student Activities Council (SAC) is sponsoring a fun event on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Carissa Kollath, SAC coordinator, says the activities that will be featured include, bumper boats, peddle karts, water wars, and putt-putt golf. "Wacky Wednesdays are a great opportunity to meet...

Asher Vollmer, Creator Of The Elegant ‘Threes,’ Turns Cynical With ‘Royals.’

Asher Vollmer, Creator Of The Elegant ‘Threes,’ Turns Cynical With ‘Royals.’

June 9, 2015

By Todd Martens Los Angeles Times (TNS) Asher Vollmer helped make one of the most popular games of 2014. “Threes” has been downloaded more than 1 million times and was blessed by Apple as the mobile game of the year. It’s the puzzle game at its most elegant, owning an invitingly crisp design and requiring little more...

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