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Cuba Welcomes Removal From U.S. List Of States Sponsoring Terrorism

Cuba Welcomes Removal From U.S. List Of States Sponsoring Terrorism

April 24, 2015


Filed under National

By Tracy Wilkinson Los Angeles Times (TNS) PANAMA CITY — Cuba welcomed President Barack Obama’s decision to remove the island nation from the list of states that sponsor terrorism — a list on which “Cuba never should have been included,” a senior Cuban official said. Josefina Vidal, head of...

Northeast Broadcasting And Mass Media Students Earn Top Honors

Northeast Broadcasting And Mass Media Students Earn Top Honors

April 24, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

CHADRON - Several Northeast Community College media students were the recipients of a combined 36 awards at the recent Nebraska Collegiate Media Association (NCMA) Golden Leaf Awards at Chadron State College here. Student staff members of KHWK, Northeast’s campus radio station, received 15 awards,...

Writers And Artists Honored At Northeast

Writers And Artists Honored At Northeast

April 24, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Student poets, writers, and artists had their work published this week in Voices Out Of Nowhere, 2015, a literature and art magazine published by the Northeast Community College English Department. Angela Richart reports on the event. Winning entries were: Poetry 1st - "Blue" by Courtney Schroer 2nd...

Comcast Expands 2-Gigabit Internet Service

Comcast Expands 2-Gigabit Internet Service

April 24, 2015


Filed under National

By Nancy Dahlberg Miami Herald (TNS) MIAMI –– In the race for speed, Comcast soon will offer the fastest residential Internet speed in the country to its 1.3 million residential customers in South Florida. Comcast’s Gigabit Pro will offer 2-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) service — twice as fast as its...

New Northeast Softball Coach Talks With The Viewpoint

New Northeast Softball Coach Talks With The Viewpoint

William Bates Jr, Sports Reporter

April 23, 2015


Filed under Campus, On The Couch With The Viewpoint, Sports, Top Stories

Coach Iris Woodhead, the newly appointed softball coach for the newly created Northeast Community College softball team, talks to Viewpoint sports reporter Will Bates about the excitement for the upcoming season. ...

Project Makeover Part Three: Hair and Makeup

Project Makeover Part Three: Hair and Makeup

Angela Richart

April 23, 2015


Filed under Campus, Style/Fashion

After tanning and shopping there were learning the basics of makeup and getting my hair professionally done. Our style and fashion guru, Lizz Cornett took me under her wing for the makeup training. I have fiddled with makeup off an on since high school, but never mastered it. I completely suck at keeping...

With Critic-Driven Film Festivals In Spotlight, Let’s Pause To Focus On Big Picture

With Critic-Driven Film Festivals In Spotlight, Let’s Pause To Focus On Big Picture

April 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune (TNS) Should film critics run their own film festivals? I’m conflicted on this one. The practicalities feel a little gummy, a little sticky, but many say the results are worth it. It’s the right time to ask the question, whichever side of the rapidly deter...

L.A. Museums Sign On To ‘China Ready’ Program In Bid To Draw Tourists

L.A. Museums Sign On To ‘China Ready’ Program In Bid To Draw Tourists

April 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Mike Boehm Los Angeles Times (TNS) Milly Wu marched through the J. Paul Getty Museum’s galleries of 19th century European paintings, stopping just long enough to frame Monets, Manets and, of course, Vincent Van Gogh’s “Irises” with her smartphone camera. With a series of clicks, masterp...

New Survey Finds America Really Is Becoming A Binge-Watch Nation

New Survey Finds America Really Is Becoming A Binge-Watch Nation

April 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Patrick Kevin Day Los Angeles Times (TNS) Binge watching is definitely a buzzword in the media, but according to a new survey, it really has become the dominant mode of TV consumption in the U.S. Deloitte LLP’s Digital Democracy Survey of more than 2,000 content consumers age 14 and older, ...

‘SNL’s’ Cecily Strong Seeks Laughs at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

‘SNL’s’ Cecily Strong Seeks Laughs at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

April 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Stephen Battaglio Los Angeles Times (TNS) When “Saturday Night Live” cast member Cecily Strong was invited to perform at this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner she was both honored and terrified. “My thinking was I was hoping we had a live show that weekend so tha...

Stephen Church Explores The Story Of ‘King John’

Stephen Church Explores The Story Of ‘King John’

April 23, 2015


Filed under Books

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “King John: And the Road to Magna Carta” by Stephen Church; Basic Books, (328 pages, $29.99) ——— England’s King John was a loser even to his contemporaries back in the 13th century. However, he’s a very memorable loser who has been ...

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

April 23, 2015


Filed under Books

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First (William Shakespeare’s Star Wars)” by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books (176 pages, $14.95) ——— Here we go again into the world where William Shakespeare and “Star Wars...

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