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Another Successful NLC for Nebraska PBL

Another Successful NLC for Nebraska PBL

July 24, 2018


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(Peru, Neb.) – More than 1,800 of America’s best and brightest college students traveled to Maryland to Elevate their Futures as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $110,000 in cash awards. The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Conference (NLC) was held June 23–26 in Ba...

Millennials like short-term rentals but they prefer the extras offered by hotels, survey finds

February 15, 2018


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Short-term rentals such as Airbnb are hugely popular, particularly with millennial travelers, who are looking for a new experience. But a new survey suggests that many younger travelers still prefer the safety and amenities of a hotel over a short-term rental. And with more millennials having children,...

Graduates, go and have an epic adventure

Graduates, go and have an epic adventure

August 25, 2015


Filed under Activities, Travel

By Christopher Reynolds Los Angeles Times (MCT) Greetings, graduates, and nice timing. I have no idea how all of you people are going to find jobs. But I do have advice: Go away. Many of you are ahead of me on this, planning epic road trips or European backpack expeditions. That’s good. And man...

On Lake Nicaragua’s Adventure Isle, Twin Volcanoes Play Host

On Lake Nicaragua’s Adventure Isle, Twin Volcanoes Play Host

November 25, 2014


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By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT) OMETEPE ISLAND, Nicaragua — Gaze eastward from the shores of huge Lake Nicaragua, and they seem almost like a mirage: Twin volcanoes thrusting out of the water, one of them a towering cone of cinder and ash, the other jacketed in verdant jungle. Perhaps it wa...

Top 9 Hiking Trails In The U.S.

Top 9 Hiking Trails In The U.S.

September 21, 2014


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By Kristina Fazzalaro Oyster.com (MCT) With the arrival of warm(er) weather, the Great Outdoors have officially begun beckoning and we here at Oyster can’t wait to pack up some supplies and make for the trail head. The United States offers some of the most varied and stunningly gorgeous terrains...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The 9 Must-See Spots

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The 9 Must-See Spots

July 23, 2014


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By Jane Reynolds Oyster.com (MCT) We have seen some beautiful sites during our travels around the world. But don’t take our word for it (although you should; we are experts) — many of our favorite places are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which means they are “places on Earth that are of outstanding universal value to humanity...

The 10 best dive sites in North America

The 10 best dive sites in North America

July 9, 2014


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By Kristina Fazzalaro Oyster.com (MCT) ?Fun, sun, and ... scuba? For many, a trip to the beach just isn’t complete without the possibility of a deep sea dive. Whether you want to explore ship wrecks, meet creatures of the deep, or wonder at gorgeous coral formations, scuba diving can be a fun and athletic...

Free ‘Rick Steves Audio Europe’ App

Free ‘Rick Steves Audio Europe’ App

June 25, 2014


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By Doreen Christensen Sun Sentinel (MCT) Get a free download of “Rick Steves Audio Europe” app for Android and iPhone. The app, newly updated in March, is culled from Steves’ guidebooks, PBS TV shows and public radio broadcasts and will guides you through Britain, Germany, France, Spain, Scandinavi...

The 10 best honeymoons on a budget

The 10 best honeymoons on a budget

June 11, 2014


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By Kristina Fazzalaro Oyster.com (MCT) Getting married is so exciting and wonderful ... and stressful ... and expensive — are we starting to sound like your father? After all, saying “I do” to your significant other also means saying yes to a reception hall, a caterer, and half-a-trillion ot...

Batter Up! 8 Great Baseball Towns

Batter Up! 8 Great Baseball Towns

May 7, 2014


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By Kristina Fazzalaro Oyster.com (MCT) It’s officially slugger season and the Oyster gang can’t wait to check out a game. Although we may be divided between the Yanks and the Mets here in NYC, one thing we all can agree on is that there’s nothing quite like a spring day at the ballpark. And ...

10 Dos and Don’ts For Spring Break

10 Dos and Don’ts For Spring Break

Missi Richardson, Reporter/Photographer

March 7, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories, Travel

Spring break is one of the most anticipated times of the year. Whether you are going to visit friends or family, party, or just take a vacation from the books, it is exciting. But how many of you are really prepared? Here are some tips to help you with planning and being safe on Spring break. 1. Tell fa...

Traveling the World: Italy and Spain

Jackson Miller

February 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Travel

Have you ever dreamed of traveling to another country, Northeast Community College has you covered. In the spring of 2014 the Northeast Community College “Go Global” Program is taking a trip over seas to Italy and Spain. In preparation for this trip students at northeast and satellite campuses must...

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