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Washington student is charged with hate crime for alleged online threats

December 20, 2015

By Sara Jean Green The Seattle Times (TNS) SEATTLE — A suspended Western Washington University student acknowledged to a campus police officer that he wrote “Let’s lynch her” on an online thread about a black student leader but said he promptly deleted it, according to the Whatcom County Prosecu...

Northeast Community College graduate earns regional Emmy Award

Northeast Community College graduate earns regional Emmy Award

June 21, 2014

SILVER SPRING, MD – A Northeast Community College graduate has earned a regional Emmy Award for his work with The United States (U.S.) Air Force Band. Master Sgt. Loren J. Zimmer is an audio engineer with The U.S. Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. Originally from Eagle,...

Washington State Gets Leading Role In Clash Over Minimum Wage

Washington State Gets Leading Role In Clash Over Minimum Wage

February 22, 2014

By Rob Hotakainen McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — A bidding war of sorts has broken out in Washington state, where politicians are scrambling to raise the state’s minimum wage of $9.32, already the highest in the nation. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, who went to the White H...

2016 White House Campaign On Parade As Governors Come To Washington

2016 White House Campaign On Parade As Governors Come To Washington

February 20, 2014

By David Lightman McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — The nation’s governors are coming to Washington this weekend and they’re bringing the 2016 presidential campaign with them. As they gather Friday for the four-day National Governors Association winter meeting, the group ...

The Continuous Cannabis Controversy

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

February 7, 2013

On Nov. 6, legislation was passed to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington. Since then, there has been a serious debate about whether or not the recreational use of marijuana is safe, much less acceptable. In order to fully understand the underlying issue, it is important...

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

November 15, 2012

The World is Turning, Journalism is Changing, and The Viewpoint Goes Digital.

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

September 14, 2012

“Journalism is the first rough draft of history.” Philip Graham, publisher of the Washingon Post, said.   Print Journalism prospered throughout the 1900's but has slowly begun to decline, due to the rise in radio, TV, and Internet. It has been said however, that even with these other ...

Harlem Globetrotter Tickets Still Available

Press Release

April 12, 2011

Tickets for the Harlem Globetrotters are still available at Northeast Community College for their game against the Washington Generals on Friday, April 15 at the Cox Activities Center. Remaining Tickets are 25$ each and can be purchased in the Northeast Student Services office in the College Welcome...

Microsoft takes aim at Google’s Android again

John Letzing (MarketWatch)

March 31, 2011

 SAN FRANCISCO (MCT) — Microsoft Corp. again took legal action aimed at Google Inc.'s Android software on Monday, suing Barnes & Noble Inc., Foxconn International Holdings Ltd. and Inventec Corp. for alleged patent infringement related to Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reader, which runs on the Google...

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