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The Interest in Pinterest

“If I’m looking for something creative, I look on Pinterest to see if something will spark an idea,” said Norman. Norman admits to using the site for repins rather than pinning his own pictures. According to the study by Buzz Referrals, 80% of the pins on the website are repins.

Scholarships Offset the Rising Cost of Education

Junior social work major Katie Detloff received a scholarship from her church when she first came to North Central. As a result of receiving the Hosanna! Student Leadership Scholarship, Detloff was also eligible for a North Central church match scholarship. The 50 percent match rate increased the original $500 she received from her church to a total of $750.

Recycling Resurgence Encourages Sustainable Efforts

“If the rest of campus wants to participate [in recycling], they have to empty the recycling bins themselves,” said Peter Hansen, Community Life Coordinator and the head of North Central’s recycling program. “The reason for that is that there was never an easy way to get students keys for that after hours [for security reasons].”