Year: 2010

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The Cellar Door: New Ideas

In the Old Testament, the Bible is very clear about the laws the Israelites needed to adhere by and the political philosophy which the government is supposed to be built upon. However, the New Testament moves on from the theocracy that God created in the Old Testament and changes the focus of salvation less from national identity and more towards individual conviction. This change of focus leaves a void in religious governmental structure and a relative freedom in regards to forms of government.
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Mitchell Chamberlin brings us an NCU student's perspective on politics through his column, "The Cellar Door".

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Sooner or Vader: The Dagobah Downers

The glug, glug of finality signals my ship's demise. An eerie mist settles over not only these surroundings but also my heart. The brush, brush and snapping of twigs signals the approach of some unseen creature. This is definitely not the Dagobah I'd dreamed of.

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Overflow Conference Comes to NCU

On Oct. 15 and 16, 2010, North Central hosted the Overflow Conference. The topic was equipping people to reach others for Christ. Some featured speakers were Don Piper, William Fay, Lisa Bevere and Reggie Dabbs, with music by Sheila Raye Charles.

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Graduate Bill Svoboda Gets Down to Business

“Back in college, between sophomore and junior years, I started an online custom T-shirt company –www.coedmonkey.com - and after graduating tried to get a ‘real job’ in marketing and advertising; but when I sat down with one big Twin Cities marketing executive he looked at my resume and saw that I owned my own company. He asked why I wanted to work for him and basically told me that I should keep doing what I was doing with T-shirts, so I did

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Married students suffer judgment

“Being married at North Central is almost like having the plague,” stated senior psychology major Tiffany Waskey. She and her husband Jacob Waskey, senior English major, were married this past summer on May 22, 2010. Waskey explains an issue she runs into often as a married woman: “All of your friends who aren’t married think you’ve innately changed and single people you meet for the first time think you’re too different to be friends.”

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Student Senate Plans for Positive Impact

The voice of the student body is important at colleges and universities. Without it, the campus environment would lack life and color. At North Central, six individuals in Senate lead the way to improve the quality of living for its students. They attend meetings, work office hours and discuss current issues with faculty. Through this dedication of time and service, changes are made on campus.

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NCU plus Politics

Go to any campus across the country and you’ll find political views ranging from the apathetic and uninformed to the passionately over-involved. North Central is no exception. Of the many students I spoke with on the issue however, most agreed that it is our duty, not only as citizens, but as Christians, to be involved and informed to some degree.

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Editorial: Life With People

Lately, people have been on my mind. Not a person or a group of people, but people in general—peoples’ personalities, interests, cultural background, family dynamics and so on. The thought of how unique we are as individuals has become so apparent to me these last couple of weeks. Each day, I focus on the different people I interact with and try to understand each individual for who they are.