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Why the excess of male-only scholarships?

Written by Victoria Pyron Donor scholarships alter female view of gender roles in the church People often joke about the pettiness of egalitarians’ strict control of language. For example, people often say, “all men will glorify God,” then stammer, maybe crack a smile, roll their eyes, and correct themselves, saying “all men and women will...

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Staff Editorial: Abolish the R-rated movie policy

North Central’s R-rated movie policy is a failed system that can’t be enforced, is based upon a secular rating system that is being used outside of its purpose, and removes students’ self-discernment. Currently, the movie policy restricts all North Central students living on campus, excluding those living in Mensing Hall, from possessing and watching R-rated...

Worship is not meant to be comfortable
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Worship is not meant to be comfortable

Written by Matt Allen The problem of “white American contemporary” worship music preference at North Central I want to start by saying that I have the utmost respect for the members of our worship department. We are lucky to go to a school that cares so much about our worship. That being said I think...

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Staff Editorial: Laundry Issues

Change is coming for the laundry system at NCU Just before Christmas a survey was sent out to the student body of North Central. This immediately sparked a hope in those of us who unfortunately have to do laundry on campus, because change is coming! Currently North Central has a contract with Mac-Gray, a laundry...

Laundry Survey Triggers Action
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Laundry Survey Triggers Action

On the search for a new laundry vendor or system North Central has received enough push for change that a new service or new company will be chosen to supply laundry in the fall of 2015. The school is in contract for another year with Mac-Gray, making the possibility to change laundry vendors not an option right now. However, a proposal is being written by...

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Good Deeds for the “likes” of Men

Written by Emily Moews The problem with posting online about your act of charity It all started a few weeks ago when I was scrolling through my Instagram feed. It was a pretty normal day in the context of my Instagram feed: selfie, selfie, Minneapolis skyline, Starbucks cup, lunch, selfie. But one photo stuck out...

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Staff Editorial: Taking Another Look at Caf and Deli Food

We’ve all heard the complaints about cafeteria and deli food. “There’s nothing to eat!” “Why is this food always mushy?” “I never get enough food for what I pay.” Are these complaints valid, or are students just being picky? As a staff, we have determined there are three components to why the food is the...

Get That Snow Off Your Shoulder
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Get That Snow Off Your Shoulder

Jay-Z hits Minneapolis with a remix On Nov. 30 the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, hosted the first show of Jay-Z’s “Magna Carta” U.S. tour. Having recently finished the European leg of the tour in Amsterdam, this event is focused mostly on Jay-Z’s 12th and newest album “Magna Carta… Holy Grail.” I would...

Property Holds History but Held Back from Upgrade
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Property Holds History but Held Back from Upgrade

The story behind the empty grass lot on 15th Street and Chicago Avenue and its potential future for North Central North Central faculty have generated potential plans for the questionable, but somewhat unfamiliar, grass lot on 15th Street and Chicago Avenue. Many are not aware of this lot or its history that had a significant impact on North Central in the...

NCU DAYS: The True University Experience
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NCU DAYS: The True University Experience

Back with a fresh feel NCU Days is an event most North Central students are familiar with. Prospective students, along with parents, are invited and welcomed to North Central to get a true idea of what college life could be like if they chose this school. For some years now NCU Days has only been...