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Extended Open Dorm Hours

New policy for student visitation brings changes to the dorms Byline: Ross Miltimore On Jan. 18, 2019, North Central announced its new open dorm policy. This decision follows the survey taken by students in spring 2018. The updated times are Friday 5:00 – 10:00 p.m., Saturday 2:00 – 10:00 p.m., and Sunday 2:00 – 8:00...

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Assistant Athletic Director Says Goodbye After 12 Years at North Central University

Allison Meadows leaves North Central University for Concordia University Allison Meadows said goodbye to North Central on Friday, Jan. 11, after working for 12 years as Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator. Meadows was hired mid-December at Concordia University, located in St. Paul, Minnesota as a Division II Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and...

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2018 Election Results

Results Showed Upsets in Both National and State Levels of Government By Weston Cregut Nov. 6 came and went with much news and activity. Nationally, both Democrats and Republicans made gains in Congress and had some shake up with governor balance. Minnesota also made a 100-year first with its state Congress. The national positions in...

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NCU Men’s Soccer Clinch the NCCAA National Championship Title

Men’s Soccer team wins NCCAA National Champions for the first and last time By Rebekah Winkel North Central Men’s Soccer flew back to Minnesota as the National Christian College Athletic Association Champions following a win in Greenville, SC. The team competed for the title against three of the best colleges in the division. On Nov....

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North Central Implements New Grading Scale

Plus-Minus Grade System Beginning Fall 2018 By Westin Cregut Starting this fall 2018 semester, North Central has implemented a new plus-minus grade scale for classes to abide by. The new grading scale splits each letter grade into different tiers, to include pluses and minuses. The tiers give students more possibilities to raise their GPA with...

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Cracked Pipes in Orfield 810 and 923 Fixed

Repairs in the Apartments Raise Questions of the Buildings’ Longevity By Kyle Crowell NCU Facilities recently replaced cracked pipes that had been leaking into the basements of the Orfield 810 and 923 Apartments for some time. The leaking in 923 had been going on for a while, but had recently gotten exponentially worse; This prompted...

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NCU’s Big Budget Purchase is New Behind-The-Scenes Helper

Ellucian Software Introduced to NCU to Improve Class Registration Process By Kyle Crowell In December of 2017, staff at North Central started in­vestigating what Ellucian integration software could do for the university, determining whether or not to imple­ment a form of Ellucian software known as an “ERP.” Ellucian is a company that makes various forms...

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Songs of the Season Adds First Annual Silent Auction

By Jordan Aker The concert began with an interactive entrance where Director and Assistant Professor of the School of Worship Arts Vinnie Zarletti led the audience in song as the choir took their places. The Festival Chorus sang three songs, including two solos by Senior Music Pastor major Elijah Land and Sophomore Music Pastor major...

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NCU students vote in 2018 midterms

The November Election brought a large ballot for voters By Weston Cregut November holds one of the most important times of the year. While Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving are exciting to think about, election day might also have students gid­dy with excitement and ready to notch another milestone in adulthood. Minnesotans ap­proached the polls with a...

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Fall Graduation Ceremony Pushed to Spring

How New ERP Affects 2018 Fall Graduates By Ross Miltimore  Unlike previous academic years, fall 2018 graduates will not have a walking ceremony this December. Instead they must join spring semester graduates if they want to participate in the ceremony. Whether they walk or not will not affect their graduation status. According to Dr. Don...