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Opinion: The Need For a Multicultural Center AT North Central
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Opinion: The Need For a Multicultural Center AT North Central

North Central can prove its devotion for its inclusion in diversity with a Multicultural Center While North Central University has made progress in the realm of race relations in the past year with the introduction of Latinos Unidos, Asian Student Alliance, and the Black Student Union, further progress can be made as the physical campus...

Graduation Spring 2019
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Graduation Spring 2019

NCU Seniors Prepare to take their final finals By: Zach Lemmon Spring is a word most Minnesotans have trouble defining. Does it imply warm weather, blossoming flowers, woodland critters jumping to-and-fro? For most of the world, yes. But for North Central University seniors it means one thing: Graduation!    As the semester comes to an end,...

New Fine Arts Professor Is Bringing His Musical Style To North Central
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New Fine Arts Professor Is Bringing His Musical Style To North Central

Ellington Porter Using His Experiences To Inspire NCU Music Programs North Central University’s College of Fine Arts hired a new professor at the beginning of fall semester, bringing his musical style and gospel influence to campus. The new associate professor of fine arts, Ellington Porter, is a recording artist with more than 10 albums. He...

Behind the scenes look into Worship Live’s new album
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Behind the scenes look into Worship Live’s new album

A detailed insight on what went into the making of Worship Live’s Breath of Heaven album Students of North Central University were given the opportunity earlier this semester to be part of the recording for the upcoming Worship live album “Breath of Heaven.” However, most students don’t know the countless hours that go into writing...

President Hagan outlines future building plan for North Central
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President Hagan outlines future building plan for North Central

A look at the master plan that seeks to change the face of North Central’s Campus Since last year, North Central University has partnered with a Minneapolis-based architecture and design firm to survey the university’s property and develop a master plan to radically update the campus on which the Board of Regents plans to vote...

Students take the Gospel to Mardi Gras
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Students take the Gospel to Mardi Gras

By Haley Pritzl and Stephanie Caravalhoe    A group of 24 North Central students set out to share the Gospel during the Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana Feb. 8. The group, led by sophomore youth and family ministry major Seth McMullen, was sent through Co:Mission with pastoral studies professor Adam Sikorski.  “My home...

Retired professor charged with vehicular homicide
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Retired professor charged with vehicular homicide

Updated 3/26/18 to reflect new information regarding the incident and Richard Shaka. A head-on collision on Hwy. 252 in Brooklyn Park resulted in the death of a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher Saturday night and left suspected drunken driver Richard J. Shaka, retired North Central professor and minister, in critical condition. According to the Star Tribune, Shaka...

Super Bowl security operations take over North Central
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Super Bowl security operations take over North Central

North Central’s campus during the week leading up to Super Bowl LII was no longer North Central’s, it was clear that the status quo had changed. North Central became the primary staging area for security operations. Military tactical vehicles were stationed on the corners of Elliot Ave. alongside Trask Word and Worship Center, law enforcement...

North Central choirs perform at annual Christmas concert
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North Central choirs perform at annual Christmas concert

North Central performed its annual choir concert, Songs of the Season, on Dec. 1 and 3 this year. The concert featured both traditional and contemporary styles of music under the direction of Larry Bach, dean of the college of fine arts at North Central.