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North Central Woman’s Basketball Hopes for a UMAC Playoff Return

North Central Woman’s Basketball Hopes for a UMAC Playoff Return

The North Central University women’s basketball team is seeking a second consecutive playoff run in the UMAC competition this year, but after losing two division games recently, they need to net several wins to keep their hopes alive. The Rams made the UMAC playoffs last year—it was the first season the team did not have a losing record in the...

New Cross Country Coach Starts with Small Teams

The men’s and woman’s cross country teams had a rebuilding year; runners improved through the season, but their teams could not score. This Cross Country season, Mike Knipe stepped into the head coach position for the first time for both the men’s and women’s teams. Along with assistant coaches Kara Hurst, Bill Green, and Brian Palmer, Coach Knipe and the...

Issue of LGBTQ Ordination may Split Methodist Denomination

Issue of LGBTQ Ordination may Split Methodist Denomination

The United Methodist Church, the third largest denomination in the U.S., recently announced a proposal to split the denomination because of the conflict within the church over same-sex marriage.  The proposal will be decided at the national United Methodist Church General conference, which will take place in Minneapolis this May. Reverend Judy Zabel is a lead pastor in Minneapolis at...

English Professor Leslie Evens Retires

After 38 years of teaching poetry, grammar, literature, and writing classes, Professor Evens is retiring from North Central Professor Leslie Evens announced her retirement this December. The long-serving English professor has taught at North Central for 38 years. She will not return full-time in the spring semester, but said she may still adjunct various English classes online. Evens said she...