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Review: Hacksaw Ridge
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Review: Hacksaw Ridge

“Hacksaw Ridge” tells the true story of Desmond Doss, an army medic during World War II who was a conscientious objector that refused to carry a weapon. Doss, who was a Seventh-day Adventist, enlisted in the army because he believed in our country’s cause. His religious convictions would not permit him to take another human...

A house divided 
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A house divided 

America stands on the precipice of a great spiritual abyss that we can no longer afford to ignore. Deep-rooted tensions that have been festering in the dark for years have now been brought into the open as acts of violence, hatred, and protest break out all across the nation.

Tarantino falls short
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Tarantino falls short

The Hateful Eight tries too hard to meet its lofty expectations     Quentin Tarantino’s eighth feature length film, The Hateful Eight, takes place near the town of Red Rock shortly after the Civil War. A bounty hunter named John Ruth (played by Kurt Russell) is escorting the fugitive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) to...

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Executive branch begins term

Tiffany Larson and Mekeyah Wright discuss plans As the fall semester kicks off, student body President Tiffany Larson and Vice President Mekeyah Wright have hit the ground running, advocating on behalf of the student body by dealing with two issues brought to their attention by students. When problems concerning parking on campus arose, Larson communicated...

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A light in the wilderness

A story of redemption and a God who never gives up It was a quiet Monday afternoon in mid-July when I walked to the back corner of the parking lot behind my apartment building. I took a seat on the ledge, lit up a cigarette and considered the best ways to kill myself. I knew...

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Student senate undergoes restructuring

Senate hopes to better represent student needs North Central is currently in the process of restructuring its student senate to represent class standing instead of the residence halls, which will take effect in the fall semester of 2015. The change is intended to foster a greater class identity for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, and...

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New student president plans for next year

Tiffany Larson, new student body president, shares her voice for NCU students and discusses her plans for 2015. Tiffany Larson, a senior Business Administration major, was elected student body president of North Central on Feb. 9 with running mate Mekeyah Wright as vice president after an uncontested election. One of Larson’s major goals for her...

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Larson’s plans for next year

Tiffany Larson, new student body president, shares her voice for NCU students and discusses her plans for 2015 Tiffany Larson, a senior Business Administration major, was elected student body president of North Central on Feb. 9 with running mate Mekeyah Wright as vice president. One of Larson’s major goals for her term is to better...