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Chauvin Trial Update 4/8/21

Medical expert Dr. Martin Tobin testified on April 8 in the Derek Chauvin trial. Tobin specializes in pulmonology and critical care and is an expert on medical issues with lungs and respiratory systems. According to his testimony, he said that Floyd’s breaths weren’t able to get air through his lungs into the blood. The way...

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Ward 4: The Future of Community Safety

The City of Minneapolis’ Ward 4 Residents Meet to Discuss Future of Public Safety A discussion was held over zoom for Ward 4 in Minneapolis discussing what community safety would look like in the future within the ward. The meeting, which took place on Sept 8, at 5:30 p.m. enabled residents of the area to...

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A Better Connection

NCU Plans to Upgrade Wi-Fi It’s no secret that North Central University’s Wi-Fi has not been steady. Frequently, the system would experience outages campus-wide, resulting in stressed students, faculty, and staff. But in chapel, President Scott Hagan announced that North Central would be getting a new Wi-Fi system.  He explained the system currently, and why...

Catholic Charities Exodus 2.0: Elliot Park Residents Voice Their Concern
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Catholic Charities Exodus 2.0: Elliot Park Residents Voice Their Concern

The voices of Elliot Park residents and business owners showed a mixture of anger, praise, and concern during the Building, Land Use, & Housing (BLUH) meeting, hosted by Elliot Park Neighborhood Incorporated (EPNI). The primary issue of concern: Catholic Charities buying and renovating what is currently Augustana Healthcare Center into housing units for residents who...

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Wi-Fi Outages Continue

NCU continues to experience Wi-Fi outages, keeping students struggling to turn in homework Throughout the semester, students and faculty have noticed a continuing problem with Wi-Fi outages. Multiple times this semester, the Wi-Fi has gone out, leaving people frustrated as they are unable to finish their work.  Although Wi-Fi outages have happened on campus in...

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NCU Installs New Card Readers

Card readers are installed and updated to improve functionality Beginning in Spring 2019, students began to find that their ID cards weren’t working to unlock the outer doors of North Central University’s buildings. The issues with the card readers began in February and has continued into the fall  semester.  The system that the readers used...

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Provost Tucker Steps Down

Provost Don Tucker has left his position thus beginning the search for a new provost The position of provost at North Central University opened in July when Don Tucker, who served in the position for four years, resigned. 17 days later a team was formed to find potential candidates for provost. Greg Leeper has stepped...