COVID-19 Closure Hits Campus Housing; North Central Quickly Converts All Classes to Online; No Return From Spring Break; All Sports, Trips, Conferences, Meetings Canceled

North Central President Scott Hagan announced the suspension of all on-campus classes, activities, and spring sports for the remainder of the semester March 18 to protect the North Central community from the global COVID-19 pandemic.  In an email sent to the campus in March, Hagan said that it would be safer for students, faculty and staff to not return to campus.  “As...

North Central’s new mock trial team gaining experience

North Central’s mock trial team took 10th place this year at the regional competition held Feb. 21 through 23 at Hamline University.  The team, created in January of 2018, is still young in comparison to other schools’ teams. Along with finishing a second year of competition, two team members, Sarah Welch, a junior social work major, and Bridgett Boeke, a...

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 it was experiencing frequent outages....

Social work majors hosted Democratic primary debate night in hopes that more will be informed and vote in presidential primaries

Social work majors hosted Democratic primary debate night in hopes that more will be informed and vote in presidential primaries

A viewing of the Democratic Primary Debate happened in Chicago Hall loft on February 25th, hosted by the Student Social Work Organization (SSWA). This viewing was an opportunity for North Central students to come together for quality time and to inform themselves about the current Democratic candidates. “A lot of people are just turning 18 and they don’t know a...

Rams Make Back to Back Postseason Appearance in The UMAC Playoff Tournament

Rams Make Back to Back Postseason Appearance in The UMAC Playoff Tournament

In 2019, the Women’s Basketball team made their first ever UMAC (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference) tournament appearance. Haleigh Filer led the team in scoring for the Rams and finished the season with a 14-11 record, making program history. Two weeks ago the Rams were able to make their second UMAC tournament appearance being the 5th seed in the bracket. Unfortunately,...

Increase in auto thefts for Elliot Park Neighborhood in 2019 leaves some students without transportation

A North Central student had his car stolen from a campus Jan. 13 in a crime all too familiar with other students and Elliot Park residents. According to the Minneapolis Police department, auto thefts are not uncommon on North Central’s campus and its surrounding neighborhood. Sophomore business major David Englar parked his car in the two-story ramp on the south...

Drinking and Snapping: Students caught in alcohol violation after sharing party video on SnapChat

A group of students who shared pictures of themselves drinking alcoholic beverages at an on-campus party have prompted administrators to move two students to different halls.  The party was held in a men’s suite in Phillipps Hall. In a shared Snapchat video, nine men and women can be seen together drinking out of clearly-labeled bottles in the suite. A student who...