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Student Body Elections

Hirsh and Tankersley ran against Bethany Bostron and Austin Muchow. Bostron and Muchow’s slogan was “From Vision to Legacy” and their campaign had an emphasis on making specific improvements around campus. Bostron and Muchow also wanted to improve the math and science departments at North Central, improve facilities for the athletics department, and discussed setting up a nursing program with Hennepin County Medical Center.

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Banquet for the Broken

Missionaries From Moldova Speak at Banquet
Release and Delta Kappa welcomed North Central alumni and missionaries Andrew and Nancy Raatz to be the speakers for this year’s Banquet for the Broken. More than 180 students and community members were in attendance. The event was hosted in the Clark Danielson Gymnasium on the evening of Jan. 28.. The musical entertainment for the evening was a small jazz band. Appetizers and desserts were served to the guests. Crocheted hearts and jewelry, handmade by the recovering women living in the Freedom Home, were sold with 100 percent of the proceeds supporting the home.

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A Holi-DAZZLEing Evening

The Target Holidazzle Parade began in 1992, featuring a variety of floats and groups all lit up by colorful Christmas lights. The parade runs Thursdays through Sundays, kicking off the day after Thanksgiving and ending the Sunday before Christmas Day. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. each night, but the sidewalks fill up well before the grand marshal initiates the parade.

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Godspell Puts a Creative Spin on the Gospel

A large contributing factor to the favorable feedback from the audience is the connection between the characters. Director and Assistant Fine Arts Professor Wayne Matthews commented that one of the main focuses for this year’s production was character development and how “Jesus” really knew the characters’ stories. In the early days of rehearsals, a cast member suggested that to truly get into the minds of their characters, they should each come up with their own back-story. In addition, each cast member individually met with “Jesus”, portrayed by junior secondary education major Ben Schrade.

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Cosmonaught: Maximizing the Platform Through Music

Cosmonaught is different from your average band. They have a heart to communicate Jesus through passionate lyrics surrounded by “epic dance rock” music, but they build real relationships with their audience. They want to see a growth of understanding who God is sprout up in each of their listeners’ lives.

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Northcentral.me

This is the substance of Northcentral.me, the new social media “hub” for North Central, resonates. The site includes profiles where students, alumni, staff, and faculty can share their stories, post a profile picture, and link to their Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail accounts. Northcentral.me defines its purpose as “helping past, present, and future members of the NCU Community connect with each other, and with what’s happening at North Central University.”

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“Our Town”

The award winning production of “Our Town” will make its debut at North Central on Friday, March 25. This Pulitzer Prize winning play was written by Thornton Wilder and first produced in 1938. It won eight Emmy nominations for its 1970s television version. The spring production will take place in the chapel on the weekends of March 25-27 and April 1-3. The Friday and Saturday productions begin at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday productions are at 3:00 p.m.