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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

Augustana Healthcare Center, at the corner of 10th Avenue South and East 14th Street has been sold to Catholic Charities to be remodeled into permanent housing for people who have struggled with homelessness. The voices of Elliot Park residents and business owners showed a mixture of anger, praise, and concern during the Building, Land Use,...

North Central student passes away on campus; funeral held in F.J. Lindquist Sanctuary
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North Central student passes away on campus; funeral held in F.J. Lindquist Sanctuary

President Scott Hagan comforts Steve Pennington in the F.J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University during Micah Pennington’s funeral service on Jan. 18, 2020. Senior at North Central, Micah Pennington, passed away at his residence in Carlson Hall due to natural causes. A senior interdisciplinary studies major at North Central University who was nine credits...

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Dean of graduate studies leaves North Central; Interim dean appointed

Renea Brathwaite, the former dean of the college of graduate and professional education, energetically teaches his Worldview Theology class in the College Life Center during a Friday in March 2016. He resigned in January to become the dean of professional studies at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. Business professor LaToya Burrell will be the...

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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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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...

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Four New Policies Have Been Approved For North Central University

North Central’s Policy Advisor Committee put forward new polices that affect employees and prospective students of the University The Policy Advisor Committee at North Central University announced four new issue  policies that were approved by the President’s Council on November 11, 2019.  These new policies are Admission for Undergraduates; established admission criteria for potential students,...

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Kurdish People Pushed Off Syrian Border after President Trump Orders US Troop Withdrawal

North Central students recently visited refugee camps filled with those who fled ISIS advances; Professor Bob Brenneman has spent many years living, working in Kurdish communities A crowd pelted stones and potatoes at U.S. convoys as they traveled from northern Syria to Iraq. One man shouted in Arabic, “Like rats, America is running away,” the...