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ATL Shooting

On March 16th around 5 p.m., Robert Adam Long started hitting up massage parlors in Atlanta; shooting all those in sight. He stopped first at Young’s Asian Massage where he shot five people and killing two. Long then went to Gold Massage Spa killing three people and then to Aromatherapy Spa killing one final person....

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Fighting the Unseen Enemy

Comparing Two Pandemics 102 Years Apart In 1918, a world entrenched by war was also being consumed by an invisible battle: the Spanish flu. Though the virus began circulating the globe in spring of 1918, it would only be mere months before the sickness began stealing the lives of Minnesotans. Over two years, the deadly...

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Twin Cities Museums Struggle to Stay Afloat Amidst COVID-19

On March 13, 2020, in response to the threat of COVID, Governor Walz issued an executive stay-at-home order that changed the future preservation of Twin Cities Museums, and with it changed the preservation of Minnesota’s past. The executive order impacted Twin Cities museums with mandating attendance limits, deflating museum income, and ultimately causing an uncertain...

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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...

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New Director for Spring Play has Long Resume

Norah Long directs ‘Into the Woods’  She has received rave reviews and Artist of the Year awards, her work has won a Regional Emmy, she had over 100 lead roles and performed on stages around the world, but for actress and professional vocalist Norah Long, it took coming back to North Central to launch her...

Issue of LGBTQ Ordination may Split Methodist Denomination
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Issue of LGBTQ Ordination may Split Methodist Denomination

Reverend Judy Zabel’s church, Hennepin Avenue United Methodist, is the easily recognizable church at 511 Groveland Avenue across from the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Some Methodist pastors and congregants want to see all an embrace of LGBTQ ordination and marriage, but the issue will likely split the denomination at the general conference meeting in Minneapolis this...

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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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Momentum Week 2019 Begins

The Student Success Center is holding events to help students through the last week of the semester Friday the 6th kicks off the start of Momentum Week as well as Finals period with early morning prayer at 6:30 in the Anderson Chapel. With so many students the Student Services has many avenues of help for...