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NCU students vote in 2018 midterms

The November Election brought a large ballot for voters By Weston Cregut November holds one of the most important times of the year. While Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving are exciting to think about, election day might also have students gid­dy with excitement and ready to notch another milestone in adulthood. Minnesotans ap­proached the polls with a...


Student Body President Rallies Community to Reach Out On Local and International Level

North Central will host its first MobilePack event for Feed My Starving Children on Feb. 7 and 8. This event will integrate NCU members and community members together to pack meals for malnourished children around the world.

Nathan Hirsh, student body president and senior English major, began the dreaming process for this event last semester as he was running for president.


Mission Overseas

Nicole Chapin, senior children and family ministries major, plans to pursue a career overseas after graduating in May 2013. Chapin plans on going to South Korea sometime next year.

She has been feeling a pull towards Korea for the past year-and-a-half, and she has fallen in love with the culture, the language, and the people. Chapin currently has a pending job opportunity that would include teaching English to preschoolers at a church in Seoul. If all goes as planned, she will leave in January to start her internship which will possibly lead into a job.



Wading through religious stances in politics can make voting difficult for many Christians. Faith is a popular topic in this year’s presidential race. Newspapers, broadcast networks and online publications have scrutinized the religious backgrounds of the current candidates for Americans.


Vying for Title of Hottest Year Ever

Heat wave scorches the Midwest while hurricane hits coast on Katrina 7-Year. by ANDY FISCHER Staff Writer It’s eight months into 2012, and the United States is climbing its way to reach the warmest year in its history yet. The January-August average temperature is 58.7 degrees, which is 4 degrees above average, according to the...


Relentless Drought Hounds West Africa

Although myriad factors prolong suffering, relief efforts continue. By PAISLEY BENNETT Staff Writer Over 18 million people are suffering from a severe drought in West Africa’s Sahel region. The Sahel region, which encompasses the area skirting the southern part of the Sahara Desert, includes the countries of Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Chad and...