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Is Bigger Always Better?

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OSE Schedule for the Week of September 24th

OSE sent out an email today regarding all the activities going on around campus this week. Check them out! Tuesday, September 28th: ·         Snacking on Science Seminar:...

Commuting Conflictions

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History at NEC: The 1st Volleyball Match of the Season

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Book Review: “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls

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Comic Review: “Nailbiter”

Are people born murders or are they made into them? Where do they come from? What if I told you that some of the...

NEC PRESIDENT’S SPEAKER SERIES: WORLD RENOWNED PUBLIC RELATIONS EXPERT AND AUTHOR...

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OSE’s Activity Schedule – 9/7/17 to 9/14/17

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Beyond Basketball

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An Adventure to a New Dimension

Today, we live in the age of virtual reality. That’s right. Virtual. Reality. While it doesn’t sound very impressive in name alone, experiencing this...

How Smartphones Make Us Dumber

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Should the Thunder-Rockets series determine who is the MVP?

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Disrupting the Flow

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Black Girl Problems: How black girls can get ready for summer!

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Student Senate: What happened? Who won?

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A Senior’s Transformation and Hope for the Future

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One N.H. Man’s Visit to Standing Rock

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Black Girl Problems: Colorism in the black community

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Presidential Speaker Series- NEC Women Alumni

On Thursday April 6th, President Michelle Perkins hosted the President’s Speaker Series. The guests included successful women alumnae of New England College: Debbie Spring...

“Standing Up: Moments from a Movement” at Chester Gallery

Photographer Mark Manley said of his visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation last September during the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests, that the...

Video Game Review: Persona 5

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Black Girl Problems: Being the “Angry Black Woman” 

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Black Girl Problems: Natural Vs. Relaxed

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Album Review: “Starboy” by The Weeknd

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Body by Blake- An NEC Fitness Column

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Three teams most likely to win the NBA Trophy

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Sports: how sports applies to everyday life

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“Pretty Woman: I am enough” Personal Experience

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Depression is linked to Social Media

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Why Each Player Should Win the NBA MVP

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How Should  A Knicks Fan Feel?

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Body by Blake- An NEC fitness column

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My Hawaiian Vacation

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The Union Project

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Student Senate President: Friend vs. Friend

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Black Girl Problems Special Edition: Dating in College and Rejection

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