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Some Wisdom from the Tutors: The New MLA Documentation Made Easy

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2018 NEC Baseball Preview

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February One Ship Award

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Ris Reacts: Why Leasing is Saving Me Money

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Lady Doritos: Chips for Women

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Colder Review 

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The Battle off the Field

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Upgrades to NEC Athletic Facilities

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Coco Review

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Book Review: The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith

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African American Lit Comes to NEC

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AMGU: Paint Your Fro

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Justice League Movie review 

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November’s Student Leader of the Month

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Book Review: Endurance by Scott Kelly

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2017 Men’s Soccer Wrap-Up

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2017 Volleyball Wrap-Up

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Why you should take LGBTQ: Politics

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What’s Up Weekly: Nov 14th, 2017 

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Student Hit by Motor Vehicle

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Computer Stolen From Science Building

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Omicron Delta Kappa Inducts 28 New Members

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Ris Reacts: Merrimack School District Makes Decision to Not Grade Homework

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Ris Reacts: Texas Church Shooting and Gun Laws

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Video Game Review: Super Mario Odyssey

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Book Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

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Netflix Review: Stranger Things Season 2

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What’s Up Weekly: November 7th, 2017

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The Black Experience: Culture Appropriation 

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September Student Leader of the Month

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November One Ship Award

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From the Editor’s Desk: October

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Comic Review: “Manifest Destiny” 

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Shuttle Struggle

The dream of many on campus residents of a 7 day shuttle system may not be so far away. According to Mike Taberski, "a...

Ris Reacts: New England Ski Area Operator Sets New Helmet Rules

“The company that operates Maine's Sugarloaf USA and Sunday River, New Hampshire's Loon Mountain and seven other ski resorts will require its workers to...
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