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2017 Men’s Soccer Wrap-Up

Entering the 2017 season as 2016 NAC Champions left large cleats to fill for the incoming freshmen. This crew of fresh faces and eager...

2017 Volleyball Wrap-Up

The NEC women's volleyball team had a successful inaugural season. The Pilgrims finished with an overall record of 13-16, a conference record of 4-3...

Why you should take LGBTQ: Politics

With course registration passing and students considering what classes to take, one class they should think about taking is LGBTQ Politics, taught by NEC’s...

Holiday Shopping Tips from a Retail Employee: Holiday Prep

With the holiday season creeping up on the world fast, many stores and businesses have already begun preparing for the merry season. This preparation...

What’s Up Weekly: Nov 14th, 2017 

Tuesday, November 14th: ·         NEC Bookstore Discount days, @Simon Center, @8:30AM-4:30PM ·         AMGU Bake Sale, @Simon Lobby, @12:00PM-3:00PM ·         SAAC Dodgeball Registration for Up All Night, @Simon Lobby, 3:00PM-5:00PM ·         Tea on Tuesday, @Danforth...

Student Hit by Motor Vehicle

A student was hit by a motor vehicle on Monday, November 6th on Route 114. Campus Safety was called at 4:38 p.m to respond....

Computer Stolen From Science Building

A computer was stolen from the Science Building the week of November 6th. On November 7th a report was received by Campus Safety at...

Omicron Delta Kappa Inducts 28 New Members

This past Monday, the New England College Omicron Delta Kappa circle inducted 28 juniors and seniors into the prestigious leadership honor society. The ODK...

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

Merrimack School District recently made a decision to change their rules on homework grading policies. Previously homework was graded based on the number of...

Ris Reacts: Texas Church Shooting and Gun Laws

On Sunday November 5th, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas, 26 people were killed when a gunman open fired inside a church during a service....

Video Game Review: Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo has always been a company that knows how to get their audience excited. However, they also know how to make them wait. Many...

Book Review: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Author of The Invisible Circus, Emerald City and Other Stories, The Keep, and A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan has received numerous awards for...

Netflix Review: Stranger Things Season 2

One year ago the first season of Stranger Things premiered on Netflix. Set in an era long gone, with a mostly unknown group of...

What’s Up Weekly: November 7th, 2017

Tuesday, November 7th: ·         Tea on Tuesday, @Danforth Library, @4:00PM-5:00PM ·         NECRA General Meeting, @Simon Center Board Room, @5:00PM-6:00PM ·         Henniker Review Meeting, @Lyons Center Room 204, @5:30PM-6:30PM ·         Belay School: Come Learn to Belay...

The Black Experience: Culture Appropriation 

Halloween has finally passed and now we move on to another holiday that brings people together. Unfortunately, we are left scrolling through our social...

September Student Leader of the Month

Courtesy of Michael Taberski It is my pleasure to announce the first “Dean of Students – Student Leader of the Month” for the 2017-2018 academic...

November One Ship Award

Courtesy of Bryan Partridge Today is the day I got to pass on the One Ship Award to Kelly Holmes!  It certainly wasn’t a hard...

From the Editor’s Desk: October

The arrival of October means the official change in seasons. Fall has come, despite the summer weather that’s trying so hard to hold on....

Comic Review: “Manifest Destiny” 

The year is 1804, and you are part of a ragtag team made of up of expendable soldiers and hardened criminals your one goal...

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...

One Ship Award

Courtesy of Megan Hotaling I would like to pass on the One Ship Award to Bryan Partridge.  Bryan is a fantastic resource, source of support,...

October Student Leader of the Month

Courtesy of Michael Taberski It is my pleasure to announce the October Student Leader of the Month! Michaela "Mickey C" Clark is an outstanding Peer...

Book Review: “The Right Time” by Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel is an author of over one hundred sixty-four books. Out of those books, she has written one hundred forty novels, eighteen children’s...

Video Game Review: “Cuphead”

Welcome back to the days of the 1930s. The game "Cuphead" takes the look and sound of 1930’s cartoons and puts it into a...

NEC President’s Speaker Series: Former White House Chief of Staff, Andy...

New England College Series to Examine What’s Happening in Washington Today. New England College President Michele Perkins is pleased to announce that former White House...

Is Bigger Always Better?

Returning to New England College for my third year was a no-brainer. I’ve always had caring professors, great friends, spaces to hang out with...

Gilmore Gets a Remodel

Over the summer, Gilmore got a major overhaul. While the outside looks the same, one step inside the doors reveals all the hard work...

Ris Reacts: Boy Scouts of America Will Now Accept Girl Members

Last Wednesday the Boy Scouts of America announced that they will officially start admitting female members into the Scouts in 2018. Come 2019 girls...

Ris Reacts: An Introduction

Ris Reacts is an opinion column created by third-year Communications student, Marissa Coidakis. This column serves as an outlet to speak on pressing news in...

Book Review: “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate

With thirty novels on the New York Times Bestseller List, Lisa Wingate has been nominated or received many awards for her writing, including the...

Growing Pains: NEC Welcomes Largest First Year Class in its History

New England College’s long term plan to increase undergraduate enrollment took a leap in the right direction this fall with 467 new students. NEC’s...

Dollar General has Arrived in Henniker

Over the last year, the proposal for a new Dollar General in Henniker received mixed reviews from town residents and New England College students....

Fall Festival Gallery

A gallery of photos from the Fall Festival. Photo credit to Kathleen "Zimm" Zimmerman.

Alumni Weekend Gallery

A gallery of photos from New England College's alumni weekend. Photo credit to the Alumni Center here at NEC.

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

I walk outside with my black backpack swung over my shoulder towards my car parked in the farthest corner of my gravel driveway. The...

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

New England College held its historic first volleyball match on September 1st, 2017. The program was added last fall, but the season did not...

Book Review: “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls

Author of The Silver Star: A Novel and Half Broke Horses: A Real-Life Novel, Jeannette Walls is no stranger to writing about families in...

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...

Event to Examine Communicating Effectively in a 21st Century World HENNIKER, September 18, 2017  – New England College is pleased to announce that its President’s...

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

The Office of Student Engagement put out a list of the acivities going on for the next week. Check them out! The Charter Coffeehouse is...

Beyond Basketball

It often takes years and years to build a college sports program. Even teams like the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team did not...

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

We all know how much a smartphone can benefit our everyday lives. It makes it much easier to contact people and we basically have...

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

James Harden and Russell Westbrook are must-see television; there is no question about that. On one hand you have a guy who averaged a...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review by Luke...

For years, the Legend of Zelda series has been one of the most successful franchises in video games. These games have been as closely...

Disrupting the Flow

When sophomore Nicolina Jackson first entered her Composition class with Professor of Writing Bryan Partridge last semester, she didn’t expect to end up standing...

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

As we all know finals are around the corner and before we know it, summer vacation will be here! So before we become stressed...
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