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Anti-Hate Week runs Oct. 27-31

This year’s student-run Anti-Hate Week runs Oct. 27-31 and features a film, hunger banquet, panel discussion, music, poetry and more.

This year’s Anti-Hate Week runs Oct. 27-31 and includes a film, hunger banquet, panel discussion, music, poetry and more. Started by students in 1998, Anti-Hate Week is a week-long campaign designed to educate and raise awareness about various forms of oppression and discrimination. All the following events are free to students:

Monday, Oct. 27: Documentary screening and discussion of “Dancing in Jaffa
6:30 p.m., Harold and Eva White Activities Center (WAC), Fireside Room

Students travel during spring break to serve, build, perform, compete

North Central College students use their spring break to travel nationwide to serve others, build homes, help communities, sing and train for spring sports.

While some students may relax on a sunny beach during North Central College’s spring break, many will embark on service trips across the nation. Nearly 60 students will build homes, serve food at a homeless shelter and serve communities in Detroit, New York City, West Virginia and other locations. Some 48 Concert Choir members will perform in venues in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois. Six athletic teams also head to warmer climates for competition.

Film Central presents three films April 30, May 10, May 22

Film Central, North Central College’s indie/social-change film series, presents three films—“KONY 2012,” “The Littlest Nomads” and students’ choice.

Film Central, North Central College’s indie/social-change film series, presents three films during spring term on April 30, May 10 and May 22. The series is sponsored by the English department, fine & performing arts, Office of International Programs and Leadership, Ethics and Values.

(1) “KONY 2012” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, Meiley-Swallow Hall, free

Popular R&B group Ahmir performs benefit concert Jan. 27 at The Union

Ahmir—billed as “YouTube’s No. 1 most popular R&B group”—will perform at North Central College to benefit students’ spring break service trip.

Ahmir—billed as “YouTube’s No. 1 most popular R&B group”—will perform a benefit concert Jan. 27 at North Central College.

Proceeds from the concert will support the annual Football Fellowship of Christian Athletes Spring Break Service Project with Habitat for Humanity.

The Union announces new website, event lineup for October

The Union announces new website, event lineup for October

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In the six years since its inception, North Central College’s The Union has become a popular underground music and arts venue in the Chicago suburbs at 129 W. Benton Ave. in downtown Naperville. This October, The Union will host a number of artists and events, including a return visit from the nonprofit, mental health movement To Write Love on Her Arms and rapper FM Supreme during Anti-Hate Week.



Faculty select Steve Oliveri as 2010 Lincoln Laureate

Interactive media studies and broadcast communication major Steve Oliveri named Lincoln Laureate for his excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306, nadunker@noctrl.edu

Nov. 8, 2010—Steve Oliveri of Crystal Lake, Ill., has been named North Central College’s 2010 Lincoln Laureate, an annual award that honors outstanding seniors at four-year degree-granting institutions in Illinois. North Central faculty selected Oliveri as the College’s top senior for his excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities.

Save the Coffee benefit concert at The Union Sept. 10

Save the Coffee benefit concert at The Union Sept. 10

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The Union and Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) join forces Friday, Sept. 10, to kick off another fall season at The Union and to help raise funds with a benefit concert for SIFE’s fair-trading coffee partners in Guatemala. The evening of great music, coffee and hearing about North Central’s connection with Guatemalan coffee suppliers begins at 7 p.m. at 129 W.


North Central's The Union marks fifth anniversary with concerts, seminar

The Union will celebrate its fifth anniversary with performances and a daylong seminar for aspiring songwriters and recording artists.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

April 27, 2010—North Central College’s The Union will celebrate its fifth anniversary with performances and a daylong seminar for aspiring songwriters and recording artists, featuring insiders from the Nashville music scene.

A Great Place in the Middle of Somewhere

North Central College is a great place in the middle of somewhere. The vibrant campus atmosphere, an enviable location in a great Midwestern city and connections to one of the world’s great cities—Chicago—are characteristics that transform the lives of the students every day and serve as a foundation for the College’s identity. While “location” offers different benefits to different people, students understand that it’s those transformations that are key to their four years at North Central College.

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