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The Chronicle

An award-winning student newsmagazine, The North Central Chronicle is a great way to get involved in campus life while getting your work published in print and on the web at ncclinked.com

  • Earn academic credit and garner résumé-building experience.
  • Cross-train on a variety of skills, including photography, editing and design.
  • Cover appearances by notable campus speakers (Past visitors have included Sen. Dick Durbin, Dr. Cornel West, Illinois Lt, Gov, Bill Foster, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Hill Harper, Tavis Smiley, Common and Caroline Kennedy.)
  • Enter—and win!—state and regional competitions like the Illinois College Press Association contest.
  • Apply for a journalism scholarship as early as freshman year; annual awards range from $500 to $3,000.

Students from various majors write, edit and photograph all content. You’ll learn print and electronic journalism from a faculty advisor who has worked for two national dailies and knows what it takes to produce a successful paper and multimedia news website. 

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Merit scholarships, grants, loans, campus employment - these are just some of the resources available to you. Over 95 percent of students and 100 percent of all eligible students receive aid. Let our team partner with you in finding the best value for your education.

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