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North Central’s photo gallery showcases Sesquicentennial Celebration, Homecoming

North Central’s photo gallery showcases Sesquicentennial Celebration, Homecoming

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Thousands of photos were taken during North Central’s Sesquicentennial Homecoming Celebration and most are now posted online for viewing. Visit the College’s Flickr gallery to view sets of images, from the Homecoming parade to the football game to reunions and to the big 11.11.11 Sesquicentennial Celebration and much more.

Click here to view the gallery. Photos are organized in sets by event or topic. Check back often; photos are still being added.



Women’s Chorale announces raffle prize winner

Women’s Chorale announces raffle prize winner

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The Women’s Chorale has been raising funds during fall term toward its concert tour to Ireland June 12-19, 2012. The fundraiser—which included a raffle prize of a four-day, three-night trip to Paris for two—culminated in a drawing by Benna Wilde after the Homecoming Concert on Sunday, Nov. 13. The winner was Sharon Falco.

When the Women’s Chorale embarks on its second tour abroad, the ensemble will give performances in Dublin, Galway and Killarney and visit the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands, the Ring of Kerry and the urban life of Dublin.



Luncheon to raise funds for international scholarships, discuss human rights

Luncheon to raise funds for international scholarships, discuss human rights

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Join the Office of International Programs for its annual International Roundtable Lunch noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Banquet Hall at the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. Tickets are $5/person and can be purchased at the luncheon or in advance from students who will be visiting campus offices. This event is a fundraiser for international and study abroad student scholarships, so if you're unable to attend, please consider donating to the effort.



Hear authors discuss new history book, attend book signings

Hear authors discuss new history book, attend book signings

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With the unveiling of a new history book about the College—“North Central College: 150 Years. A Promising Start.”—the campus community will have multiple opportunities during the weekend-long Sesquicentennial and Homecoming Celebrations to hear from the authors, purchase the book and have the authors sign copies.



Cardinal football program is feature story in Naperville Sun

Cardinal football program is feature story in Naperville Sun

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During the Cardinal football team’s final week of regular season play, the Naperville Sun featured a story about North Central College’s football program and its priorities on faith, family and character both on and off the field.



Little Brass Bell stays at North Central College as Cardinals crush Wheaton

Little Brass Bell stays at North Central College as Cardinals crush Wheaton

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North Central College’s football team (8-1, 6-0 CCIW) locked down its second straight playoff bid and at least a share of its sixth straight CCIW Championship on Nov. 5, shaking down the 12th-ranked Wheaton College Thunder, 33-7, at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.



Cardinal Close-Up features standout student-athletes

Cardinal Close-Up features standout student-athletes

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Each week be sure to check out Cardinal Close-Up, a weekly online feature series about North Central student-athletes at northcentralcardinals.com.



Men’s and women’s cross country win CCIW titles

Men’s and women’s cross country win CCIW titles

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For just the sixth time in school history, the North Central College men’s cross country team achieved a perfect score at the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Championships, sweeping the top five spots on Oct. 29 at Montrose Harbor for the dominating victory. The Cardinals have now won 38 consecutive CCIW titles in cross country and 45 overall while tallying a perfect score for the first time since 2009. North Central additionally achieved perfect scores in 2004, 1999, 1997 and 1987.



See “State of Fear” film, hear from its director

See “State of Fear” film, hear from its director

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The free screening of the award-winning documentary “State of Fear: The Truth About Terrorism” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall. “State of Fear” is based on the work of Peru’s Truth Commission and dramatizes the human and societal costs a democracy faces when it wages a war on terror.

The film’s director Paco de Onis will introduce and briefly discuss the film.



Football team takes sole possession of CCIW

Football team takes sole possession of CCIW

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A matchup many thought sure to be a down-to-the-wire affair had most of the drama removed by the North Central College football team on Saturday, Oct. 22, as the sixth-ranked Cardinals took control early on and blanked the 13th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University Titans, 24-0, putting a damper on the Titans' Homecoming festivities and taking sole possession of first place in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin standings.



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