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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.



College installs new bike racks

College installs new bike racks

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A recent bike audit determined that in addition to the 150 red bikes on campus, an additional 191 personal bikes are being used on campus. To increase parking locations for these bikes, staff in the maintenance department recently installed bike racks at the front entrance of Merner Field House, Student Village, Championship Plaza, and Kimmel, Seybert and Schneller residence halls. Soon, racks will be installed near Carnegie Hall. These new locations are in addition to the bike racks installed at Seager and Rall residence halls this summer.  



150 Moments: President Herman J. Kiekhoefer, 1889-1910

150 Moments: President Herman J. Kiekhoefer, 1889-1910

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Herman Julius Kiekhoefer was born in northern Germany and emigrated with his family to the United States as a child, settling in Wisconsin in 1862. He entered Galesville University and graduated in 1872.



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