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Academic building fire drills set for Tuesday, Sept. 18

Academic building fire drills set for Tuesday, Sept. 18

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Each fall, through the coordinated efforts of the College’s Crisis Task Force, Campus Safety, Building Drill Leaders and Naperville Fire Department, North Central College conducts academic building fire drills. This is an ongoing safety best practice.

Between 2 and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, there will be fire drills in campus academic buildings. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to look at the emergency information cards posted in all offices and classrooms as a reminder of what to do in the event of an emergency. The anticipated schedule is listed below.



The Huddle kicks off 2012-2013 athletic year

The Huddle kicks off 2012-2013 athletic year

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The North Central College Athletics Department hosted the eighth annual Huddle on Sept. 13 at the Residence Hall/Recreation Center, with President Harold Wilde providing an inspirational message to student-athletes.  

The Huddle is North Central College’s annual fall term celebration, bringing together all Cardinal student-athletes, athletics staff members and faculty mentors. It’s also an opportunity for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Student-Athlete Mentors (SAMs) to directly address student-athletes.



Sept. 15 concert in the park to showcase Riverwalk Gateway

Sept. 15 concert in the park to showcase Riverwalk Gateway

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North Central College welcomes members of the campus community to view the newly completed Riverwalk Gateway during Sept. 15 memorial concert for Rita Harvard in Fredenhagen Park.



Film Central showcases 49 films in six days on campus

Film Central showcases 49 films in six days on campus

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Film Central is North Central College’s series for independent film and presents its second annual Fall Festival, Sept. 16-21, in association with the Naperville Independent Film Festival.



Time to join RecSports fitness classes, intramurals

Time to join RecSports fitness classes, intramurals

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The fall lineup of RecSports fitness classes has started and intramural registration has begun. Check out northcentralcardinals.com/recsports for details. Current students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate in all RecSports activities.



Oesterle Library showcases select publications, themes

Oesterle Library showcases select publications, themes

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During fall term, North Central’s Oesterle Library will feature publications by faculty members, books on global human rights, and news about Banned Books Week, Constitution Day, National Freedom of Speech Week and more. The displays are showcased in the library’s lobby.

Community Publications
Martha Bohrer, associate professor of English. “John Galt’s ‘Annals of the Parishi’ and the Narrative Strategies of Tales of Locale” in John Galt: Observations and Conjectures on Literature, History, and Society, 2012



Sustainability news: ways to protect and conserve groundwater

Sustainability news: ways to protect and conserve groundwater

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North Central College supports and encourages core sustainability values and actions in all aspects of campus life. Protect Your Groundwater Day on Tuesday, Sept. 11, is an annual recognition day promoted by the National Ground Water Association.

Sustainability Coordinator Brittany Graham says groundwater protection can be broken down into two categories—protection and conservation—and we can each take positive action in both areas.



Local paper features North Central's move-in day

Local paper features North Central's move-in day

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Titled “Move-in day for new students filled with hopes, tradition at North Central College,” the Naperville Sun front-page feature highlights the experiences of new students and parents, as well as quotes from staff and President Harold Wilde in its Friday Sept. 7 edition.



Men’s basketball team returns from game, travel in Italy

Men’s basketball team returns from game, travel in Italy

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The men’s basketball team traveled to Italy this summer for a chance to compete internationally and see some of Italy’s great historical sites. During the 2011-2012 season, the men tied the school record with 22 wins, making the school’s deepest postseason run in the NCAA tournament.

On the basketball court, the reigning CCIW champions played an afternoon game on Aug. 4 with the Ostia Sharks professional team in Rome. The Cardinals (photo, light jerseys) pulled away from the Sharks, 98-72, in a competitive game. A second game in Florence was canceled.



Loomis Street railroad crossing closed Aug. 24-31 for maintenance

Loomis Street railroad crossing closed Aug. 24-31 for maintenance

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The City of Naperville announced that the Loomis Street crossing of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad will be closed for one week while construction crews perform track maintenance at the crossing.
 
The closure is scheduled to take place beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, and ending at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, pending weather and unforeseen circumstances. The crossing will be closed to both traffic and pedestrians for the week. While repairs are taking place, the City will also be replacing defective sidewalk at and near the crossing.
 



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