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WONC broadcast studio in Old Main
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From ham radio, to carrier current and AM, to WONC-FM 89.1 and the Internet, the radio voice of North Central College has been broadcasting for 64 years.
Civil rights march at Edmund Pettus Bridge, 1965
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Three busloads of North Central College students and faculty travel to Selma, Ala., to participate in civil rights march with Rev. King March 21, 1965.
Martin Luther King Jr. during campus visit in 1960
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Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited North Central College on Nov. 21, 1960, and spoke during chapel service on “Stride Toward Freedom.”
Bill Shatzer ’42, 1940 Spectrum yearbook
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North Central College student-athlete Bill Shatzer ’42 defied the odds as standout four-sport athlete, honored with life-size statue, named to Hall of Fame.
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North Central College is honoring James Will of Arlington Heights by adding his name to the College’s Wall of Witness.
Old Main, winter 1921
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North Central College’s iconic Old Main building was dedicated Oct. 4, 1870, and refurbished and rededicated in October 1998.
President Gael D. Swing, 1975-1990
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North Central College’s eighth president was Gael Swing. Serving from 1975 to 1990, he introduced continuing education, Evening and Weekend College and more.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Arlo Schilling, 1960
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North Central College’s seventh president was Arlo L. Schilling, serving from 1960 to 1975, during the turbulent years of war, civil rights, student unrest.