Articles by Andrea O. Ojeda

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Welcome to Kyrat

 BY DANNY HAMILTON Usually when I play games I look at the scenery and get bummed that I can’t travel there, but not in Far Cry 4. Welcome to Kyrat, a vast  ctional open world…


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Nightcrawler crawls out of the dark

BY RAUL CAMINO Recalling “Nightcrawler” I can’t help but feel swept away by its mood and script. The film is at once, deliberate and hypnotic. The aesthetic of cinematographer Robert Elswit, combined with the freedom…


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Owners need more passion

BY NICOLE NOCERA For a while now, all I have been seeing on my Facebook newsfeed are posts showing dogs and cats being surrendered to shelters. Many times those shelters are high-kill shelters. To read…


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Have a holly jolly finals

 BY JOHANA RESTREPO The beginning of each semester brings fresh starts and do-overs for those who withdrew or failed a class the semester before. During the first and second week of school, it feels like…


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A financial aid student’s lament

BY NATALIE ACCARDI This semester was my third at Norwalk Community College, and problems have been pervasive through them all. I was informed by the business office that my name was spelled wrong on a…


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Do religious groups and associations promote violence?

BY DANNY HAMILTON Religion is assumed to have been around for thousands of years, even in the Mayan civilizations in 1800 B.C. However, they had an animistic belief system worshiping animals and astrology. In their…


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Women are human beings not cats to be called upon

BY ANDREA O. OJEDA In their quest to become equal, women must deal with many different situations that men, generally, don’t have to deal with. These situations are very degrading to women and one of…


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Lifetime Learners celebrate another semester

BY NICOLE NOCERA On Friday, Nov. 14, Norwalk Community College’s Lifetime Learners Institute hosted an event with keynote speaker Leslie Kerr. Kerr spoke to lifetime learners about the life of Harriet Quimby. Quimby was the…


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Food insecurity poses problem in Fairfield County

BY FRANCIS CARR JR. Food insecurity – the condition of having unreliable access to nutritious food – is becoming more common on college campuses nationwide, including at the community colleges of Fairfield County. The number…


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Ways to receive aid from NCC

BY CYNTHIA KING What is financial aid? It is a way to assist students financially with their tuition, books, and other items during a semester. Aid is available for students who request consideration, and are…