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Caught in tax purgatory? Consult VITA

BY BENJAMIN GORDON The college recently held a press conference on Jan. 31, regarding the volunteer income tax assistance program also known as VITA. The VITA program is run by a group of IRS-certified volunteers…


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College opens its doors in turbulant times

BY DANIEL HAMILTON The college is hosting a public forum for the “Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan” to educate the community on how to prepare and deal with natural disasters.  . The Connecticut State Colleges and…


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CSCU President Mark Ojakian visits NCC

BY RAUL CAMINO On Jan. 26, the president of Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, Mark Ojakian, visited the college to talk to students and faculty. The open session was held in the GenRe Forum. There,…



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College Goal Sunday helps students find their footing

BY TYLER TELESCO Students were able to receive help filling out the FAFSA, learn about scholarship opportunities and get questions answered by financial aid specialists at the college on Jan. 31 during the seventh annual…


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Achieving success through work and ambition

BY JACOB WARING The college has recently hired Andres Aluma-Cazorla as the new full-time Spanish professor, replacing Augeles Dam, who retired after twenty years of teaching. Aluma will also be the new director of Foreign…


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Students and faculty find common ground in abstract art

BY GAVIN ROWLEY The exhibit featured the work of 6 artists. They are Margaret Roleke, Ellen Hackl Fagan, Alan Neider, Brett Wallace, and Joe Fucigna. Professor Joe Fucigna, faculty coordinator of the Art Program, put…


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Beware the Little Shop of Horrors!

BY JACQUELINE BOWSER Production of the cult classic “Little Shop Of Horrors” is underway and rehearsals begin Feb. 9. “Little Shop of Horrors” is based on the 1960 film written by Charles B. Griffith. The…


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State your fashion: Tyler Telesco

BY JEFFERSON MORALES-CETINO  Some students at NCC do not consider themselves to be fashion fans. However, they find a way to represent what defines them as people, and their interests, through what they choose to…