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NTCC bond election results called into question

By Joanna Armstrong News Editor In an unexpected twist, the fate of Proposition 2 in Northeast Texas Community College’s bond election still remains unknown. On the night of the election, faculty, community members and even the college’s president, Dr. Brad Johnson, gathered in the Whatley to see the results as they came in. Just over…

Prop 1 fails

By Lauren Shortnacy Editor-in-Chief Administration, faculty and students gathered in the Whatley foyer Tuesday evening in anticipation of the outcome of the NTCC bond election. Although Prop 2, which authorized the issuance of $19.9 million in bonds, passed, disappointment quickly filled the room when the final results showed that Proposition 1 had failed. Without the…

Voter ID law gets it wrong

By Scott Wilhite Staff Writer It’s Saturday morning, Oct. 18, 2014, and I’ve just heard the news; the Supreme Court has decided to allow Texas to use a strict and controversial law that will require voters to show an approved ID card in order to vote on Election Day- Nov. 4, 2014. One thing that…

Editorial: Say yes to NTCC’s future

Over the past 30 years, Northeast Texas Community College has provided its students with a quality education and the community with a quality workforce. During that entire time, there has never been an increase in taxes. When the college began, there were only around 1,500 students in attendance. Three decades later, that number has more…