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Concealed Carry Legal on Campus

Kenzie Messer Editor-In-Chief On August 1, 2017, Senate Bill 11, which allows licensed individuals to carry a concealed handgun on community college campuses, went into effect on the Northeast campus. Before the implementation of the state law, NTCC administration created a committee of faculty, staff and students that worked to develop a campus carry policy.…

President Announces Resignation

Kenzie Messer Editor-in-Chief After serving nine years as the President of Northeast Texas Community College, Dr. Brad Johnson is bidding the college farewell. A special meeting was held last month by Northeast’s Board of Trustees to accept Johnson’s resignation and release him from his contract. “The decision was actually quite difficult and taken quite a…

Final stage of construction begins

Nubia Sanchez Staff Writer While the light at the end of the construction tunnel may have seem obscured at times over the past 18 months, most of the renovation projects will soon be coming to an end. WRL Superintendent Kelly Norris said the Learning Resource Center (LRC) construction schedule is moving along and on track.…

A&M at NTCC goes to Anaheim

Special to The Eagle After months of anticipation and fundraising, TAMUT@NTCC Education Club members set off to the west coast. Seven members, with faculty advisors Laura Currey and Kelly Coke, attended the ASCD (Association of Supervision Curriculum and Development) conference in Anaheim, California March 24-28. This conference is perfect for preservice teachers as it focuses…

Accumulating rainfall causes extensive damage to Industrial Technology

Kenzie Messer Managing Editor  Recent rainfall has caused significant damage to the Industrial Technology building. In recent weeks the northeast Texas region received serious amounts of rainfall in a short span of time causing roads to flood and water damage to local businesses and other residential structures. On the Northeast campus, the accumulating water caused…

Tackling gardening season

By Michael W. Rundle ’17 Ag Club President All too often, those that are not experienced in gardening plant their veggies way too early or way too late. Some on the other hand choose not to garden at all based on the fact they are inexperienced. I am here to tell you that you have…

Police Academy closes its doors to students

By Daniel Yanez Editor-in-Chief The Northeast Texas Community College Police Academy will close its doors to students in the fall 2017 semester. Northeast President Dr. Brad Johnson said NTCC will turn its home-based program over to Kilgore College. Instruction for the program will be offered by Kilgore while Northeast furnishes the facility. Johnson said the…