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  • North Central stages dark drama ‘4.48 Psychosis’ Mar 26, 2014 1:17 PM
    The drama “4.48 Psychosis” by late British playwright Sarah Kane will feature North Central College student actors exploring the issue of clinical depression.

  • North Central College science center plans progressing Mar 21, 2014 12:51 PM
    Schematic designs are 70 percent complete for a new science center that will help North Central College in Naperville provide more learning opportunities in the ever-important fields of science, technology, engineering and math, college officials told stakeholders gathered for a downtown advisory commission meeting. “This is a transformative facility for us,” said Jim Godo, North Central’s assistant vice president for external relations.

  • North Central students use spring break for mission trips Mar 19, 2014 8:37 AM
    While some students relax on a sunny beach during their spring break, many North Central College students embark on service trips across the nation.

  • Exhibition features photography by North Central students Mar 14, 2014 4:13 PM
    Works by members of North Central College’s Photo Club will be featured through April 6 in the Capture Photo Club Student Exhibition at the Naperville school. The free exhibit is in the college’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., with an artists’ reception scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23.

  • North Central College students, Monarch Landing retirees find they have much in common Feb 26, 2014 1:01 AM
    A group of North Central College students recently engaged in a round of “speed dating” conversations. They talked about their interests and majors while making new friends. The twist is they weren’t talking with potential suitors, but rather with senior residents of Monarch Landing, a Naperville retirement community.

  • North Central displays ‘Inner Expressions’ art exhibit Feb 20, 2014 1:01 AM
    “Inner Expressions,” a free exhibit featuring the art of two North Central College students, runs through March 2 at the school’s Meiley-Swallow Hall Gallery, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

  • North Central celebrates 26th annual Gospel Extravaganza Feb 15, 2014 1:01 AM
    North Central College’s 26th annual Gospel Extravaganza, celebrating Black History Month, features performances by North Central College’s Voices of Praise gospel choir, the Joliet Central High School Gospel Choir named New Era, and an extended program by the Wheaton College Gospel Choir.

  • Smith gets Wheaton College going Jan 26, 2014 12:34 AM
    The best thing Wheaton College coach Mike Schauer did Saturday night was put Peter Smith in a position where the junior forward absolutely had to shoot the basketball.

  • Common to North Central audience: 'Greatness is within you' Jan 22, 2014 5:44 AM
    He first paid homage to the “great” Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., then challenged his audience to likewise be great. Grammy Award-winning artist, actor and author Common, a Chicago native called the “King of Conscious Hip-Hop,” on Tuesday delivered the keynote address at North Central College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week.

  • Naperville man looks back on segregation, Freedom Rides Jan 20, 2014 5:22 AM
    In 1961, Thomas Armstrong was arrested simply for sitting down in a room reserved for whites in a Mississippi bus station. The black college student faced death threats in a time when protesters were brutally beaten or killed. Now living in Naperville, the veteran of the Civil Rights Movement works to inspire students across the suburbs to better the world around them. “They can work to change the world,” he said.

  • Northwest suburban coach preached hard work and dedication Jan 16, 2014 2:11 PM
    Ted Wissen, a legendary coach who helped shape basketball and football programs at four different Northwest suburban high schools, has died. “Ted touched so many young lives in (Northwest Suburban High School) District 214,” said Bob Frisk, who covered high school sports for 50 years for the Daily Herald. “He truly played a huge role in the tremendous growth of high school sports in this area.”

  • Uneven start to season for local teams Jan 8, 2014 9:03 PM
    Just one game into the CCIW men’s basketball season and Elmhurst, North Central and Wheaton all have the same overall record, 8-4. However, the three DuPage County schools have taken significantly different routes to get where they are.

  • Author returning to Naperville with tale of second chance, survival Dec 22, 2013 7:48 PM
    Rachel Louise Snyder says she writes about survival. Snyder, whose first novel "What We've Lost is Nothing" comes out Jan. 21, says she owes a great deal of her own survival to a man in Naperville who gave her a second chance. “Everything I write is about how we survive the (stuff) the world throws at us, and the fact that we do survive is the important take-away.”

  • Hip-hop artist Common to honor King at North Central Dec 20, 2013 2:34 PM
    Hip-hop artist Common will be the next speaker to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in same the building where the civil rights leader spoke in 1960 at North Central College in Naperville. Common will deliver a keynote address called “Greatness!” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 in Pfeiffer Hall at 310 E. Benton Ave. as part of the college’s annual remembrance of King. He will host a question and answer session after the talk.

  • North Central, Wheaton coaches advance to new jobs Dec 18, 2013 2:40 PM
    With success comes a doubled-edged sword for college programs. The more a team wins the more valuable and sought after their coaches become.

  • Naperville's North Central loses 41-40 heartbreaker Dec 15, 2013 1:04 AM
    A lot of numbers were staring Mount Union in the face Saturday — 16 trips to the Stagg Bowl, 19 straight Division III semifinal appearances, 28 wins in a row, 77 straight home victories. But the only number with any significance for the Purple Raiders was 41. Mount Union beat Naperville's North Central College 41-40 in D-III playoff semifinals.

  • North Central falls 1 point short in national semifinal Dec 14, 2013 8:09 PM
    North Central coach John Thorne not only left Mount Union Stadium with a 41-40 loss in the Division III football semifinals, but he also will carry a regret with him about one of his calls late in the fourth quarter.

  • Dierking showing North Central the way to semifinals Dec 11, 2013 12:08 AM
    It takes a total team effort to get to be able to keep playing football this deep into the postseason.

  • Semifinal berth warms North Central Dec 7, 2013 10:54 PM
    The North Central College football team walked off the field at Bethel University feeling a numbness comprised of equal parts frostbite and euphoria Saturday, fighting its way past subzero temperatures and a sturdy opponent to post a 41-17 victory over the Royals in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III playoffs at Royal Stadium.

  • Saxophonist Paliga bring his jazz from classroom to stage Dec 14, 2013 2:40 PM
    Saxophonist Mitch Paliga, a member of North Central College’s acclaimed jazz faculty, performs next month at the college. Paliga is an active performer, educator and composer based in the Chicago area. Since 2007 he has been touring with actor/musician Gary Sinise’s Lt. Dan Band. As a member of the band, he has performed in Europe, Canada, Afghanistan, South Korea, Japan and throughout the United States.

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