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Nick Saathoff Brings High Energy to 3rd Street Down

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News, Music | 0 comments

From the moment he was young, Nick Saathoff and his drums were a match made in heaven.

“I was very high energy in elementary school,” said Saathoff, a student at HCC. “I would always be tapping on the desk and teachers told my parents that maybe something should be done with all that energy.

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Each morning when I wake

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner | 0 comments

Each morning I wake brimming with dread ‘cause

It’s another day of hiding behind a mask.

Unpleasant thoughts circling my head and

In a matter of time, my porcelain will crack.

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Games as a Service

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

For the past several years many gaming companies have switched to a new revenue and sales model known as “Games As A Service”, otherwise known as G.A.A.S. At first when this model was created, it was done by small gaming companies that created mobile games for phones or tablets.

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Higher, Further, Faster: A Feminist Viewpoint on Captain Marvel

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

“I’m not gonna fight your war, I’m gonna end it.” – Captain Marvel

When Marvel announced its next project, Captain Marvel, the feelings of excitement and anticipation were just the tip of the iceberg. As a massive fan of Marvel, I had high expectations for this film and how it would fit into the arc that the Marvel Cinematic Universe [MCU] had built for the last decade. 

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An Acceptable Madness

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Heartland News, Sports | 0 comments

Most people are accustomed to keeping madness out of their personal lives, but with the madness that goes on in March, anything goes. March Madness never fails to excite the entire nation, and that excitement was at an all-time high this year as 68 teams entered the fray, and we now sit with only 16 remaining.

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Lost

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner | 0 comments

A lost soul tiptoes, inching closer to sea
Frigid air brushes her skin, hair gently sways
She wonders when the agony will cease

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Heartland Community College names Head Coach for Soccer programs

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News, Sports | 0 comments

Heartland Community College has named a head coach to direct the Men’s and Women’s Soccer programs.

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Does The Upside have an upside?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Recently there has been a resurgence of feel-good movies such as Instant Family, offering a wholesome movie for families. The most recent feel-good film to be released is The Upside. In this movie, Bryan Cranston portrays a quadriplegic down on his luck after his wife’s death. Kevin Hart plays an ex-felon who wants to overcome his lackluster reputation with his family in order to see his son. Cranston’s character needs to hire a “life auxiliary,” or caretaker. He disregards all qualified candidates in favor of Hart’s inexperienced character. They have a somewhat rocky relationship at first but grow to become friends.

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H&M Embraces Green Practices

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Eastland Mall in Bloomington recently added H&M to its list of stores. H&M offers affordable and trendy clothing for men and women, but also embraces green practices. In an effort to reduce, reuse and recycle, H&M encourages shoppers to bring in old items of clothing to donate. According to the H&M website in 2017 they “collected more than 17,771 tons of textiles — the equivalent of 89 million T-shirts.”

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Heartland seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News | Comments Off on Heartland seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award

The Alumni Association at Heartland Community College is accepting nominations for their Distinguished Alumni award.

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