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Are Resolutions For You?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2019 in Heartland News, The More You Know | 0 comments

Happy New Year Spectator readers! Hopefully, the first few days of 2019 have been good to you.

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The Crimes of Grindelwald A Review

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | Comments Off on The Crimes of Grindelwald A Review


The Crimes of Grindelwald picks up immediately after the first movie; after Newt Scamander successfully helped reprimand villainous Gellert Grindelwald. On his way from America to Europe, Grindelwald escapes. The dark wizard is on his way to France to search for Credence Barebone, an Obscurus who was previously thought to be dead. Albus Dumbledore, professor of Defense Against the Dark Arts at Hogwarts, recruits Newt to find Credence before Grindelwald. The mission reunites Newt with Jacob Kowalski, Tina Goldstein, and Queenie Goldstein from the first film.

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A Rose Blossoming Again

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in Heartland News, Sports | Comments Off on A Rose Blossoming Again

Time seemed so much simpler back in the year 2011 with the Chicago Bulls running the Eastern Conference, led by young stud Derrick Rose. Rose who was drafted in 2008, got started early winning the Rookie of the Year award. Bulls fans had to be relieved at this time as the past couple seasons they were first-round exits, not to mention they missed the playoffs the year prior to drafting Rose. Building pieces around Rose like Joakim Noah, Luol Deng, and Taj Gibson, and also bringing in Carlos Boozer from the Utah Jazz made this team tough to beat for years to come.

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Five Tips for Black Friday Shopping

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in Community News, Heartland News | Comments Off on Five Tips for Black Friday Shopping

1. Look at ads now!
If you wait until the day before Thanksgiving it can be stressful to plan out both Black Friday and Thanksgiving plans. Companies have been putting out ads for Black Friday for weeks now, so it will be easy to find what you are looking for and what time it goes on sale.

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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Review

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Entertainment, Heartland News | Comments Off on Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Review

Bohemian Rhapsody follows the legendary rock band Queen from its beginnings in 1970 London, the recording of smash hits “Killer Queen” and “We Will Rock You”, to their incredible Live Aid performance in 1985.

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Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in Entertainment, Heartland News | Comments Off on Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

If you’re anything like me the moment the clock strikes midnight on October 31stand its November 1st, you’re already busting out the holiday decorations and putting on every holiday album you can find.

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Uprising in Quarterbacks

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 in Heartland News, Sports | Comments Off on Uprising in Quarterbacks

As of late, the NFL has been under a new regime of outstanding players. A youth that seems to be capable of about anything, a couple already being compared to legends. While we are still witnessing some of the greats play the game, we are currently in the early phases of other players careers blossoming.

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Five Essential Fall Clothing Items for Women by Alexis Hall, Spectator Editor

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in Heartland News, Voices | Comments Off on Five Essential Fall Clothing Items for Women by Alexis Hall, Spectator Editor

Fall weather has been in full swing these past few weeks, which means that it is time to break out the fall clothing items. So what are some fall clothing essentials that everyone should have this season?

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Normal’s Rising Star, Tessa Jochum

Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 in Community News, Heartland News | Comments Off on Normal’s Rising Star, Tessa Jochum

Tessa Jochum, 20, was born and raised right here in Bloomington-Normal. She has been doing makeup artistry since 2015. Following graduation from Normal Community West High School in 2016, she studied  hair, skin, and nails at HairMasters Institute of Cosmetology, Inc. in Bloomington to perfect her makeup skills. Jochum crafts her skills by dipping her hands into various styles of makeup appliance including horror, special effects, and weddings.

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Student Trustee to represent College on national committee

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 in Community News, Heartland News, People of Heartland | Comments Off on Student Trustee to represent College on national committee

Heartland Community College’s Student Trustee will serve on a committee for the nation’s community college governing board.

Joshua Crockett has been selected to represent Heartland on the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)

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