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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 | 0 comments

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

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Captain Marvel Offers Unique Backstory

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Captain Marvel is an entertaining film that gives a unique backstory to a not well-known comic-book superhero. It gives fans and moviegoers a wonderful, action-packed two-hours.

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Fight in the Valley

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Heartland News, Sports | 0 comments

By: Jake Fogal
The Missouri Valley Conference typically has been full of tough teams to send to the big tournament in March in recent years, and this year seems to be a tad different.

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Kingdom Hearts 3 Falls Flat

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in Heartland News, Voices | 1 comment

Kingdom Hearts 3 is a game that was 13 years in the making that sadly falls flat on its face.

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Awaiting a Friendship

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner, Voices | Comments Off on Awaiting a Friendship

Alone in first period class, awaiting adolescent arrivals
Tick, Tick, Tick. Time is a turtle’s journey
A curtain of fiery gold locks disrupts my concentration
A polka-dotted face glances in my direction, a smirk creasing the sides
Skinny jeans and checkered slip-ons complement a fall out boy tee

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Seven Yummy Local Restaurants

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News, Voices | 1 comment

by Jazmine Khant

Luckily we live in an area that is happy to support local businesses, and for good reason! Many local restaurants are owned by truly passionate people, who will provide quality food with no nonsense. If you happen to have some extra cash, and you’re looking for local restaurants that are worth the money, this is the list for you!

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Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | Comments Off on Glass

Filmmaker for the movie Glass, M. Night Shyamalan, tries to bridge the filmmaking gap with his movies, combining blockbusters with artsy elements.

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