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How Trump Plans to Dismantle EPA: Why It Won’t Work

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Donald Trump’s strong dislike for America’s Environmental Protection Agency is no secret to anyone.

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Hacksaw Ridge

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

Hacksaw Ridge is the remarkable true story of Desmond Doss, a pacifist who enlisted in WWII to become a combat medic during one of the bloodiest battles in Okinawa and helped save 75 men.

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What it Takes to Study Abroad: What People Don’t Tell You

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Studying abroad is an amazing opportunity that you shouldn’t pass up. However, you have to be ready. There are many things that people don’t tell you about traveling abroad that will be helpful and good to prepare for in the future.

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What I Learned From a Video Game Called Undertale: There Are Consequences for Your Actions

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Undertale has been out for a long while, but I didn’t really get to experience it until late February this year. The game takes you on a journey about monsters who were imprisoned underground after a long war with humanity.

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Outsiders: Why You Should Climb Shay Mountain

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Outsiders started on WGN America in 2016 with a storyline shroud in mystery. On the one side is the Farrells – a family of mountain folk separated from society living off of a mountain in the Appalachians, and on the other is the town that sits at the base of the mountain, who has heard the whispers of the family and their power, but falls behind a national mining company who wants to evict the mountain residents and strip the mountain for its coal.

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Why I Still Watch the Walking Dead, and You Should Too

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

The Walking Dead has become a worldwide phenomenon of TV storytelling – and fans have watched as our favorite characters have fought the dead and living for their place in the zombie apocalypse. It isn’t until recently that the show has started to hit a decline in ratings, however. It appears that the long-standing favorite is hitting a snag with some of its fans. Well, not this fan.

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Take What You Need, Give What You Can

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Heartland News | 0 comments

Low on funds and short on food? Heartland’s Student Counseling Services in SCB 2400 offers a food share program encouraging students to take what they need today and share what they can another day. Food items are to be taken only by students at Heartland Community Community College who happen to be in need of food. Donations accepted from all. For more information contact Student Counseling Services at 309-268-8390 or by e-mail at counseling@heartland.edu. 

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‘Fake news’ Topic of Local Communication Group Meeting

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

‘Fake news’ topic of AWC discussion

The recent rise of fake news sites has alarmed many, especially given the perceived impact during the 2016 presidential election and beyond. The Bloomington-Normal Chapter of the Assocation for Women in Communiations (AWC) will tackle the topic of fake news at the March 15 luncheon meeting with a panel of professionals.

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Play Ball!

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Heartland News, Sports | 0 comments


After months of hard work, our spring sports are set to begin. Softball head coach Steve Leverton, begins his 4th year at the helm. After an NJCAA National Championship Tournament appearance last season, they begin the year ranked #19 nationally.  New to the Hawks family, baseball head coach Brian Furlong begins his first year at Heartland. The Hawks begin their season ranked #19 by Collegiate Baseball. Expectations for both teams are high and the sense of optimism is overwhelming.

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The Guide to Surviving a Long-Distance Relationship on Valentine’s Day

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and many associate it with a romantic night out with their significant others.  Most people who are in a relationship provide their loved ones with a gift of some sort, and take advantage of this day to sincerely express their love.

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