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Plasma Donation: A Worthy Cause

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

I spent my winter break, thinking about how to better help the people around me and stumbled into something that benefits me too. In my efforts to find a worthy cause, I found GRIFOLS, which is a plasma donating centre. I was sceptical at first, because you can donate plasma twice a week and I remembered from donating blood in high school that you could only donate whole reds every eight weeks, so I worried that it wasn’t safe.

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – A Personal Account

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

This letter was placed on the desk of a supervisor from a company in Bloomington, IL on Wednesday, November 30th, 2017 around nine o’clock. Names have been changed to protect the people in this scenario.

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Dream On

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Community News, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

DACA is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program was created by Barack Obama to shield hundreds of thousands of individuals known as ‘Dreamers.’ These ‘Dreamers’ are allowed to stay in the United States and are not being deported based on this DACA program that states that children brought to the United States and have lived here for so long are exempt from deportation.

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Snot Good For You?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, Voices | 1 comment

Pick your boogers, and eat them too. Why? Although considered a vulgar habit, snacking on your nose-pickings is good for your health. Scientists have discovered that ingesting boogers is good for your teeth and your overall health.

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I Skip

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 3 comments

I have been asked several times how I manage a part-time job, a full-time job, school, and being the assistant editor of The Spectator. Well, it is quite simple. It’s all about time management and solid budgets.

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