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Celebrate Friday the 13th With a Tattoo

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

noun: triskaidekaphobia

tris·kai·dek·a·pho·bi·a

noun

  1. extreme superstition regarding the number thirteen.
  2. is fear or avoidance of the number thirteen. It is also a reason for the fear of Friday the 13th, called paraskevidekatriaphobia or friggatriskaidekaphobia. The term was used as early as in 1910 by Isador Coriat in Abnormal Psychology.
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An Opinion on #TakeAKnee

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Heartland News, Sports, Voices | 0 comments

I’ve only attended a few major sporting events in my lifetime, but each time I’ve witnessed sports fans buying hot dogs, sitting, talking on the phone, or even using the restroom during the National Anthem. So when the country went into a rage over NFL athletes kneeling during the National Anthem, I was a little surprised.

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The ‘Grey’s’ Effect

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

March 27, 2005 was the beginning of something that would inevitably change society in the United States, Grey’s Anatomy. The TV show glorifies medicine and the careers of those that work in hospitals. If you’re like some people I know, you believe that the show is highly unrealistic. Which, in most cases, it truly is. However, in my opinion, certain friendships and relationships in the show are more realistic than those that you’d find in the latest movie or book. Although the Meredith and McDreamy love story is about enough to make anybody cringe.

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Heartland Events

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Heartland News | 1 comment

The next few weeks are going to be busy for Heartland students, whether you’re looking for to further your careers outside of school, being mindful about yours and other’s health, or just looking to transfer, there’s an event for you in the rapidly approaching future.

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Never Too Soon For Halloween

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

In my opinion, the celebration of Halloween should really start on September 1st due to the fact that there are SO many things to do to celebrate the holiday. Between classes and jobs, it’s hard to find time to visit each of the haunted houses and corn mazes that pop up each year in October. Maybe you like visiting grave yards with your friends or catching the next hayride that takes a stroll around your neighborhood. Well, the town of Normal is offering celebration festivities again this year for all of us to add at the top of our lists.

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