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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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A Break With Purpose

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Winter break is a pretty large gap of time between semesters, and if you’re like me it is about two weeks too long.  Many people find this break a great time to catch up with family, friends, and to be more active in the community, but not everyone has the benefits of living in a more urban area.  When you live in a town where everyone knows your name it can be hard to be involved, especially when a majority of nightlife involves bar life, which is not everyone’s cup of tea.

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Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

College can be tough, expensive, and stressful. It can seem like there’s no end in sight. It can feel like you’re in a stalling pattern waiting for someday when you have your degree and can finally start your life. But as I graduate from Heartland Community College I realize what I learned here was invaluable.

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Surviving the End of the School Year

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Study: The act of texting, eating, and watching television with an open book nearby. After hours

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Heartland Alum Helps Other Vets Find Healing In Art

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Heartland Alum, Richard Casper, is the focus of a TIME documentary titled “A Way to Talk About It, A Veteran Finds Healing In Art – And Then Helps Others.” Michael “Mac” McAvoy was Casper’s Drawing I instructor in 2008 and reflects on his relationship with Casper.

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A Poe Boy From a Poe Family

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

Many people know Edgar Allan Poe for his dark and at times creepy short stories and novels. He is perhaps most famous for his works The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, but many do not know that Poe invented the modern murder mystery as we know it today when he wrote The Murders in the Rue Morgue.

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