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Chances Never Taken

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

I wish I had wings so that I could just fly to the places I want to see in my lifetime. I have so much that I want to do. I want to travel and see the Earth in all of its magnificent glory, climb the mountains, see the oceans, watch the northern lights, walk the Wall of China, eat the foods of all of the countries.

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Actions Without Words

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

You may be familiar with the phrase actions speak louder than, words, but if we take a moment to really digest this statement it begins to look a little foolish.  Sure, actions are what drive progress forward, however, for every good or bad action, there are words acting as a driving force.  Often these words come from a politician, a judge, or an inspiring speech that either calls for action or is the direct cause of an action.  Moving forward with history some of the great speeches that called for a change in a way of life, or how we think as a community would be considered unimportant by the above-mentioned logic.

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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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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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