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13 Reasons Why

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

13 Reasons Why

Most Netflix addicts by now know the hit series 13 Reasons Why, the story of Hannah Baker, a girl who killed herself and left behind tapes for her classmates explaining how they contributed to her fate. This author has yet to indulge in the series yet – saving it for a lazy weekend – however, the book that the series was based on, originally released in 2007 by Jay Asher, is a classic favorite of mine. (more…)

Shiver Me Tinder – And Other Bad Online Pick Up Lines

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Shiver Me Tinder – And Other Bad Online Pick Up Lines

A girl can’t help but physically cringe when she’s online dating and receives the poorly executed pick-up line. And it’s crazy to say that I am becoming a collector of weird pick-up lines and crazy Tinder experiences. (more…)

Goldfinch Review

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Goldfinch Review

Need a new book to dive into?  As an active reader, I am always on the hunt for a good book. The last book that I just recently finished was The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. I checked out my copy at the Bloomington Public Library.  (more…)

Advice to a Nation: Fatherly Love from Rudyard Kipling

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

Advice to a Nation: Fatherly Love from Rudyard Kipling

If is a poem by Rudyard Kipling. There is speculation as to whether or not the poem is written for his son, John, who was killed in action during World War I. If is about a father telling his son to stay strong in times of hardships. America now faces one of the hardest battles within itself and If reminds us of the importance of staying vigilant. (more…)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. (more…)

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

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

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. (more…)

Outsiders: Why You Should Climb Shay Mountain

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

Outsiders: Why You Should Climb Shay Mountain

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. (more…)

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

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

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

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. (more…)

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

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

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

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. (more…)