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Chances Never Taken

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

Chances Never Taken

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. (more…)

Actions Without Words

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

Actions Without Words

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. (more…)

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – A Personal Account

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

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – A Personal Account

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. (more…)

Dream On

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

Dream On

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. (more…)

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

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

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

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. (more…)

Surviving the End of the School Year

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

Surviving the End of the School Year

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

Snot Good For You?

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

Snot Good For You?

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. (more…)

I Skip

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

I Skip

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. (more…)

Celebrate Friday the 13th With a Tattoo

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

Celebrate Friday the 13th With a Tattoo

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 | 2 comments

An Opinion on #TakeAKnee

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. (more…)