The Apple of My i

September 18, 2016

Filed under Archived, Entertainment/Technology

(Photo from: Apple Werbung) It’s here! That time of year has come when many Apple supporters wait for Apple to reveal the technological advances that it has made over the past year and stand in line for hours waiting...

Art in the Park 2016

Stacy Sammul

September 9, 2016

Filed under Archived, Entertainment/Technology

  Krape Park was host to Freeport’s eighth annual Art in the Park art festival on September 4, 2016. Over 30 artists and vendors displayed artwork and sold various items throughout the park. The event has been known...

What You Need to Know About ISIS

September 29, 2015

Filed under Archived, News

  As proclaimed ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or Daesh, are known for their extremist visions, beliefs, acts, and holds on stolen land, captured journalists, and U.S. troops deployed for war. This government...

New Emmy Recipients

September 29, 2015

Filed under Archived, Entertainment/Technology

The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards for the 2014-2015 seasons was hosted by Andy Samberg on Sunday, September 20th. Many of the winners were pleased and humbled as they thanked their mentors, directors, friends, families, parents, sig...

Serena Slammed

September 29, 2015

Filed under Archived, Sports

(Source: Serena at the US Open 2015) Serena Williams was not only facing her opponents at the 2015 U.S. Open, she was also facing history. Williams, arguably the greatest female tennis player in history, was going for the Grand Slam thi...

The Chicago Cubs Are Winning…Finally

September 29, 2015

Filed under Archived, Sports

It’s September, and yes, the Chicago Cubs are still playing very meaningful baseball games, which is in fact a first in a very long time. It is the first meaningful September the Cubs have had since 2008 when they won the NL...

Opinion: The GOP’s Most Interesting Man

September 18, 2015

Filed under Archived, News

(Images sampled from Ivan Nikolov and Clipart. Edited using Pixlr.) “Bing bing, bong bong, bing bing bing,” may sound like a quote from a minion, or possibly a toddler, but it is actually a quote from presidential hopeful...

Musical Math or Nah?

September 18, 2015

Filed under Archived, Opinion/Columns

Music, through its various understandings of math, helps us to understand nature.  This is the argument that Douglas Adams makes in an excerpt of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, an argument that I do not agree with....

Tobacco Free Hcc

Jai Jazo

September 12, 2015

Filed under Archived, On Campus

In accordance with state law and the assistance of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Highland Community College will prohibit the use of all forms of tobacco - cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, electronic...

Bad Chemistry? We’ve Got You Covered.

September 12, 2015

Filed under Archived, On Campus

(Photo from: Dreamstime.com ) If you don’t already know, Highland has been making some improvements recently, starting with the Mathematics Achievement Center (MAC) formally known as the Math Lab in building R. This ...

Drought in California Impacts Midwest Too

September 12, 2015

Filed under Archived, News

California is known for its warm weather, as people often associate sunshine and palm trees with the west coast state’s climate. However, recent record-high temperatures paired with lack of rainfall has caused a severe drought...

Lady Cougars Win Home Opener on Super Hero Night

September 8, 2015

Filed under Archived, On Campus, Sports

The Highland Community College volleyball team secured their first win of the season with a (25-15), (23-25), (25-21), (25-17) victory over the Elgin Spartans on Tuesday, August 25th. It is no secret that the Lady Cougars are...

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