Lancaster Campus Gains Grounds

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By Heidi Detweiler                 Staff Writer To expand its property, HACC Lancaster has recently purchased a significant amount of land surrounding the campus building. The newly gained property will improve the quality of student services. The purchase is a result of a $5.1 million lawsuit that occurred approximately eight years ago. According to “Lancaster Online,” in the fall of 2004, …

Luncheon & chat with the Vice-President

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By Emma Carr-Gardner                 Staff Writer   Early last October many students were able to attend an informal luncheon with Dr. L. Marshall Washington, the vice president of the Lancaster campus.  Dr. Washington holds these luncheons as a way to directly hear from the students. During this time students are able to inquire about various issues and concerns that face …

D2L replaces WebCT

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By Brianna Gerber and Abreham Arehart                 Contributing Writer On January 11, 2012, HACC launched its new online course system processor. No more freezing, glitches, or annoying browser check popups. The spring semester includes a significant improvement to HACC’s virtual campus. D2L or, Desire to Learn, isn’t only faster and more capable of handling documents, but it includes an instant …

Louis C.K. performs at Beacon Theater

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By Brendan Krick                 Staff Writer Since his first hour-long special, “Shameless,” premiered on HBO in 2007, Louis C.K.’s fame and fanbase have steadily increased. He has released several excellent specials, including a concert film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. His newest special, “Live at the Beacon Theater,” continues his record of consistent excellence. Though his honesty is …

Shooting at Farm Show Complex closes HACC Harrisburg campus

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Harrisburg Campus and The Public Safety Center closed on Feb. 3, 2011, because of a shooting at the Farm Show Complex, which is located nearby the campuses. According to the college e2campus safety alerts, classes on those campuses were canceled late in the afternoon. Safety and Security directed traffic as the campus was evacuated.  The campus alerts, sent out by …

Year of the Dragon celebrated

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By Shawn Shaknitz             Editor-In-Chief On Jan. 26, 2012 S.G.A. (student government association) and the Multicultural Department invited students and faculty to celebrate the Chinese New Year.  From noon to 1 p.m., students gathered in East 203 to partake in the celebration of the “Year of the Dragon.”  Students sat at tables decorated in traditional ornaments while eating Chinese food …

Christine’s Café looks to open in Footnotes along-side Subway

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By Caroline Hill                 Staff Writer   A new food and beverage option has arrived for the spring 2012 semester at the Lancaster Campus of the Harrisburg Area Community College. Christine’s Café, located on Greenfield Road, recently installed a convenient snack bar in the lobby of the East building. The stand offers reasonably priced coffee, bagels, donuts, grain bars, juices, …

Anti-piracy laws cause public outcry

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By Dan Myers                 Staff Writer How would you feel if the government were given more power to shut down sites that commit online piracy? How would you feel if the government had the power to shut down YouTube as it is now? According to a large multitude of angry internet users, this is exactly the sort of thing that …