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Police Cadet Program returns bringing more Lancaster natives into the fold First recruit in ten years, two more looking to join

In Community/World News by Travis Hannegan

The Police Cadet Program is back, after a two-year shutdown to “regroup,” with one recruit attending HACC and two McCaskey High School students expressing strong interest in joining. Cadet programs, which were popular in the 1960s and 70s, are coming back to cities in the United States as police are look to recruit more people from the communities they serve. 

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Intersections: Potty politics HACC's bathroom policy supports transgender civil rights

In Community/World News, HACC News, Opinion/Editorial by Cindy Vicente

The rhetoric has been strong with the fight over where a transgender person can perform the most natural of acts—utilizing the restroom. I doubt any of us has been sheltered from the rainstorm of fear tactics planted and maintained by the conservative right. Our collective psyche has been bombarded with fears of a “man,” who exists only in urban legends, …

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Intersections: HIV part two Why non-disclosure laws are unjust and counterintuitive to public health

In Community/World News, Health and Wellness, Opinion/Editorial by Cindy Vicente

Currently, in thirty-two states—including Pennsylvania—it is a crime for HIV positive individuals to engage in sexual activities without first disclosing their HIV status to a sex partner. Charges may include, but are not limited to reckless endangerment, aggravated assault, and even attempted murder. To most people, this is justified; however in many cases this is not only unjust, it is …

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Intersections: HIV part one HIV's silent history perpetuates social stigma

In Community/World News, Health and Wellness, Opinion/Editorial by Cindy Vicente

When HIV first made headlines, there was little consensus among medical professionals and public health officials; many myths were embedded into our psyche and into the persisting narrative for the HIV and AIDS communities.  I worked for a local non-profit which provided case management and educational prevention services for people living with HIV or AIDS (PLWHA).

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Forget Lebanon Levi, Fireball Run is here TV series raising missing childrens' awareness filming in Lebenon

In Community/World News, HACC News by Derek Eberly

HACC’s Lebanon Campus will be closed today, Sept. 27, while filming the “Fireball Run” television series in Lebanon Country. Filming began at 8:30 a.m. on Sheridan Avenue at Lebanon Valley College. Driving teams started out across Lebanon at 9 a.m in search of secret locations in an effort to complete their mission. The teams finish at 3 p.m. when they …

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WrestleMania 32 See what you missed at the "Super Bowl" of Pro-Wrestling

In Community/World News, Reviews by Dustin Beaverson

On April 3rd, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) took place on the “grandest stage of them all” in the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for WrestleMania 32. WrestleMania 32 broke an attendance record with a successful number of 101,763 people. WrestleMania holds a series of matches that the fans so desperately want to see unfold from the rivalries that had built …