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It’s the End of the World and I Feel Fine HACC's third annual Humanities Symposium: Part 2

In HACC News by Domenic DeSimone

Spring is a time for new beginnings. Flowers blossom, trees grow, and HACC’s Lancaster Campus reconvenes for their annual humanities symposium. While past symposiums have covered topics such as the cultural influence of the novel “Frankenstein” and the impact of protesting in society, this year took a more natural approach. “Ecology: Connecting with Nature” was the theme this year, with …

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Conservation Biology HACC's third annual Humanities Symposium: Part 1

In HACC News by Haley Duryee

Presented by HACC Lancaster’s biology professors Geremea Fioravanti and Brad Basehore, this seminar covered a variety of topics from endangered animals to de-extinction. The first topic that was mentioned was mass-extinction. In Earth’s history, there have been a total of five mass-extinction events: Cretaceous-Tertiary, Permian, Triassic-Jurassic, Late Devonian, and Ordovician-Silurian, with human beings quickly becoming the sixth. The panel discussed …

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The conscientious student Faculty panel chimes in with tips on college success

In Download Live Wire, HACC News by Emilie Stoltzfus

On Jan. 26th, five faculty members discussed expectations they have of their students during Prof 1:1, a question and answer session with the professors of HACC’s Lancaster Campus. Dr. Matthew Goodman, Dean of Academic Affairs, hosted Prof 1:1. He asked the panel to advise students, inquiring, “How do I become a conscientious student?”

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HACC Lancaster campus rings in Chinese New Year Chinese Cultural and Arts Institute celebrate and educate with students

In HACC News by Domenic DeSimone

Two days after the dawn of an eastern new year, Students and Faculty alike celebrated the coming of the Chinese New Year at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, to honor and gain insight on the practice and customs of the Chinese New Year celebration. Sponsored by the Office of Student Development, the event featured the knowledge and talents of lead …

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Club profile: Student Government Association Get involved with the SGA

In HACC News, Profiles by Emilie Stoltzfus

The Student Government Association (SGA) is a club that promotes educational events and social functions for students at  HACC’s Lancaster campus. The SGA is always looking for members to join. One of the club’s largest draws is opportunity. Scholarship application season is here and extracurricular activities can help students strengthen their applications. Students can include their involvement in a club …

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Reminding students of HACC’s new inclement weather delay policy Like 1996, PA faces a severe blizzard 20 years later

In Community/World News, HACC News by Travis Arment

Today, Jan. 22, Lancaster is gearing up for severe winter weather. The blizzard could affect millions, with meteorologists expecting at least one foot of snow in Lancaster County. With the possibility of delays early next week, it is important to note HACC, Harrisburg Area’s Community College’s new delay policy. HACC implemented a new delay policy for the 2015/2016 semester. The …

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Students stressed over library distractions Tips for a quieter study session

In HACC News by Christian Lomboy

The library at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College in Lancaster is a popular place to study among its students. It has also become a thoroughfare for students walking to class and their loud conversations that began outside continue into the library. Students and faculty have both noticed that the room can be quite noisy at times. Some students have complained …