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How Aspergers works socially a look at how the syndrome effects the lives of those with it

In Opinion/Editorial by Nick Hughes

When I was fourteen years old the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities diagnosed me with Aspergers Syndrome, a social development and anxiety disorder. At least that is what those who diagnosed me told me. I didn’t feel any different physically at the time, but I vividly remember feeling as if a weight was being lifted off of my shoulders. It could be said …

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Vaccines: the informed truth, why we need them Flawed science boosts the spread of disease

In Opinion/Editorial by Robert Beiler

Personal liberty and public safety are lines the government constantly walk a tightrope on. In the past two decades, a growing trend of parent choices is endangering public health. Parents fearing the chemical ingredients to common vaccines including the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine are opting not to vaccinate their children. This has left me angry as hell.

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‘Gamergate’ is a lost cause, but not its goals

In Opinion/Editorial by Robert Beiler

The controversial event known as Gamergate began with the proposed goal of enforcing ethics in video game journalism. However, it has been met with considerable backlash due to the movement’s ties to harassment against female game designers and critics. This culminated with a story in the New York Times featuring the movement’s hateful elements. That is why I believe the …

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Confessions of a registered something student #2

In Opinion/Editorial by Editor

Unlike most people with a learning disability I need noise to help me concentrate. There are always at least 20 different thoughts in my head at all times. Sometimes it is hard to sleep because my mind is not tired and continues working. The more noise and chaos that surrounds me the more I am able to focus. Maybe this …

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Why so many stereotypes in America?

In HACC News, Opinion/Editorial by Editor

Minh Do – Contributing writer Since I’m an immigrant and have lived here for only one year, people tend to ask me questions like, “What are the differences between Vietnam and America?” or “What is the most surprising thing to you?” Of course, there are tons and tons of dismaying and inconceivable things, but I figured that I wouldn’t want …

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Chicks dig Live Wire’s new Managing Editor

In Opinion/Editorial by Robert Beiler

Tell me to write an article about political positions and I could have it done no problem. Tell me to write about myself and suddenly I’m at a loss. Where do I begin? Do people care that I am a Lancaster native? Is it important for them to know I’ve been to a Star Trek convention? Does my time at …

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Meet the new Editor-in-Chief of “Live Wire”

In HACC News, Opinion/Editorial by Danielle Shaver

I am entering into my fourth semester at HACC. I am attending classes at both the Lancaster and Harrisburg campuses because not all courses for my major are offered at Lancaster. I chose to major in photography because it has been a passion of mine since I can remember. I enjoy making others feel good about themselves. I also enjoy …

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Confessions of a registered something student

In Opinion/Editorial by Danielle Shaver

I have always had a passion for photography but never really considered going back to college to pursue it has a career. In 2010 a few of my friends decided that college was where they wanted to be. I stayed in touch with them and saw how much they enjoyed their experiences. After a while I decided I would check …