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5th annual Lancaster Pride Festival

In HACC News by Shawn Reed

“It’s a beautiful day for pride,” proclaimed the Lancaster Pride Facebook page. June is Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender (LGBT) month in the city of Lancaster, and on Saturday, June 16, nearly 2,000 people attended the fifth annual Lancaster Pride Festival hosted in Buchanan Park. The family friendly event provided live music, entertainment, food, craft vendors, and informational booths. This year …

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HACC suffers growing pains

In HACC News by Shawn Reed

The start of the semester has a soundtrack. The low and gentle hum of students returning, the introduction of faculty, and the struggle for parking is being met this semester with a change. In response to decreased enrollment, decreased funding from supporting school districts facing independent budget concerns, and decreased support from the state of Pennsylvania, an aggressive reorganization plan …

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Q&A on the Civility Task Force

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Article by James Farbo In March, 2012, “Live Wire” acquired a four-page document entitled “Lancaster Campus Civility Task Force: Proposals and Recommendations.” It contains the framework of a campus-wide promotion for “behavior that is respectful, courteous, and helpful to all members of the College Community.” According to The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, San Francisco State University and Temple …

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HACC debate team places in 2012 Ethics Bowl

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Article by Dumas Thompson The challenge was issued by the Community College Ethics Bowl hosted by Baltimore City Community College. In the HACC history it will be recorded as fourth place, but to the participants of the 10th annual Ethics Bowl, it will be remembered as the toughest competition the students had seen in its ten year history. For the …

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Student Art Show

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Article by Jessica Roth Student summer art show now available for viewing at HACC Lancaster East main building. The show may be viewed May 14th through August 8th  Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm. Art show includes work from student in Arts drawing I and II, Painting I and Fundamentals of 2D design. Pieces of artwork were chosen by Art professors based on assigned …

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“Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning”

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Article by Luke Brahl On January 17, 2012, I, like many other gamers, was browsing through upcoming games and demos on xBox Live before starting a session of “Skyrim.” And like many other gamers, I stumbled across a downloadable demo for “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.” Having received multiple e-mails from EA Games advertising the game, I decided to download the …

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Student Advocacy Day

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  Article by Abraham Arehart April 3 marked Lobby Day, where student representatives on behalf of the HACC Lancaster campus went out to lobby the state government for an increased education budget. The student representatives, myself, Kellee Brown, and Emmanuel Jean-Philippe, were selected by Warren Bair, the Director of Student Affairs. The preparation of the event required two weeks of …

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A sit down with Dr. Washington

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Article by Brianna Garber Many college students can be frustrated with their fast food, food serving, or mall job, wondering how, or if, things will change when they are out of college. Some are unsure of their next step in education. Not every successful person has had their educational road paved in gold. In fact, many have taken detours and changed …