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HACC gets hacked, 280k+ DoS attacks

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Article by Jessica Roth A computer virus at Lancaster HACC campus causes some inconvenience for students this semester. Gregory Seitz, director of technical support of HACC Lancaster, explained, “The type of virus that was found at Lancaster HACC was a flash drive virus called Trojan mal-java virus. According to Symantec it tried to do a denial of service to a website …

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HACC Celebrates Earth Day

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Article by  Jessica Roth Earth day was celebrated at HACC Lancaster campus on April 18, 2012, in the East building. Many students attended Earth Day and enjoyed the events and vendors offering a variety of choices from Rita’s Water Ice to free chair massages. Jack Hubley brought his raptors to college for a special show. Heather Pasewicz, a math professor, brought …

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HACC offers new class option

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Article by Dan Myers Blended classes combine traditional and online components. Do your commitments outside of class make meeting twice a week inconvenient? Are you afraid of taking online classes because of their limited communication, computer skills requirement, or the necessary commitment of the student? You’ve probably already heard of blended courses. The goal of blended courses at any college …

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Puerto Rico gets some C.A.L.O.R.

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Article by Abraham Arehart On the brisk Sunday morning of March 4, HACC students’ cars began trickling into the parking lot of the Lancaster campus Main Building. Despite it being 4:30 in the morning they were bright eyed, and talked excitedly amongst each other as they grabbed their bags. These students, most sporting identical red t-shirts, were not arriving for class. …

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“It Gets Better” at HACC

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Article by James Farbo Thursday, March 1, HACC’s Allies group added 15 videos to the already substantial 30,000 of the “It Gets Better” Project. The Project was founded in September of 2010 by Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller in an effort to give hope to bullied LGBT youth and to discourage suicide. These messages of encouragement reached the …

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Lancaster Campus Gains Grounds

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Article by Heidi Detweiler 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, Lancaster HACC faced …

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Luncheon & chat with the Vice-President

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Article by Emma Carr-Gardner 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 the average student …