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D2L replaces WebCT

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Article by Abreham Arehart & Brianna Gerber On January 11, 2012, HACC launched its new online course system processor. No more freezing, glitches, or annoying browser check popups. The spring semester includes a significant improvement to HACC’s virtual campus. D2L or, Desire to Learn, isn’t only faster and more capable of handling documents, but it includes an instant messenger system …

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Louis C.K. performs at Beacon Theater

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Article by Brendan Krick Since his first hour-long special, “Shameless,” premiered on HBO in 2007, Louis C.K.’s fame and fanbase have steadily increased. He has released several excellent specials, including a concert film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. His newest special, “Live at the Beacon Theater,” continues his record of consistent excellence. Though his honesty is not quite …

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Shooting at Farm Show Complex closes HACC Harrisburg campus

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Harrisburg Campus and The Public Safety Center closed on Feb. 3, 2011, because of a shooting at the Farm Show Complex, which is located nearby the campuses. According to the college e2campus safety alerts, classes on those campuses were canceled late in the afternoon. Safety and Security directed traffic as the campus was evacuated.  The campus alerts, sent out by …

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Year of the Dragon celebrated

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Article by Shawn Shaknitz On Jan. 26, 2012 S.G.A. (student government association) and the Multicultural Department invited students and faculty to celebrate the Chinese New Year.  From noon to 1 p.m., students gathered in East 203 to partake in the celebration of the “Year of the Dragon.”  Students sat at tables decorated in traditional ornaments while eating Chinese food and …

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Christine’s Café looks to open in Footnotes along-side Subway

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Article  by Caroline Hill A new food and beverage option has arrived for the spring 2012 semester at the Lancaster Campus of the Harrisburg Area Community College. Christine’s Café, located on Greenfield Road, recently installed a convenient snack bar in the lobby of the East building. The stand offers reasonably priced coffee, bagels, donuts, grain bars, juices, and scones. The snack …

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Anti-piracy laws cause public outcry

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Article by Dan Myers How would you feel if the government were given more power to shut down sites that commit online piracy? How would you feel if the government had the power to shut down YouTube as it is now? According to a large multitude of angry internet users, this is exactly the sort of thing that the Stop …

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Obama puts brakes on pipeline proposal

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Article by Kyle Paradise On January 18th, President Barack Obama denied TransCanada (TRP) a permit allowing them to construct a pipeline, known as the Keystone XL.  According to Bloomberg, TransCanada claims that the 1,661-mile project would “carry 700,000 barrels of crude a day from Alberta’s oil sands to refineries on the U.S. Gulf of Mexico coast, crossing six states and …

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Zimride at HACC

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Article by Jessica Roth Zimride is a free ride sharing network provided for college students. According to Warren Bair, student life coordinator, all HACC campuses share the cost of the program. They each pay $1,900.00 per year for this service. He hopes that more people will use this beneficial program. In the past, HACC Lancaster had a meeting area for commuters. …