Wisconsin Budget-cuts Bring 70,000 Protesters

Starting Tuesday, Feb. 15 Wisconsin has been in an uproar due to their Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-cuts bill. The bill introduced to congress would cut the wages and benefits of public sector workers, and curtail collective bargaining. Since the beginning of the protests Walker’s refuses to communicate with the protesters and has stated numerous times … Continue reading


Snowpocalypse 2011

With Facebook and Twitter updates every five minutes, Harper students were anxious to find whether the blizzard of 2011 would cancel their classes on Wednesday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 3. Luckily for Harper students, the horrendous weather created a double snow day that will go down in history. The blizzard conditions affected several large … Continue reading


Harper Takes a Bold Step Forward by Removing its Footprint

In July of 2010, Harper’s board and Dr. Ender approved The American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), which was recommend by the Green Committee. Many of the policies that are to be taken within the two years after starting the program have already commenced. The policies that Harper has committed to are: new construction … Continue reading


From Harper to Hollywood

One of Harper’s former students, Haley Reinhart, has made her way to Hollywood on American Idol. When Reinhart was at Harper College, she performed with The Jazz Combo directed under Ken Spurr of Harper’s Music Department. According to Reinhart’s website, Haley Reinhart “started singing on stage with her parents’ band when she was just 8-years-old. … Continue reading