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Safeguarding identities from intruders
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Safeguarding identities from intruders

Students and faculty received a well-deserved lesson on why privacy is a privilege. Kevin Draftz of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, gave an identity theft presentation, hosted by Moraine Valley’s Business, Finance and Entrepreneur Club. Draftz began with the unfortunate truth, that “Identity theft happens to everyone. At one […]

Ribbon cutting for Moraine Valley’s new Health, Fitness & Recreation Center
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Ribbon cutting for Moraine Valley’s new Health, Fitness & Recreation Center

The brand new Health, Fitness and Recreation Center is officially open, even though students and community members have already taken advantage of the spacious and up-to-date facility. The indoor groundbreaking ceremony officially kicked off the construction phase of the new center on January 10, 2013. Now everyone can take part […]

Special Naturalization Ceremony
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Special Naturalization Ceremony

After a long time of commitment and courage, 95 candidates received their Naturalization certificates at a special Naturalization Ceremony, and were finally inducted as American citizens. Moraine Valley is one of the first community colleges in Illinois to hold a ceremony for such a momentous event, which took place on […]

Legos reconstructed
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Legos reconstructed

Everything is awesome when it comes to “The Lego Movie,” including the newest animation’s opening weekend. An all-star cast highlighted the voices of the colorful characters; Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Will Farrell, Charlie Day, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson and Chris Pratt, along with several other well known actors and actresses. […]

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Tech savvy Amber Alert

A shock passed through most Mo­raine Valley students, and probably many faculty and community mem­bers throughout Illinois. Most of us had our cell phones buzzing yesterday, alarming us of an Amber alert of a boy abducted in Park Ridge, Ill. While some were probably annoyed by the constant blaring, and […]

Nurses Pinning Ceremony
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Nurses Pinning Ceremony

42 nursing students received their coveted pins at the Nurses Pinning Ceremony, signifying their success and commitment into such an important field of work. Dr. Pamela Haney, Vice President of Academic Affairs, gave the opening speech at the ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 10, enlightening the students and commending all of […]

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” set box office ablaze
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“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” set box office ablaze

In the second installment, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), who both won the 74th Hunger Games, are thrown back into the games with previous winners to fight to the death for the title. All the while, President Snow plots the demise of Everdeen, and the people […]

Moraine alum presents final STEM talk
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Moraine alum presents final STEM talk

Most students would think twice before taking on an occupation that revolves around math, a subject that isn’t the majority of students’ forte. However, former Moraine Valley graduate and Senior Trader, Art Urban, explained to students the important value of a dollar, during the presentation on “Statistical Analysis in the […]

“Thor: The Dark World”
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“Thor: The Dark World”

    “Thor: The Dark World” grew up just a little bit from the stupidity of the first Thor film. With better villains, more action, and the right amount of classic Marvel jokes, “Thor: The Dark World” has certainly risen up from the crushing blow of the last installment. Thor […]

Zombie Math
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Zombie Math

Before the zombie outbreak occurred on campus, students prepared themselves by learning how the virus can spread and how long it would take until everyone was infected. At the Library lounge discussion, Zombie Math: Real-World Implications of the Numbers, mathematicians Jerimi Walker and Brian Kurth, and biologist Peter Porter, shared […]

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