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Do your research
Do your research
By Zoe Emerson, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024

For most degrees at McHenry County College, students are required to take courses in the social and behavioral sciences disciplines. Such courses include economics, geography, and psychology, among several others. One...

Notetaking can be easier
Notetaking can be easier
By Zoe Emerson, Staff Writer • January 21, 2024

For some students, taking notes during lectures is incredibly stressful. Notetaking requires multitasking through listening to instructors, skimming PowerPoint slides, and jotting down key points. This is difficult...

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Mike Attack from Taylor Street Tattoo in Chicago
Ponder before permanent
By Vivienne Green, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

College students often have a sense of newfound freedom. But with great power comes great responsibility. As someone with nearly two dozen tattoos, here is some guidance I wish I had before getting inked. Ingredients Before...

Walking is an easy way to increase activities.
Exercise routine is key
By Samantha Koeune, Staff Writer • December 17, 2023

From festive lights sparkling all over Crystal Lake to busy malls full of people searching for the perfect gift for this holiday season, there is no way to escape noticing that the year is ending. This time is when...

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Deck the halls
Deck the halls
December 15, 2021

They are all decked out at Salon MACKK & Co. in Crystal Lake. Decorations supplied by 365 Vintage Market & Boutique, a local business...

Box office returns
What fuels the Swift phenomenon?
‘Tis the season to watch movies
Disney got it right with Ahsoka

Disney got it right with Ahsoka

October 29, 2023

Diversity, creativity at the heart of Pink Slip

Diversity, creativity at the heart of Pink Slip

October 9, 2023

Swift’s tour was a wild ride for fans

Swift’s tour was a wild ride for fans

September 26, 2023

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