Finals survival 101

final.exam_Finals week seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. This semester, finals begin on Dec. 7. How do you survive the week of all-nighters, caffeine runs, and brain-mushifying tests? (I wish I knew how to solve the last one, but…) By listening to my advice you’ll manage to make it through Finals Week.
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Mallards on the up

PrintThe Quad City Mallards are improving their play, beginning to see that they’re in for the long haul in the ECHL and playing like they need to. Currently 11-7-1-2, the Mallards are in sole possession of first place in the Midwest Division with 25 points. Continue reading “Mallards on the up”

Viva la résistance!

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November 13th is another marked day in terrorism history for France and the world. Little can shake the haunting memories from 9/11 that forever changed the way we look at our freedoms. Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for 9/11. ISIS, who accepted responsibility for the attacks in France, is a more ruthless offshoot of al-Qaeda.

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No refugee zone

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More than a dozen US states say Syrian refugees are no longer welcome due to security fears after the Paris attacks.

Alabama, Texas and several other states issued similar statements but a State Department spokesman said the legality of this action was still unclear. Continue reading “No refugee zone”

It’s Christmas-time in the Quad Cities!

The holidays are almost upon us, Thanksgiving having already passed and Christmas looming. Winter Break for the kids in our lives will be here soon, and the question of how to entertain them without handing them a videogame controller for the entire break I bugging us all. Well, look no further than The Chieftain to help you have fun during December. Continue reading “It’s Christmas-time in the Quad Cities!”

“I’m going to Disney World!”

Black Hawk College was the first community college to participate in Disney’s College Intern Program twelve years ago. Since then, Bruce Storey, from Career Services in Building 1, has helped nearly 140 students make their way through to the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’.
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Hundreds of totes, one cause

Weeks of on-campus donations led by the League of Social Scientists, the Child Development Club, and the Student Leadership Council resulted in a presentation from SafePath Survivor Resources over the topic of domestic violence on October 30th. Continue reading “Hundreds of totes, one cause”