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On Time Registration program urges students to plan early

This is the busiest time of the semester for most students, and with only three weeks remaining, schedules are tight and time is short.  In addition to finishing the semester strong by completing final papers, projects, and exams, for returning students and even new ones, now is the best time to prepare for the coming fall semester. Full story

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Sleep deprivation’s effect on students

The fast approaching end of the semester and promise of summer break brings a change in the students of Parkland College. Often in the weeks following spring break, previously focused, sharp students become lethargic and distracted. Full story

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Parkland Softball heats up the spring

As the weather starts to heat up, Parkland’s softball team is beginning to do the same thing.  The now fifth nationally ranked team has an outstanding 16-5 record, and has won their last four games, bringing them to a total of eight wins out of 10. Full story

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Sony introduces virtual reality headset for PS4

A week before the Game Developers Conference, rumors started to run amok on the internet that Sony would be announcing a headset of their own. Full story

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New Student Services Center nearing completion

After nearly two years of construction and occasional delays, the final touches are being put on Parkland’s new Student Services Center, which is expected to open sometime this summer. Full story

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Tips for preparing for the Parkland Job Fair

The Parkland Job Fair will be here on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 1:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m, and over 70 employers will be attending to recruit potential employees.  Full story

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Supreme Court was wrong to lift limits on campaign contributions

This decision does not disturb limits on how much a donor can give to a single candidate or committee (so-called base limits). Even so, it will open the floodgates for campaign donations by wealthy individuals. Full story

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How the fast-food corporations pickpocket their workers

Last month, McDonald’s was hit with multiple class-action lawsuits alleging that the company routinely violated minimum wage, overtime and other workplace laws through a variety of illegal schemes that had one goal in common: drive down labor costs by stealing from workers. Full story