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Drone Exploration and Safety Day

Harper to host Drone Experience and Safety Day

April 19, 2024

Free community event will include drone demonstrations, displays and “power talks” on April 27. Read More

Samyuktha Vijayan

Harper welcomes acclaimed filmmaker Samyuktha Vijayan to campus

April 19, 2024

The writer, director and star of “Blue Sunshine” will discuss her film after screenings on May 8, part of Harper’s South Asian Film Series. Read More

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The Art of Getting Unstuck

April 18, 2024

It’s all too easy for your personal or professional life to slowly turn into something you feel stuck in. But no matter your circumstances, there’s always a way to break out of those mental and physical routines and start moving in the right direction. Read More

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Own Your Awesome: Conquering Imposter Syndrome

April 18, 2024

Imposter syndrome is the internal belief of not feeling as competent, intelligent or skilled in the way that others perceive you to be. Right now, you might be feeling unsure of yourself and your abilities, especially if you're starting a new chapter in life such as attending college. You might be feeling like you don’t belong or your mind might be trying to tell you that you’re not good enough. Read More

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The Power of Everyday Wonder: 5 Educators on the Hidden Phenomena That Fascinate Them

April 18, 2024

We all have plenty to be distracted by: unread texts, current events, childcare demands, overdue assignments—not to mention an overflowing email inbox. When all that gets to be too much, it’s good for your mind, body and soul to take a moment and find some perspective in the amazing things we take for granted. Read More

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Why College? Just Ask These College Students

April 18, 2024

It’s a common sentiment these days to be skeptical of the value of a college degree. The time commitment, cost of tuition and lack of a job guarantee all make it a challenge for anyone regardless of their life circumstances. We spoke with 6 adult students who, despite those obstacles, believe a college education is the best path towards achieving their career goals. Read More

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3 Tips for the Parent Considering College

April 17, 2024

Nothing about parenthood (or life) will pause when you pursue the credentials you’ve been considering. But here are 3 reasons why you should do it anyway. Read More

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Nights and Weekends: Learning to Embrace Your Passion as a Side Hustle

April 17, 2024

“Follow your passion.” “Live your dream.” Inspirational sayings like these make it seem like whatever your creative passion is must also be your full-time career, or that having a day job unrelated to your personal interests is a hindrance to pursuing that passion. Read More

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Mythbusting Scholarships: What You Need to Know About Financial Aid

April 17, 2024

Every penny you can earn in scholarships, grants, or other financial aid will help you accomplish your educational goals, but there are many misconceptions out there about financial aid that prevent students from getting the financial assistance they are eligible for. Read More

Speech and Debate Team Champions 2024

Harper's Speech and Debate Team wins back-to-back championships

April 17, 2024

The team, which took home the overall gold medal at the recent Phi Rho Pi National Tournament, will host a championship celebration on April 23. Read More

Last Updated: 2/13/24