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Volume 8

The Reality of Weight Loss Systems

What fills television ads these days? Has anyone noticed the increase of weight loss ads and commercials throughout the years? These include fad dieting systems such as counting calories, completely cutting out carbohydrates or fats, and other ridiculous suggestions.

Prepare yourself, the Future is here!

Henry Ford’s Community Colleges (HFCC) beloved English Professor Kevin P. Trovini, who teaches English and Honors Programs, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime of being the beta tester for the groundbreaking new piece of technology called Google Glass.

“The Three Musketeers” Swashbuckles Its Way to the Stage

This spring, HFCC’s Theater Arts Department will present a thrilling stage version of the classic adventure novel The Three Musketeers. Adapted by playwright Peter Raby for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival of Canada (where it was revived this past summer), the plot closely mirrors the original.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

At this point we know what to expect from Peter Jackson. He always can deliver the fantasy experience like no other and his next film is no different. The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug is the second entry in The Hobbit Trilogy, based on the novel by J.J.R. Tolkien and serves as the prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy. This entry continues the adventures in middle earth and it’s got the same action, thrills, and charm that have made this series a household name.

Lone Survivor Movie Review

(May Contain Spoilers)

Let me be clear first before anyone comes and accuses me of disrespecting our soldiers, I am not against the bravery and honor the U.S Armed Forces do, I utterly respect it. Considering this movie was based on a true story, what these men did was heroic and will go into the books. This is merely a review of a movie and not an evaluation of the Soldiers who fight for our country.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at HFCC

With help of sponsors from the Student Activities Office, Diversity Club, and the African American Association, Henry Ford Community College hosted an HIV/AIDS awareness Day in the Rosenau Conference Rooms of the ASCC Building this past Monday, December 2. A presentation was given as well as confidential counseling and testing facilitated by the Wayne County Health Department. The presentation and testing was available not only to staff and students, but to the public as well. The presentation began at noon and testing was available from noon until 3 p.m.

Gym Tips: How to Run

Running takes a lot of adaption to how fast you are running, how long you will be running and how far you will be running. As you start, you will build your stamina, endurance, breathing patterns, and your stride; basically, a routine when running. All routines differ if you prefer side-walk over treadmill or vice versa. Pace also is incorporated in the routine as well.

Gay First, Human Second?

Could you imagine a world where your friends and family would potentially disown you because of who you loved? Could you imagine in this same world, a scene in which the police would just watch as a crowd of hate-filled souls beat someone until they saw blood? For most people, this wicked world seems like a nightmare, but for the Russian members of the Lesbian,Gay,Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, this is the very world they live in.

Getting Financial Aid in Order

Let’s face it, whether we like it or not, receiving a higher education is not cheap and each semester we frantically make a game plan as to how we are going to pay for it. At Henry Ford alone, a large majority of the student body relies on government financial aid given through FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and without the grants and loans they receive from FAFSA it would not be financially possible for them to attend classes.

5 Apps that College Students Must Download

With the new semester starting, organization and workloads are on students’ minds. What better way to keep organized than with your mobile device or laptop? Smart phones and devices have been trending for awhile, followed by useful apps that can be helpful for college students.

4 Things To Be Aware of Before Applying for a Credit Card

When sorting through the mail, have you ever come across a credit card application addressed to you?
The thought of holding that small, shiny piece of plastic in your hands is tempting. The things you can buy with a credit card seem endless: that $400 laptop you saw at Best Buy, those shoes from the mall you wanted so badly, a concert ticket so that you and your friends can rock out to your favorite band.