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  • Madison takes control against Harper Feb 21, 2015 8:23 PM
    The Harper women’s basketball team is quite used to players getting big minutes, with only six active players on the roster. So Hawks coach Jenny Turpel was planning to use her five starters for the full 40 minutes — until Kim Herzog committed her fifth foul with 2:48 left. By that time, Madison Area Technical College had pretty much taken control on the way to a 69-45 victory in Palatine on Saturday in North Central Community College Conference play.

  • Harper qualifies nine wrestlers to nationals Feb 17, 2015 8:50 PM
    Harper will send nine wrestlers to the NJCAA championships later this month after a strong showing in the Central District Championships last weekend at Triton College in River Grove. The Hawks, ranked 18th in the nation, came up 15 points shy of No. 11-ranked Muskegon College (Mich.) in the final team standings. The two leading programs had head-to-head matchup in six of the 10 weight classes, with each team winning three times.

  • World-renowned guitarist to perform, teach master class at Harper Feb 16, 2015 9:03 AM
    One of the world’s leading classical guitarists will present an exciting and intimate program of music by Bach, Barrios and Rodrigo and arrangements of enchanting Persian ballads during an upcoming performance at Harper College

  • Player of the week award for Harper’s Gatlin Feb 16, 2015 10:16 PM
    Entering this season, expectations were high for Harper freshman guard Marcus Gatlin. At first he struggled to adapt to the college game, but it sure looks like the hard times are over for the 5-foot-9 Chicago Curie product. On Monday, Gatlin was named NJCAA Region IV, Division III men’s basketball player of the week.

  • Registration open for free motorcycle safety training run by Harper College Feb 16, 2015 1:08 PM
    Despite the snow and chilly temps, it won’t be too long before the convertible tops come down and motorcyclists are out in droves. That means registration is now open for Harper College’s popular — and free — Motorcycle Safety Training program. About 5,000 riders took part in more than 500 basic, intermediate and advanced courses held last year between March and October through Harper, which serves all 10 training sites in Cook County.

  • Considering a return to college? Feb 17, 2015 7:20 AM
    Considering a return to college?

  • Nicholson gets 30 in Harper’s loss Feb 14, 2015 8:52 PM
    Harper’s women’s basketball team was looking for back to-back wins for the first time this season. But visiting Joliet Junior College looked every bit as good as its 19-9 record and came away with an 82-56 victory in Palatine on Saturday.

  • Joliet outshoots Harper Feb 14, 2015 8:53 PM
    Heartache is something the Harper College men’s basketball team has felt frequently recently. It was present again at the Sports and Wellness Center on Saturday as the Hawks fell to Joliet Junior College 66-55 in North Central Community College Conference play. Joliet (18-10, 4-8) made it especially tough on Harper defensively, holding the Hawks to 30.4 percent shooting from the field. The Wolves played a zone, and Harper had trouble solving it.

  • Latino Unidos club at Harper teaches students to dance Feb 11, 2015 6:03 PM
    With Valentine’s Day coming Saturday, the Latino Unidos club at Harper College in Palatine took the opportunity Wednesday to show fellow students moves for the dance floor.

  • College of DuPage shoots past Harper Feb 12, 2015 4:18 PM
    Wednesday was rivalry night at the Harper College gymnasium in Palatine, where College of DuPage was able to grab men’s basketball bragging rights with a 76-70 victory in North Central Community College Conference play.

  • Harper enjoys one-sided victory Feb 11, 2015 11:49 PM
    Over the last three seasons, Harper College women’s basketball has been on the short end of lopsided games often enough. The Hawks were able to turn the tables Wednesday, defeating College of DuPage 75-49 in a North Central Community College Conference matchup in Palatine.

  • Registration open for Harper motorcycle safety course Feb 10, 2015 4:39 PM
    Registration is now open for Harper College’s popular — and free — Motorcycle Safety Training program. The state of Illinois program is available to new and veteran bikers alike, with the aim of making the roads safer for everyone.

  • New Harper exhibit features artist Ryan Thompson Feb 9, 2015 1:14 PM
    The newest exhibition at Harper College’s Art Exhibition Space features a series of photo-based work and recent projects by Ryan Thompson, an associate professor of art and design at Chicago’s Trinity Christian College. “Records are Written in Stone” runs through Thursday, Feb. 19.

  • EIU to hold open house at Harper Professional Center April 14 Feb 6, 2015 8:23 AM
    EIU to hold open house at Harper Professional Center April 14

  • Harper Symphony ‘Mardi Gras’ concert to feature trumpet soloist Mary Elizabeth Bowden Feb 5, 2015 1:54 PM
    Harper Symphony Orchestra will channel the rich New Orleans tradition of Fat Tuesday at its upcoming concert, “Mardi Gras.”

  • Harper women’s team fights past Triton Feb 5, 2015 12:05 AM
    Facing a 12-point deficit with 8:40 left in the first half, the Harper women’s basketball team showed the kind of resolve needed to win against visiting Triton in North Central Community College Conference play Wednesday. “We had to come back as a team and work hard,” said Harper’s Ashonte Sims, who finished with 16 points. That hard work helped the Hawks overcome the early challenge as Harper won 70-54.

  • Harper Symphony Orchestra to perform Mardi Gras concert Feb 5, 2015 7:08 AM
    Harper Symphony Orchestra to perform Mardi Gras concert

  • Community college presidents want to award four-year degrees Feb 4, 2015 1:40 PM
    Harper College for years asked lawmakers for the ability to offer bachelor's degrees, but the effort stalled. Now community colleges across the state have banded together to back the idea, saying people could benefit from having a low-cost education option nearby.

  • Harper to offer trio of Indian cooking classes Feb 4, 2015 2:55 PM
    Harper to offer trio of Indian cooking classes

  • Power of 15 brings college to suburban high schools Feb 2, 2015 5:34 AM
    A new program through Harper college is encouraging all students at districts 214, 211 and 220 to earn 15 college credits before graduating from high school. The classes will be taught with college curriculum, but by high school teachers in high school classrooms, and the credits will transfer to any college in Illinois. The program is the first of its kind in the suburbs and earned the schools recognition at the White House late last year.

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