Archive | November, 2014

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The Holiday Hookup

Posted on 21 November 2014 by

There is something about the holiday season that brings people together, but not having that special someone to share it with can make those lonely hearts feel even more alone and vulnerable. This year Britney flipped open her laptop and contacted Chris on Facebook. She was hesitant since they broke up over two years ago […] Continue Reading…

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Read Some of Our Fall Articles in a Handy PDF Version!

Posted on 19 November 2014 by

While we’ve been working hard on this new web site, updating at least a few times a week with new content, our graphic design team has been hard at work on a digital version of Horizons that looks much like our print editions used to. Take a look at a selection of articles by Horizons […] Continue Reading…

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Are Gamers Getting Ripped Off?

Posted on 19 November 2014 by

What’s something that could give a gamer headaches? Stacking them up and starting over! Yup, thats it. Well, what does that mean? Buying new games after purchasing a new game system! For example, if a person has 40 games for the Xbox 360 and decides to buy the PS4 or Xbox 1, they have to […] Continue Reading…

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Why Housatonic Needs Sports

Posted on 19 November 2014 by

If any students are interested in joining the Housatonic basketball team signups are in room… Oh wait, Housatonic doesn’t have a basketball team. There is a football team, but it’s combined with other Connecticut community colleges. Housatonic does not have any other sports teams for students. Because the football team has been such a success […] Continue Reading…

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Modern Dance at HCC

Posted on 19 November 2014 by

Sometimes students would love to take a class that doesn’t involve paper, notebooks, and even a board. For those students HCC has a modern dance class where students can learn the art of body movement, mixed with music and time. However, many students don’t know there is such class, so it has trouble staying around. […] Continue Reading…

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Ebola Fever

Posted on 13 November 2014 by

It’s a virus that’s devastating West Africa. And recently despite our best  attempts to prevent it from happening here, documented cases are now showing up in the United States. In most cases it can be fatal and it is claiming the lives of thousands in West Africa. So why isn’t it a big deal? Ebola […] Continue Reading…

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Love: How to Make Relationships Last

Posted on 13 November 2014 by

With celebrity relationships ending on what seems like a daily basis and marriages ending within less than a year, it’s more astonishing to dig through the rubble of disappointments to find the marriages that are celebrating 20 or more years together. It is possible that too many people call it quits due to unrealistic ideas […] Continue Reading…

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Bogus Bloggers

Posted on 13 November 2014 by

Should bloggers be considered journalists, and is social media the new fast track to fame? Some people are now considering bloggers as journalists.  This could mean everyone should stop spending money on college and just become bloggers. The Internet has created an alternate society where you can be whoever you choose. With that being said […] Continue Reading…

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Color Me Green? HCC and the Environment

Posted on 10 November 2014 by

Candy bar wrappers, a crushed soda can, and a glass Starbucks Frappuccino bottle float on a bed of crumpled paper. This motley spread of garbage is commonplace in the bins that line the hallways at HCC. The white recycling logos stamped on them might as well be an afterthought. For Hamish Lutris, former advisor of […] Continue Reading…

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In Case You Missed It: New Articles November 3-7, 2014

Posted on 07 November 2014 by

This Week in Horizons, Your Student News Source Victoria Tomis reported on the GMO OMG film and discussion and how killer cornfields are just the beginning. Latisa Pacheco profiled Thomas Kinchen, a musician, rapper, and theatre major who shows that HCC’s Got Talent. Kade Gibbs explored what students might be doing with financial aid refunds. Franklin […] Continue Reading…