Archive | April, 2015

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Why Early Career Experience is Important

Posted on 30 April 2015 by

Picking a career is one of the most stressful things a student will go through. Many students may go through three different majors before they have chosen the right one. Having the opportunity to learn from experts in one’s desired field of interest or just being immersed in the responsibilities and average day of someone […] Continue Reading…

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The Hook-Up Culture

Posted on 29 April 2015 by

Once upon a time you had to wine and dine a woman before getting her out of her clothes. Nowadays, your next 15-minute romance is just a swipe away. Gone are the days of rehearsing in the mirror before you ask someone out. By the looks of it, today’s generation will never understand what it’s […] Continue Reading…

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The Best Classes on Campus

Posted on 28 April 2015 by

Housatonic offers over 50 programs for students to choose from. Some students may be switching majors or just have absolutely no idea which class to take next. This can be difficult when creating a schedule for the upcoming semester. An easy way to make this process a bit easier is to ask some fellow students […] Continue Reading…

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Fighting Racism at HCC

Posted on 27 April 2015 by

In recent news reports, there has been a drastic increase in the amount of racial crimes reported and addressed. People all over the world are being subjected to racism and are struggling with ways to cope with such actions. Students at Housatonic have also been looking for ways to help keep racism off of the […] Continue Reading…

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Quiet or Loud? Places to Study at HCC

Posted on 27 April 2015 by

Everyone studies in different places and in different ways. There are different locations in HCC that students can study in. They just need to find the perfect spot to get their work done. Some study better in total silence, while others need some noise to get them through that essay. Some students prefer a library, […] Continue Reading…

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No College Tuition: President Obama’s Plan

Posted on 27 April 2015 by

No college tuition for community college students would be a weight lifted for many people.   The proposal is that the federal government will cover 75 percent of the cost, and the state would have to pick up the remaining 25 percent of the cost. On the plus side, there will be more student services for […] Continue Reading…

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Don’t Stress, Game On

Posted on 27 April 2015 by

We all get stressed in our lives, and some people play video games to help with the stress. Can this have a negative impact on students or can it truly help them? Many people think games are just for kids, but what if they could do more? When some students are stressed with school, work, […] Continue Reading…

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Learn about Some of Our Experiences in “First Person” Personal Essays!

Posted on 21 April 2015 by

  Our senior staff writers explore a range of issues including: The loss of a beloved grandparent Learning that “when you’re a mixed-race kid with white skin, you get to see how ignorant and stupid people really are.” A sudden financial downturn that resulted in dramatic changes for everyone in one family A trip to Hungary […] Continue Reading…

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Tootsie Rolls in the Casket

Posted on 21 April 2015 by

Stomach cancer. The words were said over and over but they were just words, that is, until the day I went to the nursing home with my mom, dad, and grandma. My grandpa had stomach cancer. It was misdiagnosed for too long and it was too late to do much about it. None of the […] Continue Reading…

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A Very European Experience

Posted on 21 April 2015 by

On the heels of HCC’s trip to Spain where students studied abroad and with another Study Abroad class in Italy planned, this seems like the perfect place to write about my experience in Europe. I was not in Spain, nor was I there for school but I still learned quite a bit. Back in 2006, […] Continue Reading…