Archive | May, 2015

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Practice Sun Safety

Posted on 18 May 2015 by

At least 10 times a year I get a blistering, painful sunburn.   Sun protection is very important year round, but especially during the seasons of spring and summer because during these seasons the sun’s rays are more harmful, due to the rays hitting Earth at a steeper angle, making them more intense. I have […] Continue Reading…

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Keep Your Pockets Full and Ready for the Summer

Posted on 17 May 2015 by

It’s almost summer. The best time of the year is around the corner, and you need to be ready for it. One thing that is very helpful is to know is how to properly save and store your money. We are all going to need our money for the summer, so here are four good […] Continue Reading…

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3 Ways to Keep Boredom Away this Summer

Posted on 17 May 2015 by

We all look forward to summer. It’s the three months of the year where we do not have to worry about school. It can also mean three months of sitting on the couch with absolutely nothing to do. That used to be me. I’d get out of the house every now and then but that […] Continue Reading…

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Ride or Die: Fast & Furious 7

Posted on 15 May 2015 by

On April 3, Universal Studios released the highly anticipated movie,  Fast & Furious Seven or Furious 7, which rapidly made its way to the #1 spot at the box office. On just its opening weekend, Furious 7 made a total of $147.1 million and broke several records including: biggest April opening, biggest Easter opening, biggest […] Continue Reading…

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Quick Healthy Meals

Posted on 14 May 2015 by

Today, many people are busier than they have ever been, with more hours at work, more class credits, more responsibilities, and more pressure. Having more to do means having less time to take care of one’s self and one’s own personal needs. Many people tend to get fast food because they don’t  have the time […] Continue Reading…

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The End of Stress

Posted on 13 May 2015 by

This week Housatonic is holding an event, “Keep Calm and Study On,” with the main purpose of relieving the stress that many of its students may be feeling during the time of finals. On the very first day of this event, Monday 5-11, I was able to partake and see what it was all about. Mainly […] Continue Reading…

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De-Stress with Yoga During Finals

Posted on 13 May 2015 by

Are you stressed out during finals? Doing some simple yoga poses during finals is a healthy and useful way to de-stress. These yoga poses only take about 3 minutes and 30 seconds to do, so you can fit them into your busy,busy day. One yoga pose you can do is a variation on Tadasana (Mountain […] Continue Reading…

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Week of Events Helps Students Relax

Posted on 12 May 2015 by

From May 11 to May 14 in Beacon Hall, students and faculty are holding an event called “Keep Calm and Study On.” This is to help students relax in case they are stressed during the ever-stressful final week.  The event runs from 9:00 a.m until 11:00 p.m for the first three days. On the fourth […] Continue Reading…

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WestConn Visits Housatonic with Transfer Information

Posted on 12 May 2015 by

Western Connecticut State University came to visit Housatonic on May 7, with flyers and pamphlets that was set up in the Beacon Hall first floor lobby. has a lot to offer for HCC students who plan on transferring there in the future. According to Nicole Kullberg,  Associate Director of Admissions-Transfer from Western, the university has […] Continue Reading…

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Meditation: A Tool for Coping With the Hectic Life of a Student

Posted on 12 May 2015 by

Let’s get this out of the way now.   I’m no meditation guru. In fact, I regrettably don’t even meditate every day. Instead, I am simply someone who has experienced the positive effects of this age old tool of relaxation and self discovery. You may have heard of these effects yourself, and, in fact, it’s very […] Continue Reading…