Archive | December, 2015

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This Year I Learned…

Posted on 19 December 2015 by

I have a lot of first-world problems. C’mon!  Who else can genuinely complain about the coffee machine’s malfunction or spotty WiFi? Obviously there are worse things that can happen, but I realized I make these situations a bigger deal than I should. This world is a terrifying place, especially America. Tragedy after tragedy seems to […] Continue Reading…

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The Cartoon From Beyond Our Stars: Why You Should be Watching Steven Universe

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

In a point of our lives where the impending doom of growing up is looming over our heads, it would be nice to take 10 minutes out of our day to feel like a kid again, to be open to imagination and adventure again without the thought of finals pounding in the back of our […] Continue Reading…

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Bo Burnham: “Make Happy” Tour

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

Being a fan of sarcasm and witty puns, it was no surprise that I would hop on board to seeing Bo Burnham’s comedy tour when he came to Connecticut. I have been a fan of Burnham’s work since he released his first EP in 2008, “Bo Fo Sho”.  Burnham only followed his album with more […] Continue Reading…

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PlayStation Experience 2015

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

December was a big month for Playstation Fans. On Saturday, December 5 through December 6, the Playstation Experience 2015 took place at the Moscone West in San Francisco, California. The Playstation Experience is an annual event for gamers and playstation fans alike.The event showcases games that are coming out in the future for the Playstation […] Continue Reading…

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UConn Guarantees Admission to Some Community College Students

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

The GAP program is an acceptance program that the University of Connecticut has established with community colleges in Connecticut. The GAP program stands for Guaranteed Acceptance Program. The UCONN website says, “The Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) is an agreement between the Connecticut Community College System and the University of Connecticut, designed for transfer students who […] Continue Reading…

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Socialist Taxation Nation or Corporate-Friendly Capitalist Country? You Decide!

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

Tired of the rehearsed and empty rhetoric running rampant across political campaigns? Are you in disbelief over the dopey disagreements during the debates? Ever say to yourself, “I would make a better president than any of these people”? Now you have the chance to prove yourself! Democracy 3 is a game that puts the player […] Continue Reading…

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Stop Believing and Start Seeing

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

I have never been a very religious person. Growing up I probably thought about God and the afterlife just about as much as anyone else really. I see how much it plays a role in the world we live today; whether it be in the United States, the Middle East or anywhere else in the […] Continue Reading…

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Use Free Prints

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

Hundreds of photos sit virtually on devices and in social media albums while the walls of our homes and bedside tables are bare. However, there is an app that can let you see your memories all the time without having to search through Facebook albums to find them. Free Prints is an app that will […] Continue Reading…

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Marketing Team Awards $300 in Prizes to HCC Students

Posted on 18 December 2015 by , and

Promoting Horizons to students turned out as a huge accomplishment and a successful way to attract students to join an outstanding course. Upon being assigned a final marketing project, our team decided to run a contest to drive traffic to the Horizons website. Those who wished to enter were required to choose an article of […] Continue Reading…

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Holiday Gifts From the Heart

Posted on 14 December 2015 by

There are endless ways to show the love and appreciation for the ones dearest to you during the holiday season. Some can get their creativity on by baking up a batch of spiced gingerbread men (and women!), or decorating sugar cookies. Even the most craftily self-conscious person can take heart in knowing that homemade holiday […] Continue Reading…