Archive | April, 2016

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I Have this Accent for a Reason

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

There are people that you meet on a day to basis that can bring you great energy.  One of those individuals is here at Housatonic,  and her name is Fadiola Gojani, also known as, Fifi. Fadiola was born in the country of Montenegro (a word that translates to “black mountain”), and is also a refugee […] Continue Reading…

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One Eye Open

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

I really, really love music. I love that it can be such a creative and motivational tool for all of my endeavors. I love music so much that I walk around my house and have one-man dance parties to it practically every day. It was my saving grace in high school. I was the millennial […] Continue Reading…

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Top Five Rocks!

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Ask a handful of people if they’ve seen Chris Rock’s Top Five, and you probably will get a handful of nos. I didn’t even watch it until about a month ago, although I wish I had given it a chance when it premiered. Rock directs, produces, and stars as comedian/recovering alcoholic Andre Allen in the […] Continue Reading…

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The Problems with Closing One of the Most Popular Spots on Campus

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Here is a scenario for you. You have two classes in Lafayette Hall and a ten-minute break between them. You haven’t eaten all morning and would like a snack. You walk into the Lafayette cafeteria to get a snack, but you encounter a slight problem. The cafeteria is closed. To make matters worse, you look […] Continue Reading…

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You Can Do It!

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Many students struggle every day to go to school, while supporting a family or working hard to support themselves. They work 40 hours a week on top of attending classes just to try “to make ends meet.” Little do they know there is a new program here at Housatonic that can help them. The program […] Continue Reading…

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A Food Destination Worth Getting to Know as they Grow, Moe’s

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Before you start thinking about how hungry you are in class, let’s make sure you have some time in between classes or better yet, you’re punching out of the school clock with some time to kill. Luckily for students and staff, we have a great variety of locales to indulge in. One in particular, Moe’s […] Continue Reading…

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The New Hotspot: Tiago’s Bar and Grill

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Bridgeport residents can agree that this city is not the first place to look for a good time. Stamford and New Haven have been popular Connecticut locations, which puts Bridgeport in the back of people’s minds. Locals here have been itching for a place downtown that can provide a nightlife experience. In 2010, Tiago’s Bar […] Continue Reading…

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Zika Virus Could be Storm Cloud on the Horizon

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

If you’re a pregnant woman and you plan on traveling to a country in South America anytime soon, chances are you’ll be unpacking that suitcase and canceling those plans. And if you’re not a pregnant woman, well, chances are you could still be in danger. That’s because a potentially life threatening virus linked to birth […] Continue Reading…

Where To Find the Graduation

Posted on 09 April 2016 by

You’re in your last semester, and it’s quickly coming to an end! You will be graduating from HCC and moving onto a bigger school. You’re restless, ruffling through your papers, cracking your books to find the necessary material to ace your final exams. But you’re as lost as a puppy when it comes to trying […] Continue Reading…

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A Groundbreaking Expansion: HCC’s Lafayette Hall is Growing

Posted on 06 April 2016 by

Many of Earth’s creatures can increase in length depending on the size of their habitat. Can the same be said for a student’s opportunities after expanding their learning space? We are about to find out. On March 10, members of the student body and faculty gathered in the courtyard to celebrate the groundbreaking of the […] Continue Reading…