Archive | May, 2016

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Did You Know?

Posted on 07 May 2016 by

Did you know Lafayette Hall was once a shopping mall?                                     The mall had escalators and a glass elevator, both ripped out at the time of construction. The second floor balcony and the parking garage also remain the […] Continue Reading…

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Digital vs Physical Media

Posted on 04 May 2016 by

In the age of digital media, physical media is starting to fade out like the VHS. Yes it is easier to just download your media or stream to your device nowadays, but many people still prefer physical media. Most people feel as if  they may lose their media if they go fully digital. Physical media, […] Continue Reading…

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It’s Time to Hear from Our International Students

Posted on 04 May 2016 by

  Leaving home and traveling to a new a country to pursue a degree can produce mixed feelings. Though the transition maybe something  that has been planned and prepped for, international students still undergo a culture shock. As a result they find ways to adapt and survive. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a culture shock […] Continue Reading…

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My Top 5 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Posted on 03 May 2016 by

There are many new movies that will premiere in the later half of 2016. Here’s the top five most anticipated movies for this year. The number five pick is Suicide Squad, which debuts Friday, August 5. It is about supervillains who are recruited by the government to do the dirty work. Doctor Strange, comes in […] Continue Reading…

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Your Turn to Intern: HCC Offers Next Steps for Students

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Housatonic offers a range of internships for students who want to take that next step in their academic career and beyond. Training from your peers and working assistant jobs tying back to your major are just some the benefits HCC has to offer. Do not let the glamour of Hollywood portrayals like Robert DeNiro’s new […] Continue Reading…

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Eat Good, Look Good, Feel Good

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Looking your best doesn’t necessarily mean having a glamorous wardrobe or even the best hairstyle in class. It is more about how you treat your body to feel that exhilarating burst of energy, giving you the confidence to slay the day. I’d say that’s a good look. Many of us run on a daily routine […] Continue Reading…

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Ahead of the Curve

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Curvy girls have a lot more to smile about as they step into clothing stores these days. More retailers in the past decade have finally made stylish garments available for women over size 12. Shopping in these stores was not (and still isn’t, in many cases) always a rewarding experience. Often, plus-sized women in this […] Continue Reading…

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Summer Sun? No Thank You!

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

It’s almost summer time, but who needs to go out in that hot sun, when you can turn on the AC and play some awesome video games? As any seasoned gamer would know, big releases for the most part don’t come out in the summer. However, here are just a few games that will keep […] Continue Reading…

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“Bridgeport Works” Features Diverse Local Workers and Jobs

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

As part of a special project for Horizons this semester, Senior Staff Writer Jay Lederman developed “Bridgeport Works,” a web site featuring photographs of and interviews with individuals who work in Bridgeport. Collectively, the project as a whole illustrates the city’s many diverse and unique jobs and the people who get them done. You can read it here, or go to http://jaylederman.wix.com/bridgeportworks

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How Everyone Connects to Movies

Posted on 01 May 2016 by

Movies are a very big part of society today. Their popularity matches that of professional sports. But why are movies so popular today and why are so many people into them? They are just made for entertainment, but many people treat movies as much more than that. Is it because they are so similar to […] Continue Reading…