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Handmade Gifts and the Best Kind of Gifts

Posted on 07 December 2014 by

The Holidays are a very tough time of the year, especially for students. Many students, myself included, do not have disposable cash to spend on gifts for family and friends. However, there is a way to give a nice thoughtful gift to everyone on your holiday list without destroying your bank account, handmade gifts. When […] Continue Reading…

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Beyond Food

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

When you hear the word “Thanksgiving,” most people instantly think of food. However, there is more to the holiday than just gorging on turkey and mashed potatoes until you hate yourself. “I like coming together as a family and talking about what has happened over the past year,” said Peter Parkes, an HCC student. Parkes’s […] Continue Reading…

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Women’s Center

Posted on 07 November 2014 by

Tucked away on the third floor of Beacon Hall, the Women’s Center is an often overlooked part of the HCC community. The Women’s Center as it is today was re-established in 1999 after a committee of staff, faculty, students, and alumnae worked together to make it happen. The Women’s Center has changed a lot over […] Continue Reading…

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Strive for Honors

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

The best action I took for my academic career was joining the Honors Program at HCC. Everyone should strive to be a part of it. The honors program is a four-part program and is open to any student who has completed at least 12 credits and has a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The first […] Continue Reading…

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Ascending to New Heights

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

I have been hiking from a young age. It started with local hikes, like Sleeping Giant in Hamden or the twisting trails of Eisenhower Park in my hometown of Milford. As I have matured so have my hiking endeavors. Two years ago I hit a new all time best when I made a pilgrimage to […] Continue Reading…