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Escape The Darkness

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

As humans (most of us at least), we find ourselves getting sucked into negativity from time to time.  Here are some methods to think about to remain exuberant. Everyone has those days where the most minuscule situation can set us off, and it can make us feel like the world is ending. After weeks, months, […] Continue Reading…

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Non-Traditional is the New Black

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Students who have been out of school for at least five years before coming to HCC may be eligible to transfer to Yale University to complete their degrees. The Eli Whitney Program was established for non-traditional mature individuals with high academic potential, so they can have an opportunity that they might not get otherwise. Specifically, […] Continue Reading…

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Stop Conforming Into Mindless Clones

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

There’s a famous quote by George Bernard Shaw that reads, “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” With that quote in mind consider the following Twitter post. “Did you know Halloween 2016 is the first time in 666 years that Halloween falls on Friday the Thirteenth?” It’s terrifying to think that some […] Continue Reading…

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The Elite Society’s Secrets Revealed

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

While studying at HCC sometimes it is hard to find the time to actually be a community. Either we are rushing to class, heading to work, or trying to pick up the baby from daycare. Whatever we have to do, we are never really allowing ourselves to see how beautiful the diversity of students here […] Continue Reading…

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Come Together, Right Now!

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

Being a community college student in Connecticut has a lot more to offer than meets the eye. There are many resources at different colleges throughout the state that are available for Housatonic students. Not many students know this, but being a part of Housatonic means we are have access to not only our library but […] Continue Reading…

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Started at an F, Now We’re Here!

Posted on 31 March 2016 by

There may be a chance to recover gracefully from the wrong start to a semester without all of the stress. Not all of us get the Cinderella four-year college experience. If you’re at a two-year school, more “real life” happens. Besides a strong desire to get an education, there are often other pressing obligations students […] Continue Reading…

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HCC Starts New Program to Maximize Students’ Success

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

On Monday, February 8, 2016, the Supplemental Instructional (SI) Leaders entered their classes that they are assigned to for the first time. This program was made to help students gain study skills and maximize academic success. The SI leaders are students who have taken the classes prior and have  a  B+ or higher average in […] Continue Reading…