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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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Aiming to Arm

Posted on 14 December 2015 by

In the aftermath of the shooting in California, community colleges in Connecticut are aiming to arm all security officers, Connecticut News 12 reported. The Board of Regents voted unanimously to place a gun in the hands of security officers statewide. How do HCC students feel about the Board of Regents unanimous decision? “I would rather […] Continue Reading…

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Pump up the Air, Pump Up the Care

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Training bikes, mountain bikes, original bikes, and regular bikes: Bike-Port Co-op is serving up bikes to Bridgeport’s youths, from tots to teens. Tucked conveniently between Read’s Artspace and the historic Arcade, this artistic space is doing big things with bikes in the community. Bridgeport Creates’ artistic interior is the backdrop for a long row of […] Continue Reading…

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Color Blind or Color Bold?

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Race in America remains at the pinnacle of hot topics people seldom like to talk about, but Housatonic is confronting the race issue head on, exploring topics like the law murdering unarmed black men, women and children; the upgraded Jim Crow laws of mass incarceration; and major book publishers rewriting text books to skew African […] Continue Reading…

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When STEM Met Art

Posted on 01 December 2015 by

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (S.T.E.A.M) conference filled Housatonic’s atrium in Lafayette Hall on Saturday November 7. More than 60 high school students from the surrounding communities were in attendance, including Bridgeport’s own Central, Bassick and Harding High Schools. “Be inspired, learn, create and explore,” said HCC’s president, Dr. Paul Broadie II, to […] Continue Reading…

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The Revolution Will Be Staged

Posted on 20 October 2015 by

“I want what we are doing to be a catalyst for change,” explains Jeorge Watson. co-founder of The Black Revolutionary Theater Workshop.  He then turns to his female friend and asks if she is okay with him continuing the interview. “I want people to look at the situation differently,” Watson adds, then quotes James Baldwin, […] Continue Reading…

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InterACTion

Posted on 02 October 2015 by

The turkey was in the oven; skies were overcast, and the streets were eerily ominous on this Thanksgiving Day. Thunder was trapped inside the confines of the small dwelling, and the clanging of silverware hitting the floor made it a unique storm that would last until the end of time. Shots rang out and his […] Continue Reading…

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Undying Passion

Posted on 02 October 2015 by

His hands are steady, his concentration is intense, and there is the ease of youth in each brush stroke. The only indication of discomfort is searching for just the right color for this Norman Rockwellesque backdrop of a white picket fence, green pastures and a barn with a silo. Hank Frankel smiles at his accomplishments […] Continue Reading…