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A Chance at My Dream College

Posted on 01 May 2015 by

Waking up to find your picture on the front page of the newspaper isn’t something that happens every day. Nor is it common to become a star overnight. No, I didn’t become the next American Idol, nor did I win Dancing With the Stars, but I did win the lottery. I played the game like […] Continue Reading…

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“I Have a Life!”

Posted on 07 December 2014 by

“I have a life!” is often the complaint of many students who are stressed out about juggling school with a career, children, or a relationship. Instead of whining about your problems and feeling offended when professors don’t give you special treatment, take into consideration that you are not alone. The person on your right could […] Continue Reading…

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The Holiday Hookup

Posted on 21 November 2014 by

There is something about the holiday season that brings people together, but not having that special someone to share it with can make those lonely hearts feel even more alone and vulnerable. This year Britney flipped open her laptop and contacted Chris on Facebook. She was hesitant since they broke up over two years ago […] Continue Reading…

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Love: How to Make Relationships Last

Posted on 13 November 2014 by

With celebrity relationships ending on what seems like a daily basis and marriages ending within less than a year, it’s more astonishing to dig through the rubble of disappointments to find the marriages that are celebrating 20 or more years together. It is possible that too many people call it quits due to unrealistic ideas […] Continue Reading…

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HCC’s Got Talent

Posted on 04 November 2014 by

Living a double life just got easier when a theater student by day and music artist by night brings his talent to Housatonic. Thomas Kinchen does not define himself solely as a rapper, but prefers the condensed form and all that makes him a music artist. Oddly, his ideas formulate from Anime cartoons and videogames. […] Continue Reading…

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Private School Emptied Their Bank Accounts

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

In the past, I would play the scenario in my head in response to being asked what school I attended. I would say “I went to Yale and majored in Computer Science,” then my listener’s eyes would widen and their voice would get higher as they replied, “WOW! You must be really smart.” However, my […] Continue Reading…

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Tuition Anxiety

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

I lost track of time sitting at my desk looking intensely at the computer screen. I was flipping through online college catalogs and scrolling through my iPhone reading emails from Rutgers, The King’s, Tulane, and UPenn, among many others. I was smiling because I had choices. Sitting on my soft purple chair next to the […] Continue Reading…

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Resumes that “Wow” Employers

Posted on 15 October 2014 by

A session for learning how to create resumes and cover letters was held for Housatonic Community College students on Tuesday, October 7. Speaker and Career Services Coordinator Anisha Thomas shared techniques to landing an interview and getting the job. “Never send a resume without a cover letter,” Thomas warned job seekers. Cover letters serve as […] Continue Reading…