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The Catch 22: Getting a Job to Afford School So You Can Get a Job

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Ever since we started school students have told that we have to go to school to get a good job and  make more money. Now that we’re in college we have to work bad jobs that often distract us from our academics to be able afford school and eventually enter a job market that is […] Continue Reading…

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This Isn’t Your Parent’s Gospel Story

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

Music filled the Performing  Arts Center while the audience sat on both sides of a set that resembled both a courtroom and a “dream.” Before the performance of the HCC student production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s The Last Days of Judas Iscariot no one in the audience seemed to know what to expect. The fate […] Continue Reading…

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Housatonic Students Balance Finances and Academics

Posted on 21 April 2016 by

One of the biggest obstacles that can disrupt the academic process for Housatonic students is finances. Many students have to work long hours outside of school to be able to afford to have a place to live, food to eat and emergency savings. Some even work multiple jobs! All of this can be very distracting […] Continue Reading…

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Rice is Life and Simulacratopia (again) Use Art to Address Social Issues

Posted on 31 March 2016 by

When visitors enter the Rice is Life exhibit they are greeted with bowls hanging from red string casting a grid of shadows on the ground. The bowls are made entirely from biodegradable materials. Statistics are posted on the wall detailing the problem of hunger in the world, Connecticut and then specifically Bridgeport. The Housatonic Art […] Continue Reading…