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“Sing”-ing in the Snow

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

Do yourself a favor this winter. Take a brief,  much needed, 1 hour and 46 minute break from the Marvel universe… It’s ok, you’ve earned it. Grab a blanket, or someone you like. If you don’t have Netflix (or a jail broken Firestick), go to RedBox. However you can, get your eyes and ears on […] Continue Reading…

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IMAGES: Much More Than Just Pictures

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

It’s the work we love to do, not the work we have to do, that should have the brightest lights and eagerest eyes fixed upon it. Though it may be in the infant stage, it’s not too early for our creative students to get excited about the rebirth of IMAGES, HCC’s literary magazine. Professor of […] Continue Reading…

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Life Is Strange

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

Life is Strange is a video game formatted as a TV show where you have to make almost impossible decisions that will alter the course of the storyline. It is like watching a TV show because in the game your character is an average high school girl named Max who has the power to reverse […] Continue Reading…

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StarBoy Does it Again

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

It’s not every day where a musician releases an album and skyrockets to No. 1., especially in over 80 countries across the globe, not to mention this historical moment happening in less than 24 hours! Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye, popularly known as The Weeknd, set the bar on November 25, 2016 on his third studio […] Continue Reading…

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Brighten Finals Season with Some Ugly

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Finals season is always a time of stress; everyone is cramming for their tests, staying up all night for those last minute projects, wondering what to take next semester, and let us not forget buying tons of gifts for the holidays. Why not lighten the mood with something silly or “ugly”? Having an ugly sweater […] Continue Reading…

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Toad’s Place: An Amazing Place

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Growing up, I thought that my high school years would include fun-filled weekends at concerts and parties with my friends. Man, was I wrong. For my friends and I who wanted to go out and dance, our ages held us back from going to a lot of venues in Connecticut. When I finally turned 18, […] Continue Reading…

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I Want My TV In Color: How Social Media and Millennials are Shaping Our Regular TV Programming

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

If you found yourself noticing how many a television show in the last five years has someone who looks, talks, loves, and prays like you, it just may just be possible that Twitter fingers had a massive hand in that. This year, the roster of new comedies and dramas being released on network, cable television, […] Continue Reading…

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Building The Future Through Popular Music

Posted on 05 December 2016 by

During this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards rapper Big Krit gave a powerful spoken word performance addressing police brutality, joining the ranks of countless musicians who have spoken out about societal injustices. Today it is common for artists like Kendrick Lamar and Vic Mensa to use their platform to promote awareness of wrongdoings, while artists […] 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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Can HCC Take a Joke?

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

On Monday May 9 in Beacon Hall, Housatonic offered a viewing of the documentary, “Can We Take a Joke?,” a film analyzing and pinpointing the idea and question of whether or not people can really take a joke. We have seen many instances where a comedian stomps on sensitive territory. Anything from race, to sexuality, […] Continue Reading…