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The Great De-Stress Event

Posted on 08 December 2016 by

With finals week coming and hitting many students with a reality check, HCC has offered an event that lasts the whole week to assist students. For those students who are pulling their hair out, or have no more chill for this cold exam week, the library is having what is being called “The Great De-stress […] Continue Reading…

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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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Be a Cake God with 7-Up Cake

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Finals are coming and grades will be dropping. People are more stressed now than they have ever been before. There has to be something that can take this frustration away. How about 7-Up Cake? Yes, you use the actually 7-Up soda. Are you interested now? Well, here you go: Ingredients: ¾ lb butter (softened) 3 […] 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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Dunkin’ Deals

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Monday mornings are hard. After staying up late to finish that last minute assignment, rolling out of bed is never easy. On top of that, you might not be able to purchase your medium coffee from dunkin donuts. Is the price the problem? If it is, just start watching football on Sundays and save your […] Continue Reading…

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Research For Your Research

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

The modern student is granted access to more data than any other person in history. We have access to a number of libraries and the infamous Internet. Along with avenues only accessible to students, conducting research and finding information for papers should not be too difficult. However, that isn’t always the case. For a good […] Continue Reading…

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Planning a Painless Transfer

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Are you wondering how to better assemble and organize your future plans in order to prepare  a smooth transferring process? If you haven’t put any thought into furthering your education, here you will learn how far in advance you should be planning as well as finding which college is best fitting for you. As you […] Continue Reading…

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HCC’s Very Own Virtual Career Coach

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Housatonic has always been about helping students, especially in regards to planning their futures, and this year HCC is providing its students with more help than ever. The school has purchased an online career coach that makes it truly easy to assess all aspects of the career a student might wish to pursue. Career Coach, […] Continue Reading…

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Unknown Treasures of Bridgeport

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

In cities with unique characteristics like Bridgeport, the least explored areas tend to hold the most promise and intrigue. Bridgeport is grounds for fascinating sights in little known places. Many unexplored geographical marvels can be found in this city if you know where to look. Seaside Park in Bridgeport is a spacious recreational park with […] Continue Reading…