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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…

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A Chance To Travel

Posted on 29 October 2016 by

Those planning to travel to Morocco in Spring 2017 and Greece in summer 2017 as part of Housatonic’s Study Abroad Program can set up a payment plan or use a down payment to save their spot. These trips are open to students, faculty and staff. The approximate cost for Morocco is $3,295. Students are able […] Continue Reading…

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Honor Yourself

Posted on 29 October 2016 by

Here at HCC, there are a multitude of programs, clubs, and classes that students can sign up for in order to enrich their minds and bodies.  Most of these outlets are easily accessible, except for one. The Honors Program here at school may be the most underutilized resource on campus, and it is completely free […] Continue Reading…

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A Sports Field Trip To NYC

Posted on 07 May 2016 by

Rucker Park in Harlem, New York  is a spot worth taking a trip out to. Located on 155th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard, this legendary basketball court has had some popular NBA players play on this court like Lebron James and Kobe Bryant. Hip hop artists, including Jay-Z, Rihanna, and many others, have also performed […] Continue Reading…

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Did You Know?

Posted on 07 May 2016 by

Did you know Lafayette Hall was once a shopping mall?                                     The mall had escalators and a glass elevator, both ripped out at the time of construction. The second floor balcony and the parking garage also remain the […] Continue Reading…

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It’s Time to Hear from Our International Students

Posted on 04 May 2016 by

  Leaving home and traveling to a new a country to pursue a degree can produce mixed feelings. Though the transition maybe something  that has been planned and prepped for, international students still undergo a culture shock. As a result they find ways to adapt and survive. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a culture shock […] Continue Reading…

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Your Turn to Intern: HCC Offers Next Steps for Students

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Housatonic offers a range of internships for students who want to take that next step in their academic career and beyond. Training from your peers and working assistant jobs tying back to your major are just some the benefits HCC has to offer. Do not let the glamour of Hollywood portrayals like Robert DeNiro’s new […] Continue Reading…

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“Bridgeport Works” Features Diverse Local Workers and Jobs

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

As part of a special project for Horizons this semester, Senior Staff Writer Jay Lederman developed “Bridgeport Works,” a web site featuring photographs of and interviews with individuals who work in Bridgeport. Collectively, the project as a whole illustrates the city’s many diverse and unique jobs and the people who get them done. You can read it here, or go to http://jaylederman.wix.com/bridgeportworks

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SeaWorld Ends Orca Breeding Program

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment sent a major tidal wave of relief to animal advocacy groups and critics in March, announcing it would end its longtime breeding program of orca whales. It has been three years since the release of the documentary Blackfish, which chronicled the deadly attacks of trainers by orca whales at ocean theme […] 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…