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No, You Can’t Speak To the Manager

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

Tips on Being a Better Shopper (And Decent Human Being) The holiday season is well upon us, so now is the best time to take stock of how crappy people really are when Christmas shopping glocks them square in the teeth (and their bank accounts). Maybe you were kicking and screaming your head off about […] 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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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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Bridging the Generation Gap

Posted on 03 December 2016 by

Here at Housatonic there is no doubt about the staggering amount of age diversity. Many students are fresh from high school, while others are coming back to finish a degree or learn something new. Due to this, students tend to group themselves together with the same age group and figure things out on their own. […] Continue Reading…

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Cafeteria Dining; Are You Aware?

Posted on 30 November 2016 by

Students encounter many obstacles when it comes to balancing healthy eating on campus. If you’re rushing to get fresh curly fries right after class, you know the feeling. You walk into the cafeteria and take a look through the glass to see very limited options. You do notice blueberry muffins, banana nut muffins, danishes and […] Continue Reading…

Is She Really A Devil In A Dress?

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Patrice Brown is a fourth-grade school teacher who has gotten a lot of positive and negative feedback for the controversial way in which she dresses herself. Because of the clothing Brown chose to dress herself in, she has been sparking some heated arguments on social media. Many people defended her while others thought that what […] Continue Reading…

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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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Too Much Social Media

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Nowadays, when we are upset, need some ego boosting or just want a small distraction, a lot of people turn to social media. I was born in ‘89, and growing up our technology was not as advanced as it is now, well from what we know of it. When my friends wanted to get in […] Continue Reading…

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The Secret of Self Love

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

No matter what your flaws are, loving yourself is very beneficial. The moments in your life that change you, whether it’s negative or positive, all change who you are. This past year, I have come to appreciate that my happiness is important and knowing my worth. I’ve accepted the fact that no one is responsible […] Continue Reading…

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The Box: Voting it OUT Gives All a Shot to Get IN

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

Imagine everything you’ve been working for to get that dream job. All of your talents, your intense passion, the countless hours in school, and crappy shifts you’ve endured to acquire experience for that one special career. Now you see it! THE job opening! This is your calling. No one else can do this job like […] Continue Reading…