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How My Hardest Semester Taught Me the Most

Posted on 11 December 2018 by

I had just completed my first two semesters at HCC with perfect grades, and a 4.0 GPA, so I decided it was time for a challenge. I was taking four classes each semester, so I thought one more class couldn’t hurt. I signed up for five classes during my third semester, which I didn’t think […] Continue Reading…

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It’s The Most Flaunted Time Of The Year

Posted on 08 December 2018 by

From a family photo to Facebook featured frenzies Concise cozy conferences, conform to contorted captions Meaningful moments, now molded into meager messages Endings altered to timestamped posts, not the printed kind You might want to divert your attention to Grandma before she gets run over by a reindeer one day. After all, ‘tis the season […] Continue Reading…

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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…