Tag Archive | "COVID-19"

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One Bright Thing

Posted on 08 May 2020 by , , , , , , , , , , and

Introduction By Professor Steve Mark, Advisor to Horizons   In this article in April,  The New York Times posed an important question to some of its long-time reporters:  In these dark days, what’s one bright thing?    For this assignment, I posed the same question to Horizons staff.   What is “one bright thing” for you during these sometimes […] Continue Reading…

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Becoming Active or Lazy in Quarantine?

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

How have you felt about this “social distancing” so far? I am sure you’re sitting down on the couch binge watching that new Netflix series, and eating away. Maybe even putting your recliner right next to the refrigerator waiting to eat again. Instead of doing that, why not get up on your feet and try […] Continue Reading…

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Embrace The Suck

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

With a month down of being out of school and classes being moved online, I think we can all agree this is a crazy shift in all of our lives. Something that I have found beneficial is having to embrace this change with a positive attitude.  This whole experience has shown me that I actually […] Continue Reading…

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Write It Out!

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

Have you ever told yourself that you completed an assignment, but in reality, the work did not get done? If so, you are not the only one! Whether you are a visual learner or not, taking physical notes guarantee work completion more than online or mental notation. Being a college student is not an easy […] Continue Reading…

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Organize Online!

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

The transition to online classes has been a difficult one for students across the country, including locally at HCC. Students have been struggling with a variety of issues, ranging from poor internet connections to being unable to remember to attend their “Zoom classes.” The biggest problem plaguing students, however, is forgetfulness. Due to classes being […] Continue Reading…

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Economic Chokehold

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

As I write to you all, I am lounging around in the comfort of my own home. I’m connected to my high speed Internet playing music from my bluetooth speaker, all the while I’m using my laptop. Now, I don’t want any of this to be misconstrued and misread: this is not about me trying […] Continue Reading…

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You Need to Upgrade Your Emailing Skills ASAP!

Posted on 28 April 2020 by

Although the mainstream use and vast popularity of Email began in 1995 due to the introduction of the AOL messaging system (and eventually developed into a necessary form of communication in the 2000’s), various students and working professionals have failed to master the correct formatting of online messaging in the year 2020!  Many frequent Internet […] Continue Reading…

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Save Money Buying Books During the Pandemic!

Posted on 28 April 2020 by

As our virtual semester approaches its long anticipated close, the time has come again to think about registration and book purchasing for the Fall of 2020. Despite the HCC bookstore being closed, like the rest of the College, the bookstore managers have been hard at work developing an easy process for students to return and […] Continue Reading…

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Getting Rid of Your Fear and Anxiety

Posted on 28 April 2020 by

Raise your hand if you’ve worried at least twice a day on what you’re doing with your life at school since this quarantine started. If you raised your hand to any of those statements there is a lot of thinking going on in your head and you’ve possibly become frustrated with your thoughts. To keep […] Continue Reading…

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For All Faculty, Students Anywhere

Posted on 28 April 2020 by

It’s that time of year again: applying for financial aid for the upcoming school year. I know what you’re thinking: how can I apply for FAFSA during this pandemic? The Financial Aid team is conducting ways on how to assist students who are having issues completing their forms. Last year, they made it easier by […] Continue Reading…