Tag Archive | "HCC Students"

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Shining Light on the Future

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

There is a countless number of us that wake up in the morning, turn off the alarm, and dread going to school or work. We dread going to work due to it being a place that is just “for now” and wanting to do something that is going to make us happy and pay the […] Continue Reading…

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Stand In Unity: HCC’s Safe Space For the LGBT Community

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

It hasn’t been the best year for whichever letter people may fall under when it comes to the LGBT community. Sure, there’s been more exposure to those who tell similar stories in the media and in real life. But with the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, as well as the campaigns to have what little […] Continue Reading…

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Hidden Housatonic: Joao Paltanin

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

For Joao Paltanin, moving to America at age eight was a big culture shock.  One of the biggest differences for the Brazil native came in the form of American music, which felt way more diverse and upbeat than the folk music he grew up listening to.  After discovering house DJ Afrojack at age 11, he […] 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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HCC Hosts Student Appreciation Day

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

This is the time of year everybody is on edge because everybody is trying to get in final assignments and cram for exams. But on Monday May 9th, students got a little break from all of the chaos and celebrated Student Appreciation Day. Two pizza trucks were parked out in the grassy area of the […] Continue Reading…

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It’s Not Just Acting. It’s Living

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

Betzabeth Castro, a theater major and writing tutor, refuses to consider any profession outside of acting. Castro is nearing the completion of her third year at Housatonic. After being a general studies major for one semester she transferred into the Theatre Arts program. Pursuing a degree in theater with great enthusiasm. Castro said, “Theater literally […] 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…

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Getting Mental Health Help at HCC

Posted on 21 April 2016 by

A 2014 survey by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors found that 47.4 percent of college students have some type of anxiety. At Housatonic, many students suffer from stress and anxiety difficulties and do not know how to cope with it. I am one of those students. It took a lot of […] Continue Reading…

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Finding the Right Balance

Posted on 21 April 2016 by

It is finally spring! The weather is getting warmer and days are getting longer. It is also closing in on the final few weeks of the semester, those final weeks where students have their last chances to boost their grades. It is a constant struggle to enjoy the weather and find the time to complete […] Continue Reading…

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I Have this Accent for a Reason

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

There are people that you meet on a day to basis that can bring you great energy.  One of those individuals is here at Housatonic,  and her name is Fadiola Gojani, also known as, Fifi. Fadiola was born in the country of Montenegro (a word that translates to “black mountain”), and is also a refugee […] Continue Reading…