Tag Archive | "HCC Students"

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The Problems with Closing One of the Most Popular Spots on Campus

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Here is a scenario for you. You have two classes in Lafayette Hall and a ten-minute break between them. You haven’t eaten all morning and would like a snack. You walk into the Lafayette cafeteria to get a snack, but you encounter a slight problem. The cafeteria is closed. To make matters worse, you look […] Continue Reading…

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You Can Do It!

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Many students struggle every day to go to school, while supporting a family or working hard to support themselves. They work 40 hours a week on top of attending classes just to try “to make ends meet.” Little do they know there is a new program here at Housatonic that can help them. The program […] Continue Reading…

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A Show Worth Seeing

Posted on 05 April 2016 by

The Performing Arts Club showcases the talent of Housatonic students in shows every month and it is something worth checking out. The most recent show took place on March 8, with the next happening on April 12. Aspiring actors, students just having a good time, and even writers all come together to make these shows […] Continue Reading…

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This May Thornes Get to Blossom

Posted on 01 April 2016 by

In a quiet corner of the Beacon Hall lounge, Linda J. Thorne, 49, is halfway through a cold cut combo and three quarters of the way through her Accounting II homework. For Ms. Thorne, most breaks, even three-hour ones between classes, are spent multi-tasking. She’s learned to juggle, not bowling pins or flaming torches, but […] Continue Reading…

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Foreign Air in Spring

Posted on 01 April 2016 by

Would you like to visit Italy while earning three credits in a humanities course? Learn about the Italian culture and history which has shaped the country? That is what a number of students did this semester, over Spring Break, as part of their curriculum. Jamilet Ortiz is an Assistant Professor of Spanish here at HCC […] Continue Reading…

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Marketing Team Awards $300 in Prizes to HCC Students

Posted on 18 December 2015 by , and

Promoting Horizons to students turned out as a huge accomplishment and a successful way to attract students to join an outstanding course. Upon being assigned a final marketing project, our team decided to run a contest to drive traffic to the Horizons website. Those who wished to enter were required to choose an article of […] Continue Reading…

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Aiming to Arm

Posted on 14 December 2015 by

In the aftermath of the shooting in California, community colleges in Connecticut are aiming to arm all security officers, Connecticut News 12 reported. The Board of Regents voted unanimously to place a gun in the hands of security officers statewide. How do HCC students feel about the Board of Regents unanimous decision? “I would rather […] Continue Reading…

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Hit The Quan Or Hit The Books?

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

From Future, French Montana, to Migo’s “Pipe it Up”, Dj Keemy displayed his artistic talent at Housatonic’s 2015 Winter Glow Bash. A Biochemistry student said, “Because of finals and bad days, I feel like events can help and be stress free.” The party, which was brought together by the Student Senate, was a refresher for […] Continue Reading…

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Pour It Up, Pour It Up: Wine Consumption Does Your Health Wonders

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Seen as the drink as old as time, wine has been both used as an offering to the gods and consumed for less than religious purposes for centuries. But  the naysayers that believe this drink of choice brings no real benefits to the table may want to rethink this perspective. Studies show that wine consumption […] Continue Reading…

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Composition Intuition: A Look Inside Graphic Design

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

The process of combining colorful graphics and text into captivating advertisements is a method that requires a lot of patience and skill. Graphic Design Club welcomes anyone who wants to master the art of these visual concepts with open arms. Kat Travis is the president of Graphic Design Club. “As you’ll see, Kat is great!” […] Continue Reading…