Tag Archive | "Psychology"

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Building The Future Through Popular Music

Posted on 05 December 2016 by

During this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards rapper Big Krit gave a powerful spoken word performance addressing police brutality, joining the ranks of countless musicians who have spoken out about societal injustices. Today it is common for artists like Kendrick Lamar and Vic Mensa to use their platform to promote awareness of wrongdoings, while artists […] Continue Reading…

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Ahead of the Curve

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Curvy girls have a lot more to smile about as they step into clothing stores these days. More retailers in the past decade have finally made stylish garments available for women over size 12. Shopping in these stores was not (and still isn’t, in many cases) always a rewarding experience. Often, plus-sized women in this […] 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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Who Knows What’s Going to Happen?

Posted on 08 December 2015 by

Imagine having to wake up every day worrying about what to wear, whether you are going to fit in and wanting to be accepted by everyone. Teens all over the world are scared about what the “popular” kids are going to say about them next. What those popular kids are doing is called bullying. Bullying […] Continue Reading…

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Shoot, Why Does This Keep Happening?

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

In October the nation was rocked once again by another senseless shooting in a southwest Oregon Community College. According to Everytown for Gun Safety, an organization advocating gun control, it was the 45th school shooting this year. It makes us wonder when these tragedies will end. Unfortunately Umpqua Community College has become just another statistic […] Continue Reading…

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Speaking Out and Becoming Yourself

Posted on 06 November 2015 by

  Figuring out what is going on inside your own head is difficult, but sometimes trying to vocalize these thoughts is the hardest part. Not everyone is entirely comfortable revealing how they feel to others, but when an issue or complication is causing chaos inside someone’s brain, the most important step to feeling better is […] Continue Reading…

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What Does Our Birth Order Say About Us?

Posted on 30 October 2015 by

All of us were given the common gift of life from our parents. All families are different in many ways but no matter the time, location, or countless other circumstances, this common gift catalyzes the natural evolution of our family unit. The diverse dynamics of the family unit have been studied at length to find […] Continue Reading…

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Professor Makes a Difference

Posted on 06 October 2015 by

When Professor Michael Amico teaches a lecture, you can hear in his voice that not only does he love what he’s doing but he’s proud of where he is. I’ve never met anyone who has so much energy at 8 a.m.. Amico came to class every day with a smile on his face and a […] Continue Reading…

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Psychology Fair at HCC

Posted on 05 May 2015 by

The HCC Psychology Club hosted a Psychology Fair on April 30, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the the Beacon Hall Event Center. Three speakers from different colleges around Connecticut come to Housatonic to speak about different subject matters that all were all related to psychology. About 80 people came to listen to the doctors. This […] Continue Reading…

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The Hook-Up Culture

Posted on 29 April 2015 by

Once upon a time you had to wine and dine a woman before getting her out of her clothes. Nowadays, your next 15-minute romance is just a swipe away. Gone are the days of rehearsing in the mirror before you ask someone out. By the looks of it, today’s generation will never understand what it’s […] Continue Reading…