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UConn Guarantees Admission to Some Community College Students

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

The GAP program is an acceptance program that the University of Connecticut has established with community colleges in Connecticut. The GAP program stands for Guaranteed Acceptance Program. The UCONN website says, “The Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) is an agreement between the Connecticut Community College System and the University of Connecticut, designed for transfer students who […] Continue Reading…

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Socialist Taxation Nation or Corporate-Friendly Capitalist Country? You Decide!

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

Tired of the rehearsed and empty rhetoric running rampant across political campaigns? Are you in disbelief over the dopey disagreements during the debates? Ever say to yourself, “I would make a better president than any of these people”? Now you have the chance to prove yourself! Democracy 3 is a game that puts the player […] Continue Reading…

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Stop Believing and Start Seeing

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

I have never been a very religious person. Growing up I probably thought about God and the afterlife just about as much as anyone else really. I see how much it plays a role in the world we live today; whether it be in the United States, the Middle East or anywhere else in the […] Continue Reading…

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Use Free Prints

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

Hundreds of photos sit virtually on devices and in social media albums while the walls of our homes and bedside tables are bare. However, there is an app that can let you see your memories all the time without having to search through Facebook albums to find them. Free Prints is an app that will […] Continue Reading…

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Holiday Gifts From the Heart

Posted on 14 December 2015 by

There are endless ways to show the love and appreciation for the ones dearest to you during the holiday season. Some can get their creativity on by baking up a batch of spiced gingerbread men (and women!), or decorating sugar cookies. Even the most craftily self-conscious person can take heart in knowing that homemade holiday […] 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…