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The Box: Voting it OUT Gives All a Shot to Get IN

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

Imagine everything you’ve been working for to get that dream job. All of your talents, your intense passion, the countless hours in school, and crappy shifts you’ve endured to acquire experience for that one special career. Now you see it! THE job opening! This is your calling. No one else can do this job like […] Continue Reading…

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Answering the Call to Rise

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Community is our college’s middle name. In the spirit of that, this coming spring semester Housatonic will be host to the first ever community reading program featuring,“We Are Called to Rise,” the debut novel of author Laura McBride. McBride’s book weaves a yarn of four characters’ perspectives from a precocious immigrant child, to a battle-hardened […] 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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They’re Black, and Better Than Ever!

Posted on 29 October 2015 by

This season’s fall television lineup is packed with juicy dramas, gut busting comedies, and compelling stories. But who is dominating the small screen with big roles? Black women. Forget about the nannies and the assistants you used to see them play. Now they are center stage, portraying powerful positions while staying stylish. A wider spectrum […] Continue Reading…