Tag Archive | "Technology"

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It’s The Most Flaunted Time Of The Year

Posted on 08 December 2018 by

From a family photo to Facebook featured frenzies Concise cozy conferences, conform to contorted captions Meaningful moments, now molded into meager messages Endings altered to timestamped posts, not the printed kind You might want to divert your attention to Grandma before she gets run over by a reindeer one day. After all, ‘tis the season […] Continue Reading…

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Too Much Social Media

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Nowadays, when we are upset, need some ego boosting or just want a small distraction, a lot of people turn to social media. I was born in ‘89, and growing up our technology was not as advanced as it is now, well from what we know of it. When my friends wanted to get in […] 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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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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Need To Use Media Equipment?

Posted on 08 December 2015 by

Ever wanted to record information but need the right equipment? Students and faculty should be aware of the media equipment that is available in the library here on campus free of charge. Tools like cameras and editing equipment could play a huge role in the learning process for students who are learning how to communicate […] Continue Reading…

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When STEM Met Art

Posted on 01 December 2015 by

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (S.T.E.A.M) conference filled Housatonic’s atrium in Lafayette Hall on Saturday November 7. More than 60 high school students from the surrounding communities were in attendance, including Bridgeport’s own Central, Bassick and Harding High Schools. “Be inspired, learn, create and explore,” said HCC’s president, Dr. Paul Broadie II, to […] Continue Reading…

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Social Media Activists Won’t Change Anything: But We Can and We Will

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

Many people complain that social media is plaguing our society. It is blamed for having created a generation that lacks face-to-face social skills. What these naysayers fail to realize is that social media is a powerful tool. It has helped create and bring attention to multiple political and social movements. Social media has actually changed […] Continue Reading…

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Apple’s Cultural Impact

Posted on 29 October 2015 by

Our generation loves technology and social media. We thrive on new apps and a faster way to connect with others on the internet. Our generation loves Apple and the way they reinvent their products, making us want more. Has Apple really influenced our culture for the younger generation? The iPhone, iPad and iPod are the […] 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…

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Technology: Help Or Hinderance?

Posted on 07 November 2014 by

In today’s world, most people use some form of technology,  especially smartphones. Although they can make life somewhat easier as far as communicating with others, they can also become very addictive. A recent study conducted by Baylor University revealed some interesting facts about how people utilize their smartphones and how much time they spend on […] Continue Reading…