Tag Archive | "Thanksgiving"

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Drinking Wonderland: The Spike in Drunk Driving during the Holiday Season

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Winter is coming,  which means Christmas parties among friends, and that late night New Year’s Eve countdown. It’s a safe bet for wine bottles to be uncorked, mixed drinks to be had, and champagne to be popped open. Whatever the reason – ringing in the new year with shots of Jameson or downing a glass […] Continue Reading…

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Reclaiming Thanksgiving

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

The Black Friday deals that spill into Thanksgiving evening is a dark trend indeed. There was much outrage last November when big box stores and other retailers opened their doors to the masses for their much-hyped annual bargain bonanzas. In a recent Connecticut Post article published last Thursday reporter Dirk Perrefort writes that the modus […] Continue Reading…

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More than a Meal

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

This year, the homeless community and anyone less fortunate will benefit from a hot meal courtesy of Bridgeport’s Funchal Cafe. The State Street location just opened this fall but is giving back to the community with the event. Valerio Fernandes, the restaurant owner and manager, uses this as a way to “thank everybody.” “I believe […] Continue Reading…

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Fantastically Fall Cranberry-Pecan Farro

Posted on 21 October 2015 by

The New England landscape is a beauty to behold this time of the year. The leaves are turning brown, gold, and orange, and thoughts of grinning jack-o-lanterns, buckets of colorful wrapped candies. Thanksgiving dinners roasting away in an oven begin to come to mind more frequently. The foods of fall deserve as much fanfare as […] Continue Reading…

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Thanksgiving Luncheon at H.C.C.

Posted on 26 November 2014 by

It’s Turkey Time! On Monday November 24, 2014, Housatonic students gathered in the Lafayette Hall Cafeteria to enjoy a Thanksgiving Luncheon, sponsored by the Student Senate. Stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey, gravy, rice and beans, salad, and a green bean and carrot vegetable medley were on the menu. There were also sodas and water for beverages, […] Continue Reading…

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Read Our Special Thanksgiving Content

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Just Added 11/26!   Learn about the Monday’s Thanksgiving Luncheon at HCC.   Creating the Perfect Thanksgiving Atmosphere: How to Pimp Out Your Thanksgiving Table No Turkey, No Problem: A Vegetarian’s Take on Thanksgiving : Ever wonder what Thanksgiving was like for a vegetarian? Victoria Tomis gives her take on it and includes some tasty […] Continue Reading…

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Should Stores Be Open on Thanksgiving?

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

In the last couple of weeks, there has been a great deal of conversation on social media and elsewhere about what some are now calling “Black Thursday,” the increasing number of stores that choose to open on Thanksgiving with special sales, thereby requiring at least some of their employees to work on the holiday.   While […] Continue Reading…

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Creating the Perfect Thanksgiving Table Atmosphere

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Thanksgiving is a time spent with family and those close to you; eating, watching the game, and catching up with those who you have not talked to in a while. Like most families, the hosting house changes yearly. Last year was Grandma’s house, and now it is your turn to prepare most of the food […] Continue Reading…

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Thanksgiving: For What It’s Worth

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Full disclosure, and I think a lot people can in one way or another agree or connect with this, Thanksgiving at my home every year is nothing more than a straight shit show that usually by its end has utterly evolved, or devolved, into absolute Hell on Earth. This is not to say Thanksgiving is […] Continue Reading…

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Beyond Food

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

When you hear the word “Thanksgiving,” most people instantly think of food. However, there is more to the holiday than just gorging on turkey and mashed potatoes until you hate yourself. “I like coming together as a family and talking about what has happened over the past year,” said Peter Parkes, an HCC student. Parkes’s […] Continue Reading…