Tag Archive | "Women’s Center"

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No Glove, No Love

Posted on 02 April 2015 by

Ronnie Dubrowin tore open the packet, slipped her hand into the condom and pulled it up past her forearm. It wasn’t all for laughs, even though that was the audience’s first reaction. The Planned Parenthood clinician was demonstrating just how “small” the free contraceptives were. She’d done the stunt on many occasions when men at […] Continue Reading…

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Women’s Center

Posted on 07 November 2014 by

Tucked away on the third floor of Beacon Hall, the Women’s Center is an often overlooked part of the HCC community. The Women’s Center as it is today was re-established in 1999 after a committee of staff, faculty, students, and alumnae worked together to make it happen. The Women’s Center has changed a lot over […] Continue Reading…

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GMO OMG: Killer Cornfields Are Just the Beginning

Posted on 03 November 2014 by

“These people are trying to patent nature, I don’t think it’s moral. But, now it’s an accepted practice,” a furious ruddy-faced farmer tells film director Jeremy Seifert as they walk on screen through a wooded area. On October 29, the Healthy Living Club and the Women’s Center hosted a screening of  Seifert’s movie GMO OMG […] Continue Reading…

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More Than Just Advice

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

For HCC counselor Linda Wolfson, counseling is not about giving advice. “It’s about supporting people as they work out their own issues with the support of a non-judgemental, caring person,” says Wolfson, who has been a counselor at Housatonic for a remarkable twenty-two years. “I have learned so much from the many students that I […] Continue Reading…