Tag Archive | "Work"

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No, You Can’t Speak To the Manager

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

Tips on Being a Better Shopper (And Decent Human Being) The holiday season is well upon us, so now is the best time to take stock of how crappy people really are when Christmas shopping glocks them square in the teeth (and their bank accounts). Maybe you were kicking and screaming your head off about […] Continue Reading…

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Addressing High Cost Of College Tuition Important to HCC Students

Posted on 05 December 2016 by

Students at Housatonic agree that paying tuition can be a burden, but they disagree on how to address the problem. Some assume college students would support  Bernie Sanders’ plan for free college tuition. But it is not that simple, as students have differing and unique ideas on how to lower college tuition. Hector A. Mendez […] Continue Reading…

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The Catch 22: Getting a Job to Afford School So You Can Get a Job

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Ever since we started school students have told that we have to go to school to get a good job and  make more money. Now that we’re in college we have to work bad jobs that often distract us from our academics to be able afford school and eventually enter a job market that is […] Continue Reading…

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Your Turn to Intern: HCC Offers Next Steps for Students

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Housatonic offers a range of internships for students who want to take that next step in their academic career and beyond. Training from your peers and working assistant jobs tying back to your major are just some the benefits HCC has to offer. Do not let the glamour of Hollywood portrayals like Robert DeNiro’s new […] Continue Reading…

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“Bridgeport Works” Features Diverse Local Workers and Jobs

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

As part of a special project for Horizons this semester, Senior Staff Writer Jay Lederman developed “Bridgeport Works,” a web site featuring photographs of and interviews with individuals who work in Bridgeport. Collectively, the project as a whole illustrates the city’s many diverse and unique jobs and the people who get them done. You can read it here, or go to http://jaylederman.wix.com/bridgeportworks

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The Millennials

Posted on 08 February 2016 by

Starting out your career as a young adult in a world controlled by ritualistic and mundane baby boomers can seem kind of boring, especially if you’re a risk taking, passionate and narcissistic millennial who’s always broke. Millennials are everywhere, taking the American corporate job market by storm and, chances are, baby boomers and Gen Xers […] Continue Reading…

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Lower Course Load, Less Stress Load

Posted on 08 December 2015 by

Do not stress yourself out by taking on more than you can handle. Too many students take too many classes a semester and then realise that it is too much to manage. Especially when most of them have busy lives outside of school and work a ton of hours. A student here at HCC, Kayla […] Continue Reading…

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Getting to the Other Side

Posted on 06 November 2015 by

The year is 2014: I am staring at Lafayette Hall, wondering how the hell I’m supposed to find the registrar’s office before I have to leave for work. One daunting step after the other leads me around the first floor to B wing and a solemn face greets me (more or less). “Next,” the man […] Continue Reading…