Get the NY Times for Free

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Published on May 16, 2016

As a student at Housatonic we are offered many things that we are not aware of. One of the many things given that can be very valuable is the free access to the New York Times newspaper.

The New York Times is a very popular newspaper with plenty of resources available, when it comes to researching information and pre existing articles.

By Haxorjoe (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons

By Haxorjoe (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons

It’s a popular “go to” when looking to find news and popular things going on in the world.

The subscription lasts for 6 months and in that time you have unlimited access to anything in the New York Times website. After the 6 months are over, you can renew your subscription with the New York Times, as long as you are still a student here at HCC.

The college encourages all students to take advantage of this because it is in our database and any tool they provide can be useful in making a semester of classes that much easier.

If you can’t find a need for this in any of your classes maybe it can be a great way to pass the time when you are bored.

With all the articles available I’m sure every student would be able to find something they are interested in. Marilyn Chin, a librarian at HCC said, “The New York Times offers a more objective type of news writing.”

This means the New York Times offers news without a bias, which can be very useful.

If you would like to sign up and have questions on how to do this, you can visit the Housatonic library, and someone will assist you in this process. You can also sign up by going to the library section on the HCC website and clicking on  “New York Times.”