Tony Torres and his many talents

Tony Torres and his many talents

Elisa Santana, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014
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Antonio “Tony” Torres is a man with spina bifida, but he is still very active and gets his hands in just about everything. Torres is a freelance writer, children’s book author, graphic artist, and a multimedia enthusiast. His children’s book “Jimmy Wheelz” has just been published and is available... Read more »

Thoughts on doors

Thoughts on doors

Alex Rose, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014
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Why do we still have manual doors? This is the 21st century, but I’m still turnings handles and knobs like some sort of caveman. We can print 3D print organs and resurrect rappers as holograms, but I have to use my own arms to access a different room. Automatic doors make so much more sense on every... Read more »

Epicurean Hotel food, wine and fun

Epicurean Hotel  food, wine and fun

Davidson Toussaint, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014
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It has been less than a year since the new Epicurean Hotel opened its doors, yet it already boasts that they are one of the best hotels, and a growing business in the Tampa, Florida. According to General Manager Tom Haines, The hotel won the Marriott Best new Hotel Award at the National Marriott Owners’... Read more »

Black Friday

Black Friday

Quinton Randolph, Contributor
December 3, 2014
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Many people from adults down to college students are out... Read more »

Ybor SGA celebrates the entrance into Fall

Ybor SGA celebrates the entrance into Fall

Suehally Macias, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
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If you were anywhere but at the Ybor campus on Oct. 1, you missed out! The Ybor campus Student Government Association hosted its annual festival as a celebration to welcome the month of October. The rustic styled, brick courtyard was beautifully decorated with stacks of hay, orange pumpkins and multicolored... Read more »

Unaccompanied minors

Unaccompanied minors

Alexandra Posada, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
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How do we know when enough is enough? Enough name calling, finger pointing and ignorance. Its time to shed light on one of the most important, yet little talked about issues- unaccompanied minors. Popularly known as “illegal aliens” seldom do these children come up in the immigration discussion because... Read more »

Ebola comes to America

Ebola comes to America

Alex Rose, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
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It came from Liberia. The virus that threatens to drown us in our own blood and end the thousands of years of human existence. Ebola has landed in the United States. Surely a pandemic of this scale will take America like a firestorm and reduce us to dust. Not really. Ebola is an epidemic in that it... Read more »

SGA September Leadership Conference

SGA September Leadership Conference

Suehally Macias, Staff Writer
November 4, 2014
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On the weekend of Sept. 25-27, 2014, the Student Government Association (SGA) from the Hillsborough Community College, Ybor, Brandon and South Shore campuses attended the Florida College System Student Government Association (FCSSGA) leadership conference that was held in Orlando. The leadership conference... Read more »

Haiti and new opportunities for American students

Haiti and new opportunities for American students

Davidson Toussaint, Staff Writer
November 4, 2014
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For a very long time, Haiti has been known as a troubled country; the world came to know the nation after a devastating earthquake in Port au Prince killed hundreds of thousands, and left over 1 million homeless. Haiti’s new president, Mr. Joseph Martelly and prime minister, Mr. Laurent Salvador Lamothe... Read more »

Movie review: “Boyhood”

Movie review: “Boyhood”

Jacob McCaskey, Staff Writer
October 6, 2014
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Already a strong contender for the Oscars, winning awards and nominations at SXSW, The Norwegian International Film Festival, Sydney Film Festival, as well as several others, “Boyhood” has been captivating audiences wherever it appears. What makes it so unique is the directive approach in which this... Read more »