Dali Museum opens new exhibit

Dali Museum opens new exhibit

Elisa Santana, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
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A visual illusion, as defined by the Dali Museum, is not due to the physical properties of light or the use of mirrors, but is constructed in the brain of the viewer; to put it in simpler terms, a visual illusion is seeing something that is different from what is actually there. In a new exhibit in the... Read more »

Friedreich’s Ataxia: fighting for a chance

Friedreich’s Ataxia: fighting for a chance

Jacob McCaskey, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
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It was Sept. 6 on a sun drenched Saturday afternoon when the annual FARA Energy Ball took off in a firestorm of elegance and beauty. Some of the wealthiest and most prominent figures of Tampa converged at one event, all dressed in their finest cocktail attire and enjoying the finest of gourmet foods... Read more »

HCC Partners with TurboVote

HCC Partners with TurboVote

HCC Student Services, Contributor
October 3, 2014
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What is TurboVote? TurboVote is an online voting platform powered by Democracy Works, a non-profit, non-partisan organization devoted to advocating participation in our democratic process. What does TurboVote do? TurboVote helps you to register to vote, request... Read more »

Raw or dried cannabis

Raw or dried cannabis

Suehally Macias, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
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The highly anticipated Nov. 4 elections are fast approaching. The “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013,” will decriminalize marijuana at the Federal level, and leave states the power to regulate marijuana, similar to the power of alcohol regulation. The federal prohibition of marijuana... Read more »

Hawk Media Club 2014 Highlights

July 18, 2014
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The Hawk Media Club highlights the Year in Review In October 2013, the club organized, presided over and sponsored our state Florida College System Publications Association Conference. The conference featured speakers from the Poynter Institute, The Tampa Bay Times,... Read more »

Human trafficking: the dark side of the Sunshine State

Human trafficking: the dark side of the Sunshine State

Jeff Odom and Cierra Carreno
May 1, 2014
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Many people don’t know what is happening in the world around them. While the latest reality television shows, or pop music sensations dominate the daily headlines in newspapers, gossip magazines and websites, one serious criminal act is seemingly swept under the rug -- human trafficking. With... Read more »

Machine Gun Preacher hits the Gasparilla Film Fest

Machine Gun Preacher hits the Gasparilla Film Fest

Krista Byrd and Chris Valdez
May 1, 2014
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Tampa, Fla.- As the sun shines on his easy smile, Sam Childers’ easy going nature might make you forget that you are talking to someone called “The Machine Gun Preacher”; until his large tattoo and his leather riding vest remind you. From a drug addict to one of South Sudan’s most feared preachers,... Read more »

HCC Student wins commercial contest for Big Ass Fans

HCC Student wins commercial contest for Big Ass Fans

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief
May 1, 2014
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Tampa, Fla.- When HCC student Kaitlan Corsell and her boyfriend Saulo Zayas of Three Studios Media saw that the popular fan company, Big Ass Fans, was having a contest to make a commercial, they jumped at the opportunity. Shrouded in mystery, Zayas and Corsell created a commercial starring a donkey,... Read more »

Playlist Live

Playlist Live

Alex Bernabe, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014
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The newest convention set in Orlando, Fla. is called Playlist Live is a biannual event where stars from the Internet (mainly Youtube) gather together to promote, perform, and meet their fans. It began in 2011 by District Lanes, and has become larger and larger since, featuring Jenna Marbles, Fred, Toby... Read more »

All for one and one for all

All for one and one for all

Joseanett Diaz, Contributor
May 1, 2014
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Tampa, Fla.-The Guitar Series concerts have been sponsored by the Hillsborough Community College Student Government Association. These Guitar Series concerts have been a tradition of HCC for many years. All concerts start at 8:00 p.m . at the Dale Mabry campus and are held in the Student Services building.... Read more »