Hawk Media Club MLK Service Learning Project

Staff
January 21, 2014
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The Hawk Media Club created a YouTube video of their MLK Service Learning Project. The full project can be viewed as an online Prezi at http://prezi.com/64nzr8hcd8nj/mlk-service-learning-project/.

Tampa Bay Heart Walk

Tampa Bay Heart Walk

Jessica Bartels, Staff Writer
December 4, 2013
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Contrary to my belief, on the day of the heart walk, I did not need sunscreen or glasses. In fact I needed sweat pants and an umbrella. I arrived at the Raymond James Stadium at 7:30 a.m., along with the rain the and cold front. Because the event was so well organized, it was easy to find parking... Read more »

LGBTQ: Scene and Heard

LGBTQ: Scene and Heard

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
December 4, 2013
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Tampa, Fla.- The Hillsborough Community College Ybor City campus has taken a definitive stance on one of the most controversial topics in the country today. The campus took a step towards acceptance, in the fight for equal rights for the gay community. On Nov. 14, 2013, the campus hosted its... Read more »

Optometry student succeeds at National College Bowl

Optometry student succeeds at National College Bowl

Hilary Luna, Contributor
December 3, 2013
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Chris Ruckman, a student at HCC Dale Mabry in the Opticianry program, recently participated in the National Federation of Opticianry Schools College Bowl. Ranking 2nd place, Ruckman couldn't be more grateful to HCC and its Opticianry department for assisting his success. Born and raised... Read more »

Two murderers escaped Florida prison

Two murderers escaped Florida prison

Nicole Garofalo, Staff Writer
December 3, 2013
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What looked to be a legitimate court release document turned out to be a fraud; releasing two convicted murderers from the Orange County Court House in Orlando, Fla. Authorities now are on the hunt for these two men, Joseph Jenkins, who were released on Sept. 27, and Charles B. Walker, who was... Read more »

Marissa Alexander ‘s retrial: Will justice be served?

Marissa Alexander ‘s retrial: Will justice be served?

Sireta Diaz and Alex Suarez
November 11, 2013
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Marissa Alexander, the woman who was sentenced to 20 years for discharging her firearm into the air, despite pleading the Stand Your Ground defense against her husband, was granted a retrial on September 26, 2013. The 1st District Court of Appeal granted the retrial, which ruled that a judge did not... Read more »

SGA gives free hugs on Capitol Hill

SGA gives free hugs on Capitol Hill

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief
November 11, 2013
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Tensions are running high in Washington, D.C. With a Congressional approval rating of just 15%, shootings, lockdowns, bomb threats and the literal shut down of othe government, it is easy to forget that in the bustling capitol of our nation, people are still just trying to find a ray of hope. On the... Read more »

Pittsburgh man shot and paralyzed

Pittsburgh man shot and paralyzed

Sireta Diaz, Staff Writer
November 11, 2013
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Leon Ford Jr., 20, is a paraplegic after an encounter with police. The incident happened on November 11, 2012. Ford was detained during a traffic stop and was told to show identification. When Ford displayed his identification, police officers thought he had a concealed weapon. The officers... Read more »

A hero lost, but not forgotten

A hero lost, but not forgotten

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief
November 8, 2013
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On June 4, 2012, Staff Sergeant Matthew Sitton, a soldier deployed in Afghanistan bravely wrote a letter that would forever change the lives of many, and brought the dangers of the war in Afghanistan to congress’ front door. In a career where deviating from the chain of command is not allowed, SSG... Read more »

Welcoming Dr. Behrens

Welcoming Dr. Behrens

Jessica Bartels, Staff Writer
November 7, 2013
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Courtesy... Read more »