Epiphany Celebration of Tarpon Springs

Epiphany Celebration of Tarpon Springs

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
February 25, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Tarpon Springs- Every year, in the month of January, the city of Tarpon Springs is host to the reenactment of one of Christianity’s most critical moments, the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan. While many churches and locations across the world reenact many moments of Christianity (and other religions),... Read more »

Speed Dating at Sundance

Speed Dating at Sundance

Krista Byrd, Nick Griesbach, and Chris Valdez
February 25, 2014
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

During January, the Hawk Media Club attended the Sundance... Read more »

Integration: An American effort

Integration: An American effort

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
February 14, 2014
Filed under Student Life

In 1965, the United States was in a state of flux as the Civil Rights movement was in the middle of making giant strides throughout each of the 50 states. After the march in Selma, Alabama, groups of African Americans demonstrated other acts of peaceful protest throughout the nation. Through these demonstrations,... Read more »

“Collins sees rights as legal, moral test”

“Collins sees rights  as legal, moral test”

Chris Valdez, Staff Writer
February 14, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Leroy Collins was the 33rd Governor of Florida. He had a profound impact on the Civil Rights movement in Florida. Collins saw the movement as both a legal and moral test. He questioned whether “This democracy of ours has the toughness of spirit, the humanitarian will, the strength under law to meet... Read more »

The HAWK (Helping Achieve Wisdom and Knowledge) experience

The HAWK (Helping Achieve Wisdom and Knowledge) experience

Hawkeye Staff, Staff Writer
February 14, 2014
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The Project HAWK Experience (Helping Achieve Wisdom and Knowledge) was a unique partnership opportunity with the Youth Leadership Mentoring (YLM) students from the Corporation to Develop Communities (CDC). HCC Hawk Media Club and CDC YLM students worked together to create a then and now media package... Read more »

Collegiate 100: At risk doesn’t mean failure

Collegiate 100: At risk doesn’t mean failure

Collegiate 100, Contributor
February 14, 2014
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Collegiate 100 is making a difference in the community by mentoring and collecting school supplies for students in Title 1 schools in Hillsborough County. Collegiate 100 also participated in the Hillsborough Education Foundations “Strides for Education 5K Walk/Run where they helped raise nearly half... Read more »

Jackson Square: the place to visit

Jackson Square: the place to visit

Chris Valdez and Nicole Garofalo
December 4, 2013
Filed under Student Life

Filling mouths with food while filling ears with music and faith.    Looking for an unforgettable trip? New Orleans, Louisiana is the place to go where the roads are filled with life and culture throughout the city. You will be amazed with all the sightseeing. From the beautiful... Read more »

Every vegan’s nightmare: Rib Fest

Every vegan’s nightmare: Rib Fest

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief
December 4, 2013
Filed under Student Life

  St. Petersburg, Fla.- The smell of barbecue ribs roasting over open fires mingled with the salty sea air at Vinoy Park on the weekend of Nov. 8-10. Why were these aromas mingling, you ask? Rib Fest, one of the largest festivals in the Tampa Bay area. Presented by Bright House Business... Read more »

Omaze: Making dreams come true

Omaze: Making dreams come true

Alyssa Burgos, Contributor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

“Everyone deserves a chance to live their dream,” Devin Desjarlais, Director of Social Media for the charity donation organization Omaze, insists. “We want to offer people a real chance to win their dream experiences without having to pay the high costs of winning at auction.” Unable... Read more »

Repticon comes to Tampa

Repticon comes to Tampa

Alexander Rose, Staff Writer
November 11, 2013
Filed under Student Life

When most people think of pets, they picture loyal and playful dogs, or lazy cats to cuddle. But there’s a whole other world of pet owners who prefer the exotic, and seemingly dangerous allure of reptiles. I attended Repticon, a convention for reptiles and other animals like amphibians and tarantulas. For... Read more »