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HCC student brings home the gold

HCC student brings home the gold

Emma Oliver, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

Hillsborough Community College international student Albis Amaya, headed off to Abu Dhabi for Spring break to participate in the 2019 Special Olympics World Games. He took home a gold medal, after winning in a nail-biting game against India. Amaya is from the Cayman Islands, the country he represented...

9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial

Yesenia Bustamante, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

The impact that the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks had, is one that will be forever embedded in the history of not only New York City, but of the United States of America. Where the iconic World Trade Center Building One and Two once stood, now stands the 9/11 Memorial Museum and Groun...

Right in our backyard

Right in our backyard

Kaitlyn Narvaez

May 6, 2019

Lettuce Lake Park, conve­niently located just a mere 10 minutes from the Uni­versity of South Florida just off of Fletcher Ave, had so much to offer. Lettuce Lake Park was opened in 1982 and is operated by Hills­borough County Parks. It is open to everyone for a $2 entrance fee per car up to 8 people and a...

Find your nest at Hawks Landing

Emma Oliver, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

When you go off to college, away from home, dorms are usually provided to students, but for community college students that is not the case. Many would say community college students deserve the same privileges university students are given. Well, here in Tampa, across from our very own Hillsboroug...

Not so fair?

Maggie Pollitt, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

It is the fair season in the U.S., and for many people that brings up images of candied apples, carnival games, and Ferris wheels. There are also many ani­mals on display, and while entering farm animals for prizes at the local fair may seem almost as American as apple pie, there are some who have called int...

EPCOT starts a new era

Jaalin Harvey, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

If you’ve been to EPCOT any time between 2000 and now, you have been accus­tomed to seeing the giant stone monolithic marble slabs as soon as you walk into the park. You might even have a portrait photo on the metallic plates that are bolted to the marble slabs. These “Leave A Leg­acy” rocks are no...

Covering cases of sexual assault

Carla Ibanez, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

The College Media Association conference in New York City gives multiple sessions that cover a variety of topics. “Covering Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know,” hosted by members of Emporia State University tells the story of a woman that sent an anonymous letter to Sarah Spoon, one of the ho...

Convention Do’s and Don’ts

Jaalin Harvey, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

Convention season is upon us. With Megacon, Metrocon, and Anime Festival Orlando just around the corner, nerds from all over the state will begin the pilgrimage to visit these conventions. Conventions are something that many of the nerd community can get into. Whether you like video games, anime, cartoons,...

Being ugly in Japan

May 6, 2019

“If you are ugly and awkward in Japan, you may have trouble finding a mate.” According to the League of Lonely Souls, this is the main reason for their coalition. The Lonely Souls leader, Akimoto, also believes there is too much pressure for romance in Japan. He adds romance is pushed on us “bec...

Not just an alcoholic

Kaitlyn Narvaez

May 2, 2019

Most people think that Alcoholic Anonymous is just for crazy drunks that sit around and swap drunk stories, but in reality, it is not. AA is a place for recovering alcoholics and sometimes drug users to sit around and support each other in the time of recovery. It was designed to help some recov...

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