Angelas’s story from HCC to NSF

Angela Ousley

April 18, 2019

I wasn’t sure about my career path before attending HCC, but building relationships with my professors and attending networking events outside of class helped me learn about different majors and career options. One day while taking a class with Dr. Margaret Hopson-Fernandes, she informed me abo...

Not Just an alcoholic

Outside view of the sobriety center.

Kaitlyn Narvaez, Staff

April 8, 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 recovering...

In our own backyard

In our own backyard

Kaitlyn Narvaez

April 8, 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...

The importance of risk taking

Liz Vera, Hawkeye Staff

April 1, 2019

  There is no possible way to avoid risk. “After all we never know where life is gonna take us,” said Angel An, Senior Director of Acquisitions at Roadside Attractions, referring to her own experience in the film industry. This year, Angel and many other important executives participated in...

What will you sacrifice?

Kaitlyn Narvaez, Hawkeye Staff

March 29, 2019

  Lent can mean many things, whether you are seeking rejuvenation, renewal or solemnity. Lent starts with Ash Wednesday which this year lands on March 6 and ends 40 days later not counting Sundays, usually on Easter. Ash Wednesday, for Roman Catholics, is supposed to prepare members of the church...

Please keep all hands and feet inside

Jaalin Harvey

March 29, 2019

  Here in Florida, we are the lucky few million peo­ple who are able to live around the theme park capi­tal of the world, Orlando. From Tampa, most of us are only a few hours or so away from the vacation des­tination. Although we ride count­less rides and enter the gates of sever...

More magic arriving at Hogsmede

An artist rendering shows the details of the new coaster coming to Hogsemede.

Jaalin Harvey

March 29, 2019

For nearly a decade, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been delighting guests at Universal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure theme park. If you have been to the wizarding world recently you might have noticed that the Dragon Challenge coaster is now gone and there is construction going on...

Ending hunger one sandwich at a time

Mirna Abushanab, Staff

March 29, 2019

You see them every day, cold, hungry and alone. Unfortunately, that is the reality for over 550,000 homeless Americans. But if you ever feel like giving back to the community, Project Downtown Tampa is a great organization to join. Project Downtown has been a part of the Tampa Bay community ...

Florida Strawberry Festival is back

Yesenia Bustamante, Hawkeye Staff

March 3, 2019

The Florida Strawberry Festival is back this month, with more entertainment than ever. This year, the dates for the much-awaited annual festival are February 28 through March 10, 2019. Eleven days filled with music entertainment, food, and livestock. The yearly festival welcomes people from ac...

Tampa welcomes the very first taco festival

Emma Oliver, Staff

February 27, 2019

    Put your stretchy pants on and save your appetite for the very first Tampa Taco Festival, coming to Al Lopez Park on March 9. Before you fill up on tacos, Taco ‘Bout Yoga will be hosting a free 30-minute yoga session for all ages. After you’ve stretched and cleared your head ...

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