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Guarantee admission to USF with the FUSE Program

Guarantee admission to USF with the FUSE Program

Carissa Costello, Staff

December 4, 2017

The FUSE program began about a year and a half ago, making the transition from Hillsborough Community College to the University of South Florida more seamless. Students just starting HCC and those not admitted into USF have the opportunity to join. FUSE students who fulfill program requirements are going...

HCC student helps hurricane survivors

HCC student helps hurricane survivors

Jason Turner, Staff

November 30, 2017

Although the 2017 hurricane season has come to a close, it was a rough one for Florida and the Caribbean. Irma and Maria devastated the area. Not content to sit and do nothing, people from the Tampa Bay offered whatever assistance they could. There were many opportunities for people to help. Jena Lee...

Write your résumé the way employers want it

Jason Turner, Staff

November 29, 2017

Writing résumés and looking for a job can be a daunting task for anyone. This is especially true for graduating students without extensive work history. There are countless books and online guides for how to write a “good” résumé. HCC has seminars and classes that teach students what to do and...

Not your mama’s donuts

Not your mama’s donuts

Jason Turner, Staff

November 28, 2017

When the donuts are all named after skateboarding terms, expect the unexpected. Walking in to Donut Freak, in downtown St. Petersburg, one quickly realizes this is not a typical donut shop. There is a graffiti-style mural on the wall and an artistic ambience. Then there are the donuts themselves. Donut...

Excellence in Journalism conference

Jason Turner, Staff

November 27, 2017

From Sep. 7-9, HCC students attended the Excellence in Journalism conference in Anaheim, CA. The annual conference is where students are able to meet professionals in print, radio, television, and digital media. There is an exhibition hall and lectures concerning just about every aspect of modern journalism....

HCC has clubs for everyone

HCC has clubs for everyone

Carissa Costello, Staff

November 27, 2017

Community college can often feel isolating for new students. With many students commuting and living off-campus, feeling connected to your school can seem like an impossible task. Clubs are the perfect way to get involved at Hillsborough Community College with like-minded students and meet common goals....

Dr. Carol Reid, English instructor extraordinaire

Dr. Carol Reid, English instructor extraordinaire

Jason Turner, Staff

November 27, 2017

Every fall at HCC, there are many new faces on campus. Most are new students, but some are new instructors. Dr. Carol Reid is a new English instructor on the Plant City Campus. Reid currently teaches Developmental Writing and English Composition I, and will teach English Composition II in the spring....

Descendents deliver

Descendents deliver

Jason Turner, Staff

November 20, 2017

  When the Descendents come to town, expect to have a great time. On October 20, they played a sold-out show at the House of Blues in Orlando. Ripping through a 30-song set followed by two encores of four songs each, the Descendents deliver a wonderful time for everyone in the audience. Frank...

Suicide is not painless

Suicide is not painless

Jason Turner, Staff

October 22, 2017

September has been Suicide Awareness month. There were events all over the country, especially during the week of Sept. 11-15. Due to Hurricane Irma, the event scheduled on the Plant City campus got postponed to Sept. 20, but they were still able to host it. The SGA invited students to take “Love Your...

How to survive college 101

How to survive college 101

Giovanna Cano, Staff

October 22, 2017

      Hillsborough Community College is offering a new course for freshman students that will focus on helping them succeed in school. The class is SLS 1106 First-Year Experience, otherwise known as Start2Finish. It’s a course designed to teach the basics of what stu...

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