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The Humane Society of Tampa Bay: a place built on positivity and kindness

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay: a place built on positivity and kindness

Amaryllis Rivera, Staff

October 30, 2019

When you think of an animal shelter, you usually suspect the primary focus of this organization is to give stray animals a good home. The Humane Society of Tampa Bay greatly exceeds that role. This Humane Society is a private and independent non-profit animal shelter/hospital servi...

Sleep is more important than you think

Sleep is more important than you think

Kayla Downey, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

  Back to school season is upon us and students everywhere are fighting to keep their eyes open during class. Between school, work and maintaining a social life, sleep is not always made the priority it should be. With the increasing workload imposed on students, t...

HCC helps spread mental health awareness for veterans

HCC helps spread mental health awareness for veterans

Jason Turner, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The HCC campuses are hosting various events for Mental Health Awareness Month. One of the events on the Plant City campus involves veterans. Molly Coufal, who works in the office of the Dean of Student Services, is spearheading some of the events. Coufal and her husband are both combat veterans and work wit...

Animals feel pain too

Animals feel pain too

Jason Turner, Staff

September 24, 2019

More than 45 million household pets suffer from chronic or acute pain. Unlike humans, they cannot say where it hurts. To raise awareness on how to recognize and manage pain in animals, the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) declared September Animal Pain Awareness month (https://ivapm.org/animal-pain-awareness-month/). The annual campaign coincides with human medicine’s Pain A...

Strike out HD Tampa

Strike out HD Tampa

June 1, 2019

WHAT Strike Out HD is a bowling fundraising event that will include games of bowling, pizza, drinks, and great prizes to win WHO Contact: Mary Horton Phone: 931-626-0421 Email Address: mah1942@yahoo.com WHEN Sunday June 9th @ 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (EST) WHERE Pin Chasers East Pasco ...

Emergency call boxes remain out of service

Emergency call boxes remain out of service

Emma Oliver, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

You’ve probably noticed them all around Ybor City campus … blue emergency call boxes meant to ensure the safety of HCC students, faculty, and staff. The problem is, they are all out of service. This loss of protection is noticed at the Ybor City campus, the only HCC open campus that is surrounded...

Jane Castor sworn in as mayor

Jane Castor sworn in as mayor

Magdalynn Pollitt, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

On May 1, 2019, Jane Castor was sworn into office as mayor of the city of Tampa. The swearing-in ceremony was held at Armature Works. This was a symbolic gesture, as Mayor Bob Buckhorn was sworn into office at the same location five years prior. As Castor stated in her speech, back then it was merely...

Public Health Fair

Mirna Abushanab, Staff

February 27, 2019

  The weather is changing, it's getting colder, people are getting sick, and 3.2 million Americans are uninsured.   ICNA Relief (Islamic Circle of North America) and The Islamic Society of St. Petersburg teamed together to make a free health fair that is open to the public.   The ...

Playing games in Plant City

Playing games in Plant City

Jason Turner, Staff

November 27, 2018

People need to play to remain healthy. That is part of the philosophy of Chris Mack, a member of the Plant City Gamers Guild. The guild consists of people who like to get together to play games, mostly role playing games. They currently meet at Aromatic Harmony on Reynolds Street in downtown Plant...

Meet the governor

Magdalynn Pollitt, Staff

November 26, 2018

Election day has come and gone, but it wasn’t until almost three weeks after that Floridians found out who would be their next governor. As results poured in the night of the elections, it appeared that Ron Desantis, the Republican endorsed by President Trump, was the winner. His opponent, Andrew Gillum,...

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