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HawkMedia Club earns 15 FCSPA awards!

Emily Duren, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2011

   On October 28, 2011, the HawkMedia Club picked up an additional 15 awards to add to the list of accomplishments for the student publications.    The annual Florida College System Press Association (FCSPA) awards banquet was held in Orlando in conjunction with the national College Media Associati...

HCC Plant City hosts “Beyond Sustainability Conference”

HCC Plant City hosts “Beyond Sustainability Conference”

John Winskas, Staff Writer

December 1, 2011

   On November 3rd and 4th, the 36th annual Beyond Sustain-ability Conference was held at the HCC Plant City Campus. Formerly known as the Eco-system Restoration and Creation Conference, the official title is now Beyond Sustainability to better reflect the broad spectrum of issues discussed. The confer...

Navy bride, HCC groom win $40,000 wedding

Benjamin Stein, Editor-In-Chief Hawkeyenews.net

December 1, 2011

   "TAMPA - Side by side, they pulled out a scrapbook that’s carefully crammed with loving memories," so started Laura Moody from Fox 13 story her story "The day she always wanted - for free" on October 18  about the Navy bride and the HCC groom. Watch the first video to our story "Navy Bride, H...

Homeless in Ybor: A day in the life

Homeless in Ybor: A day in the life

Michael Madison and Trevor Wood

November 16, 2011

Move often, retreat quickly, trust takeout boxes and keep track of bathrooms and water fountains.    Hillsborough County's public schools saw a sharp increase in the number of homeless students this past year, up to 3,124 after three years of hovering around 2,000.    With colleges having less ...

And then there were 10!

CMA Press Release

November 16, 2011

  Over the past 40 years, the College Media Association has honored nine faculty members throughout the nation with the Distinguished 2-Year Magazine Adviser Award.   On October 27th, Dr. Richard Gaspar became the 10th recipient of the award. He joins Nancy White as HCC’s second recipient,...

Welfare drug testing law’s future in question

Jason Kleim, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

  As the first months since the enactment of the welfare drug testing bill draw to a close, preliminary data show a staunch contrast between the promised results and reality, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill. With the state’s budget in mind and the constitutionality of the legislation in question,...

Senate bill 376 butts heads with educators

Senate bill 376 butts heads with educators

Brent Donaldson, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

  The plan is Senate Bill 376. If enacted, Florida colleges and universities can expect extensive changes to funding and regulation.   Governor Scott’s previous K-12 reform was met by a broad spectrum of public opinion. The controversial Senate Bill 736, also known as the Student Success...

No jobs for college grads

No jobs for college grads

Michael Woodside, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

   There are many problems afflicting the country right now. From the bickering in Washington, to the roller-coaster ride that the stock market has become, we are faced with a long list of complex issues that won’t be solved over night. Most likely, however, if you ask the man on the street, the ...

iPhone phones home

iPhone phones home

Michael Madison

February 1, 2011

   Theater manager Keith Arsenault's iPhone 3GS was stolen from the control room during a music recital last May.    The room serves as his makeshift office during performances, complete with old props and an escape shaft leading to either the roof or parts unknown. The door outside the control room w...

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