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Pennies is a small price to pay

Magdalynn Pollitt, Staff

November 26, 2018

At the very bottom of the Hillsborough County ballot, two referenda were located. They could have been easily missed, but thanks to tireless campaigning by the organizations behind the referenda, both passed with flying colors. 260,000 voters said “Yes” to transportation on Nov. 6. Transportation...

Plant-based fun in Tampa Bay

Magdalynn Pollitt, Staff

November 26, 2018

The ninth annual Tampa Bay Vegfest was held on Nov. 3. The vegan food festival was held at the Perry Harvey, Sr. Park in Downtown Tampa. This was a change in venue from last year’s event, which was held at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park. Attendees seemed happier with the new location, which has a lot mor...

Tomorrow needs you

Tomorrow needs you

Magdalynn Pollitt, Staff

November 5, 2018

In a dimly lit venue in Ybor City called The Attic, the suicide prevention nonprofit foundation To Write Love On Her Arms held their event, An Evening With To Write Love On Her Arms. The event was held on Sept. 18, right after Suicide Prevention Week. Headlining the event were JP Saxe, Canadian musician,...

Florida elections – Know your vote

Florida elections – Know your vote

Madison Schleicher, Staff

November 5, 2018

Those over the age of 18 and registered to vote in Florida are eligible to cast their ballots in the midterm election for state and local government. Not only will Floridians be choosing the new Governor but also on the ballot are several highly contestable amendments that could have a major impact for...

Spatola: from student to teacher

Spatola: from student to teacher

Jason Turner, Staff

November 5, 2018

Anthony Spatola is very excited to be part of Hillsborough Community College. He is the newest Veterinary Technology instructor on the Plant City campus. Spatola says, “I’m really grateful for the opportunity to be here. It’s a close family group and everyone knows each other like at ‘Cheers.’” Outside...

HCC hosts Tampa Mayoral Debate

Magdalynn Pollitt, Staff

November 5, 2018

  On Oct. 6, Hillsborough Community College hosted the first Tampa Mayoral Debate of the season. The event was put on by The Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay. Members of the college’s student government were also on hand to assist attendees and facilitate the event.   The night start...

Drones in action

Drones in action

Jason Turner, Staff

October 25, 2018

The commercial use of drones has been on the incline over the past few years. Romeo Durscher, Director of Public Safety Integration at DJI (a leading company in drones and drone accessories), says there are currently 10 times more cameras on drones than on manned aircraft. With this increase of demand,...

Local news done differently

Magdalynn Pollitt, Staff

October 3, 2018

It is a typical Friday night in the heart of Tampa, which means there is nothing typical about it. Lights from police cars can be seen outside of the  bar Franklin Manor. Is this just a routine traffic stop, or something more? Most people passing by are curious, but do not stop. But John Jacobs and Joshua Santos of Tamp...

Indie Flea gets a new home

Ina Morrissey, Staff

June 14, 2018

Ina Morrissey   Tampa is home to many urban adventures and artistic spaces. Fitting that mold is the Indie Flea. “Hand selected vendors feature products ranging from homemade jewelry, letterpress cards, screen printed t-shirts, vintage treasures, up-cycled home goods, dry-succulent gardens and ...

College students creating a SPARK

College students creating a SPARK

Katie Loudermilk, Staff

June 6, 2018

College clubs are vital to the average student’s life. They provide more than extra help in the community, they bring together diverse students with common interests. Members of the SPARK Club at the Plant City campus inform and engage the community about those with or without disabilities. This club...

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