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The guardian of the hawks

Jason Turner, Staff

April 9, 2018

  Have you ever felt nervous or scared? Have you been on campus and saw a dangerous situation but didn’t know what to do? Have you ever wondered how to reach campus security quickly? Now there is an app for that.   Hawk Guardian is an app for Android and iPhone devices avail...

Get the skills to land the job at these student workshops

Carissa Costello, Staff

December 4, 2017

On every campus, the Career Resource Center is a room students seldom enter compared to others. However, to many students, the purpose of college is to find a career in order to obtain a prosperous and successful future; in other words, get a job. It follows, then, that the Career Resource Center’s...

Free counseling services for students

Carissa Costello, Staff

December 4, 2017

Professional counselors are available at every HCC campus to provide free services to students in need. Valuable support is available to help students cope with difficulties that might otherwise hinder their academic success.   Counselors aid students with an assortment of issues related to...

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....

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....

Active Shooter Training

Giovanna Cano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

On Oct. 3, Ybor City business owners had the chance to learn how to “run, hide or fight” in an Active Shooter training event hosted by the Ybor City Development Corporation. In the wake of the recent Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1, more businesses are concerned with safety. On the Ybor Campus, a crowd...

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