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The high cost of access codes

Katie Loudermilk, Staff

June 2, 2018

Along with the high cost of college tuition, students also face the difficulties of paying for textbooks required for their courses. There are ways to avoid the book store, such as, cheaper options online. However, this is not the case with the Pearson Access Codes. The book stores are not helping either. Amber...

Tutors live lives

Tutors live lives

Jason Turner, Staff

June 2, 2018

“I wish people knew that I wasn’t so quiet.” For the past two years, Elizabeth Wherry has been a writing tutor at the Plant City Academic Success Center. Since Feb. 1, she has been the lead tutor. Wherry likes “talking and interacting with people.” She has lived an interesting life and enjoys...

Trust and the media: The SPJ video says it all

Society of Professional Journalists

April 24, 2018

The Society of Professional Journalists' Region 3 is made up of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Please wait…blow now

Pamela Kloosterman, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018

  Dempsey Page arrives promptly at 8:15 a.m.at the Guardian Interlock office, a company that installs breathalyzers for people who have been convicted of driving while intoxicated.   There are only three reasons to visit this office, you are having an ignition interlock system wired into your c...

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...

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