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Coffee with a cop discusses the homeless

Coffee with a cop discusses the homeless

Giovanna Cano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

On the morning of Oct. 4, The Blind Tiger Cafe hosted a comfortable atmosphere for coffee lovers and the Tampa police. Ybor City Development Corporation hosted Coffee with a Cop, a public event where civilians have the chance to exchange a conversation with law enforcement without being in a crisis situ...

Get grabbed and tormented at the interactive horror park Scream-A-Geddon

Carissa Costello, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

  Miles of rural woods in Dade City encircle a sinister scene. Deafening chainsaws and unrelenting screams are heard from across the dark parking lot. A hillbilly wielding a bloodied ax and a Hannibal Lector-like monster approaches those entering through the gates. Their terrorizing domain ...

Suicide is not painless

Suicide is not painless

Jason Turner, Staff

October 22, 2017

September has been Suicide Awareness month. There were events all over the country, especially during the week of Sept. 11-15. Due to Hurricane Irma, the event scheduled on the Plant City campus got postponed to Sept. 20, but they were still able to host it. The SGA invited students to take “Love Your...

Inkwood Books relocates after 26 years

Inkwood Books relocates after 26 years

Carissa Costello, STAFF

October 9, 2017

  Tampa Heights welcomes Inkwood Books, Tampa’s only locally owned independent bookstore providing new books. After 26 years situated on 216 S. Armenia Ave., the bookstore is relocating to 1809 N Tampa St, in Tampa Heights, a historic and lively center amid Ybor city, Downtown Tampa and Seminole...

Immokalee protest continues

Immokalee protest continues

Jared Kleinkopf, Staff

May 17, 2017

  “Hey Hey, Ho Ho, Exploitation’s got to go!” was chanted by protesters on the sidewalk in front of Publix supermarket on Azeele Street in Tampa, Florida. Over 250 demonstrators showed up to voice their anger toward the two large corporations of Publix and Wendy’s on Wednesday, March 29.   The...

Living large in tiny houses

Living large in tiny houses

Tiffany Brown, Staff

May 17, 2017

  Would you live in a house that isn’t much bigger than some peoples master bedroom? Some are choosing to downsize and live in what are called tiny houses.   The Dale Mabry campus recently hosted a Sustainable Living Expo that featured these homes. Tiny houses are considered sustainable...

HCC students open immigration dialogue

HCC students open immigration dialogue

Jared Kleinkopf, Staff

May 17, 2017

  Hillsborough Community College hosted an Immigration event called The Bridge Project that started with an interactive workshop and concluded with a professional panel of local and national experts talking openly about immigration. The event was organized by the Community Based Activism club, and...

Coalition of Immokalee Farm Workers visits HCC

Coalition of Immokalee Farm Workers visits HCC

Jared Kleinkopf, Staff

April 19, 2017

  HCC offered an eyeopening presentation to its students Feb. 27. Lupe, a Florida farmworker from rural Immokalee, came to inform students about the unfortunate lifestyles that the people who pick our food live in. The Ybor Room gave enough space for Lupe and her translator to explain the poor living...

Mitchell joins Plant City faculty

Mitchell joins Plant City faculty

Jason Turner, Staff

April 18, 2017

Every year, Hillsborough Community College has a few new full-time teach­ers and this semester is not an exception. One of the new instructors is Mr. Perry (PJ) Mitchell, who teaches Chemistry on the Plant City Campus. Before this semester, Mitchell was a part-time Chemistry instructor at both HCC...

Immokalee farmworkers unite

Immokalee farmworkers unite

Jared KleinKopf, Staff

April 18, 2017

  HCC offered an eye-opening presentation to its students Feb. 27. Lupe, a Florida farmworkers from rural Immokalee, came to inform students about the unfortunate lifestyles that the people who pick our food live in. The Ybor Room gave enough space for Lupe and her transla­tor to explain the poor...

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