Hawkeye

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...

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...

The student news site of Hillsborough Community College.
News