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Beyond Sustainability Expo

Mathis Thoerrisen, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017

  April 8 2017, the HCC Sustainability Office hosted the Beyond Sustainability Expo at Dale Mabry Campus.   The event was open to the public and lasted all day from 10 a.m. to 4 p. m. The expo was composed of many different exhibitors, both professional and student, as well as...

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...

Syria: Can anyone find a dog in this fight?

Syria: Can anyone find a dog in this fight?

By Mathis Thoerrisen, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2017

  The fifth annual St. Pe­tersburg conference on world affairs was hosted at the University of South Florida Feb. 15-17.   The conference covered many different topics in­cluding, NATO, global in­ternet espionage, the Syrian war and American immigra­tion policy.   One of the...

Sustainability at Alafia Farms

Sustainability at Alafia Farms

Tifanny Brown, Staff

April 18, 2017

  The Alafia farms are situated in and around the backyard of Paul Rabaut’s house and are a treat to walk through. The yard was what sold Rabaut and his wife when they got the house as they started out on their journey of creating a self-sustaining farm.  The Rabauts have turned this normal...

Living life at a recycling plant

Living life at a recycling plant

Mathis Thoerrisen, editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2017

  One of the most talked about films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival is the documentary “Plastic China.” The film follows 11-year-old Yi-Jie as she works with her father at a plastic recycling plant in China. Yi-Jie dreams of going to school, but her father cannot afford to pay her tuition.  ...

Black Birds in the Night Sky

Black Birds in the Night Sky

Mathis Thoerrisen, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2017

  Gallery 221@HCC located on the Dale Mabry campus is now hosting an exhibition by renowned artist Delita Martin. The exhibition is part of the 17th annual Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival and will run from Jan. 17 through March. 2.   Martin draws inspiration from storytelling and quilt...

Annual MLK TOBA breakfast

Annual MLK TOBA breakfast

Jared Kleinkopf, Staff

March 8, 2017

  Tampa residents celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by attending Tampa Organization for Black Affair’s [TOBA] 31st breakfast celebration.The “Day of Service” event, was focused on a commitment of cooperation and featured famous civil rights leader Dr. OtisMoss Jr. Moss. He is a famous...

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