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Don’t read, dead inside.

Don’t read, dead inside.

Tommy Eliason, Staff Writer

May 6, 2013

  The show only took a two month break in the middle of their fourth season but for devoted fans it felt like an eternity.   For those of you who don’t know or haven’t seen this show, I suggest you go out and buy some snacks, get comfortable, turn on Netflix, and watch all the episode...

Carnival Cruises: changing the way Tampa locals vacation

Carnival Cruises: changing the way Tampa locals vacation

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2013

  Floridians have long enjoyed the perks of living near major bodies of water, and living near ports where cruises arrive and depart have been a part of the Florida-dream. Carnival is one of the biggest cruise lines that departs from the Port of Tampa, and given their recent issues, people from...

We’ll be cyborgs soon enough

We’ll be cyborgs soon enough

Alexander Rose, Staff Writer

April 3, 2013

  As the years go by, we accumulate more and more “smart” accessories. Smartphones, smartcars, smartscales, smartforks even. After the advent of the smartphone, it seems like technology developers just want to throw tiny computers into everything we use. The next target for developers like Apple...

Relationships in the age of Facebook

Relationships in the age of Facebook

Frank Kozlowski, Contributor

March 6, 2013

  As a student at HCC, there is a good chance that you are putting your entire life on Facebook. In this virtual world you may post pictures or videos, share what you\are doing in the moment (i.e. “Facebook Status”), plan events, instantly chat with others, catch up with old high school pals,...

Book review: The perks of being a wallflower

Book review: The perks of being a wallflower

Krista Byrd, Staff Writer

March 5, 2013

Author: Stephen Chbosky   I originally read this book when I saw commercials for the movie, and had no idea what to expect. I thought it would be just another teenage love novel, but it really took me by surprise.   The first thing I loved was Charlie’s voice. I loved that it was w...

Youtube creates stars

Youtube creates stars

Alexander Rose, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013

  For most people, Youtube is a place to watch music videos and cats being adorable, and even better, all for free. Youtube began hosting movies and shows in 2009, and added a rental feature the next year. This was the first time money could be charged for content on Youtube. A new type of pay-for-content...

Voting killed the radio stars

Alexander Rose, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

  As of Friday February 18, 97.1 WSUN-FM, or 97X, has replaced its radio personality with a vote based system to choose music. The popular morning show, The Morning X, had a strange final day, starting with the hosts, Danielle McBroom, Drew Garabo, and Seth Kushner refusing to play caller requests...

The Brandon ballet: dancing into the spotlight

The Brandon ballet: dancing into the spotlight

Krista Byrd, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

  The ballerina maiden leaped in the air, freezing time for a moment as her body takes flight. Death slithered behind her, his body turning into the shadow of a sneaking snake. For the duration of a song, the dancers transform into birds and shadows. When the song ends, right before your eyes, they...

Smoke free HCC: student opinion

Smoke free HCC: student opinion

Lorraine Quirindongo, Contributor

February 27, 2013

  According to the American Lung Association, smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the United States, causing over 393,000 deaths per year. On January 1, 2013, smoking became a banned activity from all Hillsborough Community College campuses. Many people, mostly smokers, are against...

Is this the end of Twinkies?

Is this the end of Twinkies?

Emily Duren, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2012

  Twinkies came on the scene in 1930, invented by James Alexander Dewar, an employee at a company similar to Hostess (the company who now manufactures Twinkies), when he noticed that the machines used to inject cakes with strawberry filling were not being put to use, so he proposed that the company...

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