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You are worthy to be an investor

You are worthy to be an investor

Jason Turner, Hawkeye Staff

May 7, 2019

Many people, especially young people, don’t realize that they can be investors just like wealthy people. Sally Outlaw of Worthy Financial, who sells Worthy Bonds, wants them to know they can. According to Outlaw, people “need to think of themselves as investors, whether it’s $10, $100 or $1000....

Emergency call boxes remain out of service

Emma Oliver, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

You’ve probably noticed them all around Ybor City campus…blue emergency call boxes meant to ensure the safety of HCC students, faculty, and staff. The problem is, they are all out of service. This loss of protection is noticed at the Ybor City campus, the only HCC open campus that is surroun...

9/11 Memorial

Yesenia Bustamante, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

The impact that the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks had, is one that will be forever embedded in the history of not only New York City, but of the United States of America. Where the iconic World Trade Center Building One and Two once stood, now stands the 9/11 Memorial Museum and Groun...

Right in our backyard

Kaitlyn Narvaez

May 6, 2019

Lettuce Lake Park, conve­niently located just a mere 10 minutes from the Uni­versity of South Florida just off of Fletcher Ave, had so much to offer. Lettuce Lake Park was opened in 1982 and is operated by Hills­borough County Parks. It is open to everyone for a $2 entrance fee per car up to 8 people and a...

Hamilton: Who is the real hero?

Maggie Pollitt, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

“How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a scholar?” “How does Hamilton, an arrogant, immigrant, orphan bastard, whoreson, somehow endorse Thoma...

Not so fair?

Maggie Pollitt, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

It is the fair season in the U.S., and for many people that brings up images of candied apples, carnival games, and Ferris wheels. There are also many ani­mals on display, and while entering farm animals for prizes at the local fair may seem almost as American as apple pie, there are some who have called int...

EPCOT starts a new era

Jaalin Harvey, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

If you’ve been to EPCOT any time between 2000 and now, you have been accus­tomed to seeing the giant stone monolithic marble slabs as soon as you walk into the park. You might even have a portrait photo on the metallic plates that are bolted to the marble slabs. These “Leave A Leg­acy” rocks are no...

Covering cases of sexual assault

Carla Ibanez, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

The College Media Association conference in New York City gives multiple sessions that cover a variety of topics. “Covering Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know,” hosted by members of Emporia State University tells the story of a woman that sent an anonymous letter to Sarah Spoon, one of the ho...

Jane Castor sworn in as mayor

Magdalynn Pollitt, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

On May 1, 2019, Jane Castor was sworn into office as mayor of the city of Tampa. The swearing-in ceremony was held at Armature Works. This was a symbolic gesture, as Mayor Bob Buckhorn was sworn into office at the same location five years prior. As Castor stated in her speech, back then it was merely...

Angelas’s story from HCC to NSF

Angela Ousley

April 18, 2019

I wasn’t sure about my career path before attending HCC, but building relationships with my professors and attending networking events outside of class helped me learn about different majors and career options. One day while taking a class with Dr. Margaret Hopson-Fernandes, she informed me abo...

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