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HCC Students wins national scholarship

HCC Students wins national scholarship

Mathis Thoerrisen, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017

On April 21, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced its 55 winners of their annual undergraduate transfer scholarship; among them were two HCC students. Leonardo Dulanto Falcon and Adrien Vicente La Lande were both picked for their high academic achievements and commitment to the community as well...

Safety Harbor SongFest

Jason Turner, Staff

May 17, 2017

  This year, April 1 and 2, the fourth annual Safety Harbor SongFest was held at the waterfront park next to the Safety Harbor Marina. The SongFest is organized by the Safety Harbor Art and Music Center (SHAMc) a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote education in fine ar...

Tommy Ortiz’s quest to be the next Spielberg

Tommy Ortiz’s quest to be the next Spielberg

Victoria Pritchard, Staff

May 17, 2017

  Hillsborough Community College is full of profound students in various fields. From nursing, to technology, to performing arts, the possibilities are endless when it comes to success.   Tommy Ortiz is an HCC student that drives from passion, creativity and talent. Ortiz has wanted...

Advanced Water Treatment Program at HCC

Advanced Water Treatment Program at HCC

Jason Turner, Staff

May 17, 2017

  Of the many classes and programs offered at Hillsborough Community College, the Advanced Water Treatment program on the Plant City campus is one of which many students may not know.   The program takes one calendar year to complete, running from the fall semester through the next summer...

UberEATS: more than just a ride

UberEATS: more than just a ride

Jason Turner, Staff

April 20, 2017

  Many people are aware of and have used Uber to get rides almost anywhere. However, how many are aware of UberEATS?   According to Uber, “UberEATS is Uber’s stand-alone meal delivery app that makes getting food as easy as requesting a ride, wheth­er you’re at home, the of­fice or...

The world of franchising

The world of franchising

Jared KleinKopf, Staff

April 20, 2017

  Over 50 black booths were set up at the conven­tion center Feb. 18. and 19, as national franchises looked for potential fran­chisees to open future busi­nesses. The event gave in­terested investors a chance to meet with top executives from expanding companies that are looking for contin­ued...

Pierce The Veil back in Florida

Jason Turner, Staff

April 19, 2017

  Last May, the San Diego post-hardcore band, Pierce The Veil put out their fourth album, “Misadventures,” and has been touring the world ever since. In October 2016, they played in Orlando and St. Pete, and now they are coming back to the area. During the last weekend of April 2017, Piece The...

Impractical Jokers in Tampa

Impractical Jokers in Tampa

Jared KleinKopf, Staff

April 19, 2017

     The comedic quartet, The Tenderloins, left Tam­pa citizens laughing long after their performance end­ed Friday, Feb. 3 at Amalie Arena. The pranksters rose to stardom with their hit show, Impractical Jokers, which airs on Tru t.v. Most of the time the show fea­tures simple...

Fun and funnel cakes at the State Fair

Fun and funnel cakes at the State Fair

Jared KleinKopf, Staff

April 19, 2017

  The Florida State Fair celebrated its annual cel­ebration this February. Above all else, the bizarre foods offered at the festival seem to be the mind blow­ing attraction that enlight­ens the taste pallets of chil­dren and adults alike.   Whether it's deep-fried or served on a stick,...

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