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HCC transitions to online classes

HCC transitions to online classes

Jason Turner, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

One of the most significant changes for HCC students due to COVID-19 has been the change from face-to-face classes to having everything online. A few of the students in a math class that was supposed to be in the classroom on the Plant City campus were asked about the transition. They all repres...

Quarantine Romance

Quarantine Romance

Yacob Reyes, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2020

Outside, it’s warm and sunny. The wind rustles through the branches of palm trees, a sound that remains audible as cars stay parked in their driveways.  Inside a three-bedroom house in Carrollwood, sunlight peeks through the gaps of closed blinds ushering in the beginning of another day.&nb...

Buried In Silence: How the Other Half lives

Susana Matta, an unauthorized immigrant, has spent most of her life living in silence — bound shut by the fear of being deported. When the abuse began, Susana found herself torn between the realization of her worst fears and her need for justice.

Yacob Reyes, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

MIAMI — Juan was arrested today, Susana Matta wrote in her journal on Aug. 8, 2018,  shifting in her seat as though uncomfortable with sitting still.  This is my worst nightmare and my most joyful dream clashing together. The walls of the Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center were devoid of life. All t...

The impact of Yang in the 2020 Democratic primary

The impact of Yang in the 2020 Democratic primary

Timothy Katon, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Many can agree that the most influential presidential candidates in 2016 were Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. In essence, most people credit this to their charisma, policies or simply because they addressed what seems like the end of the middle class. Andrew Yang came on the scene in 2019, addressi...

College students and the 2020 presidential election

College students and the 2020 presidential election

C.I. Bacino, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

There hasn’t been a better time for college students to participate and vote in the upcoming and most influential political event of 2020, the presidential election. According to Forbes, the U.S. college turnout for the 2018 federal midterm elections more than doubled from the previous midterm ...

Food for your Buck: Burger 21

Hawkeye staff writer EliuDaniel Reyes enjoys the first bite of his burger.

EliuDaniel Reyes, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Picture it: the feel of the golden brown buns against your palms, the aroma from the grilled beef patty filling your nostrils, and making your mouth water. You sink your carnivores into what can only be called a delicacy and are immersed into the depths of nirvana where nothing exists but you and the...

The Role of JUCO Athletics in Recruiting

The Role of JUCO Athletics in Recruiting

Cole Maines, Design Editor

February 17, 2020

Junior colleges are schools where people can develop and adjust to college life until the time comes that they are ready for their four-year universities. The athletic programs are quite similar. If you watched "Last Chance U," a documentary series on Netflix about Junior College football, you wou...

“Hierarchy of Fish” sells out at HCC’s Studio Theatre

Caitlin Frostman as Hannah and Amanda Rodriguez as Ash in

Jason Turner, Staff

November 26, 2019

All five performances of the play “Hierarchy of Fish” were sold out at the Studio Theatre on the Ybor campus from Nov. 7-10. The play was written specifically for HCC, Birmingham Southern College and Shenandoah University through the Farm Theater College Collaboration Project. HCC was lucky enough...

Find out what’s new and upcoming part 3

Cast members of Hierarchy of Fish

Jason Turner, Staff

November 6, 2019

There are a lot of events coming to Tampa Bay in the next few months. Here are a few of them. Nov. 7 Ruth Eckerd Hall Alice Cooper is returning for his “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” tour. Expect to see a lot of theatrics, including possible beheadings and monsters on stage. Cooper just releas...

HCC’s new speech teacher helps students find their voice

D'Amico and her family enjoying the outdoors.

Jason Turner, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Evie Simmons D'Amico feels blessed to be able to work in her hometown. D’Amico is a proud Plant City native who teaches speech at HCC. The majority of her classes are online, but her office is on the Plant City campus. As a high school student, D’Amico was a dual enrollment student at HCC. Upon...

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