Triad Magazine

A Hillsborough Community College Student Publication since 1978.

Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Life of a Superfan

~ Nick Griesbach   As another Major League Baseball season starts and the final game of the night begins, St. Louis Cardinals against the Arizona Diamondbacks, I start to reminisce on … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quidditch

~ Dominic Botto Orlando, Florida captured the golden snitch of sporting events in 2013. Wizards and muggles gathered to play at the Quidditch World Cup VI, April 13-14. Quidditch is a … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Master Manipulators

~ Anton M. Huber There is but one creature on this planet that is truly capable of being the master of its own universe. An object set against this creature will … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pacemaker Does Not Set Pace on Living

~ Krista Byrd She braced herself against a bench because she knew that her pacemaker was about to defibrillate, from experience she knows will throw her backwards five or more feet. … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Coptic Christians March on the Capitol

~ Krista Byrd Washington, DC- While Americans were tuned into the news for the developments in the Boston Marathon Bombing, there was another group of people marching on the Capitol. Thursday, … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

This I Believe…

~ Robert Bridenstine Equality is supreme. I believe that the balancing of act of right versus wrong, good clashing with evil, and justice triumphing over injustice is a performance, acted out … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Westboro Baptist Church Gets New Colorful Neighbor

~ Tommy Eliason Aaron Jackson and his purchase and evolution of the Equality House; a rainbow colored house across from the Westboro Baptist Church. TOPEKA, KANSAS – The infamous Westboro Baptist … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Waiting No More

~ Krista Byrd She picks up her guitar and closes her eyes. Breathe. One, two, three… Open. She flashes her bright smile at the crowd as they hold their breath … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Road trip: 50th anniversary of the march on Washington

~ Alex Suarez I went on a road trip with a couple buddies of mine to Washington, D.C. 20 hours later, after a number of detours, we arrived just in time … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Baby Boom at Lowry Park Zoo

~ Jessica Bartels Lowry Park is kid friendly. Not only because of the Walaroo Station with splash zones and a petting zoo, but you can also meet a new baby … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Body Art

~ Nia Baptiste-Dena Tattoos are a form of body art which can also be considered fashion. Self-expression is taken seriously. It gives us ways so that we can uniquely identify … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

Breathing easier

~ Burgundy Whitman Imagine a world in which people die before they turn 37-years-old. As they age, they suffer from a buildup of thick mucus secretions that block their airways … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Fenway Park – 100 years

~ Eric Feliu Baseball is something that lives in our country’s history. Americans are the ones who invented the sport; Americans are the ones who built the stadiums that stand, … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

HCC’s olympic hopeful

~  Nicholas Griesbach Tampa, Florida-The students of Hillsborough Community College may or may not know that there is an athlete of the world class caliber walking the halls of their … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Out of Gas

~ Joseph Meier Silver, gold, platinum; these high grade fuels cost more and make big promises. Unfortunately, the so-called premium gasolines may not deliver in all car models. With Secretary … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Running with the bulls

~ Alex Diehl (Festival San Fermin, Pamplona, Espana) It’s 8 a.m. on a humid, sweaty, Barcelona July morning. The hot, rising sun filters through the drapes, thickening the already pungent … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Welcome to Trigga City

~  Nicholas Griesbach HCC student Omar Albanil is turning his love for boxing into a living. Tampa, Florida-On 4435 N. Lauber Way is a well-kept secret that may alter the … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

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