Triad Magazine

A Hillsborough Community College Student Publication since 1978.

Triad 2016

Hillsborough Community College is a place that attracts a talented, diverse, and entertaining group of students and professors alike. Our large school boasts huge accomplishments and achievements throughout its history … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Center for Great Apes

An ape sanctuary hidden in the middle of Florida is making the impossible, possible.  Patti Ragan, the founder of the center, dreamed of a place where apes can go after … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Triad 2015

I’d like to take a moment to welcome you the 37th edition of the Triad, a showcase of the artistic life and expression that is alive and well at Hillsborough … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Triad 2013

It has long been said that “everybody has a story.” Behind every smile and every gaze is a person who has been on a path that nobody before them and … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Triad Staff

Krista Byrd —Editor-in-Chief, Kaitlan Corsell—Graphic Designer, Giannina F. Vallas—Editor, Nick Griesbach—Contributor, Shady Kerko—Contributor

October 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Awards

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Medalist 1983, 1985, 1986, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2008, 2009 Collegiate Crown Awards Finalist: 2009 • Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Best All-Around Magazine: … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Editor’s note

This year’s theme was inspired by the 2012 HCC cover design contest winner, “Crossroads”. Relating with this topic was effortless. Who has not been there, at the crossroads of our … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Staff

Giannina Vallas —Editor-in-chief, Benjamin Stein—Graphic designer, Sarah Bunch—Photo editor, Emily Duren—Copy editor, Nicholas Griesbach—Contributor

November 27, 2012 · 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

Awards

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Medalist 1983, 1985, 1986, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2008, 2009 Collegiate Crown Awards Finalist: 2009 • Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Best All-Around Magazine: … Continue reading

November 23, 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

Don’t touch the art

~ Jake Mendenhall “Mr. Franklin…Mr. Franklin!?” The tall caretaker of the gallery stood in the doorway, dressed in a black pant-suit and her hands held firmly on her hips. “Be … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Monster revisited

Hello again. Oh, don’t pretend you don’t recognize me. We’ve known each other for years. Ah ha! There is it, you remember don’t play coy darling. I used to summer … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Triad 2012

2012 HCC cover design contest winner, “Crossroads,” by Benjamin Stein

November 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

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