Artists of TCC: Sedricka Morris

Artists of TCC: Sedricka Morris

TCC Talon’s Natalia Areas sat down with Sedricka Morris, a TCC student whose passion is her art. Morris paints in her free time and is currently working towards her dream of becoming a recognized fashion designer.  NATALIA When did you discover your artistic abilities? MORRIS “I actually discovered my talent when I was three years old by drawing on the hallway wall with a box of crayons that my mom bought me for Christmas.” NATALIA Where do you get your inspiration from? MORRIS “My 9th-grade art teacher, Mr. Stefano. He motivates…

Time Management Tips with Professor Scalzi

Time Management Tips with Professor Scalzi

TCC Talon’s Natalia Areas sat down with Professor Melissa Scalzi to discuss some time management tips that may help students become more efficient. Professor Scalzi is the Assistant Professor of College Success and Career Planning at Tallahassee Community College. NATALIA How can students learn to manage their time more effectively? PROFESSOR SCALZI “Time management can help students succeed in their professional lives because building habits now will create habits that students could use in their future careers. In school, students start developing fundamental soft skills needed in the professional world…

Student Spotlight: Maria Fernanda Araiza

Student Spotlight: Maria Fernanda Araiza

Name: Maria Fernanda Araiza Year at TCC: First-year Hometown:  Brawley, Calif. Major: Undecided Career Goals: “I want to love my job and get excited every time I go.” Favorite Musical Artist: Romeo Santos Favorite Movie: The Notebook Favorite TV Show: Jersey Shore Favorite Food: Enchiladas Favorite Book: Sky by Emily Wilson Hobbies: Going out to dance to Latin music with my friends, spending time with family and friends, meal prepping, working out, and having fun at the SLICE office with Natalia and peer leaders. If you could have dinner with…

Student Spotlight: Sierra James Canword

Student Spotlight: Sierra James Canword

Name: Sierra James Canword Year at TCC: Second-year Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  Major of Study: Sociology Career Goals: “My focus is women’s studies. I want to promote mental health and body positivity for women everywhere.” Favorite Musical Artist: “I have very eclectic tastes, so it’s never just one person, but if I had to choose it would be Toni Braxton just because she fits my personality.” Favorite Movie: Across the Universe Favorite TV Show:  Degrassi Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Book: The Secret by Rhonda Byrne Hobbies: I’m in a modeling troupe…

Student on the Street

Student on the Street

What would you do if a zombie apocalypse was taking over the world?   “I would attract zombies to a big stadium, make noise, light fireworks and throw bombs in there to kill them all. I’d throw my ex-boyfriend in there too.” “I would steal a car and the cutest man in the world. Then, I would drive to the nearest supermarket, get tons of food to survive, and make a new life in a safer place.” “I will train myself to become a ninja. Then, I would look for a…