TCC Library: Best Resource on Campus? Students Think So.

TCC Library: Best Resource on Campus? Students Think So.

By Katherine Booker, Talon Editor Whether it’s used for studying and homework, a quick use of the printers, or to get help with classes, the library is a staple on campus. The TCC Library offers many different resources for students. Allowing for a quiet place to finish projects, browse the web, or even just have a place to go in between classes. Students use the library for many different reasons.   Freshman Destiny Sassers said she thinks the library is the best resource because of the available textbooks, computers and printers.  …

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Stay or go?  With Hurricane Irma models projecting landfall in Florida, many TCC Students and their families are left with a dilemma. While the hurricane is still a couple days from Tallahassee and with the sporadic tendencies of hurricanes, is it worth evacuating immediately? On one hand, evacuating means uprooting your family and pets, purchasing supplies, booking hotels and traveling long distances. Evacuating is as emotionally taxing as it is financially. On the other hand, if one chooses to stay or wait to evacuate, it may become too late to make…

TCC Celebrates 36th Edition of Eyrie Magazine with Annual Unveiling Event

TCC Celebrates 36th Edition of Eyrie Magazine with Annual Unveiling Event

By Kelly Maere, Eyrie Staff Member The Eyrie Art & Literary Magazine staff excitedly unboxes the 36th edition of the magazine that they’ve worked so hard to complete, preparing for its release to the public in just a few days. Since 1982, Tallahassee Community College has published a yearly edition of the Eyrie, a student-run magazine showcasing unpublished literature and artwork submitted by TCC students. “The Eyrie is a great opportunity for students to feel more connected to their campus,” said Niki Costantino, the Eyrie’s Faculty Advisor of the last…

#OverheardAtTCC

#OverheardAtTCC

“That’s what you get for dating Jack Daniels on a Saturday night.” “My tombstone’s just going to say, ‘I’m FINE.’” “I want to pet every dog at least once, is that really too much to ask?” “I just don’t know where to get a band aid on campus. I mean, it’s not like elementary school where you can just go to a nurse.”

Theatre TCC to Present Production of Award-winning Musical “Pippin”

Theatre TCC to Present Production of Award-winning Musical “Pippin”

Theatre TCC has a history of producing a variety of world-renowned and award-winning plays. From Young Frankenstein, to Catch Me If You Can, to The Crucible, TCC’s performing arts program has covered a wide berth of classic and widely accessible musicals and comedies. This semester, this trend will continue. Theatre TCC will be putting on a production of “Pippin,” the famous play by Stephen Schwartz and Bob Fosse, on April 6-8 and April 13-15. The play will start at 8 p.m. and will focus on Pippin, the son of Charlemagne,…

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…

TCC to FSU: A Helping Hand

TCC to FSU: A Helping Hand

The Talon: What does Transfers Helping Transfers do? Nick Lopez: “This organization is here to help transfer students transition into Florida State University. I myself was a transfer from the University of Central Florida, and when I came to Florida State, I was basically two years behind the average freshman. When I transferred I didn’t have those friend groups you develop as a freshman when you’re in the same general education classes as others. So this organization is here for the people that transfer in and don’t have anyone.This club…

Student Spotlight: Kerven Joseph

Student Spotlight: Kerven Joseph

Name: Kerven Joseph Year at TCC: Second-year Hometown: North Miami, Fla. Field of Study: Business Entrepreneurship and Fashion Career Goals: To own a fashion line and create fashion shows. Favorite Musical Artist(s): Kid Cudi, Travis Scott, Asap Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Isaiah Rashad, Kendrick Lamar, Coldplay, Raury, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Van Halen, Alicia Keys, Jill Scott, and Erykah Badu. Favorite Movie: The Pursuit of Happyness Favorite TV Show: The Office Favorite Food: Haitian and Italian Favorite Book: The Road by Cormac McCarthy Hobbies: Playing sports, outdoor activities, going on adventures,…

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…