TCC Student Affected by the Immigration Ban

TCC Student Affected by the Immigration Ban

Fatemah Seyfi was at home when her roommates informed her of President Trump’s executive order. The order banned all refugee admissions for 120 days, while banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days.  Citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, refugee or otherwise, were all denied entry into the U.S. temporarily. Seyfi was planning to return to her home in Iran in a few months time. Her roommates, who are Iranian as well, told her not to go. “I was so shocked, and I didn’t know…

Student Spotlight: Marc Toussaint

Student Spotlight: Marc Toussaint

Year at TCC: Second-year Hometown: North Miami, Fla. Major: Mechanical Engineering Career Goals: CEO of an engineering firm, entrepreneur, and to give back to communities in need. Favorite Musical Artist: Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, and Quavo Favorite Movie: Space Jam Favorite TV Show: ESPN First Take Favorite Food: Pizza, French Fries, and anything with barbecue. Favorite Book: Resilience by Alonzo Mourning Hobbies: Basketball, building robots If you could dinner with anyone in the world, what would it be: Barack Obama Favorite Quotes: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow; Learn…

#Overheard@TCC

#Overheard@TCC

“Lord, I ain’t got time for all this traffic.” “Bro, I gotta tag all the roommates in this girl’s pic. Oh my God.” “Subway skimped me man. It’s like they cut a 7.5 inch piece out of the footlong and gave me the short side.” “You don’t eat chicken? You’re not American.”

#Overheard@TCC

#Overheard@TCC

“I hate when I’m in a public and overhear someone yelling about some drama to their friend, but they leave before they get to the end and it’s like… ‘What did Madison do? I’m all ears!’ ” “If I fake my death right now, I’ll literally never have to deal with it.” “I have a bath bomb from the Lush in Jacksonville, but no tub, so I guess I’ll just have to eat it.” “I told a lady I really liked ghosts and she said ‘are you being serious or…

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 Spotlight: Dylan Allen

Student Spotlight: Dylan Allen

Name: Dylan Allen      Year at TCC: Sophomore Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla. Major of Study: Double major in commercial music and elementary music education Career Goals: I want to be a studio session musician, own my own studio, and/or tour with my band, Invented Truths Favorite Musical Artist:  It changes daily but today it is Stevie Wonder, [because] I’m feeling the funk Favorite Movie: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Favorite TV Show: Stranger Things Favorite Food: Whatever I can afford on a college musician’s budget Favorite Book: Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison Hobbies: Making music building guitars…

Student Spotlight: Nikki Rose

Student Spotlight: Nikki Rose

Name: Nikki Rose      Year at TCC: Freshman Hometown: Miami, Fla. Major: Theater Career Goals: Actress or high school drama teacher Favorite Musical: Artist Linkin Park, specifically Hybrid Theory Favorite Movie: La La Land, all the Star Wars films and Tusk Favorite TV Show: Vikings Favorite Food: Breakfast foods! I love breakfast all day Favorite Book: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Hobbies: Crafting, drawing, acting If you could have dinner with anyone in the world (living or dead), who would choose?: Carrie Fisher Favorite Quote: “All the world’s a stage and the men and women merely players.” – William…

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…

#Overheard@TCC

#Overheard@TCC

“Do you have an ACH account so I can send over that bread?” (ACH is an electronic network for financial transactions in the United States. It stands for Automated Clearing House.) “I fell asleep while she was on top.” “I threw up a few times. We was lit, wasn’t nothing major.” “Living in another universe would be like walking on water. Just pure freedom, dude.”