Is UT Prepared for Safety Emergencies?

https://theminaretonline.com/2015/10/21/is-ut-prepared-for-safety-emergencies/ In recent weeks, there have been four college shootings across the U.S., leaving 12 people dead and 14 wounded. On Oct. 11, a student opened fire at a dorm building at the University of South Florida; although no one was injured or killed, this event hit closer to home. People across the country are… Continue reading Is UT Prepared for Safety Emergencies?

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Department of Transportation to tear down Cafe Hey

This article was published in The Minaret in 2015. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has recently tried to expedite expansions to I-275 that would involve knocking down many historic buildings and businesses in downtown Tampa, including Café Hey. Café Hey owner Chung Choy said he has not yet been directly contacted by FDOT, but… Continue reading Department of Transportation to tear down Cafe Hey

Syrian Student Reflects on Refugee Crisis

https://theminaretonline.com/2015/09/23/syrian-student-reflects-on-refugee-crisis/ Since the start of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, almost 12 million people, or half of the population of Syria, have been displaced; 7.6 million of those within the country itself.  Half of all Syrian refugees are under the age of 18, according to the United Nations. Syrian refugees are paying smugglers anywhere… Continue reading Syrian Student Reflects on Refugee Crisis