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?
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
The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg is hosting an interactive food exhibit featuring Spanish chef Ferran Adria’s work. Ferran Adria: The Invention of Food is a combination of photos, videos, multimedia projections and food that express visual cultures and the natural beauty of the world. “He’s been called the Salvador Dali of the kitchen because… Continue reading Dali Museum hosts food exhibit
This article was published in The Minaret's 2015 arts magazine. In May, The University of Tampa students’ Alexandra DiGiacomo and Travis Misarti traveled to the Cannes Film Festival in France to screen their short film, “Tea Time.,” which was created for Campus MovieFest last year. The couple also went to Hollywood for a week over… Continue reading UT students head to Cannes Film Festival
https://theminaretonline.com/2015/10/07/the-real-deal-about-fake-ids/ It’s no secret that countless students like to live it up on the weekends at local bars like Hyde Park Cafe, which is open to those over 18, but if you are 21, the cover charge can be $15 cheaper. In order to attain all the perks of being a 21-year old, many people… Continue reading The Real Deal About Fake IDs
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