Year: 2016

Black Box Film Fest to Showcase Student Work

By ANDREW FOERCH Movie fans and budding filmmakers will gather in Reeves Theater Saturday afternoon to attend this semester’s installment of UT’s Black Box Film Festival. Presented by the the university’s communications department, Black Box will showcase the year’s top short films produced by students enrolled in production courses in the film and media arts […]

This Year’s Oscar Hopefuls

By ANDREW FOERCH Dramatic film thrived in 2015. Movie geeks gushed over masterpieces like The Revenant, Spotlight, and Room, while films like The Big Short, and Bridge of Spies, comprised an extremely strong second tier. So far, 2016 is struggling to keep up. For students considering a trip to AMC any time soon, check out […]

Students Respond: President Obama Gives End of Term Speech at MacDill

By TESS SHEETS President Barack Obama addressed an audience of about 2,500 U.S. service members and other civilians in what is expected to be the last major national security speech of his tenure on Tuesday. Obama firmly maintained his confidence in his administration’s counterterrorism strategy over the past eight years as he spoke at the […]

Students Bring ‘Love Yourself’ Smoothies to Campus

By VINCENT PERSTAD For students who find themselves going off campus in search of healthier beverage options, things could start getting smoother. Current senior business major Nick Saulnier (pictured above) and business graduate student Clint Fontenot are attempting to make history by creating the very first student-run business on campus: a health-centric smoothie bar. “As […]

PHOTOS:The Best of Next Big Thing

Photos By REGINA GONZALEZ and SELENE SAN FELICE Some of today’s biggest alternative acts rocked Tampa this weekend for 97x’s Next Big Thing festival at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater. Bands included (and pictured) Kongos, Phantogram, The Naked and Famous and Judah & The Lion. Related: Next Big Bands Interview Series Selene San Felice and Regina […]

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