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Green but Not Clean? How Safe Is River O’ Green Dye

By Alejandro Ramirez After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tampa Bay’s Hillsborough River flowed green this past Sunday, March 13. The River O’ Green Fest, organized by Grow Financial federal credit union, serves as a celebration before the parades and celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17.  According to the Tampa […]

Freedom Convoy in the Global Trend of COVID-19 Protests

By Brandon Leonard Freedom Convoy 2022 is the latest ongoing protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates, specifically those in Canada.  The primary motivation, at least initially, for the convoy was Canada’s termination of the exemption for truckers to not be vaccinated for COVID-19 on Jan. 15. Under the new rules, truckers would be quarantined for two […]

Movement Advocating Against Gentrification Emerges in Tampa Heights

By Brianna Bush Save Tampa Heights, a community initiative, is asking residents in the area to join in preserving Tampa Heights’ historical architecture. Gentrification is not a new concern, but with more new builds in the city’s oldest suburb, those in the community think it’s time to advocate.  “This neighborhood is close to downtown and […]

Disappearance of Hillsborough County Residents Shows Discrepancies in Coverage of Missing Persons 

By Leah Mize  Three young female Hillsborough County residents went missing over the past year and a half according to an article by ABC. Veronica Reyes, 23, went missing in January 2020, Cieha Taylor, 28, went missing in February 2020, and Kelly Vazquez, 21, went missing in May 2021.  Taylor vanished about a mile away […]

Baseball Alumnus Playing for Los Angeles Dodgers

By: Abagail Chambers Coming to the University of Tampa as a freshman, Jordan Leasure had no idea what was in store for him as an athlete. Just four years later, he would hear his name announced at the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft. Jordan Leasure’s baseball journey at UT began when he was a Freshman. […]

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