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What will you sacrifice?

Kaitlyn Narvaez, Hawkeye Staff

March 29, 2019

  Lent can mean many things, whether you are seeking rejuvenation, renewal or solemnity. Lent starts with Ash Wednesday which this year lands on March 6 and ends 40 days later not counting Sundays, usually on Easter. Ash Wednesday, for Roman Catholics, is supposed to prepare members of the church...

Please keep all hands and feet inside

Jaalin Harvey

March 29, 2019

  Here in Florida, we are the lucky few million peo­ple who are able to live around the theme park capi­tal of the world, Orlando. From Tampa, most of us are only a few hours or so away from the vacation des­tination. Although we ride count­less rides and enter the gates of sever...

More magic arriving at Hogsmede

More magic arriving at Hogsmede

Jaalin Harvey

March 29, 2019

For nearly a decade, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been delighting guests at Universal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure theme park. If you have been to the wizarding world recently you might have noticed that the Dragon Challenge coaster is now gone and there is construction going on...

Ending hunger one sandwich at a time

Mirna Abushanab, Staff

March 29, 2019

You see them every day, cold, hungry and alone. Unfortunately, that is the reality for over 550,000 homeless Americans. But if you ever feel like giving back to the community, Project Downtown Tampa is a great organization to join. Project Downtown has been a part of the Tampa Bay community ...

Florida Strawberry Festival is back

Yesenia Bustamante, Hawkeye Staff

March 3, 2019

The Florida Strawberry Festival is back this month, with more entertainment than ever. This year, the dates for the much-awaited annual festival are February 28 through March 10, 2019. Eleven days filled with music entertainment, food, and livestock. The yearly festival welcomes people from ac...

Tampa welcomes the very first taco festival

Emma Oliver, Staff

February 27, 2019

    Put your stretchy pants on and save your appetite for the very first Tampa Taco Festival, coming to Al Lopez Park on March 9. Before you fill up on tacos, Taco ‘Bout Yoga will be hosting a free 30-minute yoga session for all ages. After you’ve stretched and cleared your head ...

Self-made Tom

Breonna Pendleton, Staff

February 27, 2019

      Self-Made is made by oneself. Tom is successful by his own efforts by becoming one of Tampa’s biggest promoters. Coming from Sulphur Springs, Fla, Tom started doing block parties in the neighborhood at 27. With no experience, Tom jumped straight into promoting his busi...

Steve Aoki at The Ritz Ybor

Lydia Gingrich, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

  The energy from the roaring crowd, the vibrancy of all the lights, and the bass from the music are just a few things The Ritz has to offer when providing you with a killer show. That’s definitely what was given off at famous DJs, Steve Aoki’s show on Friday, Jan. 25.   Located ...

Gothic nightclub welcomes all

February 27, 2019

Ybor City is well-known for its nightlife scene. Up and down 7th avenue are several popular venues frequented by club-goers. But tucked away in an almost hidden location apart from the 7th avenue madness is The Castle. The Castle is a unique club experience, to say the least. The medieval-styled a...

Gothic nightclub welcomes all

Magdalynn Pollitt, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019

Ybor City is well-known for its nightlife scene. Up and down 7th avenue are several popular venues frequented by club-goers. But tucked away in an almost hidden location apart from the 7th avenue madness is The Castle. The Castle is a unique club experience, to say the least. The medieval-styled architecture lends itself to the name, and as soon as you walk inside you will feel like you walked into another dimension altogether. To access the main area, you must walk up a wooden sta...

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