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For some, it’s Bernie or Bust

For some, it’s Bernie or Bust

Sydney Dixson, Staff

September 19, 2016

    On July 27, in sunny Philadelphia, a Black Men for Bernie Sanders rally took center stage in the middle of the DNC venues.    Loud and boisterous, the group, Black Men for Bernie, eagerly ran the rally with vigorous speeches listeners could not turn away from.  ...

USF St. Pete’s students produce films for festival

USF St. Pete’s students produce films for festival

Raymiya Thicklin, Staff Writer

April 30, 2016

  Florida’s Saint Petersburg campus hosted the Campus Movie Fest Feb. 29, 2016. CMF is the world’s largest student film festival that gives college students the chance to get their creativity flowing and compete for top ranking film.   The students were given MacBook Pros loaded with...

Dalí and Disney back together in St. Pete

Avery Temple, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

  The merging of two creative minds and their lifetime of work has been captured at this limited exhibit at the Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. Walt Disney and Salvador Dalí’s artistic endeavors have been brilliantly put on display through photographs, drawings, movies, and free audio...

Vans: 50 Years of “Off The Wall”

Vans: 50 Years of “Off The Wall”

Cameron Egger, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

  Vans has been the choice footwear flagship of the street culture rebellion since the 60s, with athletes, rockstars, skateboarders, and surfers alike all pledging allegiance to living life “off the wall”.   Since their humble beginnings in 1966, Vans has become one of the most popular...

Gasparilla Music Festival weekend invasion of Tampa Bay

Gasparilla Music Festival weekend invasion of Tampa Bay

Chuck Muller, Contributor

April 22, 2016

  For the fourth consecutive year, the Gasparilla Music Festival brought together some of the best musical acts, vendors and exhibitions of art and culture from not only the Bay area, but around the world.   The two-day festival once again made its home in downtown Tampa at Curtis Hixon...

How the Zika virus is affecting Tampa Bay

Astin Argote, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

  A puffy, white and reddish bump, or multiple bumps appearing a day or so after a mosquito bite. These are the common physical abnormalities caused by the Zika virus.   According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the spread of the virus has been determined, but in order...

Get ready for the Strawberry Festival

Astin Argote, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

  Come one, come all to the magnificent Florida Strawberry Festival! The festival will be hosted this year from March 3-13.   The Florida Strawberry festival was founded in 1930 when the Plant City Lions Club wanted to show the people of Plant City the agriculture of the Strawberry harvest.  ...

Bills or Benefits screened at Youth and Family Night

Bills or Benefits screened at Youth and Family Night

Raymiya Thicklin, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

  The Youth and Family Night took place Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. The event kicked off with a pre-show that displayed local talent including the rappers Shaid Tree and Dexter Davis on the bass guitar.   “When you die will you leave behind bills or benefits?” That was the...

Dick Gregory comes to Tampa

Dick Gregory comes to Tampa

Raymiya Thicklin, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

  On Wednesday Jan. 20, 2016, Dick Gregory spoke at the University Area Community Development Center. Gregory is a renowned civil rights leader, social activist, writer and comedian.   Gregory spoke on behalf of The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival’s leadership luncheon.   He...

Florida gets wild at night

Florida gets wild at night

Avery Temple, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

  For those who enjoy the outdoors, but have noticed that the Tampa Bay area is mostly an urban and barren landscape, feel unsatisfied no longer. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg has a series called Night Hikes.   This is an event that is open to the public, but the target audience...

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