Author Archives: Tori Llerenas (Co-Editor in Chief)

Justify the 13th Triple Crown Winner

The 150th Belmont Stake Race was one of records. Justify, a three year old chestnut American Thoroughbred has officially become the second, completely undefeated horse to win the prestige title of Triple Crown Winner(second to Seattle Slew in 1977) under the hall of fame jockey or rider, Mike Smith.  Previously only 12 other horses have won the

Starbucks: Hold The Straws

On July 9th Starbucks took a monumental step towards reducing plastic pollution. Starbucks announced that by 2020 all stores will phase out single use plastic straws. Starbucks which has always openly advertised its commitment towards sustainable solutions. Starbucks instead has replaced single use straws with a new lid that can be described as an “adult

University of South Florida Reunites to Make Stronger Impact in Community

The University of South Florida(USF) system includes three separately accredited universities, The University of South Florida in Tampa, The University of South Florida in Saint Petersburg, and The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee in Sarasota. Traditionally ever since USF St. Petersburg formed its own campus the universities have all offered separate diploma’s even since 2004.

Trump To Ban Bump Stocks

“Bump stocks, we are writing that out. I’m writing that out myself, I don’t care if Congress does it or not. I am writing it out myself,” says President, Donald Trump in reference to attempting to get a bill passed to ban bump stocks. Due to recent public outcry of harsher gun control, President, Donald

Billy Joel Concert

On February 9th, 2018 Billy Joel made his 8th appearance at the Amalie Arena in Tampa kicking off his concert at exactly 8:20 with Say Goodbye to Hollywood. The concert featuring the sixty-eight year-old musician was completely sold out, meaning over 20,ooo attended. The concert, however, was very personalized for the audience, Billy Joel or